These are the best of time for sultry actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde as she has gradually become a global brand. Her inclusion in the 2013 TIME Magazine 100 Most Influential people in the world seems to have now made Omotola to rub shoulders with some movers and shakers of the world.
The multi-talented and glamorous screen diva was recently at the Maxim Hot 100 Party held at the Vanguard, Hollywood, California, USA, on May 15, 2013.
Omotola was the only African celebrity at the classy event. Read more
Recent photos of Nollywood diva Omosexy and Arianna Huffington who is the President and Editor in Chief of the Huffignton Post Media Group. Check more photos of Omotola as she jetted off to New York to attend the annual Time 100 Gala
Genevieve Nnaji is no longer the Queen of Nollywood since the most authoritative and most powerful news magazine in the world TIME magazine has recognized leading Nollywood diva Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde as the new Queen of Nollywood in its citation on her as she became the first Nigerian actress to make the highly coveted and esteemed annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world of TIME magazine. She is among the icons on the list.
Omotola has overtaken other Nollywod stars as the most bankable by becoming the highest paid and with over 1 million Likes on Facebook.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson proudly cited this unprecedented global recognition given to a Nollywood star at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held last Saturday April 20, 2013, at the Gloryland Cultural Center in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State.
Today (February 7) is the birthday of Nollywood superstar, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. She is from Ondo State in Nigeria. She was born 1978, to Mr. and Mrs. Shola Jalade. She attended Christland Nursery School and Oxford Children School (both in Lagos) for her primary school education. She attended Command Secondary School, Kaduna for her secondary school. She attended Yaba College of Technology, where she studied Estate Management. She is married to Capt. Matthew Ekeinde Jnr., and they have four children.
Enjoy your day and may God richly bless you and your family.
Nollywood diva star actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is busy in the studios working on her third music album this year. She will be working on the album with Kendrick Dean, a five time Grammy nominated composer and producer. She will also be working with Verse Simmonds, a producer who has produced songs for the likes of R Kelly, and Rihanna.
Omotola Jalade previously released two music albums, title Gba (2006), and Me, Myself, and Eyes (2010).
Nollywood star actress, Omotola was accompanied by her supportive husband Mr Ekeinde at the cocktail launch of her reality show – The Real Me, which was held on Wednesday, 5th December at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi, Nigeria.
This is what I expect all, perhaps most husbands to do for their partners. “Do it like it should be”
Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is an African superstar. In December, DStv audiences tuned into AfricaMagic Entertainment will get an up close and exclusive look at her personal life in the new reality series Omotola: The Real Me!
Filmed on location in Lagos, London, Ghana, Miami and Kingston (Jamaica), Omotola: The Real Me will be screened on AfricaMagic Entertainment, starting on December 6 and premiering a new episode every Thursday (5:30pm/8pm WAT) for 13 weeks.
Nollywood star actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde won Actress of the Year at the 2012 Exquisite Lady of the Year Awards (ELOY) on Sunday (November 25, 2012). She won the award for her performance in the movie, Ties That Bind and the hard work she continues to show give to the industry
She is an inspiration to many mothers and hardworking wives out there supporting their family and yet achieving their dreams. It’s than be done and you can have both worlds. It’s only a state of mind.