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Faithia Williams: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


Faithia Williams Balogun is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker, producer and director.

She was born on the 5th of February 1969 in Ikeja, Lagos state, Nigeria. Fathia is 54 years old as of 2023.

The veteran actress, an award-winning Yoruba movie star, is a native of Delta state.

Faithia is one of the most famous Yoruba Nollywood actresses at the moment


Faithia had her elementary and secondary education at Maryland Primary School and Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School in Lagos, respectively.

She then headed to Kwara State Polytechnic for a diploma certificate before proceeding to Olabisi Onabanjo University to study Film making.


Faithia started as a general receptionist at a Computer Company, Chips Bit & Bit, on Toyin Street, Ikeja, before she was approached by Alhaji Fatai Teniola, who introduced her to acting.

She was asked to stand in for an actress that was not on set, and she interpreted the role perfectly. Her first major role was in “Ta lo pa chief”. Her role in the project propelled her to stardom.

She won one of her major awards, the Africa Movie Academy Award for Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous, in 2008 

She won the Africa Movie Academy Award in 2014 after emerging as the year’s best actress.

In 2015, she was awarded the Best Indigenous Language award for her role film “Iya Alalake” at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

Faithia Balogun has been featured in some movie projects like Farayola, Aje metta, Awawu, Teni Teka, Omo Ale, Agbelebu Mi, Basira Badia, Adakeja, Eku Eda, My Woman, Anikulapo amongst others


Faithia was previously married to fellow actor Saheed Balogun. They both have two children together, a son and a daughter. Fathia also previously had a son from an earlier relationship.

Net worth

NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify Faithia Balogun’s net worth



  • Anikulapo
  • Ojumo Queen 
  • Mr Perfect
  • Jubril’s Sister
  • Eri Ife
  • Mummy
  • Ojukoro 
  • Wasila Coded Reloaded
  • Stella’s Mother 
  • Tree 
  • Ajibade 
  • Alagogo Ide
  • Hatred 
  • President Kuti 
  • Kobewude
  • Osun, the Goddess
  • Esìn
  • Oba Bi Olorun 
  • Soul Gigolo 
  • Dear Affy 
  • Mokalik
  • To Love Again
  • Merry Men
  • Ehi’s Bitters 
  • Seven and a Half Dates
  • Victims 
  • 10 Days in Sun City
  • Okan Eniyan
  • Roti
  • Gangan
  • Silence
  • Yemoja
  • Jelili
  • Okunkun Biribiri
  • Igberaga
  • Tibi tire laye
  • Elewon
  • Egbin ara
  • Àsírí owó
  • Igbeyin ewuro
  • Alakada
  • Farayola
  • Bolode o’ku
  • Atónà
  • Ise imole
  • Iyawo Osukan
  • Critical Condition
  • Aje metta
  • Ìrírí mi
  • Akaba
  • Igi ola mi
  • Igba ewa
  • Ero sese koowe 
  • Nkan adun
  • Ibinu eleda
  • Akandun
  • Kilebi olorun
  • Okun emi
  • Igi owo
  • Olododo
  • Ero sese koowe
  • Onfa ife
  • Abiamo tooto
  • Orita Ipinya
  • Asiko mi leyi
  • Ofin igbeyawo
  • Èebúdolá tèmi
  • Oreke mulero
  • Tidi ba baje
  • Apesin
  • Iwa pele
  • Omo mi 
  • Níbolójásí
  • Kòséfowórà
  • Elebute
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  • Fadùn sáyémi
  • Ale yopi
  • Inu obinrin
  • Eni Eleni
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  • Tani kin fe?
  • Ishola oba-orin
  • Akeeke
  • Mi ose kogba
  • Agbara ife
  • Omoge Campus
  • Òkú tee sin
  • Omo britiko
  • Omo oku òrun
  • Orí
  • Olorun esan
  • Suku suku bam bam
  • Nkan elegé
  • Ito funfun
  • Okun ife
  • Indomie Lomo
  • Kunle alájesékù
  • Temi ni tie ko
  • 36 Kiniun
  • Arewa okunrin
  • Òkanlomo
  • Obáj’obalo
  • Jawonbe
  • Olòrìre
  • Súnmibáre
  • Maradona
  • Irepodun
  • Eeku-Ida
  • Kosorogun 

Awards and nomination

  • Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous
  • AMVCA Best Local Language Yoruba
  • City People Movie Special Recognition Award
  • Nigeria Entertainment Award for Best Actress
  • City People Movie Award for Best Actress of the Year


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