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Sola Kosoko Biography, Age, Wedding, Husband, Awards and Movies

Sola Kosoko Biography

Sola Kosoko is a Nigerian film actress and director known for Láròdá òjò. She was born on January 7, 1976 in a family of actors. She is the daughter of Prince Jide Kosoko, who is a veteran actor and the former president of Association of Theatre Arts (ANTP). Henrietta Kosoko, her stepmother and her sister, Bidemi Kosoko are actresses.

Sola Kosoko attended Methodist Primary School in Yaba and also had her secondary education in Yaba, Lagos.She attended Olabisi Onabanjo University, from where she graduated with a degree in Sociology.

In an interview, Sola publicized that her father’s influence helped her remarkable growth as an actress and this she combined this with her agility that has earned her recognition away from her father’s popularity and influence.

Sola Kosoko

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Sola Kosoko Career

Speaking to Showtime Celebrity, she had this to say about what influenced your choice of career.

To be honest, my dad influenced my choice of career. My ambition as a child was to become a lawyer or a broadcaster. My first appearance could be likened to a prop-like appearance. In 1987, I got my first role in a celluloid film after which I went back to school. Immediately after my secondary school education, I started appearing more in films. Some of daddy’s colleagues like Baba Suwe would come around and would tell me to come and act about three scenes and that was it. My first major film was Ola Abata in 1999 because I was cast for the role Alaja Wosilat. With that movie, my dad became more convinced that I should take acting seriously. But I wasn’t keen about it because I was seeking admission into the University. In the year 2000, my dad scripted another movie and he said I would not just take two or three scenes, but would be the main character in the film. I obliged reluctantly. I watched the film and I was not too happy with myself . I felt like I was too small and not beautiful enough and I decided to quit acting and concentrate on my academics. In the year 2001, I had another opportunity to act in a film as the main character again, I accepted reluctantly yet again but this time when I watched the movie, I was happy with what I saw on the screen. I was looking more matured, beautiful and I performed well. And that was the movie that shot me into limelight. With this, I started getting more invitations from other producers.

Sola Kosoko Wedding – Sola Kosoko Husband

She got married in 2012 to her husband, Abiodun Abina. Sola delivered a baby girl in July, 2014, in the United States of America.

Sola Kosoko Age

She was born on January 7, 1976.

Movies

Sola began her acting career in 2000 in the Yoruba language films of Nollywood. Among the movies she has featured in include:

  • Oko Irese
  • Omo Bishop
  • Eje adegbenro 2
  • Láròdá òjò
  • Eje Adegbenro
  • Onitemi
  • Ina Fitila
  • Wura Ati Fadaka
  • Alamu Seniyan
  • Omo Olorire

Awards

  • 2011 – The Best of Nollywood (bon) Awards

Sola Kosoko – Video


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