Popularly known as Toyin Tomato for her role in the long-standing TV Series Super Story, and Tinuade Coker in The Wedding Party, Sola Sobowale’s finesse as a reputable actor has never been in doubt. Her expertise was long established when she first starred in the famous soap opera, Village Headmaster. But what we love most about her is her resilience. Having started from almost nothing, she has worked her way up in the industry and has managed to stay relevant too.
Did you know at a point in her career, Sola Sobowale moved abroad for 15years with her family where she worked as a social worker and immersed herself fully into parenting her two daughters who today are graduates from reputable colleges in the West?
Did you also know that even though Sola is quite in touch with the present realities of the Millenial generation- fads, cliches and modus operandi, she still believes in having a solid moral core and value system?
With over 70 films to her credit including, Village Headmaster, Mirror In The Sun, the infamous Yoruba movie, Asewo To Re Mecca, King of Boys, The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai, The Wedding Party, Sola is definitely one of Nigeria’s movie icons, and one to look up to.
She has been credited with awards including the new Telegraph award for Actress of the Year, the prestigious Hall Of Fame Award at Naija FM Comedy Awards among others.
Bet we can all agree that Sola Sobowale will always remain a TV delight.