Adebukola Salawu is also fondly called Omofela, a name she derived from a hit movie, ‘Omofela’. She is a fast rising Nigerian actress, model and movie producer.
Adebukola Salawu was born on March 18 in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital where she spent greater part of her youthful age.
Adebukola had her primary and secondary education at Public Day School, Methodist Nursery and Primary School and Ise-Oluwa Montessori High School all in Ibadan for her primary and secondary school certificates respectively.
She later obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance at the Ekiti State University.
Her Acting Career
Adebukola kick-started her acting career in 2007 when she joined the Nigerian movie industry.
She got her first role in the movies, “Oko mi Laye, Oko mi Lorun” that shot Adebukola to fame and recognition in Nollywood and made her a household name.
Adebukola has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Omije Okam Mi
• Oju Okan
• Scar (Apa)
• Omofela among many others.
Adebukola is such a beautiful, creative and highly talented Nollywood Yoruba star, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She accepts any character given to her liberally and her style of acting has endeared the hearts of her numerous fans across the country.
Movie producers and directors in the industry also recognize her brilliant acting and prefer to feature her in most movies. Adebukola acts majorly in Yoruba movies.
Adebukola is also a producer with a number of movie productions to her credit. She revealed that her first movie production was done from her make-up business while in school.
She has so far produced movies like “Emotional Tears (Omije Okan) as directed by Femi Fadeyi.
The talented Yoruba superstar was away from the movie industry for a while to focus more on her education and came back in 2014 with full force in her acting profession. She then followed up with other productions in 2017 and 2018 on “Imotayo” and “Ategun” respectively.
Salawu has worked with top Yoruba celebrities in the likes of Kemi Afolabi, Ayanfe AdekunleJaiye Kuti, , Oyebade Adebimpe and so on
Aside acting, she is also an entrepreneur – a stylist and a make-up artist. She is the CEO of Fresh Beauty Concept.
Her Net Worth
Adebukola Salawu is one of the highly celebrated Yoruba actresses, rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $300,000 dollars.
Adebukola is a social media personality with large followers. You can reach her on her Instagram: @adebukolaofficial