- Full Name: Diana Yekini
- Nationality: British Nigerian
- Occupation: Actress, Dancer
The dark skin actress which is best known for being the winner of the first annual GIANA – Screen Icon Search (SIS) competition, might not be among the top actres but she can never be pushed aside in the movie industry.
The actress who is often mistaken as a Ghanaian due to her complexion, had revealed that she started acting at the age of 5 and she still see herself acting at the age of 85.
The beautiful actress who is also a trained dancer, studied theatre and dance at the Brit school of performing Arts in London and at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.
Diana Yekini begins her acting career professionally after featuring in an American Television series “Medium” in 2009. She was alos among the cast in the movie “Ije” which features the likes of Omotola Jalada and Genevieve Nnaji.
However, since she moved to Nigeria in 2013, Diana has continued with her relentless effort while featuring in several tv series and movies which includes: “A New You”, “All that Glitters”,”Saro the musical”, “Lagos Cousers”, “Lunch time Heroes”, “Drafts”, “Jenifa’s Diary”, “Secret lives of baba Segi’s Wives” and so on.
Awards And Nominations
Diana Yekini is no doubt one of the most promising actress in the industry with many accolades to crown her efforts.
She was nominated as most promising actress in 2014 Golden Icons Academy Movies Awards and 2014 City People entertainment awards.
You can get to contact Diana Yekini on social media; on facebook @facebook.com/Dianatyekini, on twitter @Dianayekini, on Instagram @DianaYekini.