Omotola Jalade Ekeinde (MFR) also known as ‘Omo Sexy’ is a Nigerian actress. In this article, You are going to discover interesting facts about her, such as her birthday (age), career, net worth, awards, and several other facts.
In addition to being an actress, Omotola is also a singer, philanthropist and former model.
The thespian is no doubt one of the oldest and famous faces in the Nigeria movie industry. She is also one of the most beautiful actresses in Nigeria
Biography of Omotola Jalade
Omotola was born into a family of five; her dad, Oluwashola Jalade and her mum, Oluwatoyin Jalade née Amori Oguntade.
She is the eldest of three children. She has two younger brothers; Tayo and Bolaji Jalade.
Early life & education
Omotola did her nursery and primary education at Chrisland School, Opebi, Lagos state and Oxford Children School.
Then attended Santos Layout and Command Secondary School, in Kaduna State.
While awaiting her results from university, she started modelling to earn a living.
She completed her studies at Yaba College of Technology, where she studied Estate Management.
Birthday & age
She was born on 7th February 1978. So she is currently 42.
If you are one of her fans, you might want to create some time to send her some good wishes on her special day.
Is she married, any children
Omo Sexy is a proud mother of 4; two boys, Captain E and Micheal Ekeinde; two girls; Princess Ekeinde and Meraiah Ekeinde.
She is married to Matthew Ekeinde a Nigerian-born pilot. He hails from Sabongida Ora in Edo State, Nigeria.
The popular thespian came into acting after accompanying a friend to an audition and made her debut in 1995.
In 1995 she played her first role in the movie titled ‘Venom of Justice’. She played the lead role in the movie, which promoted her career in Nollywood.
In the same year, Omotola got another role in the famous film titled Mortal Inheritance. She played a sickle cell patient.
The movie is said to be one of Nigeria’s best movies ever. Since then, she has starred in several blockbuster movies.
In 2015, Omotola celebrated her 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry. So far, she has starred in over 200 movies.
In 2012, she founded her own reality show, Omotola The Real Me, starring on Africa Magic Entertainment. This made her the first Nigerian celebrity to star in her own reality show.
Omotola did the launching of her music career with the release of her debut album titled “gba” in 2005.
The singles “Naija Lowa” and “The Things You Do To Me” made up the album.
She released her second album Me, Myself, and Eyes, produced by Del B and Paul. and It was supported by the songs “Feel Alright”, which featured Harrysong, and “Through the Fire”, featuring Uche.
In 2012, Omotola started working on her third album with the help of The Bridge Entertainment.
She went to Atlanta to work with a few popular producers and songwriters with the aim of making a sound that would portray with American audiences.
She did a song with singer Bobby V. She also had studio sessions with Kendrick Dean, Verse Simmonds and Drumma Boy.
Here are some movies Omosexy has features in
|Venom of Justice|
|Scores to Settle|
|When Love Dies|
|Die Another Day|
|A Kiss from Rose|
|Games Women Play|
|Sand in My Shoes|
|Temple of Justice|
|My Last Ambition|
Although the actress has not come out to specifically state her net worth, she is believed to be worth about $3m.
According to Legit list of top richest actress in Nigeria, 2020, she is said to be worth $3 million.
Awards and Nominations Omotola Jalade has won
The veteran actress has won been nominated for many awards and has won several of them. below are some of the awards she has won a
Awards nominated for
Omotola Jalade was nominated for best actress in the 2009/2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
In 2017, she was nominated for Best Actress Leading Role (English) in 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards and City People Movie Awards
In 2004, she won Best Actress English and Best Actress Overall in The Movie Awards (THEMA); Best Actress in City People Awards for Excellence.
Best Actress and Grand Achiever in Global Excellence Recognition Awards; Best Individual & Symbol of Creativity in Global Excellence Recognition Awards and Best Actress in The NUSEC Awards.
In 2005, she won best actress in a supporting role in the 1st Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA).
2006, she won the award for the most friendly actress in the Youths Benefactor’s Award. In 2009, Youths Benefactor’s Award for best actress leading role (Yoruba).
Here’s a summary of Omotala Jalade Ekeinde’s profile:
- Full name: Omotala Jalade Ekeinde
- Date of birth: 7th February 1978
- Age: 42
- State of Origin: Ondo state
- Marital status: Married
- Children: 4
- Years active: 1995 till present
- Nationality: Nigerian