Popular Yoruba movie producer, actress and director Yewande Adekoya Abiodun is mostly known of her fierce look in and behind the cameras.

Popular Yoruba movie producer, actress and director Yewande Adekoya Abiodun is mostly known of her fierce look in and behind the cameras.

Popular Yoruba movie producer, actress and director Yewande Adekoya Abiodun is mostly known of her fierce look in and behind the cameras.

The actress accompanied with her experience in the Yoruba movie industry has been able to parade a large base of fans and admirers alike.

She has starred in movies which include; yawo Adedigba, Omo Elesho and many others.

She may be your role model or you are an admirer of her personality but do you know much about her? Check these facts to boost your knowledge about her.
1. Yewande was born on January 20, 1983 to Engr. and Mrs. E. A. Adekoya, both hails from Ogun State.

2. She had her primary and secondary education at Bright Star Nursery and Primary school and Bright Star Comprehensive High School.

3. She has a B.sc in Mass Communication from Babcock University.

4. She began her acting career in 2002 in a music and theatre group, Alphabash before moving on to film in the late 2000s.

5. The first movie Yewande produced was an English content movie titled Life Secret, in 2006 and she produced a Yoruba film, Igbo Dudu in 2009.

6. The movie Yewande produced in 2012, Omo Elemosho starring Bimbo Oshin received 5 nominations at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.

7. She has been nominated several times but on July 2014 and December 2014, she bagged the Best New Actress award and most promising actress award “City People Entertainment Awards” and “Yoruba Movie Academy Awards” respectively.

8. Yewande has also won Most Promising Actress 2014, YMAA and Most Promising Act 2014, Yoruba Heritage Awards U.S.A.

9. She married her actor/producer boyfriend Ishola Abiodun on February 14, 2012 and has children with him.

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