Dayo Amusa Biography, Career, and Net Worth

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Temidayo Amusa, also known as Dayo Amusa, is a well-known Nigerian actress, singer, producer, director, school proprietress, and television personality.

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Profile Summary of Dayo Amusa
Born
Temidayo Amusa

20 July 1983

Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation
  • actress
  • singer
  • filmmaker
  • director
Years active 2002–present
Children None
Early Life

She was born on July 20, 1984, in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria’s southwestern region. She is 33 years old right now. She is the first of five children in her family.

She began acting at a young age and was a part of a theatrical club during her high school years. She is highly attractive, gifted, creative, skilled, and talented in acting and interpreting movie parts, and she can fit into any character provided to her by Nigerian film directors and producers.

Her mother’s name is Mrs. Abiola Amusa, and she is a businesswoman from Ogun State, while her father’s name is Mr. Kolawole Rasheed Amusa, and he is a retired Engineer from Lagos State, both in Nigeria’s southwestern region.

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Personal Life

Dayo Amusa continues to play an important part in the management of Nigeria’s educational system. She is the proprietress of two schools at the moment. One of them is in Ibadan, while the other is in her home state of Lagos.

The actress is currently single, but she has given birth to a lovely daughter who was conceived out of wedlock. There have been speculations here and there, but no one knows for sure who Dayo’s baby daddy is. Her daughter is now an adult, eager to continue in her mother’s footsteps.

When asked if she had any regrets about being single, Amusa laughed. That, in her perspective, is not a problem. According to the actress, “everyone is just wanting to get married no matter what, without even thinking about whether or not they are suitable with their spouse.” Dayo Amusa is not opposed to marriage but has determined that it is best to wait until the perfect man comes along.

Aside from her family, Dayo sees travel as one of her major sources of inspiration and biggest joys in life. She has traveled to destinations all over the world and frequently travels with her mother and daughter.

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Education

Dayo Amusa received her First School Leaving Certificate from Kenny-Tee Private School in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria. After finishing primary school, Dayo Amusa went on to Mayflower Secondary School in Ikenne Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, and then to Mamak Secondary School in Sagamu, Ogun State, Nigeria, where she earned her West African Senior School Certificate.

Dayo Amusa attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria, after finishing secondary school and earning a National Diploma (OND) in Food Science and Technology.

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Career

Dayo Amusa joined the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in 2002 and began appearing in Nollywood films. She primarily appears in Yoruba-language films, but she also appears in English-language films on occasion. In 2006, she began creating her own films and specialized in Yoruba films.

She has appeared in films like Ajegbodo, Oju Awo, Ekan Soso, Oogun Mii, Dewunmi Iberu, Inu, Idaa, Aroba, Unforgivable, Pathetic, Omoniyun, and many more. She primarily appears in Yoruba films.

Dayo Amusa is a musician in addition to being an actor. She has had several successful singles, including Aye Mii, Ayemi Remix ft. Oritsefemi, Alejo, Blow My Mind, Mama’s Love, and Omodaddy. Dayo Amusa is the current proprietor of PayDab Schools, which has two sites in Ibadan and Lagos, both in Nigeria’s southwestern region.

Dayo Amusa has been nominated for and won many accolades as a result of her acting career. She received the Outstanding Achievers Award in 2011. She received the Best Kiss in a Movie award at the Best of Nollywood Awards in 2013. She received the School of Art Achievers Awards of Honour in 2013. She received the Merit Awards in 2013.

She was named Best Indigenous Actress at the Nollywood Movies Awards in 2014. She was named Best Crossover Act at the Yoruba Movie Academy Awards in 2014. She received the Diamond Special Recognition Awards in 2014.

She earned the Ambassador Club’s Outstanding Performance Award in 2010. She won an Award of Excellence in 2016. At the 2017 Pink Awards, she was named Nollywood Female Face of the Year.

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Net Worth

With a net worth of $700,000, Dayo Amusa is now one of Nigeria’s richest and most influential actresses.

Awards
  • Nollywood Female Face Of The Year 2017 Pink Awards
  • Best Actress Indigenous Nollywood Movies Awards 2014
  • Best Kiss In A Movie BON Awards 2013
  • Best Crossover Act YMAA 2014
  • Outstanding Performance 2010 The Ambassador Club
  • Outstanding Achievers Awards 2011
  • Diamond Special Recognition Awards 2014
  • Merit Awards 2013 J15 Schiool Of Art
  • Achievers Award Of Honour J-KRUE 2013
  • Award Of Excellence 2016 AFamily
Singles
  • Aye Mii
  • Ayemi Remix ft Oritsefemi
  • Alejo
  • Blow My Mind
  • Mama’s Love
  • Omodaddy
Movies
  • Igbese;
  • Aiye mi;
  • Emuke;
  • Aroba;
  • Diary;
  • I go blow my mind;
  • Aje Egbodo

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