Osas Ighodaro Biography: Wiki, Age, Tribe, Parents, Siblings, Husband, Net Worth

Osas Ighodaro is an award-winning Nigerian-American actress, host, producer, entrepreneur and humanitarian. She came to prominence for her role as Adanna on the soap opera, Tinsel. She got more exposure for her role in “Rattlesnake: The Ahanna story”. She is the founder of JoyfulJoy foundation, creating awareness for the fight against malaria.

She emerged as the Miss Black USA 2010 and also co-hosted the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. She was listed as top female celebrity in 2020.

Osas Ighodaro
Osas Ighodaro: Wiki, Bio, Age, Facts, Photo
Quick Facts
Real Name:Osariemen Martha Elizabeth Ighodaro
Date of Birth:October 26, 1990
Place of Birth:New York, United States
State of Origin:Edo State
Nationality:Nigerian, American
Occupation:Actress, Host, Entrepreneur
Parents:N/A
Siblings:N/A
Partner:Gbenro Ajibade(m. 2015, div. 2019)
Children:1
Height:N/A
Net Worth:$1 million

Early Life

Osas Ighodaro was born Osariemen Martha Elizabeth Ighodaro on October 26, 1990, in Bronx, New York, United States to Nigerian parents from Edo State. She is an indigene of Edo State, South-South Nigeria, just like Adesua Etomi, Mercy Aigbe, and Waje. She grew up in the United States and has an older sister who died of malaria. Her mother Patricia Imuetinyan Ighodaro also passed away in November 2020. Her father Mr Ighodaro is a middle-class Edo man who resided with his family in the United States. Osas do give credits to her parents, most especially her father’s impact in her rise to fame in the entertainment industry.

She attended Pennsylvania State University where she obtained her first degree in broadcasting journalism with dual minors in entrepreneurship and theater. She obtained her master’s degree in fine arts from the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University.

Career

Osas began her career as a model where she won the Miss Black USA 2010.

She moved to Nigerian in 2012 and got numerous acting roles. She became known for her role as Adanna in the soap opera, Tinsel. She joined MTV Shuga for series four in October 2019.

She has starred in movies such as Cadillac Records, Jewslim, The Tested, Computer Love, Gbomo Gbomo Express, The Department, Put a Ring on It, Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons, Double Strings, Namaste Wahala, Single Not Searching, The Ghost and the Tout Too, and so on.

She has also featured on television shows such as Conviction, Law & Order, Meet the Browns, Parallels, The Smart Money Woman, King of Boys: The Return of the King and so on.

She hosted the Maltina Dance All Reality show and co-hosted the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

She is the founder of the Joyful Joy foundation, which is meant for raising funds and creating awareness for the fight against malaria.

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Personal Life

Osas Ighodaro got married to Gbenro Ajibade, a Nigerian actor in June 2015 and they divorced in 2019. They welcomed their first child together in 2016.

Awards & Nominations

Osas Ighodaro has won numerous awards such as:

  • Eloy Awards for Actress of the Year (2014, 2015)
  • 2016 Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Supporting Actress of the Year
  • Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Actress in a Drama (2022)

She has also received nominations such as Best Actress in a Lead Role and Best Kiss in a Movie at Best of Nollywood Awards in 2021.

Social Media

Osas Ighodaro is active on social media. She is on Instagram, @officialosas, and Twitter, @OfficialOsas

Net Worth

Osas Ighodaro earns her career as an Actress and entrepreneur. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Frequently asked questions

Below are some frequently asked questions about Osas Ighodaro:

Who is Osas Ighodaro?

Osas Ighodaro is an award-winning Nigerian-American actress, host, producer, entrepreneur and humanitarian who became known for her role as Adanna on the soap opera, Tinsel.

How old is Osas Ighodaro?

She was born on October 26, 1990.

Where is Osas Ighodaro from?

She was born in New York, United States.

Is Osas Ighodaro married?

She was married to Gbenro Ajibade before they divorced in 2019.

What is Osas Ighodaro’s Net Worth?

Osas Ighodaro has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

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