Segilola Ogidan is a renowned Nigerian actress, director, writer, producer and filmmaker. She is popular for her role as “Ajike” in the 2021 Netflix movie ” A Naija Christmas”. Segilola Ogidan is the founder and CEO of a movie production outfit known as OKP Productions.
Segilola Ogidan Biography profile summary
- Full name: Segilola Ogidan
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: 9th October 1985
- State of origin: Ondo state.
- Age: 39 years (as of 2024)
- Ethnicity: Yoruba
- Religion: Christianity
- Marital status: Married
- Husband: Bola Ogidan
- Children: 2
- Net worth: $500,000
- Occupation: Actress and Filmmaker
Segilola Ogidan Biography Background and Education
Segilola Ogidan hails from Arigidi Akoko in Ondo state. She was born on 9th October 1985. Despite being born into a Christian family her parents were active members in the church. According to Segilola, she was a daddy’s girl who wanted to go everywhere with him, and growing up was much fun. A large field was in front of their house, she, her siblings, and neighbors’ children would always go out to play. Segilola Ogidan had her primary and secondary school education at Laurel Nursery and Primary School, Isolo, Lagos State, and Vivian Fowler Secondary school, Surulere Lagos.
After her primary and secondary school education, Segilola Ogidan moved to the United Kingdom, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Media arts and filmmaking from Royal Holloway University, London. She proceeded to the University of Bristol, United Kingdom where she obtained a degree in Cinema Studies, majoring in screenwriting. Although Segilola Ogidan’s parents wanted her to become a lawyer but hates hospitals and detests the sight of blood.
Segilola Ogidan’s acting career
She had an interest in dramatic arts since childhood and upon graduating from the university she started going for movie auditions. She briefly worked as a development executive for a film sales and distribution company where she majorly focused on script writing and developing stories acted in theatrical films. Also interned for a movie company, and she started her career professionally in the United Kingdom. She landed her first role in 2009 in Peter Pan, a movie directed by Stephanie Sinclaire at the King’s Head Theatre. Segilola featured in quite several movies and shows before she moved back to Nigeria intending to continue her career as an actress.
During an interview, the ondo state-born actress revealed one of the biggest sacrifices she has made in her career was moving back to Nigeria. When she moved she started getting the recognition, she worked so hard for over the years and admitted the Nigerian movie scene has been so far gracious to her to an extent. Segilola Ogidan’s return to Nigeria has successfully featured in several movies.
One of her prominent appearances was in “A Naija Christmas” which was released on 16th December 2021 it was a movie about two guys obligated by her mother to bring back their potential wives for Christmas to Inherit the family home. She played the role of beautiful and sassy “Ajike” known as “Ajiks baby” who was Ugo (Kunle Remi’s love interest).
In 2022 she earned a nomination for the NET Honour Award in the Breakout Actress of the Year category for her acting in the film. Segilola Ogidan is well recognized for the movies; Fault Lines, Tainted Canvas where she played the character of Rayo, and “The Men’s Club” where she played the role of Tonye.
Segilola Ogidan wrote and directed her first short film “A Mother’s Journey” in 2012 which received critical acclaim. She has also directed several short films like “The Young Smoker” and “The Initiative” Segilola Ogidan also directed her first feature-length film ” Tainted Canvas” which was about love, betrayal, and forgiveness Her excellent interpretation of roles made her popular in the industry. She also founded a movie production outfit called OKP Productions
Segilola Ogidan Biography movies
- Mum, Dad, Meet Sam
- Tainted Canvas
- Love Prevails
- Hot Pepper.
- The Olive
- Slaughter house
- The men’s club
- Fault lines
- A Naija Christmas
- Call me by my name
- Glamour Girls
Segilola Ogidan Biography Marriage
Segilola Ogidan is happily married to Bola Ogidan, who was a former Iroko TV partner general manager, and co-founder of Pirano Energy There is no available information on how the couple met but they wedded in 2012 and have two kids. The actress loves to keep her family and children out of the public eye but she always expresses the amount of love she has for them on her social media pages. She always says she can’t trade them for anything. Segilola Ogidan revealed her marriage affects the kind of role she accepts and doesn’t do X-rated but keeps it at PG/12 because of her family and in-laws.
Segilola Ogidan Biography Career Collaboration
Segilola Ogidan has worked with the likes of Baaj Adebule, meg otanwa, mawuli gavor, kehinde Bankole, Efa Iwara, Tina Mba, Lancelot Imasuen, Tunde Kelani, and many others. Segilola ogidan husband. She is married and her husband’s name is Bola Ogidan.
Segilola Ogidan Age
She is 39 years old (as of 2024)
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