Ayo Adesanya who is a Nigerian film actress, director and producer is a year older today. She appears in both Yoruba and English-language films…

She hails from Ijagun, Ijebu in Ogun State southwestern Nigeria. She attended St. Ann school at Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State and later proceeded to the University of Ibadan where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mass communication.

She began her career in 1996 after she completed the National Youth Service Scheme and her first appearance on television was on Tunji Bamishigbin’s soap opera titled Palace. She later joined the Yoruba-language film indstury, where she has featured, produced and directed several films. She also appears in English-language films.

She celebrates herself as she turns 50 today.