Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Beautiful Yoruba Actresses in 2016 and 2017. Yoruba is a ethnic group fro West Africa originating from the Oyo Empire, dating back to the 1600s, which is very famous for its movie industry of Nollywood. It is also the language spoken by people of Nigeria. It is a cultural and religious hub for the people of the region. However, we are here o talk about the beauty of the various Nollywood actresses and compare their beauty to the staple heroines of today.
Here is the list of the top beautiful actress of Yoruba and this list is entirely made out to compare the physical appearances and it does not, for the most part consider other defining characteristics like the basic acting skills of these personalities or their net worths. And frankly, this women from Yoruba looks so good that the phrase ‘the whole point of being pretty is you don’t have to work hard’ actually applies to them. You can parade them around on the screen and people might even pay to watch.
Table of Contents
List of Top 10 Popular and most beautiful Yoruba Actresses in 2016-2017
10. Habibat Jinad
This actress has been active in the Nollywood film scene since 2008 and has been making a mark in the media as one of the most beautiful actresses of recent times. She might not be a very talented actress but she sure has phenomenal scene presence because of her beauty. She is also one of the highest paid actresses of the country. These qualities of hers earned her the 10th spot in this list. She is also involved in a lot of controversies following rumours of her having a child out of wedlock.
9. Doris Simeon
One of the top beautiful actresses of Yoruba. She is a mother, she is an actress, she is an activist ad of course she is an Amazon, much like Wonder Woman and almost as attractive as the superhero of DC who is the dream of every comic book addict in the world. She has maintained her acting and beauty levels ever since she appeared in the film screen. This was further proved when she appeared in the cover of Reel E magazine with eccentric clothing of the polka shirt and risqué lingerie and the mandatory shades and managed to look awesome, proving to countless Hollywood stars and models that one need not be entirely unclothed to look good on a magazine cover (yes, Kardasians, that was meant for you). She has taken the 9th spot on this list by beating out the actress with the stage name Pretty Princess.
8. Mide Funmi Martins Abiodun
She is a name who is known in the industry not only for her own achievements but also her mother’s- the late Funmi Martins.Funmi Martins was an Hottest Yoruba actress who had brought about glamour in her home industry for the first time, much like Zeenat Aman or Sharmila Tagore in Bollywood. Her contributions in the field of scripts and productions are also astounding. Her daughter Mida is now making her mother proud. She has been carrying on the legacy of her mother. She has married the actor Afeez Abiodun and has two kids.
7. Tope Osoba
She has starred in multiple movies like Igboro Ti Daru, Gucci Girls, Oga Sailor Arinzo by Iyabo Ojo and countless high profile commercials. She is also a beauty with brains and is a graduate of Business Education from Olabisi Onabanjo University.
6. Adiat Uthman
She is an extremely charming personality who has a very elegant face and is the youngest in the industry. However, she has been careful in choosing her assignments and thus has been able to boost her career so far so fast.
5. Laide Bakare
She is one of the hottest actress yet one of the most controversial actresses of the nation due to her involvement in different national scandals.
4. Mercy Aigbe
She is one of the most recognizable faces of the film industry of Yoruba. She has the face and body of a runway model but she does not have the height for it unfortunately. She has conquered the hearts of a number of people with her movie OSAS. She has also stayed very true and faithful about her skin colour and has taken care of it so that it looks flawless and hence is one of the go to names for advertisement agencies promoting beauty products in Niger. This Nigerian Delta actress is a tru natural beauty.
3. Hannah Adejoke
She is another very new actress in the scene. She was just introduced to the movie industry in 2011 and has been in demand because of her talents. She has done more movies in the five years she has been active than a lot of old actresses in the block.
2. Jaiye Kuti
She is more of a hot television actress than she is a movie star. She is almost a domestic name when it comes to daily soap opera of the West Africa. She is originally from Yewa North Local Government, Ayetoro Ogun State. She is not a new name in the industry. Though she is a native of an ethnic group and starred her career as a Personal assistant to the CEO of a local company, she paid her dues and joined the make believe profession and made a name for her self without any active outside support. She is the mother of two and is vocal about living one’s life without any regrets.
1. Adewunmi Fatai
She has been occupying the top spot in the list of beautiful actresses of Yoruba for quite some time now. She is an amazing actress. The perfect combination of beauty, hard work and brains. She has a huge number of fans not only in her own country but also outside her own movie industry.
This is a list of all the ‘sexy’ Yoruba Actresses. But the list is subjective. We are judging the women based on the parameters set by the entertainment industry. That would include skinny limbs over exaggerated sexualisation of one self. However, since this is not a list of movie stars in a lifestyle magazine, the list is entirely based on individual opinion.
In spite of their acting qualities or the story lines, Yoruba film stars have been gaining popularity more and more every passing season just with their confidence in their own skin. In a country with majorly dark skinned populace, belonging to a racist world, these beautiful Yoruba Actresses and hottest actors of Yoruba are a breath of fresh air for the ones with a complexion complex.