Omotola Jalade-ekeinde Looking Flawless In New Pictures

 

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde released some beautiful new photos recently. The mother of four looked really flawless.

 

See photos below;

 

Omotola, who is of Ondo descent, was born in
Lagos State. She grew up in a family of five: her parents and two younger brothers; Tayo and Bolaji Jalade. Her mother, Oluwatoyin Jalade née Amori Oguntade, worked at J.T Chanrai Nigeria, and her father, Oluwashola Jalade, worked at the YMCA and the Lagos Country Club.

 

Omotola’s original ambition was to work in business management, while awaiting her results from university, she began modelling to earn a living.

 

Omotola attended Chrisland School, Opebi (1981–1987), Oxford Children School (1987), Santos Layout, and Command Secondary Schoo,l Kaduna (1988–1993).

 

She had a brief stint at Obafemi Awolowo University and completed her studies at Yaba College of Technology (1996–2004), where she studied Estate Management.

 

Omotola was introduced to acting by accompanying a friend to an audition. Her first acting role was in the 1995 movie Venom of Justice , directed by Reginald Ebere. Reginald has been cited as launching Omotola’s career. She was given the lead role in the movie, which set the stage for a flourishing career in the Nollywood film industry. Omotola got her first big role in the critically acclaimed film Mortal Inheritance (1995). In the movie, she played a sickle-cell patient who fought for her life despite the odds of survival. Omotola’s character overcame the disease and she had a baby. The film is regarded as one of the Nigeria’s best movies ever made

 

Since then, she has starred in several blockbuster movies, including Games Women Play , Blood Sisters ,
All My Life, Last Wedding, My Story , The Woman in Me and a host of others.
After a career defining role in Mortal Inheritance, Omotola’s portrayal won her “Best Actress in an English Speaking Movie” and “Best Actress Overall” at the (1997) Movie Awards. She was the youngest Actress in Nigeria at that time to achieve this feat.

 

In the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, the increasingly known actress starred in several sequel films, including Lost Kingdom II,
Kosorogun II, and Blood Sister II, leading to a grand achiever award on behalf of the Global Excellence Recognition Awards in the year (2004). By the mid year (2000), Omotola had catapulted into ” A” list status. She was awarded best Actress in a supporting role during the African Movie Academy Awards in (2005).

After shooting roughly three hundred (300) video movies, Omotola received her first cinematic movie role in the year( 2010) film “Ije” .

This film was shot at locations in
Jos, California , and Los Angeles.” Ije” was the highest grossing Nollywood film at the time – A feat later broken by Phone Swap (2012) .

 

In (2012), she starred in the Nollywood blockbuster thriller,: Last Flight to Abuja which beat Nollywood blockbusters like : Spiderman , Think like a Man , Ice Age ,
The Avengers, and Madagascar to become the 2nd highest-grossing movie in West African cinemas in( 2012).

Omotola has gone on to win over forty domestic and international awards. She is considered Africa’s biggest box office actress.

 

In (2015), Omotola celebrated her 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry. She has appeared in about two hundred (200) movies.

 

In June (2018), Omotola alongside Femi Odugbemi , received invitations to join the Oscars in the year (2018) voting members.

In June (2018), Omotola alongside Femi Odugbemi , received invitations to join the Oscars in the year (2018) voting members.

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