Adesua Etomi Biography, Husband, Twins, Baby, Net Worth, Age, Mother, State Of Origin, Ex-Boyfriend, Instagram, Siblings, Movies

Adesua Etomi Biography: Husband, Twins, Baby, Net Worth, Age, Mother, State Of Origin, Ex-Boyfriend, Instagram, Siblings, Movies

June 24, 2023 0 Posted By Sade Tolani


Tolulope Adesua Etomi-Wellington (born February 22, 1986) is a 36 years old A-list Nigerian actress with hundreds of film credits under her belt.

A first-class graduate from the University Of Wolverhampton, she came to the limelight after acting in Knocking On Heaven’s Door.

Adesua Etomi has also starred in some of the country’s box office charting movies, The Wedding Party 1&2, King Of Boys, Sugar Rush, The Arbitration and The Set Up.

Adesua Etomi
Adesua Etomi: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Tolulope Adesua Etomi-Wellington
Stage Name: Adesua Etomi
Born: February 22, 1988 (age 36 years old)
Place of Birth: Owerri, Imo, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Imo State
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Eniiwaju Etomi
Children: Hazaiah Wellington
Height: 1.68 m
Siblings: Tosin Etomi, Temitayo Etomi
Boyfriend • Husband: Banky W (m. 2017)
Occupation: Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth: $600,000-900,000

Early Life

Adesua Etomi was born to Edo parents, Mr and Mrs Etomi, in the city of Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. Her father is an Ishan man, while her mother, Eniiwaju Etomi hails from the Yoruba ethnic group.

She arrived in the world on the 22nd Of February 1988. Her father worked as a soldier before his death, while her mother was an engineer and pastor.

Adesua Etomi‘s Yoruba name is Tolulope. She has two older siblings, Tosin Etomi and Temitayo Etomi and is the last child of the family. She and her siblings were raised by her mother after their father’s death. She spent her formative years in Owerri before moving down to Lagos State with the rest of the family.

Adesua Etomi was raised up as Christian and still adheres to the faith till today. She picked up interest in acting right from her primary school, where she was a member of the drama society and played lead roles in different drama shows. She continued with this feat when she gained admission into secondary school.


Adesua Etomi completed her primary school education at Corono Primary School, Victoria Island.

Before moving to the United Kingdom, she briefly attended Queen’s College, Yaba, to continue her high school education. She obtained a diploma in Physical Theatre, Musical Theatre and Performing Arts from City College Coventry.

After that, she studied Drama and Performing Arts at the University Of Wolverhampton, where she bagged a First Class degree.


After working briefly in the United Kingdom, Adesua Etomi returned to her fatherland to pursue her dream and build a career in the Nollywood industry.

She made her film debut in the movie, Knocking On Heaven’s Door in 2014. The movie did well commercially, throwing her into the spotlight and helping her to get more acting gigs from directors.

Since she broke out as a star, Adesua Etomi has acted in successful movies such as The Arbitration, The Set Up, A Soldier’s Story, Out Of Luck, Lasgidi Cops, Falling, The Wedding Party 1&2, King Of Boys, Sugar Rush, 10 Days In Suncity, Couple Of Days, Up North, Muna, Memoirs Of 4, and Malika: Warrior Queen.

In 2016, Adesua Etomi went home with the Best Actress In A Drama at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. The recognition was due to the way she delivered an exceptional performance in the movie, Falling. She also starred in the MTV produced series, Shuga, where she played the role of Sheila. Unfortunately, she was cast in only two seasons (Season Four and Five).

In the past seven years, Adesua Etomi has worked with the industry’s most prominent actors and directors. Notable names are Sola Sobowale, Ali Baba, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ireti Doyle, Tina Mba, Ayo Makun, Banky W, Adeolu Adefarasin, Paul Sambo, Reminisce, Kemi Adetiba, Daniel Akinmolayan, O.C Ukeju, Somkele Nyamah, Beverly Naya, and Kehinde Bankole.

Social Media

Adesua Etomi is vocal about specific social issues and her Christian faith on social media. She has grown a solid social media presence over the years. She currently has over 4.3 million followers on Instagram.

Instagram handle – @adesuaetomi.

Personal Life

Adesua Etomi is married to fellow actor, Bankole Wellington (Banky W) and their union is blessed with a child. Adesua announced the birth of her son named, Hazaiah Wellington, in January 2021.

She and Banky W became engaged in February 2017, and they got married in November 2017. Unfortunately, before the birth of her son, she had suffered a miscarriage. The Wellingtons reside in Lagos, where they maintain hectic schedules.

Net Worth

Adesua Etomi is one of the highest-paid actresses in the industry. She currently has an estimated net worth of $600,000-900,000.

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