Fisayo Ajisola: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

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Fisayo Ajisola: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Fisayo Ajisola

Fisayo Ajisola, also known as Freezon, is a Nigerian television and film actress, model and singer, best known for her role in the Nigerian sitcom Jenifa’s Diary, alongside Funke Akindele. She is also known for her roles in the television series; This LifeNectarShadowsBurning SpearCircle of Interest and The Story of Us. She is a graduate of Biochemistry from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State.

Early life

Fisayo was born in Lagos, Nigeria and is the last of four children of her parents. She is of Yoruba descent and hails from Ayedun in Ekiti state, southwest Nigeria. Ajisola began taking part in plays and drama skits, while in high school at the Federal Government College (FGC) Odogbolu, Ogun State. In July 2010, she enrolled at Wale Adenuga’s PEFTI School for Acting in Lagos, Nigeria, where she studied Acting. Her first notable performance, was at the Nnena and Friends Show, on October 1, 2010, where she presented a musical performance. While at University, Ajisola founded the non-governmental organization (NGO), Jewel Empowerment Foundation with the mission to stem the tide of societal menace by focusing on the empowerment of the youth and the mentoring of children.

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Career

Fisayo began her acting career in 2011, with featured roles in the Nigerian television series, TinselBurning Spear and Circle of interest. She took a break from acting in September 2011 when she gained admission into the University. Ajisola launched her film-making career in 2016, with the production of the feature film Road to Ruin, in collaboration with her foundation, the Jewel Empowerment Foundation (JEF), with the intention of soliciting the government to take action in the provision of jobs for underprivileged Nigerian youths. Actor Raphael Niyi Stephen, who stars in the film, has said: “The movie is a way of making people know what is happening to kids and also to lend our voices to what the government is doing about hawking, letting people know hawking isn’t the last option.”

See also  Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor

Filmography

Television

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Year Title Role Producer/Director Notes
2011 Tinsel Co-star Tope Oshin Ogun Mnet TV series
2011 Burning Spear Lead Akin Akindele TV Drama Series
2011 Circle of Interest Co-star Kalu Anya TV Series
2012 Shadows Lead Tunde Olaoye TV Series
2014 Nectar Co-star Sola Sobowale TV Series
2015 This Life Supporting Role Wale Adenuga TV Series
2016 Jenifa’s Diary Co-star Funke Akindele Sitcom
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