Nollywood actress and movie producer, Iyabo Ojo, is joyfully celebrating a remarkable milestone – 25 years in the entertainment industry. She took to her Instagram page to express gratitude and attribute her success to God.
In a heartfelt post, Iyabo reflected on her journey in the entertainment world, which began when she was just 20 years old. Her debut in the industry was in 1998, with a role in a movie called “Satanic.” From there, her career took off, and she ventured into various aspects of entertainment.
Her list of accomplishments includes making her Yoruba-language debut in the movie “Baba Darijinwon” in 2002, producing her first Yoruba movie titled “Botife” in 2004, and producing her first cinema movie, “Arinzo,” in 2013. In 2015, she produced her first English cinema film, “Silence.” Iyabo Ojo’s journey also took her into the world of social media, where she became a TikTok celebrity in 2020.
She highlighted her transition into professional brand influencing, venturing into reality TV in 2022, becoming a TV presenter in 2023, and directing her first comedy skit series. She expressed her gratitude to her fans and supporters who have been with her throughout her career.
With over 200 movies to her credit, including more than 20 Yoruba movies and over 10 English movies, Iyabo Ojo remains active in the entertainment industry, still acting, producing, presenting on TV, and directing.
In her post, Iyabo Ojo recognized that her journey has been possible only with the grace of God and the undying love and understanding of her children and fans worldwide. She extended her gratitude to all those who have been part of her journey and expressed her thanks, acknowledging that without their support, she may have given up long ago.
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Despite her numerous successes, Iyabo Ojo has faced her share of challenges, as she recently lamented her struggles with taxes, family responsibilities, and financial pressures. She remains a resilient and celebrated figure in the Nigerian entertainment industry, continuing to make significant contributions to the world of film and entertainment.
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