Omowunmi Dada is a Nigerian actress and producer born on October 2, 1989. She rose to fame for her role as ‘Folake’ on the TV series “Jemeji”. She also played the voice of the Titular character in Nigeria’s first animation full length feature film, Sade.
|Birth Date:||October 2, 1989|
|Birth Place:||Lagos State, Nigeria|
Early Life & Background
Omowunmi Dada was born on October 2, 1989 in Lagos State.
She attended Ifako International School and Command Day Secondary School for her primary and secondary education respectively. She also studied creative arts at the University of Lagos.
Omowunmi started acting in the University where she participated in stage plays. She appeared in her first major stage performance in the play Moremi Ajasoro as directed by Femi Oke.
She started acting professionally in 2013 where she got a role in the film ‘Oya’.
She has starred in lots of movies including Omugwo as directed by Kunle Afolayan, Somewhere in the dark, The Antique and so on. She also got featured in TV series such as; So Wrong so right, Casino, Taste of Love, Tinsel, Jemeji, to mention a few.
- Just Before I Do
- The Antique
- Somewhere in the dark
- Yes I Don’t
- Something Wicked
- Bedroom Points
Awards & Nominations
Dada won the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress of the Year.
She has got numerous nominations such as:
- City People Movie Award for Revelation of the Year (English)
- City People Movie Award for Best Upcoming Actress of the Year (English)
- Best Actress in a Supporting role (Yoruba) at the Best of Nollywood Awards (2017)
Omowunmi Dada is one of the most influential Nigerian actress with an estimated net worth of $450,000 dollars.