The Yoruba movie industry is blessed with lots of talented young, beautiful and hardworking stars. Most often when we mention young actresses, the first set of names that comes to one’s mind are that of stars like Kemi Taofeek, Bukunmi Adesina, Mo Adebimpe, Wunmi Toriola, Seyi Edun, Folorusho Adeola, Debbie Shokoya, Yewande Bakare, Nkechi Blessing, Funmi Awelewa, Victoria Kolawole, Tope Sholaja, even with this long list, there are still other ones we hardly talk about and they are also talented. The industry is very big and it’s not easy celebrating all these much of talents at ones, and some of these stars happen to be in the news lately and one can’t help but notice their talents and history in the movie industry. City People Senior Showbiz Reporter Biodun Alao brings you names of the beautiful and talented actresses.
Kiitan Bukola is a super talented actress and CEO of Kiitan supermarket. she first appeared in a movie in 2011, then took a break to focus on her studies.in 2018, she decided to start full acting and her personal movie titled Kiitan shot her to limelight and ever since, this beautiful actress has remained at the top of her career and she is currently among the young faces rocking the Yoruba Movie Industry.
Irewole Olaniyan, she is an actress cum model. She started acting in 2014, also took time off to study and returned to the movie scene in 2019. She is well known for her role in Itele’s latest movie ”Ololufe” and “Lucifer”. She also runs a fashion called luxe by Ire. She is beautiful, naturally endowed and blessed with a good dress sense.
Omotola Adebayo is a multi-talented actress known for her role in the movie Addict (Baraku) alongside Muyiwa Ademola. This beautiful and curvy banker turned actress is often described by many as a versatile actress, she is very perfect in interpreting roles in movies. She joined the movie industry in 2015 through Kayode Adebayo group. Besides being a beautiful actress, she also runs a successful business and has represented a good number of companies as their Brand Ambassador.
Feyisara Hassan, beautiful Feyisara is quite talented and popular for her intriguing roles in the Yoruba movies. She began acting at a very tender age but joined the Movie Industry professionally under the mentorship of Damola Olatunji and she has featured and produced a good number of movies.
Khadijah Ayoade, she is one exceptional talent, we hardly talk about, she is blessed with good looks and brains. She is best known for her unique performance and for having written the 2016 film Ookun, in which she played the lead. Khadijah bagged her masters degree in theatre arts from U.I and started acting in 2013. She is presently one of the most sought after young actresses currently rocking the Yoruba Movie Industry.
Peju Johnson, pretty actress Peju relocated from Egypt to Nigeria in 2016 in order to actualize her dreams and has since continued to soar in the industry. She is presently one of the hottest in the industry, with her skills and good looks.
Yetunde Aderibigbe, beautiful and sexy actress Yetunde fondly called creamish, began her journey into the industry in 2009 under Omogoriola Hassan(nee has production) where she was tutored for 2years, afterwards took a break to have her child, she returned later and acquired more knowledge under Dele Ogundipe and started featuring in movies back to back.
Yetunde Barnabas, she is a model, beauty queen and Film Producer, she gained recognition as the winner of the most beautiful girl in Abuja in 2017 and was crowned miss Tourism Nigeria 2019. She trained under Afeeze Abiodun. Her role as Miss Pepeye in Wale Adenuga’s series Papa Ajasco and company shot her to the limelight, she has been featuring in a good number of movies and also produced some.
Oyindamola Sanni is another beautiful up and coming actress in the movie industry with an enviable scorecard in the industry. With a chain of movie roles to her credit and has also produced few.
Amarachi Igwe, despite being an Igbo, she has excelled in the Yoruba movie industry, she is a talented actress cum Producer, she is young, beautiful and above all very talented and you can’t talk about young wave-making actresses in the industry and her name won’t come up on the lists.
Kemi Apesin popularly known as Kemity, is an actress, costume designer and makeup artistes. She is fondly known for the movie titled Kadara Olohun. She is very skilful and talented.
Rasheedah Jolaosho, this beautiful actress is among the young actresses currently making waves in the Yoruba movie industry, lately, she has been in the news for one thing or the other, she also just welcome a baby.
Deborah Oyinkansola is one of the fastest rising actresses in the industry, though based in Maryland U.S. she joined the U.S chapter of Tampan in 2019 and within a year, she has featured in lots of movies and also produced hits films like deceit, Ola and Ola, marriage or die amongst others. This hardworking actress also has plans of working on some project immediately after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Modupe Odunsi, she is a Cotonou Benin Republic born actress, she joined the industry a few years ago and has been able to establish herself in the industry. She has featured in outstanding movies and has produced flicks such as Omo Iya Awusa, the secret obsession and others.
Bola Majid, the very beautiful and sensational bola is one of those few actresses blessed with beauty and brains. She is a graduate of Mass Communication from Lagos State Poly and she was mentored by the veteran actor, Anta Laniyan.
Adeniyi Kehinde, she started up as a kid actress, featuring in movies back to back, she is now among the wave-making young actresses in the industry with a body to die for
Peju Ajiboye, she is popularly known as Ewatomi. She joined the industry in 2010, a graduate of mass communication from Ibadan poly. According to this beautiful actress watching a particular Yoruba movie many years back inspired her to join the industry, and ever since, she has remained at the very top of her career, interpreting her roles so perfectly and making them look as real as possible.
Kemi Stone is one of the most promising actresses with a fine figure in the industry, she joined the industry in 2007 and has remained one of the most sought after in the industry. She is super talented, featuring in both English and Yoruba movies back to back.
Jumoke Aderoumu, she is one of those very brilliant actresses in the industry. To her, her petite stature has deprived her of getting some roles in the industry, but take it or leave it, Jumoke is highly talented and interprets roles so passionately, she also featured in Funke Akindele’s Jenifa Diary, her role and delivery in the Yoruba movie titled Okun Ife Yi increased her rating in the Yoruba Movie Industry.
Hannah Adejoke, the beautiful and charming actress is one of the most beautiful babes rocking the Yoruba movie scene. She joined the industry in 2011, trained under Jimoh Olayemi (the Agunla caucus) and has since remained relevant in the industry.