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Actress ‘Liz Da-Silva’: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

Elizabeth Omowunmi Tekovi Da-Silva is a popular and talented Nigerian Nollywood actress and film producer.

She was born on June 10, 1978, in Obalende, Lagos, to Togolese parents.

Liz is a household name in the Yoruba movie industry. 


Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

Liz attended Pelade Nursery and Primary Schools in Lagos State for her elementary education before proceeding to Ireti Grammar School for her secondary education.

She then proceeded to Lagos State University, where she bagged a bachelor’s degree.


Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

Liz had her breakthrough into Yoruba Nollywood in 2014 through the help of Iyabo Ojo.

She rose to prominence in the Yoruba film industry after appearing in two Yoruba films, “Wakati Meta” and “Omidan” in which she played a leading role.

Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

She is a highly skilled Nollywood actress who can play any role given to her. She is also well known for her portrayal of cinematic roles. 

Liz Da-Silva is also a movie producer who has produced several Yoruba films in addition to acting. 

Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

In 2012, she produced the hit film “Mama Insurance,” which included renowned Yoruba actors and actresses like Iyabo Ojo, Ronke Ojo, Lanre Hassan, Ayo Mogaji, and Doris Simon.


Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

Liz’s husband’s name is undisclosed, as she has kept it away from the media. However, she has previously been in a relationship with Yemi Olaoye, with whom she reportedly bore a son, Abdulroheem.

Net worth

Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify Liz’s net worth


Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

Selected filmography

  • Alebu kan
  • Desire
  • Itanje
  • Mama Insurance
  • Mama Insurance
  • Mawo’badan
  • Omidan
  • Ore l’ore Nwoto 
  • Tasere

Awards and nominations

  • Best of Nollywood Awards
  • City People Entertainment Awards


Photo: Instagram/@fficiallizdasilva

There is a controversy about who the father of Liz’s son is. It has led to a paternity scandal between her and her baby father, Yemi Olaoye, who claimed the child’s legitimacy.


The information in this article was curated from online sources. NewsWireNGR or its editorial team cannot independently verify all details.

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