Adesua Etomi Biography

Adesua Etomi (born 22 February 1988) is a Nigerian actress, television personality, social media personality and a model. In 2014, she starred in her first feature film Knocking On Heaven's Door.


Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi
Adesua Etomi

Full Name Tolulope Adesuwa Etomi
Birth Date / Age 22 February 1988 (age 30)
Birth Place Owerri, Imo, Nigeria
Residence Lagos
Nationality Nigerian
Gender Female
Other Names None
Spouse(s) Banky Wellington (m. 2017)
Children 0
Relationship Status Married
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Producer
  • Television personality
  • Model
Years Active 2012 — Present
Favorite People
  • Bank W
Salary US$
Net Worth $500,000
Religion Christianity
Relatives
Languages English, Yoruba
Education
  • Physical theatre
  • Musical theatre
  • Performing Arts
Alma mater City College Coventry University of Wolverhampton
Mobile Phone No: +234...
Social Facebook
Twitter.com
Instagram
Website

In 2016 she starred as Dunni Coker in a blockbuster movie ruling the Nollywood Box Office titled The Wedding Party. She won the Best Actress in A Drama award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the 2015 romantic drama film Falling.

Early life and education


Tolulope Adesuwa Etomi was born in Owerri, Imo State,  on 22 February 1988. Several major editorials on Etomi state her birth year as 1988. Her father is a soldier of Esan descent, and her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent. She is the youngest of three siblings. Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos, where she joined the drama club at the age of seven. Thereafter, she attended Queen's College, Lagos before moving to the United Kingdom at the age of 13 years old, and later obtained a diploma in "physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts" from City College Coventry in 2004. After completing these courses in 2006 with triple distinctions, she studied drama and performance at the University of Wolverhampton, graduating with first-class honours.

Early Stage of Life


She is the youngest of three siblings. Adesua Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. While in Corona School, Adesua Etomi joined the drama club at the age of 7 years old.

Career


Etomi's film credits include The Arbitration, The Wedding Party, and Falling. Her performance in Falling earned her the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actress In A Drama. Other notable films she has appeared in include A Soldier's Story (2015), Out of Luck (2015), and Couple of Days (2016). Etomi played Shiela in the fourth and fifth seasons of Shuga , a television soap opera about HIV/AIDS prevention. Etomi began starring as Amaka Obiora, an undercover police officer, in Yemisi Wada's crime series LasGidi Cops , which debuted in June 2016 on television.

Personal life


She got engaged to Banky W in February 2017. They both got traditionally married on 19 November, Court Wedding on 20 November and on 25 November (2017) they had the White Wedding in Cape Town, South Africa.

Family


Her father is a soldier of Esan descent while her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent. She is the youngest of three siblings.


Awards & Nomination Statistics


In 2016, Adesua Etomi won the Best Actress in a drama at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the 2015 romantic drama film titled “Falling” alongside with Majid Michel and Desmond Elliot. Adesua Etomi has acted in more than 80 movies which include The Arbitration, The Wedding Party, Falling, Knocking on the Heavens Door, A Soldier’s Story, Out of Luck, Couple of Days, 10 Days in Sun City, Brave, The Call, Suga, etc.

Etomi played the role of Shiela in the fourth and fifth seasons of Shuga, a television soap opera about HIV/AIDS prevention. Adesua Etomi knows how to interpret her role very well. She is very talented, beautiful and intelligent. In February 2017 Adesua Etomi got engaged to Banky W and they both got married on 19 November 2017. The wedding reception was graced by dignitaries, high class personalities and popular celebrities from the Nigerian entertainment industry.

In 2014, Adesua Etomi won Most Promising Actress at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards. She also won Best New actress award at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards.

In 2015, Adesua Etomi won several awards which include Golden Actress in a Lead Role at the Golden Movie Awards, Best New Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actress at the Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards, Female Viewer’s Choice at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards and Best Actress of the Year at the ELOY Awards.

In 2016, Adesua Etomi also won several awards which include Best Actress in a Drama at the Africa Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Golden Actress at the Golden Movie Awards, Best Actress of the Year at the ELOY Awards and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

In 2017, Adesua Etomi won the best Actress Award in Drama and Television at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Lead Actress in a Film at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Filmography

The Call 2013
Brave 2014
Knocking On Heaven’s Door 2014
Falling 2015
A Soldier’s Story 2015
Out Of Luck 2015
Couple Of Days Nina 2016
And The Spirit Slowly Dies 2016
The Arbitration 2016
The Wedding Party 2016
Ayamma: Music In The Desert 2016
10 Days In Sun City 2017

Net Worth


Adesua Etomi is Currently Estimated to be worth $500,000.

Fortune Source


She get most of her fortune and assets from Acting, Producing and Modeling.