Moji Afolayan

Moji Afolayan (born February 5, 1968) is a Nigerian actress, film-maker, producer and director.[1]

Moji Afolayan
Born (1969-02-05) 5 February 1969 (age 52)
NationalityNigerian
CitizenshipNigerian
Occupation
  • actor
  • filmmaker
  • producer
  • director
  • dramatist
Spouse(s)Rasaq Olayiwola
Parent(s)Ade Love (father)
RelativesKunle Afolayan (brother)
Gabriel Afolayan (brother)
Aremu Afolayan (brother)

Early lifeEdit

Afolayan hails from Agbamu, a town in Irepodun Local Government area of Kwara State southwestern Nigeria but grew up in Lagos State.[2] She was born in an acting family, the first daughter of the late veteran actor and producer Ade Love who is also the father of the Kunle Afolayan and Gabriel Afolayan.[3]

Afoloyan attended Coker Primary School at Orile Iganmu, a city in Lagos State south-western Nigeria before she proceeded to Esie Iludun Anglican School where she obtained the West Africa School certificate. She later attended Oyo State College of Education where she was trained as a school teacher.[4]

Film careerEdit

In 2016, Afolayan who has acted in several Nigeria movies, starred opposite Ojopagogo and Dele Odule in the Yoruba film Arinjo.[5]

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to Rasaq Olasunkanmi Olayiwola, a Nigerian actor popularly known by his stage name, "Ojopagogo".[6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Why my husband stays at home to nurse the kids-Moji Afolayan". The Nation Newspaper. Retrieved 27 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "I Love Romantic Films —- Moji Afolayan". Yoruba Movies. Retrieved 27 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Dad didn't encourage his children to act —Kunle Afolayan". The Punch. Archived from the original on 28 February 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Saying am so beautiful is flattery-Moji Afolayan". Nigerian Tribune. Archived from the original on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Yoruba actor, Ojopagogo releases new epic movie, Arinjo". Thenet.ng. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Actor, Ojopagogo's Missing Daughter Found!". The Street Journal. Retrieved 27 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)