Dorcas Shola Fapson Biography: Age, Net Worth, Relationship, Sibling, Parents, Spouse, Films

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Dorcas Shola Fapson is a Nigerian actress, presenter, DJ, and model. She is best known for her role as Sophie in the MTV series Shuga. She has also appeared in several Nollywood films, including The Wedding Party, The Arbitration, and Fifty.

Fapson is also a successful model and has worked with major brands such as Nike, L’Oreal, and Cadbury. She has also made a name for herself as a DJ, performing at various events and festivals across Nigeria. 

Fapson is known for her versatility and ability to take on various roles on screen or behind the scenes. Her talent and hard work have made her one of the most sought-after entertainers in Nigeria today.


  • Full Name: Dorcas Shola Fapson
  • Stage Name: Dorcas Shola Fapson
  • Nickname: Fapson
  • Born: January 4, 1991
  • Age: 33 years old 
  • Birthplace: London
  • Nationality: British Nigerian
  • Occupation: Actress, presenter, DJ, and model
  • Spouse: Skiibii (rum)
  • Relationship: Dating
  • Height: 1.68m
  • Net Worth: $1 million

Early Life

Dorcas Shola Fapson was born on January 4, 1991, in London. Her parents are both Nigerian, but when she was two years old, her mother was deported back to Nigeria. Fapson was raised in London by her father and attended a Catholic school. She was a good student who excelled in school. She also enjoyed performing and was a member of the school’s drama club.


Fapson’s mother died when she was 14 years old. Fapson was going through a difficult time, and she was struggling to cope with her loss. She resorted to acting to express herself and began taking acting workshops.

After graduating high school, Fapson traveled to New York to study acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. 2013, she graduated from the academy and returned to Nigeria to pursue her acting career.

Fapson’s first notable role was in the MTV Shuga television series. She portrayed Sophie, a young woman attempting to deal with the rigors of growing up in a big metropolis. Fapson’s act on MTV Shuga received critical acclaim and multiple prizes for her efforts.


She went to United Missionary Comprehensive College in Ibadan, Oyo State, and Wisdom Gate High School in Ikeja, Lagos. She then studied criminology at the University of Bedfordshire in the United Kingdom. After graduating, Fapson traveled to New York City to study acting at the American Musical & Dramatic Academy.


She began her career as a model, appearing in advertisements for Nike, Coca-Cola, and L’Oreal. In 2010, she made her acting debut in The Set Up. She then appeared in several other films and television shows, including MTV’s Shuga, Gidi Up, and Skinny Girl in Transit.

Fapson’s breakout performance occurred in the 2017 film Banana Island Ghost. The film was a critical and commercial success, and critics complimented Fapson’s performance. She has since starred in several blockbuster films, including My Wife & I, The Essence, Man of God, and The Perfect Arrangement.

Fapson also works as a DJ. She started DJing in 2020 and has since played at several events in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. She is also a presenter, having hosted various MTV Base Africa programs.

In the Nigerian entertainment industry, Fapson is a rising talent. She is well-known for her adaptability and ability to perform various roles. She is also a vocal supporter of women’s rights, having spoken out against sexual harassment and assault.

Award & Nominations

Dorcas Shola Fapson has been nominated for the following awards:

  • Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in the film “The Arbitration”

She has also been nominated for several other awards, including:

  • Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the film “The Arbitration.”
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the City People Entertainment Awards for her role in the film “The Arbitration”
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards for her role in the film “The Arbitration”
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the film “Isoken.”
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the film “The Set Up.”

Social Media

  • Instagram: @ms_dsf
  • Twitter: @dsf_dorcas
  • Facebook: Dorcas Shola Fapson
  • LinkedIn: Dorcas Shola Fapson

Personal Life

Fapson is a private individual who does not reveal much about her life to the world. She is, however, in a relationship with Nigerian rapper L.A.X. Fapson was the victim of a sexual assault in 2017. In an interview with Pulse Nigeria, she spoke up about the incident, and her tale served to raise awareness of sexual assault in Nigeria.


Here is the filmography of Dorcas Shola Fapson:

  1. Shuga TV series – Sophie
  2. The Queen’s Fiction TV movie- Queen
  3. My Wife & I film – Jumoke Fashanu
  4. Banana Island Ghost film – Titi
  5. Castle & Castle TV series – Doshima
  6. The Essence film – Lola
  7. Man of God film – Rekya
  8. The Perfect Arrangement film- Sope-Bakare Kalejaiye
  9. The Capture TV series – Victoria Bello

Fapson has also appeared in several music videos, including:

  • Shake Body by Patoranking
  • Bend Down Pause by Davido
  • Legbegbe by Tekno
  • Somebody’s Son by Wizkid
  • Ojuelegba, by Wizkid

Net Worth

Dorcas Shola Fapson‘s net Worth is expected to be $1 million in 2023. She is a Nigerian model, Actress, and singer. Her most well-known parts are in the films “Man of God” and “My Wife & I.”

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