10 Real Facts About Eniola Badmus You Probably Didn’t Know

Eniola Badmus is one of the prolific actress in Nigeria. She popularly known as Nollywood heavy weight. She has been in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood for over two decades. So in this article I will be sharing with you 10 real facts about Nollywood famous actress Eniola Badmus that you probably didn’t know.

  1. Eniola Badmus is a popular Nollywood actress, singer, model, entrepreneur, radio presenter and a television personality. She has been regarded as one of the highest paid actress in Nigeria and also one of the best performing actress in Nigeria known for her heavy weight. She is very gifted, skillful, creative and talented in acting and interpretation of movie roles. She knows how to interpret her roles very well and can fit in any character given to her by movie directors and producers in Nigeria. She often acts in both Yoruba and English speaking movies.

  2. Eniola Badmus was born on 7th September 1983 in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State in the south western part of Nigeria. She is currently 35 years old. She is originally from Ijebu Ode in Ogun state but was raise in Lagos state where she completed both her primary and secondary school education and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate. While still in secondary school she was actively involved in drama, stage play and performing arts.

  3. After completing her primary and secondary school education, Eniola Badmus proceeded to University of Ibadan in Oyo State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. After obtaining her first degree in the University of Ibadan, Eniola Badmus proceeded further to Lagos State University and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Economics. She started acting at a very tender age. She is always known for playing in romantic and action thriller movies. She always plays the role of a runs girl, house wife, girlfriend and mother in several Nollywood movies. She has been in the industry for over a decade.

  4. After completing her university education, Eniola Badmus joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2000 and starting off in minor role before graduating to supporting roles. In 2008, Eniola Badmus rose to fame after staring in the popular Yoruba movie “Jenifa” and “Omo Ghetto”. The two movies shot her to stardom and also won her the award for Best Actress in Yoruba at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Her role in “Jenifa” won her the award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

  5. Eniola Badmus has acted in more than 250 Nollywood movies. Some of the movies she has acted include Jenifa, Angelina, Village Babes, Blackberry Babes, Wicked Step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. Ibu, Child Seller, Not My Queen, Visa Lottery, Police Academy, Battle for Justice, Miss Fashion, and many more. Because she is very fat, she has been described as the heavy weight of Nollywood. She is very good in comedy movies and stares mostly in Yoruba Speaking movies and sometimes in English speaking movies.

  6. In March 2016, Eniola Badmus signed an endorsement deal with telecommunication giant Etisalat worth millions of naira and automatically became its brand ambassador. Eniola Badmus is currently married with lovely children. Aside from acting she is also an On Air Personality and a radio presenter. Eniola Badmus in the cause of her acting career has won several movie awards. Some of the awards she has won include Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and Best Comic Actress in Nigeria at the City Peoples Entertainment Awards.

  7. Eniola Badmus is currently one of the most sought after actress in Nigeria and indeed a great character to watch out for in the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. She has also won the award for Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Comic Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the City People Entertainment Awards. She has also received a lifetime achievement Awards for Best Accomplished Actress in Nigeria.

  8. Eniola Badmus has been described as one of the best comic actress in Nigeria. In 2010, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2012, she won the Best Actress in a Leading Role Awards (Yoruba) at the Best of Nollywood Awards. In 2014, she won the Best Actress in Nigeria (Yoruba) at the City Peoples Entertainment Awards. In 2014, she won the Best Comic Actress at the Golden Icons Movie Academy Awards. In 2015, she won the Best Actress in Nigeria at the Black Entertainment Film, Fashion and Arts Awards.

  9. Eniola Badmus currently has an estimated net worth of $1.2 million making her one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria. She is also very popular on social media with more than a million followers on her official Instagram account and Facebook page. In 2011, she was honored by the Nigerian Federal Government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) which happens to be the highest award and honor given to a celebrity in Nigeria who has contributed immensely to the economy growth and development of the country through entertainment. Eniola Badmus is indeed a great character to watch out for in the Nigeria movie industry popularly known as Nollywood.

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