She was born on February 15, 1978 in Ekiti state in south western Nigeria.
Daramola holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife Osun State.
Her Acting Career
Daramola Salako made her entry into Nollywood in 1998 in her film debut in a TV series “Palace”. She has since starred in several movies, some of which are:
• Above Love
• Official Romance
• Durodola and
Daramola starred and produced a hit movie, Cobweb, a movie that earned her nomination for best supporting actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2013.
She noted that the movie was inspired from her personal experiences, as her parents didn’t want her to go into acting while in school.
Daramola is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actress, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She is also known to fit into any character assigned her in movies.
In 2016, her daughter was reported to be the host of a reality television show.
She is the founder of a non-governmental organization, “Action Against Rape in Africa”, a platform created to curb rape cases and ensure that offenders are punished accordingly in Africa.
Her Personal Life
Daramola got married twice, first in 2005 to Tunde Sobowale. The marriage ended in 2008 on grounds of domestic violence against her. She again married to her current husband in 2013, Kayode Salako and the marriage is blessed with two children.
In a 2016 interview, she revealed that she was raped while she was a teenager. In an interview with Tribune, she explained that women need to know their value and not being financially dependent on their husband.
She believes that domestic violence is a greater wreck to homes, than infidelity.
Daramola is humble, calm and collected. She believes in humility in whatever you do, no matter your social standing. To this end, she publicly spoke on the modesty of Aliko Dangote in 2017, describing him as “the most humble person on earth”, judging his level of wealth and humility and advised others to follow suit.
In a March 2018 interview with The Punch Lagos, Nigeria, Daramola-Salako stated that she considers her big boobs to be an asset not a curse, saying the first attraction for most men who come across her have in their minds to have sex.
“…..They see my big boobs and are moved immediately. But as a person, I would never go out with any man because they are attracted to my boobs because I know that it is too ordinary. As far as I’m concerned, women should stop seeing these ‘assets’ as a problem but take them as a blessing. It is only by so doing that they’ll know how to carry themselves better. They should carry themselves well and not be ashamed.”
Her Net Worth
Fuluke Daramola Salako is indeed a force to reckon with in the Nigerian movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.