Bolaji Ogunmola: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies
Bolaji Ogunmola is a Nigerian actress.
Personal life and education
Ogunmola had her primary education at Philomena Nursery and Primary School, Ebute Metta, before proceeding to Ibadan for her secondary school. She studied Business Management and Entrepreneurship at the National Open University of Nigeria. Ogunmola is also an alumnus of University of Ilorin. She trained professionally as an actor at Royal Arts Academy. Speaking to Vanguard on her relationship status, Ogunmola explained, “I am single but not searching. I am independent and working hard to make money”. She also stated that money was a core ingredient in a successful relationship. In a 2016 interview, she opined that even though she is more attracted to light-skinned men, she doesn’t encourage bleaching of any form.
Ogunmola was a participant at the 2013 Next Movie Star reality show. Her role in Okon goes to School has been cited as the first film she appeared professionally.
On getting roles, due to her physique rather than her acting skills, Ogunmola explained that her feminine figure, body language, charismatic movement and acting talents were all subsets of the universal her, and if one is viewed as more pronounced than another, it doesn’t make her less valuable as an actor. For her role in Sobi’s Mystic, she was listed as one of the five most promising Nollywood actresses by Newsguru.com. In an interview with The Punch, she describes her double role as Aida/Mystic in the film as the most challenging in her career. She also highlighted Biodun Stephen, Mo Abudu and Oprah Winfrey as persons she looks up to in the business of film-making.
She got two nominations at the 2018 City People Movie Awards.
- Tough Love
- Sobi’s Mystic
- All Shades of Wrong
- Okon Goes to School
- Out of Luck
- On Bended Knees
- Squatters (season 1)
- Lekki Wives (season 1)
- Jenifa’s Diary (season 1)
- Living Next to You