Nollywood Actress, Adunni Ade has won her first Yoruba Movie Award and is excited over this achievement.
The actress took to her Instagram handle to announce that she won the Cool Wealth Awards for Best Nollywood Actress (Yoruba).
Showing off the award, the single mother of two said: “And this happened! My First Yoruba Award Best Nollywood Actress (Yoruba) 3/4 years in the Yoruba aspect of Nollywood”.
“A lot of accolades from fans Worldwide, then you have the bashers… oh well! I see it all! Playing a character in the Yoruba aspect of Nollywood has helped sharpened my acting as I’m given different roles to interpret (rich lady, madwoman, thug, street girl, and the list goes on)Directors aren’t afraid to see me in this form”.
The actress also thanked filmmakers, movie directors and the organisers of the award for their support.
She said: “To every Filmmaker, Director who has insisted I partake in a production, I say thank you. I am truly humbled. I can’t help but infuse soólè in this post”.
“More jaw-dropping movies to come! So help me God. Thank you @coolwealth_awards I work so hard I do not get to celebrate at all. I appreciate you all”.
Adunni Ade is an American/Nigerian actress and model, after moving back to Nigeria, she bagged her first Nollywood role in the Yoruba language film “You or I” in 2013.
Her short video comedy sketch “Date Gone Bad”, which was released on YouTube in 2014 attracted so much attention that it recorded more than 170,000 streams.
She has also featured in several other Nollywood movies of both English and Yoruba languages, she received a Stella Award from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism for her efforts in promoting the Nigerian culture.