Omowunmi Dada Biography; Early Life, Career, Awards

Omowunmi Dada is a renowned award-winning Nigerian actress, presenter, television personality, model, brand ambassador, and voice-over artist.

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Omowunmi Dada Early Life

Omowunmi Dada was born in the late ’80s to the beautiful family of Mr. and Mrs. Dada in Lagos State, Nigeria. Precisely, she was born on 2nd October 1989.

She had her elementary and secondary education at Ifako International Nursery and Primary School, and Command Day Secondary School, Oshodi respectively.

For her university education, Omowunmi secured admission into the prestigious University of Lagos (Unilag) where she studied and bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Arts.

Omowunmi Dada.
Omowunmi Dada.


Surprisingly, Omowunmi Dada has, since she was much younger, acted in school stage plays and dramas. In fact, she was a member of the school’s Yoruba cultural dance troupe – this was in her primary school days.

Being a go-getter right from childhood, Omowunmi was seen as the life of the dance group. Notably, she was one of the best bata dancers as of then.

While trying to choose a career, Omowunmi Dada initially wanted to study Law, but life happened. The school declined so she settled for Creative Arts – a decision that not only helped her but made her a better actress.

Later, Omowunmi joined the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood. This was in 2010.


Since Omowunmi Dada featured in her first movie, she has featured in over 100 movies. These among others include;

° Bedroom Points

° Wedding Breakers

° Prodigal Daughters

° Pa Omokharo

° Tangled Mercy

° Like Dominoes

° The Family

° Just Before I do

° Roti

° Something Wicked

° Charmed

° The Ghost and the Tout

° Catch-er

° Bias

° Stormy Hearts

° Omugwo

° King Invincible

° Casino

° Yes I Don’t

° Just Not Married

° Romance Overrated

° The Wages

° The Antique

° Somewhere in the Dark

° The Gods Are Still Not to Blame

° Ojuju

° City of Bastards – To be announced

Omowunmi Dada Awards

Omowunmi Dada has over the years wọn many awards, recognitions, Nominations, and hearts to herself. These are some among others;

° Nominee at the Best of Nollywood (BON) Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba) – 2019

° Best Lead Actress at the Real-Time International Film Festival – 2019

° Nominee at the City People Movie Award for Revelation of the Year (English) – 2018

° Nominee at the City People Movie Award for Best Upcoming Actress of the Year (English) – 2017

° Nominee for the Golden Supporting Actress in a Drama at the Golden Movie Awards – 2019

° Best of Nollywood (BON) Award nominee for Best Actress in a Leading Role (English) – 2019

° Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival (TINFF) nominee for Best Actress – 2019

° City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress of the Year (English) – 2018

° Golden Actress in a Comedy nominee at the Golden Movie Awards – 2019

° African Culture Image Awards (ACIA) nominee for Best Actress in a Supporting role – 2016

° Nigeria Models and Actors Award (NMAA) nominee for Female Fast Rising Model Actor of the year – 2016

° Female TV Actress (Terrestrial and Online TV) nominee at the Eloy Awards – 2017

° Best Actress (Drama) nominee at the African Film Awards (AFA) – 2018

° Best Kiss in a Movie at the Best of Nollywood (BON) – 20

° Nominee for Female Actress Big Screen at the Eloy Awards – 2017

° Best Actress at the Best of Nollywood (BON) – 2015

° Cross Rivers Movie Awards (CRMA) for Best English Female Act – 2017

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