Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, is celebrating 25 years of being the entertainment industry
“What!!! Stop press. Lol… It just Occurred to me that this year is my 25th year in entertainment!!! 25th anniversary… 2020!!! #Timeflies #Godisgood #Grateful,” she wrote in one of her posts accompanied by beautiful new photos of herself..
She added that her silver jubilee in the industry was not only a remarkable feat in her life but also indicative of better things to come.
“The laugh you have….when you know the things coming are way bigger than the things past! #25yearsStrong.
“No Easy Feat. Started a Young Model~youngest actress to win best actress awards~releasing 2 Music Albums~Dancing on CTT ~Over 300 movies ~Time100MostInfluential~Oscar voting Member~Founder Teffest~ Dr,” she added.
Since making her Nollywood debut as the leading actress in ‘Venom of Justice’ in 1995, the 42-year-old has established herself as a prominent figure in Nigeria’s entertainment industry.
Outside the movie landscape, Omotola, better known as Omosexy, has also ventured in the in the music scene and dropped ‘gba’, her debut album, in 2005.
The movie star made headlines in 2012 after she launched ‘Omotola: The Real Me’, her own reality show, on Africa Magic Entertainment, a M-Net subsidiary broadcast on DStv.
She has also drawn commendations for her philanthropic gestures which include supporting initiatives aimed at empowering youth and young women in the society.
In December last year, Omotola had bagged a honorary doctorate degree from the Igbinedion University, Okada (IUO), Edo state.