ETOMI-WELLINGTON, Adesuwa

Born 22 February 1986 or 1988
in

Owerri, Imo State

ETOMI-WELLINGTON

Adesuwa

Adesuwa Etomi-Wellington, (born 22 February 1986 or 1988),is a Nigerian actress.Tolulope Adesua Etomi was born in Owerri, Imo State, on 22nd February.[8][9] Several major sources cite her birth year as 1988,Her father is a soldier of Esan descent and her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent.[13] She is the youngest of three siblings.[14] Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos, where she joined the drama club at the age of seven. Thereafter, she attended Queen's College, Lagos before moving to the United Kingdom at the age of 13. Etomi later obtained a diploma in "physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts" from City College Coventry in 2004.[15] After completing these courses in 2006 with triple distinctions, she studied drama and performance at the University of Wolverhampton, graduating with first-class honours, Etomi's film credits include The Arbitration,[16] The Wedding Party,[17] and Falling.[18] Her performance in Falling earned her the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actress in a Drama.[19][20] Other notable films she has appeared in include A Soldier's Story (2015), Out of Luck (2015),[21] and Couple of Days (2016).[22] Etomi played Shiela in the fourth and fifth seasons of Shuga, a television soap opera about HIV/AIDS prevention.[23][24] Etomi began starring as Amaka Obiora, an undercover police officer, in Yemisi Wada's crime series LasGidi Cops, which debuted in June 2016 on television.[25] She was also featured on Vogue's list of 14 global superstars. Etomi got engaged to Banky W in February 2017.[27][28] The couple held their traditional marriage on 19 November, court wedding on 20 November and white wedding on 25 November 2017; the latter ceremony was held in Cape Town, South Africa. On March 16, 2019, notion.ng estimated her net worth at $500,000. She is one of the most influential actresses in Nigeria.
Gender: Female
Name of Spouse Banky Wellington
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Profession Actress
Working Experience
Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos..Queen's College, Lagos.. City College Coventry.. University of Wolverhampton
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Best Performance in a Devised Piece of Work, Foresight Theater Awards, 2009
Best New Actress, Nollywood Reinvented Awards, 2014
Discovery of the Year, Golden Movie Awards, 2015
Actress of the Year – Big Screen, ELOY Awards, 2015
Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series), Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), 2016

“Musicals have just the right amount of cheese.”

“You’re not in competition with anyone. Stay in your lane. Enjoy your unique journey.”

“As children of God, we should always be on the side of truth or on the side that seeks truth. No matter what.”

“Your words and actions will live way longer than you.”

“If you don’t have a conviction to do something, then don’t do it.”

“To inspire, you must be willing to give of yourself more than the average person would.”

“The law is in place for a reason…”

“Give each other a chance, get to know people.”

“I don’t want to be a local champion, I want to put Nigeria on the map, so I still have so much to do in the movie industry.”

“I was scared is not a valid answer on not using your talent.”

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