Despite not appearing in much movies in 2022, Toyin Abraham bagged several endorsement deals.
In an interview with media personality Ebuka Uchendu last year, she referred to herself as one of the richest actresses in Nollywood. In December 2022, Abraham released her movie ‘Ijakumo’ featuring Kunle Remi, Antar Laniyan, Bimbo Akintola and others. As at the time of filing this report, the film has been tagged the biggest Nollywood drama of 2022. It also was tagged the biggest indigenous film opening of 2022.
From his days of humble beginnings, Deyemi Okanlawon has become one of the most sought after actors in Nollywood. His feature in some of 2022 top movies such as ‘Brotherhood’, ‘Blood Sisters’ ‘Elesin Oba’, ‘The Wild flower’ all attest to his star power and acting prowess.Perhaps he would win more awards and gain more recognition in 2023.
This acclaimed actress had several career highlights in 2022. From staring in the movie ‘Blood Sisters’, to being a show host on ‘Ariya Omoluabi’, Bankole continues to up the ante.
In recent times she has featured in movies like ‘The Set Up 2, Finding Hubby 2, Country Hard , amongst others.
In 2022, Omowumi Dada never took her foot off the accelerator, as she fired from all cylinders. She featured in some prominent movies such as ‘Blood Covenant’ and ‘Elesin Oba’. She went on to win the award for ‘Best Supporting Actress’ at this year’s edition of the AMVCA for her role in the movie, ‘Country Hard’.
This actor has continued to impress many with his acting prowess. He acted in movies such as Femi Adebayo’s ‘King of Thieves’.
Though Gabriel Afolayan is not a green horn in Nollywood, he however outdid himself in 2022. Few years back he got an AMVCA nomination for his amazing role interpretation in the movie ‘Coming from insanity’.We won’t also forget how he skillfully interpreted his role in ‘Citation’.Afolayan continues to show how talented he is as an actor. Many won’t forget how he interpreted his role in the 2022 movie, ‘Blood sisters’. He didn’t just stop there.In 2022, he produced hs own movie titled ‘U-torn’.
Bucci Franklin is one Nollywood hunk who deserves every attention he is getting at the moment. Known for playing mostly tough roles, Bucci has over the years proven to be an amazing actor as a result of his remarkable role interpretation. He gained more acclaim in 2022, when he featured in the Netflix series ‘Far From Home’.He will sure do more in 2023.
No doubt, 2022 was an eventful year for talented actress, Bimbo Ademoye. She played diverse roles in different movies and started her YouTube channel where she shares funny content. For her Teropi Secxxion series, Ademoye featured the likes of Mr Macaroni, Uzor Arukwe and others. She was nominated for the African Magic Viewers Choice Award last year .We won’t also forget in a hurry the ‘Arolake’ role she played in Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Anikulapo. She is definitely worth paying attention in 2023.
From winning the Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010, Kunle Remi has metamorphosed into one of the most sought after actors in Nollywood. His versatility came to the fore in 2022 when he played the role of ‘Saro’ in the Kunle Afolayan movie, ‘Anikulapo’ and also the role of a Pastor in Toyin Abraham’s movie ‘Ijakumo’.He is definitely one of the actors to look out for in 2023.
Over the years, Meg Otanwa has taken up several career defining roles. Fans continue to laud her for her role interpretation in the movie ‘ For Maria Ebun Pataki. Otanwa is also a polyglot who speaks five languages including Yoruba, Spanish, French, Hausa and her native Idoma Language. She is definitely a star worth watching out for in 2023.
Three words come to mind when you think of Debby. She is dedicated, intense and talented. The award winning actress who is more popular in the Yoruba segment of Nollywood, is a rising star worth paying attention to.Shokoya’s recent feature in Toyin Abraham’s Ijakumo attest to her sterling acting talent.
Bolaji is unquestionably one of the role interpreters making waves in Nollywood at the moment. Fans will not forget in a hurry her roles in movies like Progressives Tailors Club, Reach and lot’s more. Ogunmola has played different roles over the years. Eyes her on her for what will unfold in her career this year.