Foluke Daramola: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Foluke Daramola: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Foluke Daramola

Foluke Daramola-Salako is a Nigerian actress. She was nominated for Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2013.

Early life and career

Daramola was born on February 15. She is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University. In 1998, she made her film debut in a series titled Palace. She also starred in Durodola and Above Law. In 2016, her daughter was reported to be the host of a reality television show. Her film, Cobweb, which she produced and starred in got her Africa Movie Academy Awards best-supporting actress nomination. She noted that the film was inspired by her personal experiences, as her parents didn’t want her to delve into acting while in school. She is the founder of “Action Against Rape in Africa” initiative, which is a movement that seeks to curb rape and bring its perpetrators to book in Africa.

Personal life

In a 2016 interview, she revealed that she was raped while she was a teenager. In an interview with Tribune, she explained that women need to know their value and being financially dependent on their husband. She posited that domestic violence is a greater wreck to her home than infidelity. In 2017, she publicly spoke on the modesty of Aliko Dangote, describing him as “the most humble person on earth”.

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In a March 2018 interview with The Punch (Lagos, Nigeria), Daramola-Salako stated that she considers her big boobs to be an asset, not a curse: “The first attraction for most men who come across me is usually sexual. They see my big boobs and are moved immediately. But as a person, I would never go out with any man because they are attracted to my boobs because I know that it is too ordinary. As far as I’m concerned, women should stop seeing these ‘assets’ as a problem but take them as a blessing. It is only by so doing that they’ll know how to carry themselves better. They should carry themselves well and not be ashamed.”