Time was when one wants to watch truly beautiful ladies in a Nigerian movie, one had to check in the English language based ones. While majority of the attractive actresses in those movies were from the east, the few ones from the Yoruba speaking part of the country never really saw a need to take up roles in Yoruba movies. But that has obviously changed. Today, Yoruba movie lovers watch paragons of beauty on their screens and their number keeps growing. Here is a list of some of the hottest Nigerian Yoruba actresses, in no particular order.
- Funke Akindele:
Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde is a Nigerian actress. She came to limelight after featuring in popular United Nations Population Fund sponsored sitcom; I NEED TO KNOW, which ran from 1998 to 2002.
2. Sola Kosoko
Sola Kosoko is a Nigerian film actress and director known for Láròdá òjò. She is the daughter of Jide Kosoko.
3. Bukky Wright:
Bukky Wright is a mother of two, a wife, and an actress. Her smiles and softness do well to hide her true age.
4. Mercy Aigbe:
Mercy Aigbe is a Nigerian actress, director and businesswoman. She is best known for her Yoruba language movies.
5. Fathia Balogun
Fathia Balogun is a Nigerian actress, film-maker, producer and director.
6. Lizzy Anjorin:
Lizzy Anjorin is an actress, known for Ise Onise (2009), Arewa Ojo (2009), and Owowumi (2010)
7. Doris Simeone Ademinokan:
Doris Simeone is an award winning Yoruba and English actress. She was married to Daniel Ademinokan.
8. Laide Bakare:
The beautiful Lagos-born actress is a mother. She has a couple of nominations.
9. Ronke Ojo:
Ronke Ojo popularly known as Ronke Oshodi Oke is a Nigerian film actress, musician, director and producer.
10. Mosun Filani:
The Abeokuta born actress has style and a wonderful smile.