Undoubtedly, the Nigerian entertainment industry particularly Nollywood is the biggest industry that produces stars and upcoming actors yearly in Nigeria. And Right now, the industry has brought to fore a shining star and she is no other than Popular Ajah Lagos based beautician, Opeyemi Adekoya who has just emerged the new toast of the industry.
Opeyemi Adekoya is an actress cum enterpreneur, who hails from Ijebu Igbaga,a neighbouring village close to Ijebu Ode, Ogun State. She is the boss of Opson Beauty Palour and My Accessories, a celebrity Unisex Salon, located at Almond Plaza, Beside Chilat Plaza Ajah, Lagos.
After her secondary School education, Opeyemi got admission in 2012 at the Wolex Polytechnic,Iwo, Osun State where she did her National Diploma in Accountancy.
Shortly after that, the highly intelligent babe decided to shun education for business and she is not in anyway regretting the decision. She opened her first shop where she sell wholesales Weavon. Subsequently in 2015/2016, Adekoya expanded her chains of businesses by adding the Unisex Salon on the Island.
Having not rest on her oars, the charming accountant turned actress raised her bar in 2018 by joining the make believe industry.
According to her, she joined acting through her friends,Itunu Akinbayode and Opemipo Bamgbopa, the kid actress who became star after she played the lead role in a movie tittled Marodona, which also featured Ogogo and Baba Suwe.
She was invited to a movie location and her first movie appearance was in “The Scorge” a flick by Saidi Balogun. She saw a future in the proffession and she immediately planned to produce her debut movie which couldn’t go through until she met top Yoruba movie director, Okiki Afolayan through Opemipo.
In May 2019, The light skinned actress produced a star studded movie titled ‘Ile Olowo’ and featured the likes of Femi Adebayo, Bolanle Ninalowo, Iyabo Ojo, Kemi Korede, Tayo Sobola, Wumi Toriola, Opeyemi Aiyeola, Inajo Ogiri Osa, Emmanuel Magekodunmi, Bimbo Afolayan,Okemesi, Oxygen, Maradona, Samuel Ajirebi, Lege Miami and a whole of others. Directed by Okiki Afolayan.
The latest about the diva is that, she is now the favourite actress among the newly discovered actresses to be jumping from one location to another without a day for rest. She isn’t just taking up roles, but her interpretation is amazing.
Some of the recent movies she took part in includes Oju Inu produced by Bank Anthony and directed by Sharafadeen Olabode, My Father by Yemisi Ilesanmi and she is said to be warming up for another 3-in-1 movie location to be produced by her humble self.
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