Congratulations are in order for veteran actress Idowu Philips, popularly known as Iya Rainbow, as she celebrates her 77th birthday this Wednesday, October 16.
In the mood of celebration, Iya Rainbow took to her social media page to share adorable photos while appreciating God for making her witness another year.
The grandmother has definitely enjoyed God’s grace as she looks radiant and younger than her age in the new photos she posted on her page.
Donned in beautiful outfits, the grandmother is definitely a beauty to behold.
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From being a stage performer to a film artist, Iya Rainbow is as popular as naira and kobo in the Yoruba movie industry.
The beautiful grandmother started her acting career with her husband, Ayanfemi Oroniyi Phillips, who was the leader of Osumare Theatre Group. Phillips worked closely with the late patriarch of the Nigerian film industry, Sir Herbert Ogunde.
After the death of her husband, Iya Rainbow started full-time acting. Many years later, she remains one of the most respected actresses in the industry. Even at old age, Iya Rainbow has not stopped working and she has also been privileged to be ambassador to a number of brands.
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As expected, fans, friends, and colleagues of the actress have also celebrated with the birthday celebrant.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Iya Rainbow went to the beach dressed in a white garment to pray for Nigeria. The veteran actress Iya Rainbow took a bold step in concern for Nigeria amidst xenophobic attacks in South Africa. She also prayed for Nigeria and her citizens to prosper.
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