fbpx
Edit Content

Adesua Etomi – Biography And Story Of A Talented Nigerian Actress

Adesua Etomi

Tolulope Adesua Etomi-Wellignton is a Nigerian actress, producer and singer. She debuted in the film Knocking on Heaven’s Door in 2014, and since then, she has continued to stand tall in the Nigerian movie industry.

In April 2019, Vogue’s magazine featured her as one of the 14 global star. That same year, she received the AMVCA after starring in a romantic film titled falling. Today, Etomi is a renowned actress who interpret her roles passionately.

See Also: 35 Booming Business Ideas And Step-By-Step Guides On How To Start Them

Start Your Business in 30 Days Even If You Don't Have An Idea
Start Your Business in 30 Days Even If You Don’t Have An Idea

Adesua Etomi Background

Adesua Etomi was born on February 22, 1986 in Owerri, Imo State, as the youngest of three siblings. Her father is a soldier from the Esan descent, and her mother, an Engineer from the Yoruba origin. She attended Corona School, Victoria Island, Lagos. Subsequently, she attended Queen’s College, Lagos, and then moved to the United Kingdom at 13 for physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts studies in City college Coventry. In 2006, She graduated with distinction in all the courses and proceeded to study drama and performance at the University of Wolverhampton. Finally in 2009, she graduated with a first class honours.

See Also: 15 High Demands And Fast Selling Products To Sell Online In Nigeria

Adesua Etomi Early Career

Adesua began her acting career at age 7 when she joined the drama club in her primary school, Corona Schools. Then in 2004, she began to feature in some theatrical works like The Crucible (2004) in City College Coventry. Subsequently, she starred in The Grim tales (2009), Saro (2013) and many others. Then, in 2014, the big show came.

See Also: 4 Life Options You Should Never Consider In Your 20s

Knocking On Heavens Door Movie

She rose to stardom after starring in the film, Knocking on Heaven’s Door released on April 14, 2014. Knocking on Heaven’s Door is a Nigerian drama written by Vivian Chiji. It was directed by Desmond Elliot, and produced by Ini Edo and Emem Isong. In the film, Adesua Etomi starred as Debbi, Blossom Chukwujekwu as Moses, Majid Michel as Thomas Dacosta, Ini Edo as Brenda, Robert Peters as Pastor, e.t.c  

The story centered on Debbi and her marriage with Moses; how she suffered domestic violence from her husband, and kept it a secret for fear of what the society will say since they were gospel musicians. The situation continued until she met Thomas Dacosta who was interested in turning her from a gospel singer to a secular musician. Thomas invited her to join a record label, and after much pleas, she signed the deal. Many incident happened there after, Moses died and then, she followed Thomas.

See Also: Manufacturing Business Ideas You Can Start On A Small Scale

Adesua Etomi Personal Life

Adesua Etomi is married to Banky Wellington. They got engaged in February, 2017 and got married in November. She loves to sing, dance, swim and play guitar.

See Also: Entrepreneurship And Risk: How Entrepreneurs Should Deal With Risk

Adesua Etomi Movies

Adesua has featured in several television series like Gidi Up (Season 2) (2014), Las Gidi Cops (2015), Shuga (2015), and Shuga: Down Town (2017). She also presented – Smooth Promotions in 2012. Similarly, she did voice over for fanta drink and solo phones in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Adesua Etomi has featured in several films, below are some of it.

  • Brave, 2014
  • Knocking on Heaven’s Door, 2014
  • Falling, 2015
  • A Soldier’s Story, 2015
  • Out of Luck, 2015
  • Couple of Days, 2016
  • And the Spirit Slowly Dies, 2016
  • The Arbitration, 2016
  • Something Wicked, 2016
  • Ayamma: Music in The Desert, 2016
  • The Wedding Party 1&2, 2016 &2017
  • 10 Days in Sun City, 2017
  • Date Night, 2018
  • King of Boys, 2018
  • Memoirs of 4, 2018
  • Up North, 2018
  • Muna, 2019
  • Malaika: Warrior Queen, 2019
Go from idea to starting your business in 30 days
Go from idea to starting your business in 30 days

See Also: 12 Tech Business Ideas To Start Now As An Entrepreneur

Adesua Etomi Net Worth

On March 16, 2019, notion.ng estimated her net worth at $500,000. She is one of the most influential actresses in Nigeria.

