Eniola Badmus

Eniola Badmus, (born 7 September 1976),[1] is a Nigerian professional film actress,[2] script writer, entertainer and a social media influencer.

Eniola Badmus
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Eniola Badmus in 2014.
Born (1976-09-07) 7 September 1976 (age 44)
NationalityNigerian
Alma mater
Occupation
Years active2000–2020
Known forJenifa and Omo Ghetto

She came into limelight in year 2008 after she featured in the movie Jenifa.[3]

Early life and educationEdit

Eniola was born in Lagos Nigeria she had her basic and secondary school education in Ijebu Ode [4] She proceeded to the University of Ibadan where she studied Theatre Arts and then Lagos State University where she graduated with an M.Sc degree in Economics.[5]

CareerEdit

Eniola's career in acting professional started in the year 2000 until in 2008 when she shot to recognition upon starring in two Yoruba films titled Jenifa and Omo Ghetto.[6] Both movies are instrumental to her rise in the Nigeria entertainment industry which has since seen her star as both lead and supporting actress in several Yoruba and English films.[7][8]

FilmographyEdit

Selected filmographyEdit

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  • Jenifa
  • Angelina
  • Village Babes
  • Oreke Temi
  • Blackberry Babes
  • Mr. & Mrs Ibu
  • Wicked Step-mother
  • Child Seller[9]
  • Adun Ewuro
  • Visa Lottery
  • Ojukwu the War Lord
  • Police Academy
  • Not My Queen
  • Battle for Justice
  • Miss Fashion
  • Eefa
  • Omo Esu
  • " Black Val"
  • GhettoBred
  • Househelp
  • Karma
  • Big Offer
  • Jenifa
  • Omo-Ghetto
  • Daluchi
  • Funke
  • Miracle
  • The-Spell
  • Oshaprapra
  • Omo ghetto the saga

Endorsement dealEdit

In March 2016, Eniola was unveiled as a brand ambassador for telecommunication company Etisalat.[10]

  • Western Lotto
  • Indomine
  • Peak milk

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award ceremony Prize Result Ref Note
2010 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated [11]
2011 2011 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba) Nominated [12]
Best Crossover in a Film Won [13]
2012 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Yoruba film Nominated [14]
2014 City People Entertainment Awards 2014 Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba) Won [15]
2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Comedic Act Nominated [16]
2015 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Won [17] with Akpororo
2015 Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts Best Actress in Africa Won [18]

Best movie actress city people 2017 Best actress 2018 (Plus size African fashion week)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oni, Iyanu. "Much Ado about Eniola Badmus Real Age". Daily Times of Nigeria. Retrieved 29 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "An average man but without body or mouth odour — Eniola Badmus". Vanguard Newspaper. 24 January 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Can Never Go Nude, Even For $1 Million – Eniola Badmus". Naij. 25 July 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Badmus, Kayode (22 December 2015). "Eniola Badmus Biography,Age,Movies & Profile". BiographyRoom. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Badmus, Kayode (8 September 2015). "Eniola Badmus: 10 quick facts about your favourite plus-size actress". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Sholola, Damilola (9 November 2014). "I can't have a party without alcohol — Eniola Badmus". Vanguard Newspaper. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Eniola Badmus Biography, Profile, Movies & Life History". NaijaGists. 3 October 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Eniola Badmus Speaks On Her Rumoured Death". 042coded.com.ng. Passstyle Onyeka. Retrieved 12 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Eniola Badmus Played A Fast One On Mercy Johnson - In " Child Seller ", irokotv Nollywood, Retrieved 2 June 2016
  10. ^ Showemimo, Adedayo (11 April 2016). "Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus joins Olamide and Ice Prince as Etisalat ambassador". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 29 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Nollywood stars share limelight at 2010 awards". Media Trust. 25 December 2010. Archived from the original on 11 June 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ Ehi James, Osaremen (3 November 2011). "The Big Fights In This Year's BON Awards". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ Pulse Mix (16 November 2011). "BON Awards 2011: And the Winners Are..." Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ Agunanna, Chilee (13 November 2012). "The BON award winners announced". Africa Magic. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ Dachen, Isaac (23 June 2014). "She Is The Best Eniola Badmus Wins City People's Best Actress of Year (Yoruba)". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "GHANAIAN STARTS NOMINATED FOR GOLDEN ICONS ACADEMY MOVIE AWARDS". HF Magazine. 8 August 2012. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  17. ^ "Photos & Winners! Jim Iyke, Clarion Chukwurah, Eniola Badmus, Rita Dominic & More at the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA)". BellaNaija. 20 October 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ Tolu (2 November 2015). "Eniola Badmus Wins 2nd International Award In A Row". Information Nigeria. Retrieved 1 June 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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