Temiloluwa Elizabeth Otedola (listen; born 20 March 1996) is a Nigerian actress and blogger. She is known for playing the role of Moremi Oluwa in the 2020 film Citation.[2][3][4]

Temi Otedola
Temi Otedola
Temiloluwa Elizabeth Otedola

(1996-03-20) 20 March 1996 (age 27)
Alma materUniversity of London
  • Actress
  • blogger
PartnerMr Eazi[1]
Parent(s)Femi Otedola and Nana Otedola

Early life and education edit

Otedola was born 20 March 1996. She studied art history at both the University College London and University of London.[5][6]

Career edit

Otedola started a fashion blog called JTO Fashion in December 2014. She documents fashion, beauty, art, and her travel experiences.[7][8] She made her Nollywood debut in Kunle Afolayan's 2020 film Citation.[2][9] She won Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 2021 Ghana Movie Awards for Citation, ⁣[10] and was nominated for Revelation of the Year at the 2020 Best of Nollywood Awards.[11] She also starred in The Man for the Job, a feature film written and directed by Niyi Akinmolayan.[12]

Personal life edit

Temi Otedola is DJ Cuppy and Tolani's younger sister and the last girl child of Nigerian businessman Femi Otedola. She is in a relationship with Nigerian singer Mr Eazi who hails from Rivers state, with whom she has a podcast named How Far with Mr. Eazi and Temi.[13][14] On 10 April 2022, she got engaged to Mr Eazi.[15][1][16]

Filmography edit

  • Citation (2020)
  • The Man for the Job (2022)

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Film Result Ref
2020 Best of Nollywood Awards Revelation of the Year Nominated [11]
2021 Ghana Movie Awards Best Actress Citation Won [10]
Net Honours Most Searched Person Nominated [17]

References edit

  1. ^ a b Okonofua, Odion (8 June 2022). "Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola speak about wedding plans, want a very intimate ceremony". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  2. ^ a b Husseini, Shaibu (14 November 2020). "Standing Ovation for leading stars of Citation". Guardian.ng. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  3. ^ Ojo, James (16 November 2020). "Kunle Afolayan: How Ibukun Awosika, Temi Otedola got roles in 'Citation'". TheCable Lifestyle. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Standing ovation for leading stars of Citation". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 14 November 2020. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  5. ^ "Profile: Temi Otedola". ResearchGate.
  6. ^ Owolabi, Agbolade (22 July 2017). "8 things you should know about Eazi and Temi Otedola | Encomium Magazine". Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  7. ^ Ekechukwu, Ferdinand (7 November 2020). "Temi Otedola is Star Attraction as Citation Premieres in Lagos". This Day. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  8. ^ Huber, Eliza. "27 Black Influencers That You Should Be Following". www.refinery29.com. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  9. ^ Alfred, Lanre (20 September 2020). "Phenomenal Femi Otedola as a Billionaire And Quintessential Father". This Day. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  10. ^ a b "Temi Otedola wins Best Actress at Ghana Movie Awards". Punch Newspapers. 31 December 2020. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  11. ^ a b "Temi Otedola gets DJ Cuppy's blessing on acting journey". Vanguard News. 23 November 2020. Retrieved 26 July 2021.
  12. ^ Nwogu, Precious 'Mamazeus' (7 February 2022). "Temi Otedola, Alibaba, Ini Edo to star in Niyi Akinmolayan's 'The Man for the Job'". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  13. ^ Dede, Steve (17 December 2020). "7 things we learnt about Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola's relationship from their podcast 'How Far'". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  14. ^ "Temi Otedola: 4 Things you should know about Mr Eazi's new girlfriend". Pulse Ghana. 12 June 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  15. ^ Olowolagba, Fikayo (10 April 2022). "Otedola, celebrities react as Mr Eazi engages daughter, Temi". Daily Post Nigeria. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  16. ^ "Singer Mr Eazi Proposes To Girlfriend Temi Otedola". Channels Television. Retrieved 25 July 2022.
  17. ^ Oluwatoye, Dara (15 June 2021). "NET Honours 2021: Israel Adesanya, Temi Otedola, Tacha, Others Nominated For Most Searched Person". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 11 July 2021.

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