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Damilola Adegbite Biography, Education, Career, Awards, Net worth, Handles

Damilola Adegbite Biography, Education, Career, Awards, Net worth, Handles

Damilola Adegbite is a Nigerian actress, model, fitness trainer, businesswoman, and television personality. She is famously known for her roles as Telema in the soap opera Tinsel and Kemi Williams in the movie Flower Girl. She won Best Actress in a TV Series at the 2011 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. 

Damilola Adegbite Biography, Education, Career, Awards, Net worth, Handles

     

             Damilola’s Profile 

Full Name  Damilola Adegbite
Date of Birth 18 May 1985
(Age 37)
State of Origin Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria
Place of Birth Lagos State, Nigeria 
Occupation  Actress, model, TV host
Spouse Chris Attoh
(Seperated) 
Active Years 2008– Till date
Net worth $300,000
Social Media Handles Instagram adedamee
Twitter @Dammyadegbitee

 

Early Life and Education

Damilola Adegbite was born on May 18th, 1985, in Surulere, Lagos State, to a civil servant father and a teacher mother. She was born into a family of four. She had her primary and secondary education in Lagos state, where she attended Queen’s College, Yaba. She then continued on to Bowen University in Osun State, where she graduated with a degree in Business Administration.

Adegbite held the position of Vice President of the school theatrical society at Queen’s College Yaba from 2001 to 2002. She was also a member of her church drama club since she was a teenager.

Career

Adegbite’s career started soon after she completed her undergraduate final exams. She made the decision to try out after hearing about an audition from her aunt (Ethel Ekpe). She was fortunately chosen for the Telema Duke part in Tinsel, Mnet’s first multi-camera production.

She then worked for Sound City Television from 2008 to 2010 as a red carpet host and programme anchor. While she was there, she conducted red carpet interviews with famous people on important occasions. She was also the host of Global Countdown and The Chatroom.

Damilola Adegbite Biography, Education, Career, Awards, Net worth, Handles

She has also worked with other companies, including Nestle. In 2009, she appeared as the main character in a television commercial for Brilliance Motors.

Personal Life

Adegbite and Chris Attoh, a fellow actor she met on the set of the soap drama Tinsel, became engaged in August 2014. The couple had their son, Brian, in September 2014. On February 14, 2015, Adegbite and Attoh exchanged vows in secret in Accra, Ghana. News of Adegbite’s failed marriage to spouse Chris Attoh surfaced in September 2017. After Adegbite removed Chris Attoh’s last name from her social media sites, separation rumours began to circulate.

Damilola Adegbite Biography, Education, Career, Awards, Net worth, Handles

Additionally, she erased all of his images from her social media accounts and unfollowed him on Instagram. In an interview a few hours later, Chris Attoh revealed his marriage to Damilola Adegbite was finished.

Controversy

Years ago, there were rumours that the Tinsel actress and musician Banky W were having an affair. When the two were allegedly seen holding hands on the red carpet for the 2011 release of Ice Prince’s album “Everybody Loves Ice Prince (E.L.I),” the rumours gained momentum when Damilola appeared in Banky W’s music video for “Good Good Loving,” rumours that the actress and singer were lovers to circulate.

Filmography

Adegbite is a stage and screen goddess who has appeared in plays like Wedding Blues, Iya Ile, and The Vagina Monologues. She also appeared in the Before 30 TV Series in 2015–present.

Films

Year Title Role Notes
2006 6 Hours To Christmas    
2013 Flower Girl Kemi Williams  
2017 The Missing Alero  
2017 Banana Island Ghost Self Cameo
2017 Isoken Joke  
2018 Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons Dera Chukwu  
2018 From Lagos with Love Samantha  
2019 Coming From Insanity Oyin Martins  
2019 Heaven’s Hell Janet Cole  
2019 Merry Men 2: Another Mission Dera Chukwu  
2020 Crossroads Siwoku    

Television

Year Title Role
2008–2012 Tinsel Telema Duke
2015–present Before 30 Temilola Coker

Theatre

  • The V Monologues
  • Iya Ile 
  • Wedding Blues

Awards and Nominations

  • Best Actress in a TV Series, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, 2011 (Won)
  • Film Actress of the Year, ELOY Awards, 2013 (Nomination)
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role, Nollywood Movie Awards, 2014 (Nomination)

Damilola Adegbite Biography, Education, Career, Awards, Net worth, Handles

Net Worth

Damilola endorsed Instant Pickup Laundry Services in 2017. Recently, she also became a brand ambassador for a giant telecommunication network, Globacom. Her net worth is estimated at $300,000.

Social Media Handles

Instagram: adedamee
Twitter: @Dammyadegbitee

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