Fathia Balogun is a force to reckon with in the Nigerian movie industry, she is an A-List actress and an award-winning actress that has so many achievements to show.
A lot of controversies surround the marriage of this beautiful and elegant actress, this is why we have taken our time to give you every detail you need to know concerning the Biography and net worth of Fathia Balogun.
This wonderful and attractive actress has immensely contributed to the success of Nollywood and the Yoruba movie industry, she is very talented and well experienced.
We have made available the full biography of Fathia Balogun, her career, educational background, awards, relationship details, children and movies she featured in.
Before we go deep into the topic of the day, let us give you a quick profile of Fathia Balogun.
Fathia Balogun Profile
|Full Name:||Faithia Williams Balogun|
|Popular Name:||Fathia Balogun|
|Date of Birth:||February 5, 1969|
|Place of Birth:||Ikeja, Lagos State|
|Education:||Kwara State Polytechnic|
|Husband:||Saheed Balogun (Divorced)|
|Children:||Khalid Balogun & Aaliyah Balogun|
|Occupation:||Actress, Film-maker, Producer and Director|
In her early life, she started Nursery school at Olufunmila School and then continued her Primary school education at Maryland Primary School, after graduating from primary school she proceeded to Maryland Comprehensive High School in Lagos State where she finished her secondary school education and had her first school leaving certificate.
After being done with the elementary school she had her National Diploma (ND) certificate at Kwara State Polytechnics.
Fathia Balogun has been in the business of acting and movie production for decades, she actually started acting in the 90s, she acts in both English and Yoruba language but mostly acts in Yoruba movies.
There is no doubt that she is a very talented actress, skillful, beautiful and hardworking, she is exceptional and plays her roles well, she is also flexible and can play any role given to her perfectly.
Most actresses do have their start right from secondary school or higher institution but Fathia Balogun’s story is quite different, she revealed that she never for once thought she will be an actress but as fate had it, she has no other option than to embrace it.
Immediately she started her acting career she started having progress and she is one of the most sought for in the Yoruba movie industry and her contribution so far in the entertainment industry has been overwhelming.
Fathia Balogun has appeared in many Nollywood movies and still waxing strong, she has directed and produced some movies too and she has won herself plenty of awards.
As an expert and exceptional actress she got rewarded by the Africa Movie Academy Award for the Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous in 2008 due to her role in the movie “Iranse Aje”, she actually won the award.
She has also worked with Nollywood big wigs like Yinka Quadri, Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, Iyabo Ojo, and many more.
Fathia Williams Balogun was married to the popular star actor Saheed Balogun of which they got divorced, the marriage was fruitful and they got blessed with two kids, also Fathia had a son from her previous relationship making it three kids.
Though after the divorce with Saheed Balogun Fathia has refused to erase the name Balogun, she held on to it claiming she is still married to him and will remain so.
Fathia Balogun over the decades has won herself some awards which serve as a reward for her consistency and hard works, below are some of the popular awards Fathia Balogun Won: in her years of acting has received several awards. They include:
- Most outstanding actress indigenous for the movie “Iranse Aje” (2008).
- Best actress of the year alongside Odunlade Adekola as best actor the year at the African Movie Academy Awards (2014).
- Best indigenous language Yoruba Awards for the movie “Iya Alalake” Awards at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards (2015).
- Farayola (2009)
- Aje meta (2008)
- Aje metta 2 (2008)
- Awawu (2015)
- Teni Teka (2015)
- Omo Ale (2015)
- Agbelebu Mi (2016)
- Basira Badia (2016)
- Adakeja (2016)
- Eku Eda (2006)
- MY WOMAN (2018)
She has acted in over 200 Yoruba movies and still acting, Fathia also acted with her ex-husband Saheed Balogun on many occasions, she is a smart and attractive actress and this seems to be the reason why many movie producers love to have her in their projects.
With all these being said, the biography of Fathia Balogun wouldn’t be complete without telling you about her net worth, check out Fathia Balogun’s net worth below.
Fathia Balogun net worth is estimated to be about $750,000 dollars, there is no doubt that she is a successful Nollywood actress and this wealth is attributed to her movie roles and movies owned by her, she is also one of the richest actresses in the Yoruba movie industry and even Nollywood at large.