Lola Alao has her birth name as Rhodiat Omolola Alao. She is a popular Nollywood actress, movie producer and humanitarian who has made a tremendous landmark in the Nigerian Movie industry.
She was born on December 19, 1970 in Igbira speaking area of Kogi state, in central Nigeria.
Lola attended Army Children School, Ilorin and Sobi Government School for her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She also studied Catering and Hotel management before graduating from the University of Lagos.
Her Acting Career
Lola began her career in a television series, Ripples.
She has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Oko Nene
• Oku Tee Sin
• Ewe Koko
• 5 and 6
• Oku Nene and others.
She is also a movie producer and has successfully produced over 20 Nollywood movies in her production company, Lola Alao Production.
Lola is beautiful and highly talented actress, loved by many fans for her good interpretation of roles in movies. Most Nigerians enjoy watching her movies, admire her good looks, acting skills and creativity.
Aside acting, Lola Alao runs two non-governmental organizations, one in her daughter’s name, Damilola Ogunlana Emperment Foundation and Lola Alao Foundation.
Recently, the Nollywood superstar converted from Christianity to Islam in 2016. While some argued that she did that to effect a marriage to an Alhaji, Lola denied it, saying her conversion to Islam was nothing but going back to her root, as she was born into a Muslim home.
Her Personal Life
Lola got married to Dare Ogunlana and had a daughter, Omowunmi. She again met the American based Olawale Ajibola which of course was short live.
Rumours had it that Lola dated former Senate President Bukola Saraki and she was showered with lots of gifts ranging from money, house and other valuables. This rumour has not been authenticated.
Her Net Worth
Lola Alao 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.