Damilola Adegbite has remained consistent in the entertainment industry despite several challenges that she has had to deal with. The beautiful actress who made her movie debut in 2008 garnered widespread attention when her marriage with Ghanaian actor Chris Attoh came to an abrupt end. This post is about Damilola and here are all the things you need to know about her.
Damilola Adegbite: Age and early life
Damilola Adegbite was born in Surulere, Lagos State on May 18, 1985. She attended Queen’s College in Yaba, Lagos before moving to Bowen University Iwo, Osun State where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration.
Growing up, her beauty became the most powerful weapon as she appeared in various TV commercials for brands as a model. She, however, switched her focus to acting but getting roles wasn’t easy as she attended many auditions until she landed a role in MNet’s television drama “Tinsel” where she would later meet her former husband Chris Attoh. Since she is passionate about acting, something she started at an early age before modeling snatched her for a while, Damilola has made strong appearances in blockbuster films since her debut.
She is 34 years old.
Damilola Adegbite: Career and net worth
Damilola Adegbite started her acting career in 2008 when she played the role of Thelma Duke in the television soap opera “Tinsel”. This role was groundbreaking for her as she gave her chance to work with top actors in the entertainment industry like Ireti Doyle, Linda Ejiofor and a host of others. Damilola left the show in 2012 when her character roles ended.
She made her full Nollywood debut in the 2010 film “6 Hours to Christmas”. This was immediately followed by her role as Kemi Williams in the movie “Flower Girls”. It was as if she goes for the highly-rated films as she joined the cast of “Heaven’s Hell” a psychological drama film that tells the story of two housewives whose bond of friendship seems unbreakable, but is filled with deceit and betrayal. The film stars actors like Nse Ikpe Etim and OC Ukeje.
Damilola also appeared in the film “Banana Island Ghost” in 2017. The actress has also starred in the following films “From Lagos with Love”, “Merrymen: The Real Yoruba Demons”, and “Isoken” a romantic comedy film directed by Jadesola Osiberu. Since 2015, she has been playing the role of Temilola Coker in the television drama series “Before 30” which airs on DSTV’s African Magic.
“Before 30” focuses on the lives of four young and urban career women in Lagos as they face pressures from society and culture, their peers and family members on the condition to be married before they turn 30. The series is sponsored by Airtel Nigeria and First Bank Nigeria.
The actress is also a TV presenter and has anchored some shows in the Nigerian entertainment industry. With the pace at which she is going, Damilola has all take to rise to the level of actresses like Genevieve Nnaji and Ini Edo.
Damilola Adegbite has a net worth of 300 thousand dollars according to 360dopes.com.
Marriage with Chris Attoh
There are people who found love in a hopeless place according to Rihanna and Calvin Harris, then there are actors who found love on the set of a movie. Damilola met her former husband Chris Attoh on the set of the soap opera “Tinsel”. Chris Attoh is a Ghanaian actor, On-Air Personality and Producer known for his roles on MNet’s “Tinsel” as Kwame Mensah.
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Their relationship started off as a rumor until they confirmed it and it didn’t quite the duo had a private wedding in Accra, Ghana on 14 February 2015. Together they welcomed a son named Brian. In September 2017, there rumors that the couples have separated, and When Damilola removed her husband’s name from her Instagram handle, unfollowed him and deleted all the pictures they took together, Chris Attoh revealed that the marriage was truly over. No one actually knew the cause of their divorce but they are still in the life of their son Brian.
Damilola has not remarried, however, Chris Attoh has re-married to Bettie Jennifer on October 6, 2018, at a private ceremony in Accra. Sadly, Bettie was killed in her US apartment and local reports say she was married to a drug lord who is currently serving time in prison and not happy about her marriage.
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