She was born on the 6th of September, 1990 in Kano State.
Dolapo began her early education in Kano. She relocated to Lagos state to continue her education at Providence Nursery and Primary school, Iju, and Dansol High School, Agindingbi Ogba, both in Lagos state for her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She later bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from Covenant University.
Her Acting Career
Dolapo Adeleke kick-started her career as she worked as Nigerian Got Talent Show Season 1 and Immersion Advertising Agency, Lekki Lagos.
She was shot to fame and recognition in Nollywood after featuring in a hit movie, ‘Brave’ alongside Wole Ojo and Adesua Etomi in 2014. The movie was very successful and earned her different awards and made her a household name in the Nigerian movie industry.
Dolapo is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actress, known to perform brilliant roles in most given movies. She can as well fit into any character given to her and she does it very well.
In 2012, she was included in Vanguard list of young Nigerians making significant impact, and was noted to have won Best Teen writer of the year award by Angles Magazine for writing Flesh and Blood and The Little White Hen.
In 2015, Dolapo successfully produced her first critically TV Series “Place called Happy”, a movie that had the cast of top Nigerian and Ghanaian actors .
Dolapo has starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• The Call
• Be My Guest
And television series like;
• This Is It
• Plan B in 2019.
Dolapo who is fondly called LowlaDee wrote, directed and edited a 60 minute Valentine’s Day Digital film, Plan B, a Kenyan-Nigerian story which became an instant hit, thereby having over one million views in its first two weeks of its release without paid advertising.
Dolapo is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of LowlaDee Originals Inc. (formerly Doreen Media) and the co-founder of Giraffe Productions, and presently shuttles Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya.
Awards And Nominations
Dolapo Adeleke is a proud recipient of several awards and nominations in her acting career. They include:
• 2014 Best short Film at the Best of Nollywood Awards
• 2015 Nominee Best Director at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards
• 2016 Nominee for Best short film at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• 2016 Nominee for film director of the year at EbonyLife Sisterhood Awards Africa.
• 2017 Nominee for the Prize of New Media at Future Awards Africa.
• 2018 TV Series at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• 2018 Leading Ladies African ‘100 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria.
Her Personal Life
At 16 years old, August 20, 2007, on her way to get certain documents from school, after gaining admission to Covenant University, Dolapo was involved in a ghastly motor accident, attributed to brake failure. The unfortunate incident resulted to multiple surgeries and scars on her forehead.
This setback did not however affect her achieving set goals in life.
Her Net Worth
Dolapo Adeleke is a versatile and highly talented Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.