•Popular Yoruba Actress, BIOLA ADEBAYO On Her 16 Yr Career
Biola Adebayo is a pretty babe. She is one of the popular actresses in the Yoruba movie industry. She is good at what she does. This pretty actress started acting 16 years, via an English movie. It was after that she went into Yoruba movies. She has produced a few movies of her own. Last week, she told City People Publisher, SEYE KEHINDE the story of her life and career.
You are one of the hottest actresses in the Yoruba movie industry. How does this make you feel. And how has it been?
Hottest? Really don’t know about that though but trust me, for everything, I return all the glory to God Almighty
You have been acting now for how many years:
Over 16years now
How did acting start for you and in what year?
I started acting in year 2002, I started by attending different auditions. My 1st appearance was an English movie that I don’t even know the title till date. Then I started going for Wale Adenuga ‘s auditions. I got a minor role in Superstory and Papa Ajasco before deviating into Yoruba movies
Which movie brought you to limelight? What year was this?
Eyin-Oka is the movie that brought me into limelight in 2004. I’ve done some movies before then but Eyin-OKa was my first major role and it actually brought me to limelight
You have acted in how many movies?
I have lost count really. I used to count but lost it a long time ago
What year did you become a movie producer? How many movies have you produced so far? Mention them and the years?
My first film was produced in 2008. I’ve produced 5 movies all together, I produced: MARCH 15TH in 2008, JOKOTOLA in 2016, TWO WEEKS in 2016, SIXTEEN in 2017 and ONE HOUR in 2018.
Tell us about your growing up years and where you were born? And which schools did you attend?
My growing up was a bit tough. I did all sorts of odd jobs to earn a living. I hawked for so many years just to survive. I grew up in Idi-oro in Mushin.
I did my primary and secondary school in Lagos and in the North, then my 1st degree at Lagos State University. I’m almost done with my 2nd degree from the University of Lagos. Just one more paper and I’m done
You are single. Why have you remained single? How do you handle all the guys who want to date you?
I’ll settle down at the right time, I’m not desperate about marriage. Things will fall in places at the right time
Mi o se o dija nao abi? You’re can’t date or marry every man that comes your way. I’m not always shy or scared to say I’m not interested. I don’t have any time to waste.
Any regrets in life and career?
I can’t remember one. For everything that happens, there’s a reason. All I need is why it has happened and I learn from my mistakes. So, no regrets whatsoever. God is always good and faithful, regardless.
Are you working on any new movie projects?
I’m in the UK at the moment, I have some couple of projects to do when I get back home, by God’s grace
In 2018, did you release any new movie?
ONEHOUR will be uploaded online anytime soon by God’s special grace. You allshould watch out for it.