Adesua Etomi is a popular Nollywood actress, television personality, social media personality and a model. She was born on 22nd February 1988 in Owerri, Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 32 years old. Her father is a soldier of Esan descent while her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent.

She is the youngest of three siblings. Adesua Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos and obtained her First School Leaving Certificate. While in Corona School, Adesua Etomi joined the drama club at the age of 7 years old.

After her primary school education, Adesua Etomi proceeded to Queens College in Lagos and obtained her West African Senior School Certificate. After completing her secondary school education, Adesua Etomi relocated to United Kingdom with her family.

While in United Kingdom, Adesua Etomi obtained a Diploma in Physical Theatre, Musical Theatre and Performing Arts from the City College Coventry. After obtaining her diploma certificate in Theatre Arts, Adesua Etomi proceeded to University of Wolverhampton in United Kingdom and graduated with a first class honours degree in Drama and Performing Arts.

Adesua Etomi returned to Nigeria after completing her studies in the United Kingdom and entered the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in 2014 and acted in her first film “Knocking on the Heavens Gate”.

In 2016, Adesua Etomi won the Best Actress in a drama at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the 2015 romantic drama film titled “Falling” alongside with Majid Michel and Desmond Elliot.

Adesua Etomi has acted in more than 80 movies which include The Arbitration, The Wedding Party, Falling, Knocking on the Heavens Door, A Soldier’s Story, Out of Luck, Couple of Days, 10 Days in Sun City, Brave, The Call, Suga, etc.

Adesua Etomi  enroled as Shiela in the fourth and fifth seasons of Shuga, a television soap opera about HIV/AIDS. Adesua Etomi is well versed in interpreting her role. She is really creative, beautiful and smart.

Adesua Etomi became engaged to Banky W in February 2017 and they both married on November 19, 2017. Dignitaries, high-class personalities and famous celebrities from the Nigerian entertainment industry graced the wedding reception.

Adesua’s wedding with her husband Banky W.


    Adesua holding her award at the AMVCA.

In 2014, Adesua Etomi won Most Promising Actress at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards. She also won Best New actress award at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards.

In 2015, Adesua Etomi won several awards which include Golden Actress in a Lead Role at the Golden Movie Awards, Best New Actress at the City People Entertainment Awards, Best Actress at the Golden Icon Academy Movie Awards, Female Viewer’s Choice at the Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards and Best Actress of the Year at the ELOY Awards.

In 2016, Adesua Etomi also won several awards which include Best Actress in a Drama at the Africa Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, Golden Actress at the Golden Movie Awards, Best Actress of the Year at the ELOY Awards and Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

In 2017, Adesua Etomi won the best actress award in drama and television at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Best Lead Actress in a film.


Adesua Etomi is currently one of the richest and most influential actress in Nigeria with a net worth of about $900,000.


Adesua Etomi Continues To Support Her Husband Banky W Amidst Rumors Of Cheating On Her

One of Nigeria’s hottest celebrity couples, Adesua Etomi Wellington and Bankole Wellington (Banky W) have been in the news more than the usual lately because of the viral rumours that have been making rounds on social media.

According to the rumors, the couple’s marriage seems to be facing some hurdles as it is rumoured that Banky W has been cheating on his wife Adesua.

The controversy got deeper when it was brought to public’s attention that the popular artiste and actor was cheating on his wife Adesua with a popular Nollywood actor, Gabriel Afolayan’s wife known as Adebanke Afolayan.

But there has still been some doubt that this alleged cheating scandal is real as the happy couple seem to be just that – happy.

There has been no real proof of the husband’s infidelity. Instead, all we have seen is Adesua’s support of her husband on social media as she has always done which leaves the public wondering if the rumours are actually true.


By Maffy Gondyi

Gondyi is a student of Psychology, a reserved personality, a critical thinker with an enthusiastic mind. He believes in making the world a better place; one word at a time. Mail me at [email protected]

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