8 quick facts about Bolanle Austen Peters at 50
CEO of Terra Kulturen and theatre enthusiast, Bolanle Austen Peters clocks 50 today.
The lawyer and businesswoman has been celebrating her special day.
She took to her new Instagram page on Monday and wrote: “50 today and thanking God for his mercies. My IG was maliciously deleted so this is my new handle. Thank you all for being part of my journey.”
Here are eight quick facts about golden Bolanle
Bolanle was born on February 4, 1969.
She is the daughter of Chief Afe Babalola, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
She attended Command Secondary School, Ibadan, where she was the social perfect; and the International School Ibadan
She also attended the University of Lagos, where she read Law, for her undergraduate studies and earned a master’s degree in International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science
A theatre enthusiast, Bolanle established Terra Kulture, a one-stop hub for anything related to culture, arts, and lifestyle in 2003.
She also established Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions (BAP), in 2013, and has since produced SARO the Musical; Wakaa, the Musical, which is the first Nigerian musical play to showcase in the West End – Shaw Theatre, from 21 to 25 July 2016; and Queen Moremi in 2018, where she turned the story of another Yoruba legend into a musical
In 2015, she commenced production of the film 93 Days, a feature film on the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, which premiered on September 13, 2016, in Lagos. It was selected for premiering and viewing at The Toronto International Film Festival, The Chicago Film Festival, The Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles, The Johannesburg Film Festival, The Africa Film Festival in Cologne/Germany, and nominated for a RapidLion Award.
She is married to Adegboyega Austen-Peters, the son of the late Olofin Ijaye of Lagos, with children.