Doris Simeon is a well-known Nollywood actress, television presenter, model, event manager, television personality, and philanthropist. She usually appears in Yoruba and English-language movies. She is incredibly attractive, gifted, creative, skilled, and talented in acting and interpreting movie parts, and she can fit into any character assigned to her by movie directors and producers.
Profile Summary of Doris Simeon
|Date of Birth||22 July 1977|
|State of Origin||Lagos State|
Early Life and Education
She was born and raised in Ojota, Lagos State on July 22, 1977, in Nigeria’s southwestern region.
Doris Simeon finished both her primary and senior school education at Ojota, Lagos State, in Nigeria’s southwestern region, earning both her First School Leaving Certificate and her West African Senior School Certificate.
Doris Simeon attended PEFTI Film Institute at Ajao Estate, Isolo, Lagos State, Nigeria, after finishing her primary and secondary school education. She finished with a Diploma in Production Management.
Doris Simeon started in the Nigerian film industry (Nollywood) in 2001, appearing in her first Yoruba film, “Oloju Ede,” which pushed her to fame and won her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Doris Simeon began her acting career in Yoruba-language films before transitioning to English-language films. She began her acting career by appearing in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series “Papa Ajasco and Company” by Wale Adenuga Production, which showed on WAP TV. She later went to Nollywood and began appearing in Nollywood films like Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira, and Modupe Temi.
Doris Simeon acted as Da Grin’s girlfriend in the Nollywood film “Ghetto Dreamz” in 2010 and then co-produced the successful Yoruba film “Omo Iya Kan.” She is presently one of Nigeria’s most gifted, skilled, creative, and brilliant actors.
Doris Simeon has appeared in over 100 films, including Eti Keta, Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira, Abani Kedun, Iseju Marun, Omo Iya Kan, Ghetto Dreams, Silence, Gucci Girls, Alakada, Omo Pupa, Asiri, Modupe Temi, and others. She primarily appears in Yoruba and English-language films.
Doris Simeon is a television host, television presenter, event organizer, and master of ceremonies in addition to acting. She received the Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Indigenous Actress in 2008 for her work in Onitemi.
She received the Zafaa Awards for Best Indigenous Actress in 2010 for her work in Asiri. She then received the Okpella Movement’s Award for Excellence in the United States of America (USA). She then received the Afemiah Development Group’s Award for Best Indigenous Actress. All Youths Tush Awards named her a Role Model in Movies in 2008.
Doris Simeon has won several awards for her acting career, including Best Indigenous Actress at the Zafaa Awards, Best Indigenous Actress at the Afemiah Development Group Awards, Role Model in Movies at the All Youths Tush Awards, Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, and Best Supporting Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Doris is among the few Nollywood actresses that did not have a successful marriage. Daniel Ademinokan, a movie producer and director, was her first husband. Doris and Daniel met on the set of a movie and fell in love. The couple had a son, David Ademinokan, together before divorcing in May 2013 and filing for divorce in court. Doris Simeon, on the other hand, found love again and married Taiwo Oduala in the United States.
Simeon, Doris’ ex-husband, then married Stella Damascus, another movie actress. Doris Simeon’s son, David Ademinokan, is currently 13 years old and resides in the United States with his father, Daniel Ademinokan. Doris was finally permitted to see her son in June of this year. The mother and youngster were spotted having fun together on their outing.
Doris Simeon Net Worth
Doris Simeon is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in the Nollywood movie industry with an estimated net worth of $500,000. She is a brand ambassador for Ribena and an award-winning actress.
Doris Simeon Awards
Being one of the notable female actresses in the Nigerian movie industry, Doris has bagged several awards including;
- 2008 AMAA awards Best Indigenous Actress Onitemi
- 2010 Zafaa Award Best Actress Indigenous Asiri
- Award for excellence by Okpella Movement in the United State of America (USA)
- Afemiah Development Group award for best indigenous artist
- 2015 All Youths Tush Awards AYTA Role Model (Movie) Award
Doris Simeon Movies
Doris Simeon was given her first role by late movie director cum actor, Yomi Ogunmola. Simeon rose starring in popular Nollywood films including:
- Eti Keta
- Oloju Ede
- Ten Million Naira
- Abani Kedun
- Iseju Marun
- Omo Iya Kan
- Ghetto Dreams
- Gucci Girls
- Omo Pupa
- Modupe Temi