Adesua Etomi Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi is an award-winning Nigerian actress, television presenter and social media influencer.

She discovered her acting talents at a very early age and by the time she was 7, she had joined the drama club in her primary school, Corona Schools. Adesua has over the years, appeared in several top movies and won several high-rated awards, including the Discovery of the Year awards at the 2014 Golden Movie Awards.
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Adesua Etomi Profile

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Full name: Adesua Etomi-Wellington
Born: 22nd February 1986 (or 1988)
Age: 35 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Wolverhampton
Spouse(s): Banky W
Children: Zaiah Wellington
Occupation: Actress
Religion: Christain
Net worth: Not available

Adesua Etomi Biography and Educational Background

Adesua Etomi was born on the 22nd of February 1986 in Owerri, the capital of Imo State. She is the youngest of her three siblings and while her father works as a soldier, her mother is an engineer.

Etomi had her primary education at Corona School, Victoria Island, Lagos. After obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate, she enrolled at Queen’s College, Lagos for her secondary education. At the age of 13, she moved to the United Kingdom for physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts studies in City College Coventry.

She graduated from City College Coventry in 2006 and proceeded to study at the University of Wolverhampton, graduating with first-class honours in Drama and Performance.

Entertainment Career

Adesua Etomi discovered her acting talents at a very early age and by the time she was 7, she had joined her school's drama club. In 2004, she began to feature in some theatrical works like 'The Crucible' in City College Coventry. In 2009 and 2013, she starred in 'The Grim Tales' and 'Saro' respectively.

Adesua's breakthrough was in 2014 when she in the film 'Knocking on Heaven’s Door'. The movie was written by Vivian Chiji, directed by Desmond Elliot and produced by Ini Edo and Emem Isong. In the film which was released on April 14, 2014, Adesua starred as. It also featured A-list actors like Ini Edo, Robert Brenda, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Majid Michel, etc.

Adesua Etomi Movies

Adesua Etomi has been featured in several Nollywood movies and TV series since she debuted as an actress, some of them include:
• Falling
• The Call
• A Soldier's Story
• Couple of Days
• Something Wicked
• Brave
• Sugar Rush
• Malika: Warrior Queen
• Knocking On Heaven's Door
• Ayamma: Music In The Desert
• The Arbitration
• Out of Luck
• 10 Days In Sun City
• Date Night
• Up North
• King of Boys
• Muna
• Memoirs of 4
• The Wedding Party
• The Wedding Party 2


• Las Gidi Cops
• Smooth Promotions
• Gidi Up (season 2)
• Shuga: Down South
• Shuga (season 4)

Personal Life

Adesua Etomi got engaged to Nigerian singer, actor and entrepreneur, Olubankole Wellington, popularly known by his stage name Banky W in February 2017. They held their traditional marriage on 19 November, court wedding on 20 November and white wedding on 25 November 2017.
The couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy, Zaiah in February 2021.

Awards and Recognition

Adesua Etomi's talents have earned her several awards and recognition, including:
• Best Performance in a devised Piece of work in the 2009 Foresight Theater Awards (Won)
• Best New Actress in the 2014 Nollywood Reinvented Awards (Won)
• Most Promising Actress in the 2014 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (Nominated)
• Golden Actress in a Lead Role in the 2015 Golden Movie Awards (Nominated)
• Best New Actress in the 2015 City People Entertainment Awards (Nominated)
• Discovery of the Year in the 2015 Golden Movie Awards (Won)
• Best On-screen duo in the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actress in the 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Award (Nominated)
• Female Viewer's Choice in the 2015 2015 Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV series) in the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actress in Leading Role in the 2016 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (Nominated)
• Best Lead Actress In A Film in the 2017 Nigeria Entertainment Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actress Drama/TV Series in the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (Nominated)

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Adesua Etomi on:
Instagram @adesuaetomi

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