Iyabo Ojo Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Iyabo Ojo Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Iyabo Ojo, Alice Iyabode Ogunro, is a well-known Nigerian actress who epitomizes grace, wit, and compassion. She holds dual careers in modeling, film production, directing, philanthropy, and influencers. She is well-known for her strong participation in Nollywood and the Yoruba film industry.

Biography

Real nameAlice Iyabo Ojo
Date of birth21 December 1977
Country of OriginFederal Republic of Nigeria
Source of WealthEndorsement, Business
Net worth$700,000

Early Life

Iyabo Ojo was born on December 21st, 1977, in Lagos State, where she also had her upbringing. However, Iyabo Ojo is an Ogun State native even though she was born in Lagos; her parents are natives of Abeokuta, Ogun State. She has two older brothers and is the last child of her parents.

Iyabo Ojo Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

Her secondary education was completed at National College in Gbagbada. She was admitted to Lagos State Polytechnic after receiving her senior secondary certificate, where she earned a Higher National Diploma (HND) in estate management.

Career

Iyabo Ojo nurtured her acting passion beginning in secondary school. She joined the theatrical club at her school and participated in several stage productions while still a secondary school student.

Bimbo Akintola, a well-known Nollywood actress, counted her as an ally.

Iyabo Ojo Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

She took advantage of Bimbo’s connections to meet with other Nollywood celebrities and eventually signed up as an Actors Guild of Nigeria member. She was authorized to begin her performing career thanks to the registration.

In 1998, Iyabo Ojo made her Nollywood debut in the film “Satanic.” The movie “Satanic” was in English.

She made her debut in the Yoruba film business in 2002 with the film “Baba Darijinwon.” Since then, she has gone on to appear in more than 100 films, such as;

• Trust
• Ore
• Ipadabo
• Twisted Twin
• Satanic
• Agogo Ide
• Baba Darinjinwon
• Okanla
• Silence
• Beyond Disability
• Black Val
• Arinzo
• Apo Owo
• Awusa
• Tore Ife (Love)
• Kostrobu
• Gone to America
• Divorce Not Allowed

Iyabo Ojo has also produced several films for the Yoruba and Nollywood film industries. She released the film “Science” in 2015, starring actors Fathia Balogun, Alex Usifo, Joseph Benjamin, and Doris Simeon. The Silverbird Cinema in Ikeja hosted the premiere.

Iyabo is the owner of the film production company Iyabo Ojo Films Production. Marriage, Christian faith, and love are central themes in her films. In addition to Esan, she also produced Ololufe, Bulutife, and Bofeboko.

Iyabo Ojo is not just an actor but also a philanthropist. Iyabo established the Pinkies Foundation Non-Governmental Organization in 2011 due to her position as one of the wealthiest Nollywood actors. The foundation’s primary goal is to aid the less fortunate, particularly young people who are disabled.

Personal Life

Iyabo Ojo married her ex-husband, movie marketer Ojo, in 1999 when she was just 21 years old and living in Lagos. Three months into their romance, she discovered she was expecting him, leading to their marriage in 1999.

Iyabo Ojo Biography, Age, Husband, Net Worth, and Career

She decided to get married to Mr. Ojo because he had a significant role in her profession. She claimed another reason she married him was that she didn’t want to have an unmarried child.



In 1999, she gave birth to their first child, Festus Oladunjoye Ojo. Two years later, she gave birth to her second daughter, Priscilla Ajoke Ojo.

Iyabo Ojo’s daughter, Priscilla, splashes millions of naira to acquire Mercedes Benz SUV

Iyabo temporarily put her acting career on hold to care for her first and second children during the time between their births.

Despite having two children, the marriage lacked joy. In 2001, they both went their separate ways, leaving Iyabo to care for the needs of two children. She found the trek to be challenging, but she persisted.

Iyabo Ojo blamed her early marriage for causing her to get divorced. Even though she currently goes by her ex-name and husband, she has often stated that she plans to change her name shortly.

Iyabo Ojo is now single, although she has stated that even if she were in a relationship, she wouldn’t talk about it online. She once made hints to the public about dating a man, but we don’t know who he is.

On November 17th, 2022, Iyabo Ojo, a Nollywood actress, has gushed about her mystery lover while also revealing his tribe.

During Season 1 of Real Housewives of Lagos, the mother of two hinted at being in a relationship.

The screen goddess in an Instagram post, credited her mystery lover for her glowing skin and happiness.

She stated that she has finally been captured by an Igbo man.

Appreciating him, she thanked him for loving her so much and for lifting her spirit.

“Thanks Obim for loving me so much & lifting my spirit…. Chai this Yoruba girl’s heart had finally been captured by an Igbo man”.

Awards

Iyabo has received a lot of honors, some of which are as follows:

African Film Awards’ Best Crossover Actress Award, 2007
the 2013 CAMA Awards named her the year’s best actress.
2015 Women of the Year Awards presented by Africa Mouthpiece.

Net Worth

Iyabo Ojo is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $700,000 dollars.

People Also Ask FAQs

How old is Iyabo Ojo?

Iyabo Ojo was born on December 21st, 1977, in Lagos State, she is currently 45 years old.

What is the Net worth of Ojo?

Iyabo Ojo is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $700,000 dollars.

Did Iyabo Ojo get married?

Iyabo Ojo married her ex-husband, movie marketer Ojo, in 1999 when she was just 21 years old and living in Lagos. Three months into their romance, she discovered she was expecting him, leading to their marriage in 1999.



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