Damilola Adegbite biography: age, twin sister, son, husband, movies

Damilola Adegbite biography: age, twin sister, son, husband, movies

Damilola Adegbite is a Nigerian actress, a model, businesswoman, and television personality. She is famously known for her role as Telema in the soap opera Tinsel. Today she continues her work as an actress and is a well-known personality. Aside from her professional life, what else is known about her?

Damilola Adegbite biography
Damilola Adegbite in a hotel room. Photo: @adedamee
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Damilola is doing very well in the Nollywood industry. From being featured in various films to winning an award as the Best Actress in a TV series.

Profile summary

  • Full name: Oluwadamilola Adegbite
  • Date of birth: May 18th, 1985
  • Age: 36 years (as of 2021)
  • Place of birth: Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Profession: actress, model
  • Marital status: Single
  • Son: Brian (born in 2014)
  • Body measurements: 34-23-34 inches
  • Net worth: $300,000

Damilola Adegbite biography

Damilola Adegbite was born in Surulere, Lagos State, as Oluwadamilola Adegbite. Details about her parents and siblings are unknown; however, there has been a lot of speculation about Damilola having a twin sister.

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Is Damilola Adegbite a twin? The actress has not revealed any details about being or having a twin sister. In most cases, she is often confused with being a twin to actress Kehinde Bankole.

From a comparison of their photos, the two celebrities look alike. Kehinde, an actress, model and TV host, has a real twin sister named Taiwo.

How old is Damilola Adegbite?

As of Damilola Adegbite age, the actress was born on May 18th, 1985. She is currently celebrating her 36th birthday.


The actress attended Queen's College in Yaba, Lagos. She also attended Bowen University in Iwo, Osun State, where she studied business administration.

Professional life

Damilola joined the movie industry in 2006 in the film 6 Hours To Christmas. Her breakthrough came in 2008 when she played a role in the popular soap opera Tinsel.

Damilola Adegbite bio
Damilola in a fitting red dress. Photo: @adedamee
Source: Instagram

Since then, she has appeared in several Nollywood movies. She has also worked as an anchor for Sound City television from 2008 to 2010 and as a red carpet host.

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Below are some of the famous films she has been featured in:

  • 2006: 6 Hours To Christmas
  • 2013: Flower Girl
  • 2017: The Missing
  • 2017: Banana Island Ghost
  • 2017: Isoken
  • 2018: Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demons
  • 2018: From Lagos with Love
  • 2019: Coming From Insanity
  • 2019: Heaven's Hell
  • 2019: Merry Men 2: Another Mission
  • 2020: Crossroads Siwoku

Television series

The actress has so far acted in only two TV series. They include:

  • 2008 - 2012: Tinsel
  • 2015 - present: Before 30

Awards and nominations

Below are some of her awards and nominations:

  • 2011: Won the Best Actress in a TV Series, Nigeria Entertainment Awards
  • 2013: Nominated as the Film Actress of the Year, ELOY Awards
  • 2014: Nominated as the Best Actress in a Leading Role, Nollywood Movie Awards

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Damilola Adegbite and Chris Attoh relationship

Damilola was married to Chris Attoh, a fellow actor whom she met at the onset of the soap opera Tinsel. Damilola Adegbite wedding was held privately in Accra in February 2015.

Damilola Adegbite marriage to Chris was blessed with a beautiful child named Brian Nii Ayittey Olaferomi Attoh.

Are Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite still together? Unfortunately, in September 2017, the couple split and went separate ways due to personal reasons.

Even though they broke up, Chris still speaks passionately about his wife. In an interview, he revealed that despite the troubles of divorce, they are working towards devoting time to their son.

He said,

"Since the divorce, we are obviously now working things to create a new balance between work, spending time with, and raising our son."

Even though Chris Attoh and Damilola Adegbite divorced, Chris noted that her ex-wife is a wonderful woman and amazing mother.

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Damilola Adegbite son

Adegbite's son was born in September 2014. He is currently seven years old (as of 2021).

Damilola Adegbite and Banky W relationship

Damilola was recently seen hanging out with the popular musician Banky W. Rumors emerged that they were dating; however, they are not. The actress was only featured in Banky W music video GoodGoodLoving.

Body measurements

Damilola Adegbite
Damilola Adegbite with a bicycle. Photo: @adedamee
Source: Instagram

She is 5 feet 6 inches (167 cm) and weighs approximately 145 lbs (66 kg). Her body measurements are 34-23-34 inches.

Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $300,000.

Ever since her breakthrough on Tinsel, Damilola Adegbite has been quite successful in her career advances. She is a household name among those who watch Nollywood films.

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