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Find Out How Veteran Actress Idowu Phillips Nickname Iya Rainbow Originated.

Veteran actress Idowu Phillips is popularly known by her nickname Iya Rainbow. Her nickname is well known by her fans way more than her name is known.

Idowu Phillips is a Nigerian veteran actress that originated from Ogun state. Idowu Phillips is from the Ijebu ode city of Ogun state. The veteran actress spent decades in the theatre industry. Idowu Phillips was born in the 16th October, 1942 which made her of 78 years. Idowu Phillips clocked 78 years yesterday the 16th October.

Idowu Phillips also work has a health care worker in several general hospitals in the country before she went into acting fully after the death of her husband Augustine Ayanfemi Phillips.

Idowu Phillps bore five children to her husband before his death. However, the big question is how did her well known nickname originated from. Idowu Phillps nickname has been the name and brand Idowu Phillps is famously known for.

The name Iya Rainbow is originated from the theatre group Osunmare. Osunmare which is a Yoruba word for the British English word rainbow. Osunmare was the theatre group of Sir Herbert Ogunde who died in the year 1990.

Sir Herbert Ogunde is well respected and regarded as a legend in the theatre industry for the fact that he is the four runner of the Nigerian theatre industry.

Idowu Phillps being part of the Osunmare theatre group was an origin of her popular stage name Iya Rainbow.Photo of Idowu Phillips.

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