Folake Olowofoyeku has achieved worldwide renown through hard work and perseverance, becoming a global celebrity in her own right. However, her path was far from easy – it took dedication and hard work for her to arrive where she is today.
She has appeared as a guest star on popular television shows such as How to Get Away With Murder, 30 Rock, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Modern Family. At 1.8-meters in height, this actress remains unmarried.
Early Life and Education
Folake Olowofoyeku is a Nigerian actress and musician who has earned recognition in Hollywood by appearing as a guest star on numerous acclaimed TV shows such as 30 Rock, How to Get Away With Murder, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Modern Family and Westworld. In addition to acting, she is a gifted musician.
She was raised on Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria, but has also spent time in London. As the youngest of 20 siblings, many of whom are accomplished content creators or musicians – she herself being no exception – she stands as an impressive testament to their hard work.
She had always dreamed of pursuing her artistic interests despite the disapproval of her parents who preferred for her to study law and politics instead. After making the move to New York City and attending City College of New York for three years she earned a Bachelor’s degree.
Folake Olowofoyeku is an actress and musician from Nigeria. After starting off her acting career off-Broadway, she eventually transitioned into films and television shows like 30 Rock, Modern Family, and How to Get Away With Murder episodes as well as having an impressive music career under The Folake moniker.
She most recently appeared in Chuck Lorre’s 2019 CBS sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola and also can be seen in movies like Protersters, When They Could Fly and Death Race 2050.
She has appeared in films and TV series like Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, 30 Rock, Modern Family and White Collar as a guest star; two David Bowie music videos also feature her work.
Achievement and Honors
Folake Oloqofoyeku is a Nigerian-American actress who has appeared on various television programs. Additionally, she has made numerous film credits; one such film being The Other Side of the Door which will soon be released.
Born October 26, 1983 to a large family with nineteen siblings and as the youngest sibling, she decided to pursue acting. Although her parents wanted her to go into politics or law instead, she ultimately followed her dreams instead.
She began her career off-Broadway. Later she would appear in short films and minor roles before making appearances in 30 Rock, Modern Family, and How to Get Away With Murder episodes.
She boasts an impressive list of achievements and honors to her name, garnering widespread acclaim among fans who appreciate seeing fan art pieces of the characters she portrays.
Folake Olowofoyeku is known to be a highly private person and does not like sharing details about her personal life with the media. At present, she is single and is enjoying her career without any major controversy or scandal surrounding her.
Folake stands 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 65kg. She features black eyes with black hair. Folake is an active social media user and boasts an impressive amount of followers across all of her accounts.
Babatunji Olowofoyeku, a former politician and lawyer, and Felicia Olowofoyeku are parents to her, the youngest among 19 siblings. She has done voice over work for various companies including The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Coca-Cola Company and Money Gram.
Folake Olowofoyeku is an accomplished actress who has gained immense online popularity. Her acting career has yielded significant profits and she is highly esteemed within the industry, winning multiple awards along the way.
She enjoys amassing an impressive following on social media platforms like Instagram and other forms of media, and keeps her personal life private. A graduate of both Igbinedion Education Centre and Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls before moving to America at 18 to pursue acting, she studied theater at City College of New York obtaining a BA degree.
She can currently be seen on CBS sitcom Bob Hearts Abishola and is also an accomplished musician known by her stage name The Folake.