Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde celebrates 25 years in entertainment industry
Nollywood diva, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is celebrating 25 years of being in the entertainment industry.
The multi-award-winning actress shared stunning pictures on her on Twitter on Monday with the caption: “It’s My #SilverJubilee! 25 years of Entertainment. No Easy Feat. Started a Young Model~youngest actress to win the best actress awards~releasing 2 Music Albums~Dancing on CTT ~Over 300 movies ~Time100MostInfluential~Oscar voting Member~Founder Teffest~ Dr … #25yearsofOmosexy …”
Omotola made her debut in the acting world in 1995 with the movie Venom of Justice and later with Mortal Inheritance. She has since featured in over 300 movies and has won several awards for her prowess in the movie industry.
OmoSexy, as she is fondly called, launched a “long-awaited” music career in 2005 with the release of her debut album titled “gba”.
In 2012, the mother of four launched her own reality show, Omotola: The Real Me, on Africa Magic Entertainment, an M-Net subsidiary broadcast on DStv. This made Omotola the first Nigerian celebrity to star in her own reality show.
She is the first African celebrity to receive over 1 million likes on her Facebook page. She currently has a total of 3 million followers on Facebook.
Beyond her show business accomplishments, she is also known for her remarkable humanitarian activities.
In the year 2014, she was honoured by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR for her contributions to Nigerian cinema.