Ireti Osayemi: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements, Movies and More


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By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


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Ireti Osayemi-Bakare is a Yoruba Nollywood actress and a TV personality. 

She was born on January 14, 1982, in Liberia. Her parent moved back to Nigeria during the Liberian civil war.

Ireti is known for her professional script interpretation when taking up film roles.


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Ireti Osayemi had her secondary education at Ajumoni Secondary School before heading to Lagos State University in Ojo, Lagos, for a degree in economics.


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Ireti Osayemi began her professional acting career in Nollywood in 1999 when she debuted in “Cassanova.”

She has grown to be one of the household faces in the Yoruba Nollywood industry. She has appeared in both Yoruba and English films and has worked with actors such as Odunlade Adekola, Funke Akindele, and Eniola Badmus.

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She has appeared in over 150 films since her debut, including The Return of Jenifa, Spiritual War, Iseju meji, Ife Owo, Tomo Tiya, Torn Apart, Onfa Ife, Gbotemi, and others.


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Ireti Osayemi is married to Bakare ‘Bakky’ Adeoye, and they are blessed with two kids.

Net worth

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NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify Ireti’s Net worth


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  • Cassanova
  • The Return of Jenifa 
  • Spiritual War
  • Ife Owo
  • Tomo Tiya 
  • Torn Apart
  • Onfa Ife
  • Gbotemi
  • Squad Twenty
  • The Vendor
  • Oko Asewo 
  • Lake of Fire
  • Ilu Awon Alaboyun
  • Gbemileke 
  • Jejere
  • The Interview
  • Baby Shower
  • Tales of Eve
  • Atanpako Meta 
  • Olo  
  • Towo Tomo  
  • Odu 
  • Heavy Storm 
  • Oreke Mulero 
  • Adayetan  
  • Liberian Girl  
  • Nothing for Nothing  
  • Total Disgrace 
  • Torn Apart  
  • Yes, I Don’t  
  • Beyond Disability 
  • Akobi Okunrin  
  • Ghetto Bred 
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Awards and Nominations

Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the African Movie Academy

Best Supporting Actress ( Yoruba) at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards

Best Indigenous Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

Best Yoruba Actress at the Afro Hollywood Awards.


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