Folake Olowofoyeku Biography: Age, Net Worth, Husband, Married, Pictures, Instagram, Movies, Songs, Siblings

Folake Olowofoyeku Biography: Age, Net Worth, Husband, Married, Pictures, Instagram, Movies, Songs, Siblings

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Biography

Folake Olowofoyeku (born 26 October 1983) is a Nigerian-American actress and musician born on October 26, 1983 (age 37).

She stared in the 2019 Chuck Lorre CBS sitcom, Bob Hearts Abishola.

She has also worked for voice-over campaigns with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company, Money Gram, and Emirates Airlines.

Folake Olowofoyeku
Folake Olowofoyeku: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Folake Olowofoyeku
Born: 26 October 1983
Age: 37 years old
Place of Birth: Lagos
State Of Origin: Lagos State
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Babatunji Olowofoyeku, Felicia Olowofoyeku
Height: 1.8 m
Siblings: Toby Foyeh
Boyfriend • Husband: UNDISCLOSED
Occupation: Actress • Tv Personality
Net Worth: $500,000-$1,000,000

Early Life

Folake Olowofoyeku was born on the 26th of October 1983 to Nigerian politicians, Babatunji Olowofoyeku and Felicia Olowofoyeku in Lagos, Nigeria.

Growing up, she happened to be the youngest of 20 children of Babatunji Olowofoyeku.

She grew up in Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria but spent most of her time I’m London.

Education

Folake Olowofoyeku attended a Montessori Boarding School in Benin City (Igbinedon Education Center) before she was transferred to Vivian Fowler Memorial College for girls in Ikeja, Lagos.

She also studied at Oxbridge Tutorial College.

In 2001, at 18, she emigrated to the United States where she stayed with her sister to attend City College of New York to study economics in anticipation of becoming an attorney.

During her stay at City College of New York, she played NCAA Division III College basketball for the CCNT Beavers.

Career

After she graduated from college, Folake Olowofoyeku started working at Off-Broadway Theatre New York City.
In 2017, she appeared in the last season of Transparent. She was also featured in the 2017 Death Race 2050 as Minerva Jefferson.

In September 2019, Folake Olowofoyeku starred in Chuck Lorre CBS sitcom, Bob Hearts Abishola, where she co-starred opposite American Comedian, Billy Gardell. The sitcom was created by Chucks Lorre alongside British-Nigerian comedian, Gina Yashere, who plays the character of Kemi, Folake’s best friend.

Folake Olowofoyeku plays the role of Abishola, a Nigerian nurse who meets a businessman named, Bob in Detroit, the show features two people who find they have more in common than differences.

Music Career

Folake Olowofoyeku has a diploma in audio engineering from the Institute of Audio Research. She plays afro-beat electronic music under the moniker – THE FOLAKE. She also plays guitar, piano and has worked as a sound engineer.

In 2013, she was featured in two of David Bowie‘s videos, The Stars (Are Out Tonight) and The Next Day as his bass guitarist. Both videos were directed by Sigismondi Floria.

Personal Life

The Nigerian-American actress, Folake Olowofoyeku was previously married with two kids.

However, there is no information regarding the relationship between her ex-husband and her.

Awards

  • Category – Best Actress Awards
  • Association – Reel heart International Film Festival

Net Worth

The talented Nigerian-born American personality, Folake Olowofoyeku is said to have established an estimated net worth of about $500,000-$1,000,000.

Social Media

  • Instagram – @the.folake; She currently has 2.7k followers on Instagram.
  • Twitter – Foláké Olówófôyekù (@thefolake)
    She holds a Twitter account of 5k followers.
  • Facebook – Foláké Olówófôyekù
    She has more than 1k followers on Facebook.

Filmography

  • Protestors – 2004
  • Law & Order : Special Victims Unit {episode – “Scorched Earth”} – 2005
  • When They Could Fly – 2006
  • 10,000 AD : The Legend of a Black Pearl – 2008
  • Staged Archive – 2008
  • In Search of Myster Ey – 2008
  • The Child Within – 2009
  • 30 Rock – 2010
  • Law & Order : Criminal Intent – 2010
  • White Collar – 2010
  • The Beaver – 2011
  • Law & Order : Special Victims Unit {episode – “Night”} – 2011
  • Hellbenders – 2012
  • The Stars (Are Out Tonight) – 2013
  • The Next Day – 2013
  • Gideon’s Cross – 2014
  • Kepler X-47 – 2014
  • Modern Family – 2014
  • How To Get Away With Murder – 2016
  • West World – 2016
  • Female Fight Squad – 2016
  • Death Race 2050 – 2017
  • Colony – 2017
  • Transparent – 2017
  • The Gifted – 2017
  • Central & Broadway – 2018
  • The Bride – 2018
  • World of Warcraft : Battle for Azeroth – 2018
  • Armed – 2018
  • Vader Immortal : A Star Wars VR Series {episode 1} – 2019
  • The Filth – 2019
  • Bob Hearts Abishola – 2019

Theatre

  • Trojan Woman by Euripides at Classical Theatre Of Harlem – 2004
  • Punk Roc/Love Song (Horse Trade Theatre Group) – 2009

Discography

  • The. Folake! – 2012



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