Osas Ighodaro is one of the most popular Nigerian American actresses. Aside acting, she is also a producer and TV host.
Early Life & Education
The beautiful actress was born on the 26th of October, 1983 in New York. The beauty queen studied at Pennsylvania State University and bagged Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
She also further her education at Pace University’s Actor’s Studio Drama School.
The beauty queen modelling career can be traced back to United States where she won the Miss Black Connecticut.
Information gathered shows that in 2010, she won the Miss Black USA.
The awards formed a major inclusive part of her modeling journey.
Coming back to Nigeria, she developed interesting in acting after discovering potentials in the field.
For lovers of Tinsel, she acted the role of Adanna. From that point, she has participated in many award winning movies that pushed her to limelight in Nigerian movie Industry.
Some of her movies includes; Killa Season as Shinae in 2006, Across a Bloodied Ocean as Nafisa in 2008, Cadillac Records as Maid in 2008, Mama Drama as Mena in 2020, just to mention a few.
The actress got married to Gbenro Ajibade and blessed with a wonderful kid in 2016. Unfortunately, the marriage was unable to sustain the test of time. They went their separate ways after divorce and unfollowed each other on social media.
From series of investments, endorsements and landed properties, it was discovered that the actress worth $1 million.
Miss Black USA in 2010
She also won Best Supporting Actress by Nigerian Entertainment Award.
She was also recognized as Best Dressed Female Celebrity at 2022 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA)