Michelle Dede: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Michelle Dede: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Michelle Dede

Michelle Dede is a Nigerian freelance television presenter and actress. She co-produced the film titled Flower Girl and also starred in the television series Desperate Housewives Africa and the 2017 drama thriller film What Lies Within.

Early life and education

Born in Germany, Dede grew up in an influential family, her father is Brownson Dede, a Nigerian diplomat to Ethiopia.[1] She had her early education in Brazil, her secondary and high school education was completed in Australia and Ethiopia respectively. She later proceeded to the United Kingdom to study Fashion Design and Marketing at the American College in London, U.K. She also holds a post-graduate degree in Communications and P.R from the same institution.


Her career started following a holiday in Nigeria and that positioned her into the entertainment scene. In 2006, alongside Olisa Adibua, she co-hosted the debut edition of Big Brother Nigeria, a Nigerian television series based on the Big Brother series. In later delved into acting and co-produced the 2013 film Flower Girl before she went on to star as Tari Gambadia in the film Desperate Housewives Africa. She cites Oprah Winfrey as her inspiration as a T.V host. In 2017, Dede starred in the Nigerian drama thriller film What Lies Within with Paul Utomi, Kiki Omeili and Tope Tedela. In 2018 she starred in Moms at War.

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  • Flower Girl (2013)
  • Desperate Housewives Africa (2015)
  • What Lies Within (2017)
  • Moms at War (2018)

Personal life

Dede is a sister to comedian Najite Dede and brand ambassador for beauty specialist company Emmaus Beauty.