Adesua Etomi, whose real full name is Tolulope Adesua Etomi is fast growing Nigerian actress, television presenter dancer and a model.
She was born on the 22nd of February 1988 in Owerri, Imo State in the south eastern Nigeria. Her father was a soldier from Edo state and mother an engineer from Imo state. She is the youngest in a family of three children. She hails from Edo State in the south southern Nigeria. She is widely known with her first movie “Knocking On Heaven’s Door.
Adesua had her elementary education in Corona school in Victoria Island, Lagos. She moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 13 years.
She later obtained a Diploma in Theatre, Physical Theatre and Performing Arts from the City College in Coventry, United Kingdom. She graduated in a first class honour in Drama and Performance at the University of Wolverhampton in the year 2009.
Her Acting Career
Adesual Etomi kick-started her acting career while studying in the U.K. and had a number of work to her credit.
She relocated to Nigeria in 2012 and acted her first ever big screen movie role in 2014 “Knocking On Heaven’s Door”. The movie shot her to fame and recognition in Nollywood.
Since then, she has featured in a number of Nollywood movies, some of which include:
- Couple of days
- Soldier’s Story
- Out of The Wedding Party
- Ayamma: Music In the Desert
- 10 Days in Suncity
- The Wedding Party 2
The Television Series
- Gidi UP
- Las Gidi Cops and others.
Adesua Etomi is creative skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actress. She can interpret movie roles in a brilliant manner and can as well accept any character in movies. Her style of acting is such that gives acting real life situation.
Adesua Etomi in her years of acting has won several awards. Some and most recent of her awards include:
- 2009 Best performance in a devised Piece of work at Foresight Theatre Awards.
- 2014 Best new actress at Nollywood Reinvented Awards.
- 2015 Best actress for Discovery of the year at Golden Movie Awards.
- 2015 Best actress of the year – Big Screen at ELOY Awards.
- 2016 Best actress of the year in a Drama at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Her Personal Life
Adesua got married to a famous Nigerian singer, song writer and rapper Banky W. The wedding ceremony took place at Landmark Event Centre on the 19th of November 2017 in Lagos. Both families, friends and celebrities from the entertainment industry and important figures were in attendance.
The climax of the wedding was the white wedding ceremony held in Cape Town, in South Africa.
One remarkable thing about the couple is their ability to keep their marriage secret as possible. Since then, nothing has been heard about their marriage. They are known to have featured together in their remix of Bank W’s song “Whatchu Doing Tonight”.
Her Net Worth
Adesua Etomi is a renowned Nollywood actress, one of the strong pillars of Nollywood indeed, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of over $500,000 dollars.