Titilope Sonuga: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Titilope Sonuga: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Titilope Sonuga

Titilope Sonuga, also known as Titi Sonuga, is a Nigerian poet, civil engineer and actress who spends her time between Lagos and Edmonton, Canada.

Early years

Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Titilope Sonuga moved to Edmonton, Canada, when she was 13 years old. Sonuga worked for five years as an engineer, using her spare time to pursue her poetic and acting ambitions.


Sonuga won the 2011 Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award and the 2012 Maya Angelou Poetry Contest. She established Rouge Poetry in Edmonton, a poetry slam series. In May 2015 she became the first poet to appear at a Nigerian presidential inauguration. She published a poetry collection in 2016. Sonuga has performed in the Lagos International Poetry Festival.

Other works

Aside from poetry, Sonuga has dabbled in acting and portrays Eki in the second series of NdaniTV’s hit series Gidi Up with OC Ukeje, Deyemi Okanlawon, Somkele Iyamah and Ikechukwu Onunakuhttps. She also works as Intel’s ambassador for the She Will Connect Program across Nigeria.

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Personal life

In 2015 she announced her engagement to photographer Seun Williams.

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