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Adejumoke Aderounmu Biography 2024: Age, Net Worth, Family, Relationship, Height, Education, Career, Cause Of Death

Adejumoke Aderounmu Biography 2024: Age, Net Worth, Family, Relationship, Height, Education, Career, Cause Of Death
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Adejumoke Aderounmu, born on 26th March 1987 and passed away on 8th April 2024, was a renowned Nigerian actress.

She gained immense recognition for her remarkable performances as Esther and Kelechi in the widely acclaimed Nollywood TV series, Jenifa’s Diary and Industreet.

Additionally, she portrayed the character of Jummy Adams in the highly successful Nollywood movie, Alakada 2, alongside esteemed actors such as Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham, Odunlade Adekola, Linda Ejiofor, Falz, Juliana Olayode, Omotunde Adebowale David (Lolo), and many others.

Born 26 March 1987

Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Died 8 April 2024 (aged 37)
Nationality Nigerian
Citizenship Nigerian
Alma mater
  • Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School Onikolobo Abeokuta
  • Obafemi Awolowo University
  • La Cinefabrique Lyon France
Occupation(s) Actress, television producer
Years active 2008–2024
Known for Jenifa’s DiaryIndustreet
Awards Maya Africa awards 4.0 face of Nollywood

Aderounmu gained recognition for her role as “Yejide” in Tunde Kelani’s 2014 film Dazzling Mirage, where she starred alongside Kunle Afolayan, Kemi Lala Akindoju, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Seun Akindele, and others.

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Additionally, she portrayed the main character, Jummy Adams, in Toyin Abraham’s 2013 blockbuster film Alakada 2, sharing the screen with comedian Helen Paul, Odunlade Adekola, Bukky Wright, and more.

Early Life and Education

Adejumoke was born on 26 March in the 80s at The Sacred Heart Hospital in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. She comes from a family of five.

Aderounmu attended St Banerdettes private schools in Ibara Abeokuta and Abeokuta Girls’ Grammar School in Onikolobo Abeokuta.

She then went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts Degree in international relations from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile Ife, Osun State.

After completing her degree, she served one year of national service in Gombe state.

In 2017, Aderounmu received certification in Film Making and Acting from La Cinefabrique multimedia Cine in Lyon, France.

She was awarded a Ford Foundation scholarship at the Africa International Film Festival after completing a DSLR Film Making Training for Young Nigerian Film Makers in 2016.

Aderounmu’s professional acting career began in 2008 when she auditioned for Tunde Kelani’s movie, Arugba.

In the film, she portrayed the role of Princess Mobandele alongside actors such as Bukky Wright, Bukola Awoyemi, Segun Adefila, and more.

Career

Adejumoke rose to fame in 2016 for her portrayal of Esther (small but mighty) in the popular comedy TV series called Jenifa’s Diary.

With a filmography of over 10 movies in both English and Yoruba languages, Adejumoke Aderounmu has established herself as a versatile actress.

In addition to her acting career, she also served as an on-air personality at Goldmyne Entertainment Presenter for the Box Office TV show hosted by Daniel Ademinokan from 2010 to 2011.

Following this, she joined Concert Radio, an online Radio station in Nigeria, where she worked until 2015. In 2012, Adejumoke ventured into producing her own TV show, The Lounge with Jumoke, which featured celebrity interviews and fashion discussions.

Personal life and death

Aderounmu was never married. She died on 8 April 2024, at the age of 37.

Brands and endorsements

  • Hadassah Bridals (2018)

Selected filmography

Awards and nominations

  • Nominated for Best Actress at The African international film Festival, Dallas Texas (2016)
  • Nominated as Revelation of the year, BON awards, Nigeria (2015)
  • Winner MayaAfrica Awards 4.0 Face Of Nollywood (2016)
  • Winner Scream Awards New Face Of Nollywood (2017)

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