Popular Nollwood actor, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde is celebrating her birthday today. The veteran actor who has been on the screen for more than two decades shared beautiful pictures of herself and her first daughter in celebration.
The actor who shares the same birthday with her first daughter
took to her Instagram handle to thank God for the gift of life and the grace to witness another birthday.
“Happy birthday to my twinnie at 21. Wow, may lines continue to fall for you in pleasant places, my elegant miss world. Love you!”
In the year 2014, she was honoured by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of The Federal Republic, MFR for her contributions to Nigerian cinema. In the year 2013, she was one of the people honoured in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world alongside Michelle Obama, Beyonce, etc.
Awards and Feats of Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde
In June (2018), Omotola received invitation to join the Oscars in the year (2018) voting members. The
Here are some of the movies she starred in
- Venom of justice (1995)
- Mortal Inheritance (1995)
- Games Women play
- Blood sisters
- All My Life
- Last Wedding
- My Story
- The Woman in Me
- Last Flight to Abuja
- Alter Ego
- The Arbitration
And a host of others.
Omotola is a recipient of 19 awards and 14 nominations.
She is also know for her philanthropic works. Omotola is known as a fierce human rights campaigner and her philanthropy efforts are
centred on her NGO project, called the Omotola Youth Empowerment Programme (OYEP). The undertaking brought hundreds of youths together for the Empowerment Walk and Convention.
She became an Amnesty International campaigner in (2011) and has participated in campaigns in Sierra-Leone (Maternal Mortality) and her recent campaign of The Niger Delta in Nigeria, where she shot a video asking Shell and the government to own up, clean up, pay up and take responsibility of the Oil spills in the Niger-Delta.
In Sierra-Leone (Maternal Mortality) and her recent campaign of The Niger Delta in Nigeria, where she shot a video asking Shell and the government to own up, clean up, pay up and take responsibility of the Oil spills in the Niger-Delta.