Adesua Etomi Awards

  • Best Performance in a Devised Piece of Work, Foresight Theater Awards, 2009
  • Best New Actress, Nollywood Reinvented Awards, 2014
  • Discovery of the Year, Golden Movie Awards, 2015
  • Actress of the Year – Big Screen, ELOY Awards, 2015
  • Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series), Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), 2016
Adesua Etomi

See Also: 4 Guaranteed Ways To Increase Sales And Win More Customers

Adesua Etomi Quotes

 “Musicals have just the right amount of cheese.”

“You’re not in competition with anyone. Stay in your lane. Enjoy your unique journey.”

“As children of God, we should always be on the side of truth or on the side that seeks truth. No matter what.”

“Your words and actions will live way longer than you.”

“If you don’t have a conviction to do something, then don’t do it.”

“To inspire, you must be willing to give of yourself more than the average person would.”

“The law is in place for a reason…”

 “Give each other a chance, get to know people.”

 “I don’t want to be a local champion, I want to put Nigeria on the map, so I still have so much to do in the movie industry.”

“I was scared is not a valid answer on not using your talent.”

See Also: 100 profitable business ideas for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors.

Entrepreneurial Lesson From The Life Of Adesua Etomi

Create an aura around your business and yourself: locally and internationally. Adesua Etomi is known for her distinctiveness and this has attracted a lot of people to her. She is known for elegance in the movie industry, and so Nigerians keep anticipating her films.

As entrepreneurs, you need to know that the aura you bring to your business each day will make your customers stay or leave. So, you must always strive to be the best in your field by bringing elegance to whatever you do.

Let’s create visibility for your brand today and put your business on the world map. Contact us today to make your brand the preferred choice among our audience of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

To keep track of our activities, follow us on Instagram.

Photo Credit: Naijalife magazine, Red Cheetah news, Pinterest.com, Vibz.com, Irokotv.com, PM News and Connect Nigeria.

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn

1 thought on “Adesua Etomi – Biography And Story Of A Talented Nigerian Actress”

  1. Israel Okon David

    I really love Edesua Etomi movies, she is my favorite Actress. I like the way she always conducts herself and the way she plays her part in movies, it is very nice. I love watching her movies especially Knocking on Heaven Door and the Arbitration. I learn a lot from her, her attitude always inspired me. I wish her more grace, and favour from God to enable her to accomplish her goal in life.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Join Entrepreneurs Family

No spam, only business insights and tips. 

Entrepreneurs Sign Up

Business Registration

Most Popular

Join Entrepreneurs Family

No spam, only business insights and tips. 

Entrepreneurs Sign Up

Related Posts

Small Business Insurance

Small Business Insurance- Everything You Need To Know

Why does a small business need insurance? Imagine small business insurance as a safety net for your business. It is designed to catch you when unexpected events threaten to tumble your hard work into chaos. This form of insurance comprises various policies designed to provide a financial cushion against the

Power of Trading Signals

The Power of Trading Signals for Financial Market Success

Trading has long captured the hearts and minds of many entrepreneurs worldwide. It offers the opportunity to master the financial markets and capitalize on market movements within its hallowed walls. In today’s article, we will explore the modern tools that assist traders in making potential profits, delving deeper into the

Types of small business insurance

Types of Small Business Insurance Every Business Should Know

Starting a new business is a big deal. It’s exciting and full of possibilities. To move forward confidently, it’s crucial to know about the types of small business insurance that protect your work from costs that unexpected events, like legal issues, damage, or business interruptions, might cause. This article will

Why Entrepreneurs Embrace Business Education

Why African Entrepreneurs Embrace Business Education

Why do African entrepreneurs embrace business education? Entrepreneurs are the lifeblood of economic progress, with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) making up 90% of all businesses. These SMEs are more than just companies; they are the engines of job creation, contributing “up to 40% of national income (GDP) in emerging

Scroll to Top

Join Entrepreneurs Family!

Get access to FREE business insights and funding opportunities daily.

Entrepreneurs Sign Up