Debbie Shokoya, born July 19, is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker, television personality, model, and entrepreneur. She rose to prominence following her role as Fatty Abebelube in the popular Yoruba movie, Aye Loja.
She was born in Lagos State but originally hails from Ogun State, the south-western geopolitical zone of Nigeria.
Debbie Shokoya joined Nollywood in 2012 when she played a key role in the movie Creative Man, produced by John Olakunle Da’silva.
Early Life and Education
Debbie Shokoya hails from Ijebu Remo, Ogun State, but was born and raised in Lagos State, where she grew up alongside her siblings. She began showing interest in acting while she was young.
Shokoya started and completed both her primary and secondary education in Lagos State before she decided to further her education at a higher institution.
The beautiful actress got admission into the Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, where she graduated with a degree in public administration.
Debbie Shokoya began her career as a child actor, featuring in some unofficial films. During her tertiary education, she took her career to another level after she met fellow actresses who motivated her.
She joined the Nollywood industry in 2012 and featured in John Olakunle Da’silva‘s film Creative Man, playing a vital role that announced the actress’s entry into the Nigerian movie industry.
She has appeared in several movies and TV series, including Tales of Eve and So Wrong So Wright, delivering her best to the industry standard.
Having acted in several movies, Debbie Shokoya also produced her movie, Kewe, a Nollywood blockbuster movie that featured Regina Chukwu and other talented actors.
Debbie Shokoya Net Worth
Debbie Shokoya is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker, and TV personality. She has an estimated net worth of $500,000. The On-Air Personality has been in the entertainment industry for a couple of years and has acted in several Nollywood movies.
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