Sola Sobowale Biography | All About The Yoruba Actress
She was born on the 26th of December 1963. Sobola is a Nollywood actress and screenwriter.
Sobowale is equally a producer and director. Shola Shobowale came to the limelight in 2001 in a popular TV drama series Super Story titled Oh Father, Oh Daughter.
The names of her parents are Joseph Olagokun and Esther Olagokun. Her father is a retired secondary school principal, while her mother is a retired school teacher.
So, she grew up into a disciplined individual. She originated from Ondo State, Nigeria.
Sola Sobowale Biography | How she began
After her secondary education, she got admitted to the college of education but opted out before completing her studies to pursue her dream in the entertainment world.
She later enrolled at Sight and Sound in Ibadan as a secretary, after which she got admission to study Music at the University of Ibadan; she, however, switched from Music to Theatre Arts in the university. So, Sobowale graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts.
Sola Sobowale Biography | Acting career
Sola Sobowale played a vital role in the movie titles The Village Headmaster and Mirror in the Sun. She is also well known for her role in Asewo To Re Mecca.
She was formerly a member of the Awada Kerikeri Group and starred in many of its films. The group was under the leadership of Adebayo Salami.
Since she started her acting career, Sobowale has starred in several movies, produced, directed, and scripted many. She is also credited with co-scripting some films.
In 2010, she wrote, produced, and directed a movie titled Ohun Oko Somida. The movie starred several top Nollywood actors, including Adebayo Salami.
In 2004, she starred in a movie titled Dangerous Twins, a film produced by Tade Ogidan. She played a role in Family on Fire and another movie produced and directed by Tade Ogidan.
Over the years, she had starred in several other movies, some of which are highlighted below:
- Asewo To Re Mecca released in 1992
- Diamond Ring released in 1998
- Outkast released in 2001
- Ayomide Part 1 and 2 released in 2003
- Dangerous Twins released in 2004
- Disoriented Generation released in 2009
- Family on Fire released in 2011
- The Wedding Party released in 2016
- King of Boys released in 2018
- Gold Statue released in 2019
- The three movies she produced are:
- Ayomide Part 1 and 2
- Ohun Oko Somida 2010
Sola Sobowale Biography | personal life
Sola Sobowale is married with four kids. Her husband, Dotun Sobowale, is the former Executive Director of EKO Hospital, and she migrated to the UK with her husband some 15 years ago.
She is a brand ambassador to several companies, one of which is Mouka Mattress; the company worked with her to advertise its Wellbeing range of mattresses.
Sola Sobowale Biography | Awards
She has won several awards; the principal among them is the Best Actress in a Leading Role in the 2019 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for her role in King of Boys, a movie released in 2018.
What is Sola Sobowale Net worth
She is undoubtedly among the richest actress in Nollywood, and the majority of the media houses estimates her net worth to be $1.5 million.