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Ayo Adesanya

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Ayo Adesanya (born 11 August 1969) is a Nigerian film actress, director and produce  She appears in both Yoruba and English-language films.

Early life

She hails from Ijagun, Ijebu in Ogun State southwestern Nigeria. She attended St. Ann school at Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State and later proceeded to the University of Ibadan where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Mass communication.


She began her career in 1996 after she completed the National Youth Service Scheme and her first appearance on television was on Tunji Bamishigbin’s soap opera titled Palace.She later joined the Yoruba-language film indstury, where she has featured, produced and directed several films. She also appears in English-language films.

Personal life

She was formerly married to Goriola Hassan, but now separated. She also has a son.

Selected filmography

  • Dancer 2 ( 2001)
  • Tears in My Heart 2 (2006)

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