Eniola Badmus Biography; Early Life, Awards

Who is Eniola Badmus?
Who is Eniola Badmus?

Eniola Badmus is a renowned Nigerian professional movie actress, entrepreneur, entertainer, scriptwriter, social media influencer, and television personality.

Eniola Badmus Early Life

The renowned Nigerian movie actress and social media influencer, Eniola Badmus was born on 7th September 1976 to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Badmus in Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Although she was born and raised in Lagos, Eniola is originally from Ijebu Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria.

For her education, Eniola attended her basic education (i.e, her elementary and secondary education) in Ijebu Ode.

Later, she gained admission in University of Ibadan, Oyo State Where she studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts. Shortly after, she attended and obtained an MSc Degree in Economics from the prestigious Lagos State University, Lagos State.


Badmus joined the Nigerian movie industry otherwise known as Nollywood in 2000. Exactly eight years after joining the movie industry, Eniola Badmus rose to fame.

“Omo Ghetto,” and “Jenifa,” the movies which later became a blockbuster upon release, brought her to the limelight. Now, Eniola is living her best life and cashing out while at it.

Movies of Eniola Badmus

Since her first movie, Eniola Badmus has featured in over 150 movies and counting. These are some of her movies, including:

° Mr. & Mrs Ibu

° Wicked Step-mother

° Child Seller[9]

° Adun Ewuro

° Visa Lottery

° Ojukwu the War Lord

° Police Academy

° Not My Queen

° Battle for Justice

° Miss Fashion

° Eefa

° Angelina

° Village Babes

° Oreke Temi

° Blackberry Babes

° Omo Esu

° “Black Val”

° GhettoBred

° Househelp

° Daluchi

° Funke

° Miracle

° The-Spell

° Oshaprapra

° Karma

° Big Offer

° Jenifa

° Omo-Ghetto

° Omo ghetto the saga

Awards and nominations

° Best Actress in Africa (Won, 2015)

° Best movie actress city people (2017)

° Best actress 2018 (Plus size African fashion week)

° Best of Nollywood Awards (2011) ° Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba) Nominated (2011)

° City People Entertainment Awards (2014)

° Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba) Won (2014)

° Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards Best Comedic Act (Nominated, 2014)

° Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (Won, 2015)

° Best Crossover in a Film Won (2011)

° Best of Nollywood Awards (2012) ° Best Supporting Actress in a Yoruba film (Nominated, 2012)

° Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts (2015)

° Best of Nollywood Awards (2010) ° Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated (2010)

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