There are a lot of gorgeous actresses in Nigeria - they have a special place in our hearts due to their exceptional roles in films and TV series. One of such superstars is Olayode Juliana - the young Nigerian actress who is famous for her role as Toyosi in the TV-series “Jenifa’s Diary.” Today, we will learn more about our favorite actress - let’s talk about Olayode Juliana biography.
Biography of Juliana Olayode
The beloved actress, Juliana Olayode was born into a large family of eight. She was brought up in Lagos, even though she is from the Ogun State. We know a bit about her religious preference - Juliana Olayode worships at the Ark. She did try to go to university, but, as Juliana once said, “It didn’t work out”. She spent most her time getting various certifications that could help her in the future and improve her skills as an actress.
How old is Olayode Juliana? Currently, we don’t know her exact date of her birth. The only thing we know is that she was born on June 7th.
It is known that Juliana is currently in a relationship, but the actress doesn't like to talk about it, so her private life is still a secret.
Career of the Nigerian actress
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Besides playing the role of Toyosi, Jenifa’s best friend in the series “Jenifa’s Diary,” she was also featured in movies like:
- Rivers Within;
- Couple of Days;
- Where Does the Beauty Go?
- Click Now.
According to Juliana, she was always attracted to the acting career. She said “Most of my friends know I have always said I would be the best actress in the world. This seems like a lofty goal, but that's how much acting means to me. I guess one other attraction I have to acting is that it affords me the "rare luxury" of becoming anything I want to be. It's like living in another world”.
Besides acting, Juliana Olayode took part in some advertisement campaigns and also had a deal with VV Hair Nigeria.
On the set of the “Jenifa’s Diary,” Juliana Olayode worked with famous Nigerian actresses like Funke Akindele, Lolo, Lota Chukwu and Tina Mba.
Juliana also has interesting thoughts about sexual purity. She said “I am a strong advocate for sexual purity and it goes beyond the screen for me. That is who I am, and I’m not doing it for any other reason than that. Years before I began acting, God told me that He would open doors for me and that wherever I go, I should always talk about Him and sexual purity”.
Juliana Olayode believes that purity is not a thing of the past. She is not ashamed to talk about her life choices, and we are glad that a lot of people are supporting her. In today’s world, talking about sexual purity may be seen as something strange. It is great that Juliana Olayode is still staying true to her values.
Juliana Olayode is quite a talented young lady. We hope to see her in many more roles in the future.
Awards for Juliana Olayode
She has not been a recipient of a lot of awards, but we are sure that would change too! The beloved Juliana took home the award for Best Actress in the year 2016. She was also given an award for the category of Next Rated Act (Movie).
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