BIOGRAPHY OF FATHIA BALOGUN

January 17th, 2024

Faithia Williams Balogun was born on February 5, 1969, in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria. Fathia is from Urhobo, Eastern Ethiopia Local Government Area of ​​Delta State. He is a popular actor in Nollywood industry, especially Yoruba.

Fathia Balogun Age
Fathia Balogun is 54 years old.


Fathia Balogun Early Life

Fathia comes from a polygamous Catholic home and they are the ninth family. He grew up in Ikeja area of ​​Lagos where he attended Olufunmila Nursery School, after which he attended Maryland Primary School, Maryland, Lagos. He completed his secondary education at Maryland Comprehensive High School, Lagos. He went on to study at the Kwara State Polytechnic, Kwara, where he obtained a law degree.

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Fathia Balogun Career

Fathia is the general host at Chips Bit & Bit, an IT company located in Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos at the time, was earning N5,000 per month. He didn’t know if it was a coincidence or a coincidence! It started in the early 90s. Alhaji Fatai Teniola helped him enter the industry by casting him in movies. The Nollywood actor revealed that acting was never part of his dream, saying he wanted to become a broadcaster even though his father wanted him to be a banker. The actor said he could not achieve his dream because he could not pass the JAMB exam and because of his long stay at home, his father should give him the opportunity to do what he wants. He also revealed that he tried to go into law but was unable to do so because of the extra responsibilities given to law students in school. Speaking to the Nation newspaper, he said: “After I tried JAMB many times, because my maths was bad and I was staying at home for a long time, my father advised me to I did what I wanted.”

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Balogun is one of the biggest stars in the Nigerian movie industry today.

My we toher most successful films include: Farayola (2009), Aje metta ( 2008), Aje metta 2 (2008), Awawu (2015), Teni Teka (2015), Omo Ale (2015), Agbelebu Mi (2016), Basira Badia (2016), Adakeja (2016), Eku Eda (2016) and My Woman (2018)

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Fathia Balogun Personal Life

Fathia Balogun is a popular Yoruba actress who got married to Saheed (Saidi) Balogun in the early days of her career. They have 2 kids, Khalid Balogun and Aaliyah Balogun in 2014 but they got divorced due to Infidelity issues according to the media.

Fathia Balogun Awards
Awards won by Fathia include:

Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous (2008)
AMVCA Best Local Language Yoruba (2015)
City People Movie Special Recognition Award (2016)
Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actress (2016)
City People Movie Award for Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba, 2017)


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