Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, born Omotola Jalade is a Nigerian actress, singer, founder of Oyep, UNWFP ambassador, Amnesty international activist, One of 2013 Time100 most influential in the world, Academy Award voting Member.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
She was born on the 7th of February, 1978. She has appeared in over 200 Nigerian movies.
In the year 2014, she was honored by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR for her contributions to Nigerian cinema.
Let’s take a look at her profile below.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Full NameOmotola Jalade Ekeinde
She was born Omotola Jalade but she is now known by the name Mrs. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. She is known popularly as Omo Sexy.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Age
She was born on the 7th of February, 1978. She is 42 years of age.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Hometown
She is of Ondo descent but was born in Lagos State, Nigeria.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Parents
She was born to Oluwashola Jalade who worked at the YMCA and the Lagos Country Club and mother Oluwatoyin Jalade née Amori Oguntade who worked at the J.T Chanrai Nigeria. Her father passed away in 1991.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Early Life and Education
She was born into a family of five comprising of two younger brothers; Tayo and Bolaji Jalade and her parents.
Omotola attended Chrisland School, Opebi from 1981 to 1987, Oxford Children School in 1987, Santos Layout, and Command Secondary Schoo, in Kaduna from 1988 to 1993.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
She had a brief stint at Obafemi Awolowo University and completed her studies at Yaba College of Technology from 1996 to 2004. She studied Estate Management.
While she waited for her results from university, she began modeling to earn a living.
Her dream was always to work in business management, which is clearly portrayed in the numerous she is involved in.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Personal Life
She is married to Captain Matthew Ekeinde. They got married in the year 1996.
The couple later held a white ceremony on board a Dash 7 aircraft while flying from Lagos to Benin in 2001, with close family and friends present.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and Husband(Captain Matthew Ekeinde)
Together, they have four children, Princess, M.J Meraiah and Michael.
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Career
Her first acting role was in the 1995 movie Venom of Justice, directed by Reginald Ebere.
She was given the lead role in the movie, which set the stage for a flourishing career in the Nollywood film industry. Omotola got her first big role in the critically acclaimed film Mortal Inheritance in the year 1995.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
In the movie, she played a sickle-cell patient who fought for her life despite the odds of survival.
The film is regarded as one of Nigeria’s best movies ever made. She has since starred in many African and Nollywood movies.
In the year 2014, she was honored by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR for her contributions to Nigerian cinema.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
Omotola has gone on to win over forty 40 domestic and international awards.
In June 2018, Omotola alongside Femi Odugbemi received invitations to join the Oscars in the year as voting members.
She launched a “long-awaited” music career in 2005 with the release of her debut album titled “gba”.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
The album produced the singles “Naija Lowa” and “The Things You Do To Me.”
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Her official Instagram username is @realomosexy. She is known on Twitter as @Realomosexy. Her Facebook account is simply Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, MFR.Omotola Jalade Ekeinde