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Adesua Etomi Biography, Movies, Parents, Husband and Awards

Adesua Etomi Biography

Adesua Etomi born Tolulope Adesuwa Etomi, is a Nigerian actress. She was born on 22 February 1988 in Owerri, Imo State.

Her father is a soldier of Esan descent, and her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent. She is the youngest of three siblings.

She attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos, where she joined the drama club at age 7. Etomi moved to the United Kingdom when she was 13 years old, and later obtained a diploma in “physical theatre, musical theatre and performing arts” from City College Coventry in 2004. After completing these courses in 2006 with triple distinctions, she studied drama and performance at the University of Wolverhampton, graduating with first-class honours.

Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi

In 2014, she starred in her first feature film Knocking On Heaven’s Door. Her film credits include The Arbitration, The Wedding Party, and Falling. Her performance in Falling earned her the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Actress In A Drama. Other notable films she has appeared in include A Soldier’s Story (2015), Out of Luck (2015), and Couple of Days (2016). Etomi played Shiela in the fourth and fifth seasons of Shuga, a television soap opera about HIV/AIDS prevention. Etomi began starring as Amaka Obiora, an undercover police officer, in Yemisi Wada’s crime series LasGidi Cops, which debuted in June 2016 on television.

Adesua Etomi Parents

Her father is a soldier of Esan descent, and her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent. She is the youngest of three siblings.

Adesua Etomi Husband – Adesua Etomi Married

“Adesua Etomi married” was a significant rumor for the tabloids of Nigeria. Nevertheless, it happened that it`s just another movie. Therefore, Adesua Etomi and Banky W were presented as couple for another Nollywood film. Still, supporters still await for real Adesua Etomi’s wedding and real photographs of Adesua Etomi and hubby.

Adesua Etomi Movies

  • The Call
  • Brave
  • Knocking On Heaven’s Door
  • Falling
  • A Soldier’s Story
  • Out Of Luck
  • Couple Of Days
  • And The Spirit Slowly Dies
  • The Arbitration
  • The Wedding Party
  • Ayamma: Music In The Desert
  • 10 Days In Sun City
  • The Wedding Party 2


  • 2009 – Foresight Theater Awards – Best Performance in a devised Piece of work
  • 2014 – Nollywood Reinvented Awards – Best New Actress
  • 2015 – Golden Movie Awards – Discovery of the Year
  • 2015 – ELOY Awards – Actress of the Year – Big screen
  • 2016 – 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards – Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV series)

Adesua Etomi Video