Who is Tomi Ojo?
Tomi Ojo born January 1, 2000, is a Nigerian actress and model. She is popularly known for playing the character “Rahila Bello” in the Netflix original young adult series “Far From Home”. She has also appeared in short films, web series, drama series, and feature-length films in Nollywood.
Tomi Ojo’s Bio:
|Full Name: Tomi Ojo
|Date of Birth: January 1, 2000
|Place of Birth: Nigeria
|Occupation: Actress and Model
|Net Worth: $1.5 million
|Marital Status: Single
Early Life and Education
Tomi was raised in a middle-class family in Lagos, Nigeria, and comes from a close-knit family that follows the Christian faith. She is a Yoruba woman originally from one of the Southwestern states. She speaks English, Yoruba, and Pidgin fluently. However, further information about her parents and siblings is scarce at this time.
Reports claim the actress is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Lagos while others claim she’s an alumnus of Babcock University. However, Tomi has not disclosed any information regarding her education.
In an interview with Tosin Clegg in 2022, Tomi revealed how she started her acting career. She said:
I just woke up one day and started googling the easiest way to be an actor. So I started by going for auditions in the first year of my career. I went for numerous auditions and out of maybe 3, definitely would get 2 callbacks and that’s how I started growing little by little. I wouldn’t say I’ve gotten my big break just yet but have done a couple of things that a few people have seen as I’m yet to touch as much water.
However, Tomi started her acting career in 2018 landing a YouTube comedy series by Nigerian comedian Bovi titled, “Back to School”. She later got more roles in other production and gradually grew in the Nollywood industry.
In 2022, she landed a role in the Ndani TV series “Love Like This”. She also landed a role in the young adult series titled “Schooled”. Tomi got her big break when she was cast as “Rahila Bello” in the Netflix original young adult drama series “Far From Home”. Since then, she has become a recognized face in the Nollywood movie industry.
Tomi Ojo’s Net Worth
According to multiple sources, Tomi Ojo has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Her primary source of income is from her acting and modeling career.
As of the time of publishing this article (August 2023), Tomi Ojo is not married. The 23-year-old actress doesn’t have a child yet. She is more focused on her career and has not revealed any plans on getting married anytime soon.
About Tomi Ojo and Johnny Drille
John Ighodaro, born July 5, 1990, better known as Johnny Drille is a sensational Nigerian singer. He came into the limelight when he released a cover of “Awww” by Nigerian female artiste Di’Ja.
In July 2023, Johnny Drille and Tomi Ojo sparked dating rumors after appearing in Johnny Drille’s song “Believe Me” music video where Tomi played his love interest. However, in an interview with Hip Tv, the singer debunked the rumors and maintained that they are just friends. He said in a statement:
First of all, if you watched the ‘Believe Me’ music video, you would know that there are two Ojos in the song. One is Wale Ojo, and the other one is Tomi Ojo. It was in a way some kind of pun but it seemed to work well together.
He added: But as regards relationships, Tomi Ojo is an amazing person. She’s a fantastic person to work with. She’s very great for the music video. That is the much I can say. That’s all I can say.
In that same interview, Johnny Drille also disclosed his secret marriage to his wife Rima Tahini-Ighodaro who is the Director of A&R at Mavin Records.