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 West 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 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 to 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 the John Olakunle Da’silva‘s film Creative Man, playing a vital role which announced the actress into the Nigerian movie industry.
She has appeared in several movies and TV series including Tales Of Eve, So Wrong So Wright, delivering her best to the industry standard.
Having acted several movies, Debbie Shokoya also produced her movie, Kewe, a Nollywood blockbuster movie which 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, acted several Nollywood movies.
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