Shafy Bello

Shafy Bello is a Nigerian film actress and singer. She first shot into the entertainment scene when she featured vocals in a 1997 hit song by Seyi Sodimu titled "Love Me Jeje".[1]

Shafy Bello
Other namesShafy Bello-Akinrimisi
  • Film actress
  • singer
Years active1990s–present

Growing up and careerEdit

Shafy grew up in the United States where she completed her education. Her first major film was Eti Keta, a Yoruba film.[2]

In 2012, she starred as Joanne Lawson in the TV series Tinsel and as Adesuwa in Taste of Love.[3] Shafy has since featured in several Yoruba and English language films and TV series including When Love Happens, Gbomo Gbomo Express and Taste of Love.[4]

Selected filmographyEdit

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  • Chief Daddy
  • From Lagos with Love
  • Iboju
  • Elevator baby
  • Fishbone
  • The Men's Club
  • Your Exellency
  • Deep blue sea
  • Separated

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award ceremony Prize Result Ref
2012 2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Lead Actress in an English Movie Nominated [5]

Personal lifeEdit

Shafy Bello is married with two children.[6] On 8 October 2020,she celebrated her 50 years in style[7]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Onuoha, Chris (2 August 2015). "There's sexiness in all I do – Shaffy Bello". Vanguard Newspaper. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ "'Dating father and son doesn't mean I'm promiscuous' -Taste of Love star, Shaffy Bello cries". Ecomium Magazine. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  3. ^ Igwegbe, Fola (15 October 2012). "Meet Tinsel's cougar". Africa Magic. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  4. ^ Ekpo, Nathan Nathaniel (14 August 2015). "I'm not a prostitute, I only interpret role...Actress, Shaffy Bello". Nigeria Films. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  5. ^ Ehi James, Osaremen (10 September 2012). "Tonto Dikeh, Funke Akindele Others Make BON Award nominees' list". Nigeria Films. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  6. ^ "I Would Have Divorced My Husband- Shaffy Bello". Naij. 14 December 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Actress Shaffy Bello Celebrates 50th Birthday With Stunning New Photos". The African Media. 8 October 2020. Retrieved 8 October 2020.

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