MEET POPULAR YORUBA ACTRESSES
No doubt, the Nigerian movie industry, otherwise know as Nollywood is blessed with talented and pretty actresses who make the industry a glamorous one like others across the globe. NollywoodReel hereby serves you the actresses in the Yoruba genre of Nollywood, otherwise known as Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (ANTP)
Opeyemi Ayeola: Newly married prolific actress, Opeyemi, is a paragon of beauty.
The graduate of Accounting from the Lagos State University, shot to limelight through the flick, Ige Adubi (The Vanguard) some years ago and has since been featuring prominently in the Yoruba genre of the movie industry. Opeyemi still remains one of the hottest actresses the Prince Babajide Kosoko-led ANTP can be proud of any day, any time.
Fathia Balogun: The pretty actress and estranged wife of talented actor, Saheed Balogun, is a force to reckon with in Nollywood, especially in ANTP.
Her level of education and exposure coupled with her natural beauty, could be described as some of the qualities that easily paved way for her soar-away success in moviedom.
Even though critics say she is a snob, Fathia could still be described as a lovable actress not only in ANTP but Nollywood as a whole.
Iyabo Ojo: The tattoo-freak and light complexion actress is an OND holder in Estate Management and has acted in many flicks. Introduced by the Odunfa Concuss of ANTP, the mother of two has also produced some movies which include 'Igbako Esan,' her latest flick. She is definitely one of the hottest and actresses of the new generation.
Ronke Ojo: Regarded as one of the most sought-after actresses, especially in ANTP, Ronke Ojo, also known as Ronke Oshodi-Oke, is another sexy actress Nollywood can be proud of.
Quite disappointing, however, in spite of her beauty and natural endowments, the versatile actress who has also produced a few number of films, is one of the most eligible spinsters men are usually not courageous enough to approach for a lasting relationship.
Foluke Daramola - Shobowale: This naturally endowed graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, is one of the luckiest actresses among her peers. Married to Tunde Shobowale, her childhood friend and blessed with a female child, she instantly gained prominence through her role in Palace, a rested soap opera created by Tunji Bamishigbin in the 90s. She is still regarded as one of the sexiest and talented actresses in Nollywood.
Lola Alao-Ogunlana: The Ebira, Kogi state-born actress, is also one of the luckiest and sexiest among the Yoruba movie actresses. Married to a United Kingdom-based businessman, the tattoo freak, who is also blessed with a daughter, started her working career as an air hostess before she ventured into acting and shot to limelight.
Apart from being sexy and nice, the talented actress is also one of the likeable and most respected actresses among her colleagues.
Tayo Odueke: Popularly known as Sikiratu Sindodo, a name she earned from her debut appearance in the flick entitled Sikiratu Sindodo, this mother of one is also a notable sexy actress.
Although fast gaining prominence in the movie industry, particularly ANTP, Tayo, recently abandoned the degree course she was pursuing at the University of Lagos.
Moji Olaiya: Fondly called M.O.J. by colleagues, she is the multi-talented daughter of veteran Juju musician, Dr. Victor Olaiya. Always enmeshed in one controversy or another, sexy Moji, who gained prominence due to her role in Wale Adenuga's Super Story, is a proud mother of one.
Apart from being a sexy and talented actress, she also utilises her sonorous voice by singing like her father during her leisure.
Bisi Ibidapo-Obe: Sexy and light in complexion, she is one of the big babes in ANTP. She became popular and rose to stardom after starring in Bisi Omologba, where she made her debut appearance in the movie industry. She is a niece to the immediate former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Professor Oye Ibidapo-Obe. Apart from that, she is one of the most beautiful and fashionable actresses, who makes the list of eligible spinsters in the Yoruba genre.
Ireti Osayemi: This crossover actress is fast becoming one of the most sought-after actresses in recent times. She is sexy, and her skills coupled with her level of exposure, usually make movie producers to feature her in their works.
Toyin Aimaku: Also a new entrant into the make believe business, Toyin is regarded as one of the fashionable and sexy actresses the ANTP can boast of.
Moji Olayimola: This daughter of legendary actor, Ade Afolayan a.k.a Ade Love and currently the wife of popular actor, Rasak Olayimola a.k.a Ojopagogo, needs no introduction in the industry. Producers, apart from considering her background and skills, also go for her because of her pretty face and sexy looks in their flick.
—Compiled by Olatunji Saliu and Taiwo Sagunna