Iretiola Doyle is a talented Nigerian actress who is one of the most influential actress in the Nigeria Film industry,
Iretiola Doyle’s Biography
Doyle was born in Ondo State, Nigeria but her early years was spent with her family in Boston, United States. After she returned to Nigeria, she went to Christ’s School Ado Ekiti and later graduated from the University of Jos and got a degree in Theatre Arts.
In a Course of her career that has been on for over two decades in the Nigerian entertainment industry, her credits cut across stage, television and film and print.
The talented and versatile actress is a writer, actor, producer and also presenter. Her own fashioned and life style titled Oge With Iretiola were produced and presented by her for ten years and at different times she as also held several television shows, like Morning Ride, Today On STV and Nimasa This Week on Channels TV. She is currently a writer and has several screen plays to her credits Amaka Igwe’s Tempest (Season 1) being one of them.
Iretiola Doyle is an extrovert and also a social commentator who at different periods penned different columns; such as Shooting Breeze in City People, and In The Chat Room in the Gliteratti pull-out of this This Day Newspaper and Tiola’s Take in the Saturday Vanguard. She has been chosen once in the Best Actress category at the Reel Awards in the year 1998 for her role in the movie “All About Ere” and twice in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category at the AMAA Awards in the year 2007 and 2009 for her roles in “Sitanda” and “Across The Niger” respectively and won the Best Actress in a lead role at the GIAMA Awards in Houston Texas in 2013, and Best Actress in a lead role at the 2014 Nollywood Movie Awards for her flawless portrayal of Ovo, in the psychological thriller Torn.
This thrilling performance of hers also earned her an African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 2015. She has been nominated at the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards in the Best Actress In A Leading Role category for her portrayal of Dr. Elizabeth in the Ebony Life Films’ blockbuster hit recently in 2015 hit; FIFTY. Iretiola Doyle’s acting CV which also includes the Critical darling, The Arbitration and The Wedding Party, which is the is currently the highest grossing Nigerian film in Nigerian cinema history as of month of February 2017. Both films screened at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival as part of city to city fame. Others others also include Dinner and Madam President. On television, she as created remarkable characters on shows like Fuji House Of Commotion, Dowry, and Gidi Up.
Iretiola have currently starred as the enigmatic Sheila Ade-Williams in the MNET tv series Tinsel. Iretiola Doyle went on to recurrence her role as Dr. Elizabeth in the upcoming Fifty TV series. Her stage credits include The Vagina Monologues, Olorounbi The Musical, Hear Word and also The Wives. Described as an ‘actor’s actor’ by her peers, she is known for pitch perfect performances.
Iretiola Doyle’s Daughter
She is happily married to Patrick Doyle and has six children. After a week of close-knit ceremony at the registry, The actress daughter, Ngozikachi Abimbola Ozofor, wedded in a traditional ceremony on Saturday on the 19th of July 2014.
The ceremony had lots of Nollywood celebrities in attendance which was held at an event centre situated in Agidingbi area of Lagos, Nigeria.
top celebrities that were in attendance on that day were Linda Ejiofor, Monalisa Chinda, Paul, Adams Paul, Kemi Lala, Akindoju, Taiwo Ajai Lycett, Jumobi Mofe Damijo, Funlola Aofiyebi Raimi, Ufuoma McDermontt, Michelle Dede and, Barrister, Bimbo Bakare amongst several others.
Iretiola Doyle’s Movies
Here are handful of Nollywood Movies Iretiola Doyle has featured in but just a few to mention;
Across the Niger, Sitanda, Torn, The Therapist (2015), Fifty (2015), The Arbitration (2016), The Wedding Party (2016), Dinner (2016), The Wedding Party 2 (2017), Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons (2018), Kasanova (2019), Merry Men 2(2019), Tinsel, For Coloured Girls (2011), Gidi Up 2014, till this present day.
Iretiola Doyle’s Age (2022)
Iretiola Doyle was born on the 3rd of may 1967. The veteran actor is currently 54 years old. She is celebrated widely by family, friends colleagues and fans on social media.
Iretiola Doyle’s Net Worth (2022) – $1.5Million USD
The veteran actress is one of the most influential in Nigeria with an estimated Net-worth of about $ 2.5,000,000 and with a number of exceptional eye catching movies that have received enormous sales, not excluding several endorsement deals and businesses as well.
Iretiola Doyle is one of the few Nigerian actresses that have left his foot print already in the Nigerian film industry, considering how influential she has been in recent years. Having said all of these, Iretiola Doyle’s personal life, career and so many other achievements in the past has made her so famous that he his widely known both in Nigeria and Africa.
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