Adunni Ade is a popular talented Nigerian actress and model. She has earned herself a name in the movie industry due to her beauty and the incredible role she plays in movies.
Early childhood and educational career
Adunni was born in Queens, New York, United States to a German American mother and a Yoruba Nigerian father. She was raised in Lagos and the United States.
She had her elementary schooling in Lagos and Ogun states. Her Lagos-based father, who is also a successful businessman inspired her to study Accounting. She earned a degree in accounting at the University of Kentucky in 2008.
Adunni Ade worked in the housing and insurance sectors in the United States before switching to the entertainment industry.
She ventured into fashion modeling and featured in America’s Next Top Model. After moving back to Nigeria.
She landed her first Nollywood role when she acted in the Yoruba language film “You or I” in 2013. She has also featured in several other Nollywood movies of both English and Yoruba languages, including some music videos for Sound Sultan and Ice Prince.
Awards and recognitions
She received a Stella Award from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism for her efforts in promoting the Nigerian culture. In 2017, she became the brand ambassador for OUD Majestic.
Family and personal life
Adunni Ade has two sons; D’Marion and Ayden. She revealed that after she made a difficult choice to break up with their father, she would continue being a single parent.