Doris Simeon is multiple award-winning Nigerian actress, television presenter, event manager, television personality, model and a philanthropist.
She was born on the 22nd of July in Lagos, the actual year of her birth not known. She had her up-bringing in Ojota area of Lagos but hails from Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State in the south southern Nigeria.
Doris had her primary and secondary education in Ojota, Lagos State where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively. She later went to PEFTI Film Institute in Ajao Estate, Isolo Lagos to have a Diploma in Production Management. Since then, she has remained active and relevant in the Nigerian movie industry.
Her Acting Career
Doris joined the Nollywood in 2001. She acted her first movie “Oloju Ede”, a Yoruba movie. It was this movie that shot her to fame and earned her nomination at the prestigious African Movie Academy Awards for best supporting actress.
She is known to be famous in acting both in Yoruba and English movies but more reputed in Yoruba speaking type.
Doris has equally featured in three episode of the Papa Ajasco series “Papa Ajasco and Company” produced by the renowned producer Wale Adenuga production which ran on WAP television.
She is skillful, gifted and exceptionally talented Nollywood actress who accepts any role or character assigned her by movie directors and producers in the industry.
Doris is a prolific actress with over 100 movies to her credit. Some and most hit movies are Kedun, Asriri, Gucci Girls, Silence Eti Keta Modupe Temi, Alakada, Ten Million Naira, Oloju Ede, Ghetoo Dreams, Omo Iya Kan which was very successful with huge commercial sales among others.
She is a brilliant television presenter, event manager, master of ceremony and television host.
Doris Simeon in her years of acting has received several prestigious awards. Some and most recent include:
- 2008 Role model in movies by All Youths Tush Awards.
- 2008 Best Indigenous actress at the African Movie Academy Awards.
- Award for Excellence by Okpella Movement in the USA.
- Best indigenous actress by Afemiah Development Group.
- Best supporting actress in Nigeria at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Her Personal Life
Doris got married to the renowned Nigerian movie producer and director Daniel Ademinokan and the product of the marriage is a son named David.
Sadly enough, the marriage ended up in divorce in 2013.
Her Net Worth
Doris Simeon is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the highest paid and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.