Bimbo Ademoye Biography
Bimbo Ademoye (born 4 February 1991), is a Nigerian actress. She won Best Actress in a Comedy/TV Series at the 2023 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for her role in the film Selina.
Bimbo Ademoye Early life And Education
Bimbo Ademoye was born on 4 February 1991, in Lagos, Southwestern Nigeria. She obtained her secondary education from Mayflower School and is an alumna of Covenant University, where she studied Business Administration. In an interview with The Punch newspaper, she said she was raised by a single father who supported her chosen profession.
Bimbo Ademoye Career
In an interview with The Daily Independent newspaper, Bimbo Ademoye said that her acting career began in 2014 when she was cast in the short film Where Talent Lies. The film received accolades from the Africa International Film Festival. She describes Uduak Isong as her mentor, who assisted her in getting into the industry. In 2015, Ademoye was cast in her first feature film It’s About Your Husband, which was also produced by Isong.
In a 2018 compilation by Premium Times newspaper, she was listed as one of five actors who were predicted to have a successful career before the end of the year. In April 2018, she co-featured with Stella Damasus in Gone, which was directed by Daniel Ademinokan. Ademoye described working with Damasus as a motivating moment in her career.
She was nominated for Best Actress in a Comedy/TV Series at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards in 2018, for her role in the film Backup Wife (2017).
At the 2018 City People Movie Awards, she was nominated for Revelation of the Year, Best New Actress and Best Upcoming Actress. Bimbo’s role in Backup Wife also earned her a nomination for Best Lead Role at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards. She has also received two individual nominations at the 2018 Best of Nollywood Awards for her role in Personal Assistant, winning the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and getting a nomination for Best Kiss in a Movie.
Ademoye has been described as a celebrity style icon by several media outlets.
- Girlfriends (2019)
- The Family (2019)
- Kamsi (2018)
- Getting Over Him (2018)
- Light in the Dark (2018)
- Personal Assistant (2018)
- Desperate Housegirls
- Gone (2018)
- Last Days
- The Backup Wife
- Diary of a Crazy Nigerian Woman
- It’s About Your Husband
- Rofia Tailor Loran
- This Is It (2016)
- My Wife & I (2017)
- Light In The Dark (2019)
- Looking for Baami (2019)
- Feels Like Heaven (2019)
- Reach (2019)
- Special Package (2019)
- Sugar Rush
- Dear Affy (2020)
- Reach (2020)
- Nneka the Pretty Serpent (2020)
- Creepy Lives Here (2021)
- Breaded Life
- Lies in between (2021)
- 13 Letters (film)
- Hustle (2021 film)
- Introducing the Kujus
- Anikulapo (2022)
- Big Love (2023)
- Jagun Jagun (2023)
Awards and nominations
|2017||Best of Nollywood Awards||Revelation of the Year –female||Nominated|
|2018||Best of Nollywood Awards||Best supporting actress||Won|
|Best Kiss in a Movie||Nominated|
|2019||City People Movie Award||Most Featured Actress In Cinema Movies||Won|
|2020||AMVCA||Actress in a Comedy (Movie/TV Series)||Nominated|
|Best of Nollywood Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role (English)||Won|
|2022||Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards||Best Actress in A Comedy||Nominated|
|2023||Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards||Best Actress In A Comedy/TV Series||Won|
|Best Actress In A Drama, Movie Or TV Series||Nominated|
|Best Online Social Content Creator||Nominated|