Olajumoke Amoke Olatunde George, better known as Jumoke George, is a popular Nigerian actress, film producer, and filmmaker. She has showcased her talent in both Yoruba and English-language films within the Nollywood industry, alongside hosting television programs in Nigeria.
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Early Life and Education
George, born on 18 February, hails from Ibadan, Oyo state. Her father served in the Nigerian military, and her stepmother, also a military nurse.
Despite her parents’ separation during her early years, George stayed with her father and stepmother.
However, disputes led to her being thrown out of the house during secondary school. Consequently, she sought refuge with friends.
Her educational journey took her through Command Children School Ann’s Barracks Yaba, Lagos; Army Children School Kano; and Anglican Grammar School, Orita mefa, Ibadan. Eventually, George pursued Business Administration at Government Technical College, Osogbo.
At the age of eight, George was introduced to acting by a family friend and engaged in stage drama with the National Television Authority (NTA) in Ibadan.
She further honed her skills by joining a drama troupe at NTA Ibadan. The Yoruba movie industry became her focus with the support of Victor Ashaolu.
Facing challenges in the film industry, George became a member of the Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (FIBAN).
Juggling her time, she anchored five live programs, keeping her occupied away from acting.
Jumoke George Net Worth
Jumoke George is a popular Nigerian actress, film producer and filmmaker who has an estimated net worth of $500,000.
Jumoke George is happily married to Edmond George. She met her husband on her way back from the National Arts Theatre in Lagos, where she went for rehearsal.