Carol King whose real name is Caroline Eferamor King, is a renowned Nigerian actress, presenter and television personality.
She was born on the 24th of July, 1963 in Lagos State. She hails from Edo State in the south southern Nigeria, but had her up-bringing in Lagos State.
Carol had her primary education in Soweto primary school and Awori Anglican Comprehensive High school, both in Lagos State where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She later went to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria to obtain a National Diploma (ND) in Insurance and much later had a degree in Christian Religious Studies from the University of Lagos.
Her Acting Career
Carol made her entry in the Nigerian Movie Industry in 1999 and began acting in a popular Radio Drama, “I Need To Know”. She became more famous in another popular television drama series “Everyday People”, a movie that shot her to fame and recognition in Nollywood. In the movie, she played the motherly role of Jumoke brilliantly to the admiration of many fans.
She is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actress. Her style of acting is marvelous, calm and collected, giving acting real life situation.
Carol is gifted in the interpretation of movie roles and can as well accept any character assigned her in movies.
She has featured in a number of Nollywood movies and television drama series. Some of her movies include Dazzling Mirage, I Need to Know, Every day People, The Gods Are Still Not To Blame, Eko Law, Journey to Self, Prison Chronicles, The Wives, Emerald, For Coloured, Tinsel, Edge of Paradise, Blaze of Glory among others.
Carol King in her years of acting has received several prestigious awards. They include:
- Best actress in drama at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
- Best actress in a supporting role at the African Movie Academy Awards.
- 2009 African Youth Role Model Awards at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
- Most Prominent actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
- Special Recognition Awards at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Her Personal Life
Carol is married to Captain Kolawole King and the union is blessed with three children after an initial set back in marriage.
Her Net Worth
Carol King is an accomplished Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $450,000 dollars.