Actress Carol King Bio, Husband, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Pictures

Actress Carol King Biography: Husband, Age, Movies, Net Worth, Pictures

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Caroline King (born July 24, 1963), addressed as Carol King, is a Nollywood veteran. She is a Nigerian actress, thespian, and presenter. She became a household name in the entertainment industry because of her role as Jumoke in the TV drama Everyday People

She has appeared in several TV, web, and feature films. She played the recurring role of Mrs. Macaulay in the Ndani web series Skinny Girl In Transit (SGIT) seasons 4 and 5. 

In 2022, Carol King was cast to play the role of Principal Gemade in the Netflix Original Drama series Far From Home

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name:Caroline King
Stage Name:Carol King
Born:24 July 1963 (age 60 years old)
Place of Birth:Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin:Edo State
Parents:Mr. & Mrs. King
Spouse:Captain Kolawole King
Boyfriend • Partner:N/A
Occupation:Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth:$600,000-$900,000

Early Life

Carol King was born into the family of Mr. and Mrs. King in old Western Nigeria. She was raised in Lagos and lived in a middle-class neighbourhood in Mainland Lagos. She was born in a public-run hospital in Lagos. 

Although born and bred in southwest Nigeria, Caro King is from the south-south geopolitical zone. She is an indigene of Edo State.

Carol King speaks English and Pidgin fluently. Her parents raised her in the Christian faith and attended an Anglican Church during her childhood and teenage years. 


Because of her middle-class upbringing, Carol King received a quality education. She attended St. Soweto Primary School in Lagos to get elementary education. She is an alumnus of Awori Anglican Comprehensive High School Lagos, where she received secondary education. 

Carol King bagged a Diploma in Insurance from Ahmadu Bello University. After that, she secured a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Religious Studies at Lagos State University


After graduating from the university, Carol King joined the media industry by securing a job as a presenter. She worked as a radio presenter with a leading radio station in Lagos. Her journey into the acting industry began after she attended an audition for a radio drama titled I Need To Know

She was cast in the radio drama, where she delivered an excellent performance. Carol King‘s success in the radio drama paved the way for her to be cast in a lead role in the television series Everyday People. She played the character Jumoke in the drama series, acting alongside Sam Loco Efe, Nobert Young, and Olumide Oworu

Besides her work in television, Carol King has also appeared in many feature films and web series. She is an accomplished thespian and has acted in several stage plays. Notable films she has appeared in are The Gods Are Not To Blame, Tinsel, A Naija Christmas, North East, Journey To Self, For Colored Girls, Dazzling Mirage, Pasito Dehinde, The Wives, Prison Chronicles, Five Maidens Of Fadaka, Ajayi Crowther, and V-Monologues, amongst others. 

Carol King played the character of Mrs. MacaulayMide Macaulay‘s mother – in the Ndani TV web series Skinny Girl In Transit (SGIT). In 2022, she was cast to play the role of Principal Gemade in the Netflix Original drama series Far From Home

A Nollywood Veteran, Carol King‘s work in the industry has been recognized with many laurels. She won the Africa Youth Role Model award in 2009.


  • Far From Home
  • Wura
  • Skinny Girl In Transit
  • Emerald
  • Eko Law
  • Blaze Of Glory
  • Edge Of Paradise
  • Tinsel 
  • Everyday People 
  • I Need To Know
  • A Naija Christmas
  • North East
  • Journey To Self
  • The Gods Are Still Not To Blame
  • For Colored Girls
  • Dazzling Mirage
  • Pasito Dehinde
  • The Wives
  • Prison Chronicles
  • Five Maidens Of Fadaka
  • Ajayi Crowther
  • V-Monologues

Social Media

Carol King has over 8k followers on Instagram. 

  • Instagram handle: @carolkingck1

Personal Life

Carol King is 60 years old and celebrated her diamond jubilee on the 24th of July, 2023. 

Carol King is a married woman. She is married to Captain Kolawole King, a Nigerian pilot from the country’s southwestern part. She and Captain Kolawole King became lovebirds after her first marriage crashed. Their marriage is blessed with three children. 

Carol King resides in a highbrow neighbourhood on Victoria Island with her family. The King family lives in a mansion and maintains a comfortable lifestyle. Although she is a Nollywood superstar, she is quite private about her personal life. She is also a successful entrepreneur and has shares in some SMEs in Nigeria.

Net Worth

Carol King has recorded success in Nollywood and is one of the highest-paid actresses in the industry. 

She is estimated to be worth $600,000 to $900,000 (USD).

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