20 most beautiful Yoruba actresses

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20 most beautiful Yoruba actresses

Time was when one wants to watch truly beautiful ladies in a Nigerian movie, one had to check in the English language based ones. While majority of

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Time was when one wants to watch truly beautiful ladies in a Nigerian movie, one had to check in the English language based ones.

While majority of the attractive actresses in those movies were from the east, the few ones from the Yoruba speaking part of the country never really saw a need to take up roles in Yoruba movies. But that has obviously changed.

Today, Yoruba movie lovers watch paragons of beauty on their screens and their number keeps growing.

In this report, we bring you some of the desirable ladies featuring in Yoruba movies. Read on…


Liz Dasliva

Liz Dasilva

This mother of one is among the most beautiful actresses in the Yoruba movie industry. Liz  is often portrayed as a sex symbol and there is no denying the fact that her good looks and professionalism have contributed to her success.

Doris Simeon

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She is one of the finest Yoruba actresses with visible presence on the big screen. She is a gifted skilled Yoruba actress who has been on top of her game for several years.

Iyabo Ojo

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She is definitely a visible figure in the Yoruba section of Nollywood and is surely a hottie of this era. Iyabo Ojo’s beauty and good fashion sense cannot be overlooked when determining factors that have helped her career.

Toyin Aimakhu

Toyin Aimakhu

It is not for nothing that she’s one of the highest paid Yoruba actresses. An interpreter of roles whose talent is never in doubt, Toyin has garnered many fans over the years with her acting skill and good looks.

Biodun Okeowo

Biodun Okeowo

Popularly referred to as ‘Omo Butty,’ the beautiful mother of two is one of the wave-making actresses in the Yoruba section of the Nigerian movie industry. The sexy lady shot into limelight with a movie titled ‘Tolani Osirin’ in which she played the lead role.

Tope Osoba

Tope Osoba

Tope Osoba, a young and stylish actress is no doubt one of the prettiest Yoruba actresses of this era. The Abeokuta-born actress joined the movie industry about a decade ago, after featuring in star actress, Laide Bakare’s movie titled ‘Ijoya.’

Tayo Sobola

Tayo Sobola. Photo- Tayo Sobola

She is one of the hottest and the most-talked about babes in the Yoruba movie industry and has featured in many movies and music videos. Popularly called Sotayo, this pretty actress started as a model/video vixen before dabbling into acting.

Jaiye Kuti

Jaiye Kuti

Armed with a good looks and acting skill, this prolific actress is reputed to have one of the most irresistible booties in the industry. Born Jaiye Oluwakemi Kuti (not a relation of the Ransome Kuti family), she joined the make-believe profession some years back and has made a name in it.

Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe

Edo State-born actress, Mercy Aigbe is as famous for her beauty as she is for her dexterity in acting. A mother of two, she is married to a popular Lagos hotelier, Larry Gentry. The Unilag graduate ranks as one of most beautiful and stylish Nollywood actresses.

Ronke Odusanya

Ronke Odusanya. Photo: Fashion Pheeva

Popularly called Flakky Ididowo, the Olabisi Onabanjo University graduate is one of the up-to-the-minute Yoruba actresses. When Ronke Odusanya burst onto the scene about some years back and her talent as an actress got a number of people talking. Without shying away from the truth however, her voluptuous body also became a talking point.

Kemi Afolabi

Kemi Afolabi

Soft spoken actress, Kemi Afolabi is one of the most beautiful and talented role interpreters in the Yoruba movie industry. And owing to this, she has become producers’ favourite.


Bimbo Thomas

Bimbo Thomas

Well-endowed actress, Bimbo Thomas is also one of the most sought-after Yoruba actresses. Many people are attracted to her sexiness and that important additional quality she has to be a Nollywood star.

Mide Funmi Martins

Mide Funmi Martins. Photo: Google

She is one of the sexiest actresses who have gifted us with so many entertaining movies. The daughter of late beautiful Funmi Martins, has become a force in her own right. She is married to a popular Yoruba actor/director, Afeez Owo.

Faithia Balogun

Faithia Balo

Doubtlessly, Fathia Balogun is one of the most beautiful faces in the Nigerian movie industry. The Delta state-born actress, who was formerly married to veteran actor, Saidi Balogun, has become a household name in the Yoruba movie industry. Fathia is one the highest paid Yoruba actresses.

Ayo Adesanya


In spite of being 45,  Ayo is still blazing in all areas. She burst into the glitterati of fame in the early 90s. The mother of one kicked off her career featuring in English language movies, before she crossed over to the Yoruba movie industry.

Moji Olaiya

Moji Olaiya

Ageless beauty, Moji Olaiya has done very well for herself in the movie industry. A top notch actress, her good looks and acting skill have helped her career a great deal.

Bidemi Kosoko


The daughter of veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, Bidemi is no doubt one of the beautiful actresses in the industry. The Lagos State University Theater Arts graduate has a lot going for her.

Olaitan Ogungbile


Popularly called Olaitan Sugar, a nickname she got after featuring in the movie ‘Sugar,’ she is one of the new and hot actresses gradually taking over the Yoruba movie industry.

Lola Margaret

Lola Magret

Lola Margaret is one of the established Yoruba actresses, who have been around for over a decade. She is no doubt one of the pretty faces in the Nigerian make-believe industry.

Mosun Filani

Mosun Filani

Ekiti born Mosun Filani is one of the beautiful Yoruba actresses. Though she is married with kids, Mosun is still blazing in all areas.