Elizabeth Aishat Anjorin, born on April 4, is a popular Nigerian female actor and movie producer, predominantly in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry.
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Early Life and Education
Lizzy Anjorin was born on April 4, in Badagry in Lagos State, in the predominantly Yoruba southwestern geographical area of Nigeria. Her father was Christian and her mother Muslim. She has said that she grew up in poverty with her mother, was once a food seller, and was driven to succeed by the fear of again being poor.
She entered Olabisi Onabanjo University in 2003, where she was a student activist, and graduated in 2017 with a BSc in Transport Planning and Management after leaving to pursue acting. She then took acting classes, at which time she met Idowu Ogungbe and Ahmed Alasari, who helped her with her career.
As an actress, Lizzy Anjorin came to prominence at the end of the first decade of the 21st century; films she is known for include Ise Onise and Arewa Ejo in 2009 and Owowunmi in 2010.
Lizzy Anjorin now produces the films in which she appears. Her first self-produced movie was Tolani Gbarada.
Others include Gold, on her own life, Iyawo Abuke, the 2012 comedy Kofo Tinubu, Kofo De First Lady, and Owo Naira Bet, reportedly the most expensive Yoruba film up to that time. It premiered in 2017 and was released in 2018.
Lizzy Anjorin is one of the wealthiest actors in Nigeria. She is also a fashion designer and sells clothes and accessories.
- Ise Onise (2009)
- Arewa Ejo (2009)
- Owowunmi (2010)
- Tolani Gbarada
- Iyawo Abuke
- Kofo De First Lady
- Kofo Tinubu (2012)
- Owo Naira Bet (2017)
Lizzy Anjorin Net worth
Lizzy Anjorin has an estimated net worth of $1 millions. Lizzy Anjorin is a popular Nigerian female actor and movie producer, predominantly in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry.
Lizzy Anjorin is a single parent. She converted from Christianity to Islam and adopted the name Aishat. In August 2023, she renounced Islam and asked her fans to stop addressing her with Islamic titles during an Instagram live session.
In September 2019, she was involved in a feud on social media with Toyin Abraham. She accused Abraham of accusing her of trafficking cocaine, leading to her being searched at an airport.
Lizzy Anjorin has since apologised to Toyin Abraham publicly after the incident as the information Anjorin put out there was found to be untrue and lacks merit. The feud was ended by Bolaji Amusan, president of the Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria.