Omotola Jalade Ekeinde: Complete Biography, Net Worth, Family, Achievements & Awards

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde: Complete Biography

Multiple award screen diva Omotola Jalade Ekehinde popularly known as “Omosexy”is a Nigerian actress, singer, Philanthropist and former model. The Nollywood icon was born on 7th February 1978, she hails from Ondo state, she grew up in Lagos with both parents and two siblings (Tayo & Bolaji Jalade). Her mother, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Jalade worked at J.T Chanrai Nig. She lost her father Mr.Oluwashola Jalade at an early stage,he worked with Y.M.C.A and the Lagos country club.

Acquiring knowledge is the first step to being successful. The veteran actress educational background began at Chrisland School Opebi (1981-1987),Oxford Children School (1987),Command Secondary School Kaduna (1988-1993), briefly studied at Obafemi Awolowo University(O.A.U),completed her studies at Yaba College of Technology(1996-2004),where she studied Estate Management.

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Omotola is one actress in the movie industry whose marriage/family means the world to her,she is happily married to a pilot, Captain. Mathew Ekeinde, they have lived together for twenty years,got married in the year 1996. Omotola’s marriage i must say, is one fancied by both people within and outside the film industry. See photo of Omotola and her husband after the cut..

Omosexy and Mathiew (Her Husband)

Together they have 4 children:Princess Ekeinde (1997), M.J Ekeinde (1998), Meraiah Ekeinde (2000),Michael (2002). See photos of Omotola’s children after the cut..

omotola's biography, net worth, Family and kids
Omotola’s Kids
omotola's biography, net worth, family, achyievements and awards
Omotola ‘s first daughter

Omotola journey into acting started in 1995, movie titled Venom of Justice, in the movie she played a sickle cell patient who fought for her life despite the odds of survival. She has featured in over 300movies Listed below are few of them:

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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde: Movies

  1. Venom of justice (1995)
  2. Mortal Inheritance (1996)
  3. Scores  to Settle (1998)
  4. Lost Kingdom  (1990)
  5. Blood Sisters (1991)
  6. Royal Families  (2003)
  7. Die Another Day (2004)
  8. Games Women Play (2005)
  9. Brave Heart(2005 )
  10. Sand in my Shoes (2007)
  11. Yankee Girls (2008)
  12. Ambition (2009)
  13. Ije:the journey (2010)
  14. Private Storms (2010)
  15. Ties that Bind (2011)
  16. Last Flight to Abujah (2012)
  17. Blood on the Lagoon ( 2014)

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Omotola Jalade Ekeinde: Achievements

Highly popular Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has not only been successful in her career as an actress but has also been able to make an impact in different ways. Listed below are her achievements within and outside the country:-

-Omotola was the first Africa celebrity to receive over one million likes on her Facebook page,currently she has a total of 3million followers on Facebook.

-In 2013,she spoke at the 2013 edition of the WISE summit held in Doha,qater.

-Omotola was an ambassador for the United Nations World food programme and also an activist with Amnesty International.

-Jalade-Ekeinde has graced the front page of several magazines,she was also the first Nigerian with her own reality TV show.

– In 2013,Omotola was honoured in time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world along side Michelle Obama, Beyonce,Kate Middleton.

-In 2014 she was honored by the Nigerian government as a member of the order of the federal Republic,for her contributions to Nigeria cinema.

-Omotola received her first cinematic movie role in the film titled:Ije, shot on location in Jos,California,Los Angeles.

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-She was listed as one of the highest grossing movie star ever heard of by Yahoo, Omotola was the only Nigerian on that list.

-In 2015 she celebrated her 20th anniversary in the entertainment industry.

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde: Awards & Nominations

The Veteran actress,Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has featured in over 300 movies,she is also a philanthropist with a humble personality which has earned her numerous high profile awards.




1997 Best English/Best  actress.  City People Awards for excellence.
1997 Best Actress &   Recognition Global Excellence Awards
2004 Best individual & Symbol of creativity Civil Elightenment  Organization of Nigeria(CEON)
2004  Best Actress NUSEC Awards.
2005 Best actress in a Supporting role African Movie Academy  Awards (AMAA)
2006  Most friendly actress Youths Benefactors Awards
2006 Pan African Best Actress Screen Nation Awards
2012 Film Actress Icon Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts  Awards (BEFFTA)
2013  Ebony Vanguard Awards Music Video & Screen Awards (MVISA
2014 Personality of the Year (nominated) MTV Africa Music Awards


Omotola started her career as an actress in 1995,she recently celebrated 20 years in the
movie industry. She has received numerous awards and has also featured in over 300movies, “Omosexy”as she is fondly called by her fans charges about N1.5-2million Naira per movie. If there is an actress in Nollywood who knows  how to interpret her roles exactly the way it should be that actress is Omotola Jalade Ekeinde.
The beautiful actress and philanthropist has a net worth of 600million from endorsement alone, Omotola is a brand ambassador to Ghandour cosmetic company,the deal was signed on her birthday at Ikoyi,Lagos in the presence of her manager Michael Djaba and Ali Jihami,who is a marketing manager at Ghandour cosmetics,the actress would be the face of BO-16, a hair relaxer and hair care range.
Omotola and her daughter, Meraiah recently did a deal with knorr cube, her daughter was paid 2.4million, Omotola fee was not disclosed but reliable source disclosed the deal was worth millions of naira. She is also a brand ambassador to P&G, manufacturers of pampers baby diapers and Scanfrost appliance.
Forbes magazine estimated Omotola Jalade Ekeinde’s net worth to be 450million Naira but subject to change as she soars higher in her career.

Omotola: Instagram Handle

Just in case you need to follow the screen diva and keep to date, happenings around her,  Omotola’s Instagram Handle is @realomosexy, her Twitter handle is also @Realomosexy, while her facebook is

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