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Moyo Lawal Biography, Profile and Career

Moyo Lawal Biography, Profile and Career
Moyo Lawal

Moyo Lawal, born on January 1, 1988, is a prominent Nollywood actress, movie producer, and television personality hailing from Badagry, Lagos. Her journey in the entertainment industry began in 2006 when she participated as a housemate on the reality series “The Next Movie Star.” She gained significant recognition in 2012, winning the esteemed “Revelation of the Year” award at the Best Of Nollywood Awards. Lawal’s remarkable career has seen her receive a nomination for “Best Actress in a Lead Role – Yoruba” in 2018.

Early Life and Education:
Growing up in Badagry, Lagos, Nigeria, Moyo Lawal completed her primary, secondary, and university education at the University of Lagos, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts. She has been open about her decision not to have children, citing the challenges and responsibilities involved.

Lawal’s acting journey started with small play productions during her school years, encouraged by a friend. Despite an unsuccessful stint on the Next Movie Star reality show, she secured her first professional role in the TV series “Shallow Waters,” playing the character Chioma. Her breakthrough came with the award-winning TV series “Tinsel,” where she portrayed the notable role of Chinny. In 2012, she received the “Revelation of the Year” award at the Best of Nollywood Awards.

Awards and Nominations:

  • 2012: Best of Nollywood Awards – Revelation of the Year (Won)
  • 2018: Best Actress in a Lead Role – Yoruba (Nominated)

Lawal faced a harrowing incident when targeted in an armed robbery attempt on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. Although the criminals were unsuccessful, she took to the internet to share her story and raise awareness about preventing such incidents.

Moyo Lawal

Moyo Lawal has featured in several Nollywood movies, including:

  • Holding Hope
  • A Time To Heal
  • A Toast To Heartbreak
  • Emem and Angie
  • Madam’s PA
  • Tangled Web
  • Millennium Parent
  • Desperate Baby Mama
  • Parents’ Guard
  • The Bridal Shower
  • Big Gals on Campus
  • Cloud of Pain
  • Mistresses
  • Never Love a Prince
  • Thanks For Coming
  • Judas Game

Television Series:
Lawal has also been part of various Nigerian TV series, including:

  • Binta and Friends
  • Flatmates
  • Jenifa’s Diary
  • Super Story
  • Edge of Paradise
  • Shallow Waters
  • Eldorado
  • Tinsel (award-winning TV series)

Personal Life:
Lawal keeps her personal life private. Her mother worked as a nurse at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital until her passing in 2013. With two siblings, a brother named Mayowa and a sister named Molade, Lawal’s marital status remains undisclosed, and she is considered single with no known children.

Social Media:
Instagram: @Moyolawalofficial

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