Christiana Nkemdilim Adelana, popularly known as Tana Adelana, is a Nollywood actress, producer, model, TV presenter, and entrepreneur. She won the Best Supporting Actress Category of CITY People’s Movie Awards 2017 and was the 2011 winner of the Air personality of the year (TV) at the future Awards and the 2005 Grind Awards winner.
She is of Igbo descent; her family name is Egbo. The lovely actress has maintained a scandal-free life.
|Date of Birth||December 24, 1984|
|Age||38 years old|
|Place of Birth||Lagos|
Tana Adelana (born on 24 December 1984) was born into a traditional Catholic royal family.
The last in a family of ten. She is an Igbo girl from Nara Unateze in Nkanu East LGA of Enugu State. Her father is no longer alive.
She attended Treasure Land Nursery and Primary School in Surulere for her primary education and St. Francis Catholic Secondary School in Idimu, Lagos.
Tana graduated from the University of Lagos, Nigeria, obtaining a B.Sc. in Urban and Regional Planning.
After that, I got a diploma certificate in makeup and style from the makeup art school in London (South African campus).
She later attended the Metropolitan School of Business and Management United Kingdom and earned a special executive master’s certificate in Leadership and Management from the Metropolitan.
Tana Adelana made a grand transition to Nollywood in 2011, and her debut was in the TV series, Disclosure (a B Concept production) and Flatmates and In-laws. She appeared in a few other TV series before being featured in her first-length movie, 2 Brides and a Baby. Though it was her first appearance on the screen, the film was a hit in the market and, thus, got her exposed to millions of fans.
In 2012, her actor friend, Yvonne Nelson, offered her a role in her movie Single and Married, and she was curious if she (Tana) would like to feature in it. She gave her the script, and after reading it, Tana found the role interesting because it was challenging, and she decided to take the job to show her brilliance.
The 2012 Ghanaian-Nigerian romantic blue comedy film Single and Married was a massive hit and currently has about 20 million views on Youtube, making it one of the most-watched Nollywood trailers. Hence, this movie hugely influenced Tana’s acting career and contributed to the fame she has gathered in the industry until today.
Tana Adelana’s career isn’t slowing down, as she has featured in over 50 movies and counting.
Outside acting, Tana Adelana has also contributed to the industry’s growth through her efforts as a producer. She has produced some movies and also co-wrote a few of them. She started her production firm, Tana Adelana Productions, in 2013 and has gotten credits for some films to her name.
- Glass Slippers
- Single And Married
- Body Language
- Baby Daddy
- and Mrs. Revolution
- Two Brides and a Baby
- Purple Heart Displaced
- Beyond my Desire
- Love and Darkness
- Purple Hearts, and a host of others.
2011: The Future Awards Africa – On-Air personality of the year (TV)
2017: City People Movie Awards – Best Supporting Actress
2018: Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Actress in a Lead Role
Tana Adelana is happily married to Femi Adelana, her long-term boyfriend. The couple has been dating for 14 years and married on 11 September 2007. The union has produced two children.
The actress admitted that she never had a formula for finding the proper partner but eventually married a decent man who loved her completely. She has managed to keep her marriage scandal-free throughout the years and is known for keeping her family out of the spotlight.
A blog claimed that Tana Adelana is a proud mother of two as of the publication of this article (November 2022). Little is known about her children because she withholds information about them from the media. According to sources seen by DNB Stories Africa, her daughter was born on 25 October 2009.
No difficulty in finding the right man!
She expressed how she never had the formula for marrying the right man, but she eventually married a good man, Femi, who loves her unconditionally.
However, the actress who has maintained a scandal-free life said in an interview with eelive.ng that she likes keeping her family away from the media because she wants them to live a life void of media eyes. This, she learned from her mother, and it has helped her marriage.
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Tana Adelana is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net of $300,000.
People Also Ask FAQs
How old is Tana Adelana?
She is 38 years of age, Born on 24 December 1984.
When did Tana Adelana get married?
Tana Adelana is blissfully married to Femi Adelana, her long-time boyfriend. The couple has been dating for 14 years and married on September 11, 2007. The couple has two children together.
Who is actress Tana Adelana husband?
Is Tana Adelana still married?
Femi Adelana is a businessman and is reported to be in his 40s, born in the Ninety eighties, he is happily married to Tana Adelana and they have two lovely kids too.
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