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Facts you may not know about late actress Moji Olaiya



Popular Yoruba actress, Moji Olaiya died on Wednesday, 17 May, in Canada  at the age of 42.

She was born February 27, 1975, the actress who recently welcomed a baby, passed away in Canada on May 17, 2017.

Here are fact you might not know about the late actress.

1. Moji Olaiya was born on February 27, 1975, to  highlife maestro Victor Olaiya.

2. 18 years after her first child, Adunoluwa, the late actress welcomed another child on March 17, 2017, in Canada.

Late Olaiya in Canada

3. Olaiya made her acting debut in the Wale Adenuga Super Story production, “No Pain No Gain,”  in which she played Ireti.

She made her indigenous movie debut in the Yoruba movie, “Agunbaniro”.

4. In 2015, the late actress was honoured by the Nigeria Police Force in Abuja for being a role model to Nigerian youths.

Moji Olaiya receiving her award (Instagram)

Moji Olaiya receiving her award (Instagram)

5.  In December 2007, the actress got married to Bayo Okesola. The couple separated few years later following irreconcilable differences.

6. In 2014, the actress who was born a Christian, converted to Islam.

Moji Olaiya receiving her award (Instagram)

Olaiya and her daughter Adunoluwa (Kemifiani)


7. Olaiya was also known for her roles in films such as Sade Blade “, “Nkan adun and Omo iya meta leyi “.

May her soul rest in peace.

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