Mosun Filani is one beautiful Nigerian actress that has got it all. Who doesn’t dream to develop into a profitable producer, actress, author, entrepreneur, pleased mom, and beloved spouse? Nigerian actress Mosun Filani-Oduoye has achieved all these desires. Often perceived as soft-spoken and scandal-free, Mosun Filani has no doubt made her mark in the Nollywood Yoruba movie industry.
Mosun Filani was nominated in 2009 and 2011 by the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Unfortunately, as much as she didn’t win, it went on to prove the beautiful actress is recognized for the many works she does behind the cameras.
Mosun Filani Biography
Mosun Filani-Oduoye (born July 5, 1968) is a Nigerian movie producer, entrepreneur, film and voice actress born in Ibadan, Oyo State. She hails from Ikole-Ekiti, South West, Nigeria and is a two-time nominee of the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (2009 and 2011). She attended Abeokuta College of Education and earned a degree in Business Administration from Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED).
Mosun is mostly believed to be from Ibadan as she spent most part of her formative years there. Interestingly, she is not. Although she was born in Ibadan, her parents are from Ekiti State and she was raised alongside her four other siblings in Ibadan until she proceeded to the Abeokuta College of Education and earned a degree in Business Administration from Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED).
Mosun started acting as a teenager out of passion. her purpose was neither for fame nor the money. She was a member of her secondary school drama group and also a member of Abeokuta College of Education drama group and featured in the stage plays until she thought to take a step further in her acting career after rounding off her education.
Mosun started her professional acting career in 2005 and has since starred in several Nollywood movies especially Yoruba films such as Ami Ayo, Iyo Awe, and the popular comedy TV series, Jenifa. Despite featuring in over 50 movies, Mosun reportedly took a marriage leave from the movie industry in 2013 and returned in 2015 because she wanted to have time for her family and also focus on her home.
Besides acting, Mosun is an entrepreneur and a trip to her Instagram account shows she is doing incredibly well at it. She is the owner and CEO of Beauty and Brain which deals with skincare (beautyandbrainskincare) and hair sales (beautyandbrainhair).
Mosun Filani Family, Husband, and Children
Mosun Filani is married to Kayode Emmanuel Oduoye, a lawyer, politician, and CEO of Shalom Group. The union which took place in 2012 has produced two offsprings including Sinaayomi Simeon Oduoye. Mosun lost her father, Pa. Olatunde Solomon Filani, in 2015.
Mosun Filani-Oduoye Net Worth
Mosun Filani-Oduoye who is a talented Nollywood actress and entrepreneur has an estimated net worth of $34,000 (N12 million).