Ayo Mogaji popularly known as Binta or "Igbaladogi" is a veteran Yoruba actress, she still one of the most loved Yoruba actress since the 90's till date, she is best known for her comic and entertaining role in movies.
Ayo Mogaji is one of the few actors that act in both English and Yoruba movies, She came into limelight after the released of the movie "Igbalandogi" where she acted very well, since then she has being the major interest of Nigerian movie lovers.
The talented actress was born in 1964 into a muslim family, She is indigene of Agbo-ile town, Ibadan, Oyo state Nigeria, Her father is an Islamic cleric, while her mother is an education administrator.
She started acting as a young actor when her brother introduced her into stage acting and since then she has proven to have starred in over 800 film, television and theatre productions, Her acting versatility has made her worked for Prof. Wole Soyinka, Prof Ola Rotimi and Osofisan.
Ayo Mogaji was featured in her first home video titled ' Mojere' which was acted in Yoruba and since then she featured in movies such as Kasanova (2019) Pasito Deinde (2005) Àkóbí Gómìnà 2 (2002) Eni Eleni 2 (2005) Nowhere to be Found, Why Worry the Barber? Sergeant Okor, Igbalandogi, Owo Blow, Ti Oluwa Nile (1992), Motherhood, Owo Ale, Ileke, Ojuju Ile Olorogu, Checkmate
According to her when she was interviewed by Punch Newspaper, She noted that her Islamic background, has made not act in any semi-nude or kissed throughout her decades of practicing as an actress, She also noted that producers know the type of role she can play.
"Have you ever seen me kissing in a film or play a nude role ? I will not play nude in any film . There are some roles I cannot play. I can understand if I have to tie a wrapper up above the breasts level as our mothers used to do in the village in those days. That is the highest level of nudity I can go in a film . They don ’t give me roles like kissing or acting nude , not even when I was younger".
The Actress once had a short relationship with another veteran actor Jibola Debo, Their relationship was blessed with a child
Before she got married to Mr Victor Ayodele Oduleye, who is British- Nigerian Born, He is a retired Football player and Physiotherapist, They got married in 2006, Their marriage is blessed with three children. She is currently residing in the United Kingdom with her family.
Checkout beautiful photos of her family
Ayo Mogaji is such a humble and beautiful woman, May God bless her family
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