There are many beautiful and talented actresses in Nollywood, but not so many are multi-talented- that is; not many can switch between being an actor, musician, video vixen, and do all these creative endeavors with such a degree of perfection.
Scarlet Gomez is one of the fresh faces in the new age of Nollywood; she is one of the actors whose faces are very familiar with the audience because of the regular roles they play in the movie industry. Scarlet has featured in a number of movies that have gone on to become blockbusters- making a lot of money, and generating rave reviews.
In this post we take a look at the life of this incredible actress, her background, influences, movies, and everything else that you may want to know about her.
Scarlet Gomez Profile
Real Name: Gbemisola Scarlet Shotade Gomez
Also Known As: Scarlet Gomez
Date of Birth: May 12
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
Occupation: Singer, Actor, Model
Scarlet Gomez Biography
Scarlet Gomez is a star actress in the Nigerian movie industry. Before any of that however, she has been a musician and a beauty queen. She is most noted for her role in the Africa Magic TV Series, Flatmates. She played the role of ‘Fadekemi.’ She won the Miss United Nations Tourism pageant in December 2012 in Kingston, Jamaica. That opened the door for her to work as a model with several modeling agencies. She then went on to record her first studio album, The Scarlet Letter, in 2016.
After that she turned her attention to acting, and has gone on to feature in many movies and soap operas; thus winning the love and admiration of the Nigerian and African audience. But how did she come to find herself in the movie industry?
Scarlet Gomez Early Life
Scarlet Gomez was born in Lagos on May 12, 1990’s. She was born into the family of Toks Shotade, a renowned music producer and sound engineer, who worked with many of the top musicians of times past. She attended primary and secondary school in Lagos, and when it was time higher education she went to the University of Lagos, where she studied Business Administration.
She explained that she spent a lot of time with her father in the studio, and this steered her towards music as a career path. Besides she grew up around musicians; they frequented their home to see her father.
Scarlet Gomez went into modeling when she was in school; and as a result she participated in several pageants. Of all the pageants she participated in, the most memorable was Miss United Nations Tourism pageant, which was held in December 2012, in Kingston, Jamaica.
She then became a video vixen; showcasing her beautiful face on the videos of some popular songs such as “Love Song” by Timi Dakolo, “Bartender” by Naeto C and M.I, “Eziokwu” by Lynxx featuring Phyno, and “Run My Race” by Burna Boy.
Scarlet Gomez then went on to produce a music album; it is called The Scarlet Letter, and it was released in 2016. From there she turned her attention to acting, and that is where it becomes interesting.
Scarlet Gomez started auditioning for roles, and then her big opportunity came in form of a role in the Africa Magic original film titled Armour. That film enabled her to showcase her talent to a wide audience beyond the shores of the country, and she soon became a fan’s favorite.
She then starred in Clarence Peter’s movie called “Hex” in 2015. It is a horror film, and enabled her to showcase the depth and versatility of her talent. The movie was a very successful one; and even now it remains an important milestone in her career. possibly it was at this point that she saw that she had made the right decision by switching to acting; and that she had sufficient talent to make it in the industry.
Scarlet Gomez went to star in the Wale Adenuga Productions movie titled The Other Side, and from there she has featured in a many movies, soap operas, and feature films.
Scarlet Gomez Movies
Armour (Year 2012)
Scarlet (Year 2013)
Side Chic Squad (Year 2017)
Lagos Big Girl (Series)
Perfect Imperfection (Series)
Hex” in (Year 2015)
Sisters-in-law (Year 2020)
President For A Day
Knockout Blessing (Year 2018)
The Big Fat Lie (Year 2019)
A Masquerade carnival in Lagos (Year 2022)
Love and a Crowd (Year 2019)
Kidnapped (Year 2023)
A Dead Man’s Souvenir (Year 2023)
A Test of Faith (Year 2023)
Forbidden Love (Year 2023)
Wura (Year 2023)
A Masquerade carnival in Lagos (Year 2022)
She Is the One (Year 2022)
Cruise & Clout (Year 2022)
Inside Life (Year 2022)
Short (Year 2022)
Breakfast (Year 2022)
You Who I Called Sister (Year 2022)
The Brightons (Year 2022)
The Knot (Year 2022)
Symphony (Year 2022)
Please note that many of Scarlet Gomez’s appearances have been in TV series; nevertheless, she has made many appearances in feature movies as well. All in all, she is very dynamic in her acting, she has demonstrated this by portraying a number of characters, which she has done very well.
Scarlet Gomez Awards
Scarlet Gomez is yet to receive a professional award for acting or singing. The only thing on record is the beauty pageant she won back in 2012.
Scarlet Gomez Age
Scarlet Gomez was born on May 12, 1990’s. Although we do not have the data about the year of her birth, we know that she is between 28 to 33 years old. That is a judgment made after considering her appearance; she is mature; but still very young and beautiful.
Scarlet Gomez State of Origin
Scarlet Gomez is from Lagos State. She was born in Lagos as well, and has lived in the city ever since.
Scarlet Gomez Husband
Scarlet Gomez is married to Temi Gomez, who is also from Lagos State. It was actually after her marriage which took place on April 13, 2017 that she took the name Gomez; her birth name is Gbemisola Scarlet Shotade.
In an interview she stated that her husband was very supportive, and that he did not mind her acting intimate roles in the movies.
Scarlet Gomez Child
Scarlet Gomez had a baby boy named Eli Gomez in 2019, but she lost the boy shortly after. The news of this event is widespread, and was shared by her husband on twitter.
Scarlet Gomez Net Worth
Scarlet Gomez is estimated to be worth around N40 million. The money comes from her acting; she is one of the stars of the ongoing TV Series “My Flatmates” which is on DSTV. DSTV is the biggest paying media house when it comes to motion pictures in sub Saharan Africa.
Scarlet Gomez has also been busy outside the movie sets; she is the Instagram account handler for Laycon- a reality TV star and Musician. That probably means she earns a lot of money as a social media manager and talent manager.
That is all we can take about Scarlet Gomez; our favorite TV Series actress. It is exciting to think about how she has grown in the industry; and what lies ahead for her in the future.