Jumoke Odetola is a Nigeria actress, Producer, Director, Script writer and a Model. She started her movie carrer starring in English movies before acting in Yoruba movies. She is one of the sought after and famous actress in the movie industry.
Early Life and Personality
Jumoke Odetola was born on October 16th in the early 80’s to an Apostolic family. She had her Secondary education at Abeokuta Grammar School, Ogun State. She obtained her first degree from Ajayi Crowther University where she bagged her bachelor degree in Information Communication Technology/Computer Science.
She later went to bagged her Masters’ degree in Computer Science at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
She revealed in an interview that she graduated 4.3 cpga in University and served in Abia State, Nigeria.
Is Jumoke Odetola Married?
Jumoke Odetola is not yet married but it was rumored that she is soon getting married to Salami Rotimi who is also an actor and film maker. He won his golden plague with a movie ‘JUST NOT MARRIED” surprised a team of crew and cast at a movie set when he dropped on one knee and proposed to the fast rising actress, Jumoke Odetola.
Although, we are yet to get any more information about the actress relationship status, but any other information about the actress relationship status will be updated once revealed.
Jumoke Odetola started acting which she disclosed in an interview that the decision was against her father’s wish, who wanted her to study Computer Science . After her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), she felt she has convinced her father enough by obtaining a degree in Computer science which her father always wanted.
She created her dialogue and acted all the characters with the help of her sister, Kemi and they conspire to nurse the ambition secretly. She started off her Nollywood career in the English Language cinemas before she acting in several Yoruba movies which brought her to limelight through her movie titled” Binta Ofege”
She however, revealed that her mentors in the film industry are the likes of Bimbo Oshin, Micheal Majid, Abiodun Jimoh, Omotola Jolade Ekenide and among many others. She said she has been encouraged and advice by her leading mentor in the Yoruba movie industry, Bimbo Oshin gave her pat on the back.
Jumoke’s Script interpretation are unique and dynamic even in its delivery to the viewers in both Nollywood and Yoruba movies which has brought fame and popularity in the movie industry.
Awards and Nominations
She has bagged and received numerous awards which includes:
- In 2015, She won Revelation of the year category in the BON awards.
- In 2017, She won Best Youth Actress of the year in the Tush awards.
- In 2016, She won Best indigenous Language Movie Category in the AMVCA, for her role in Binta Ofege.
- In 2017, She was nominated as Best supporting actress (Yoruba) in the City People Movie Awards.
- In 2018, She won the Best Actress in the City People Movie Awards.
She bagged an endorsement deal with CYK Garments and Apparels.
You can reach Jumoke Odetola on Social Media Platform through the following links
Instagram Handle:@Jumoke odetola
Twitter Handle :@Jumoke odetola
She has featured in numerous Nollywood and Yoruba Movies which includes:
- Binta Ofege
- Somewhere in the Dark
- Heroes and Zeros
- Higi Haga
- Bachelor’s Eve
- Return of Higi Haga
- Family Ties
- Wetin Women Want(2018) and many more