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Adesua Etomi Biography, Birthday(Age), Career, Networth, and facts

Adesua Etomi is a Nigerian actress. In this article, we’ll be talking about Adesua Etomi’s Biography, birthday(age), career, net worth and facts which may interest you.

Adesua Etomi biography
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Tolulope Adesua Etomi popularly known as Adesua Etomi Aka “Sunshine” is a Nigerian actress and fashion icon. she is one of the most beautiful actresses in Nollywood presently.

Adesua is the youngest of three siblings, she has an elder brother and an elder sister, all three born to Mr. Etomi who is a soldier from Edo state.

Read also: Adesua Etomi’s parents, siblings, husband, and children.

State of Origin

Adesua is from Edo state of the Esan descant. But she was born in Owerri, Imo state.

Birthday (Age)

Though they are conflicting reports on the age of this actress, however, speaking in an interview with pulse tv in January 2016, she said she was 29 years old.

Now let’s do a little maths here; if she was 29 in January 2016, that means she turned 34 on February 22nd 2020. that means she is currently 50

Meanwhile, she was born on 22nd February 1986, so do well to always celebrate with this beauty on her birthdays.

Adesua Etomi Birthday (age)
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Early life and education

Adesua was born in Owerri, Imo state to her father who is a soldier from Edo state and her mum, an Engineer. She is the youngest of three siblings.

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She attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos. Meanwhile, she joined her primary school’s drama club at the age of seven. She had her secondary education at Queen’s College, Lagos.

At age 13, she moved to the United Kingdom and there she attended City College Coventry from 2004 to 2006 and obtained a diploma in Physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts.

In fact, she completed those courses with a triple distinction. She went further to study drama and performance at the University of Wolverhampton, she graduated with first-class honours.

She got engaged to Banky W in February 2017. The traditional marriage held on 19 November, Court Wedding on 20 November and on 25 November 2017 the White Wedding took place in Cape Town, South Africa

Career and endorsements

Adesua has not actually been long in the Nigerian movie industry but she is arguably one of the most popular faces in Nollywood, all thanks to her beauty, singing talent and acting prowess.

Adesua Etomi career
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Adesua Etomi started her acting career in 2004 in the United Kingdom

This beauty with Brain came into limelight after her breathtaking performance in the movie “Knocking on heaven’s door”. alongside Blossom Chukwujekwu, Majid Michael and Ini Edo, and directed by Desmond Elliot.

She has acted a good number of movies such as “wedding party” alongside her present spouse, Banky W. It became the nation’s highest-grossing film of all time.

Meanwhile, She has also featured in a good number of theatre arts and television series.

In addition to her acting prowess, she is among the top ten most beautiful actresses in Nigeria. As such, becoming successful did not take so much effort and time, or so we think.


Adesua Etomi became the first Nollywood actor to appear on America’s Vogue Magazine, quite an achievement.

in an interview with Bella Naija, when asked how she got to appear on Vogue Magazine, she said “Vogue Magazine found her surprisingly and contacted her out of the blue” of course she was flattered, who wouldn’t be?

In any case, she accepted the proposal and was featured in the magazine’s April Edition.

Adesua’s Net worth

Adesua may not be one of the oldest in Nollywood now, but she is among the richest as she has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

Adesua Etomi Net worth
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Adesua Etomi Awards and Nomination

Some of the awards she has been nominated have been listed below:

In 2015, she was nominated in the City People Entertainment Awards, Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards, Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards and Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards for Best New Actress, Best Actress, Best On-screen duo, Female Viewer’s Choice and Actress of the Year (Television) respectively.

In 2016/2017, she was nominated in the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Golden Movie Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, ELOY Awards, 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Golden Actress, Best Actress in Leading Role, Actress of the year (Big Screen), Best Actress (Drama/TV Series) and Best Lead Actress In A Film.

Adesua Etomi has won several awards. Below are some of the awards she has won so far

  • 2009 Foresight Theatre Awards for Best Performer in a Devised piece of work 
  • 2014 Nollywood Reinvented Awards for Best New Actress 
  • 2015 Golden Movie Awards for Discovery of the Year 
  • 2015 ELOY Awards for Discovery of the year Big Screen 
  • 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice awards for Best Actress in a Drama 
  • 2017 City People Movie Awards for Face of Nollywood (English)
  • Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting role

Here’s a summary of Tolulope Adesua Etomi profile:

  • Full name: Tolulope Adesua Etomi
  • Date of birth: 22 February 1988
  • Age: 33
  • State of Origin: Edo state
  • Net worth: Roughly
  • Marital status: Married
  • Years active: 2013 till present
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Hobbies: Singing, dancing, playing the guitar and swimming

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