Adunni Ade Biography: Age, State Of Origin, Movies, Net Worth Husband, Children

Adunni Ade Biography

Adunni Ade Biography

Adunni Ade is a Nigerian American actress and producer who has starred in over 250 Yoruba and English films. She is also a scriptwriter, fashion model, and film producer. She was born in Queens, New York to a Nigerian father from Lagos and a German American mother.

At a year and a half old, she accompanied her parents back to Nigeria for her grandfather’s burial. Raised by her father in Lagos State, Nigeria, until her late teens, she later returned to the United States for her university education.

In 2021, she entered the realm of film production with her company, Lou-Ellen Clara Company Limited, releasing her inaugural film as an executive producer titled “Soólè.” The film stars renowned actors in the country, including Sola Sobowale, Femi Jacobs, Meg Otanwa, Shawn Faqua, and Lateef Dimeji.

Adunni Ade Age

Adunni Ade is 48 years old as of 2024.

Adunni Ade State Of Origin

Adunni Ade hails from Lagos State, Nigeria.


Adunni Ade Early Life and Education

Adunni Ade was born on June 7, 1976, in Queens, New York, to a mother of German American descent and a father from Lagos, Nigeria.

She grew up partly in Lagos, where she attended Chrisland, Ikeja and the Bells Secondary School, Ota before returning to the US to study Accounting at the University of Kentucky.

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Adunni Ade Career

Adunni Ade Biography

After graduating from the University of Kentucky, Adunni worked in both the Housing and Insurance sectors in the United States, and also as a model before moving into entertainment. She got her first role in a Yoruba speaking movie, ‘Iwo tabi Emi (You or I)’ just after coming back to Nigeria.


Since then, Adunni Ade has established herself as a prolific figure in Nollywood, featuring in over 250 movies in both English and Yoruba languages. Some notable titles she has appeared in include “Schemmers,” “What’s Within,” “So In Love,” “2nd Honey Moon,” “Diary of a Lagos girl,” “Boss of all Bosses,” “Head Gone,” “Babatunde Diaries,” “The Blogger’s Wife,” “For The Wrong Reasons,” and “Jenifa’s Diary Season 2.”

Adunni Ade Biography

In 2021, she expanded her career into film production by founding her production company, Lou-Ellen Clara Company Limited, and debuted as an executive producer with the film “Soólè.” The movie featured A-list actors such as Sola Sobowale, Femi Jacobs, Meg Otanwa, Shawn Faqua, and Lateef Dimeji. “Soólè” premiered in cinemas on November 26, 2021, grossing 10.2 million naira in its opening weekend and 16 million naira in its opening week. It went on to accumulate 51 million naira at the box office, securing a place among the top 10 Nollywood movies in cinemas for 2021.

Adunni Ade Biography

“Soólè” received recognition at the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA), earning a nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy for Shawn Faqua. Adunni Ade herself received her first Yoruba Award for Best Yoruba Actress at the 5th Edition of the Cool Wealth Awards. Additionally, she was honored with a Stella Award from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism for her significant contributions to promoting Nigerian culture.


Adunni Ade Personal Life, Husband and Children

Adunni Ade is a single mother of two sons, D’Marion and Ayden, whom she had with her ex husband, Micheal Boyd. She revealed that she broke up with him after eight years of relationship because he was not ready for marriage. She also said that it was the hardest decision of her life, but she had to do what was best for her and her kids.

Adunni Ade Net Worth

Adunni Ade’s estimated net worth is around $1 million. She became wealthy as a result of her successful modeling and acting career.

Adunni Ade Social Media Handles

Adunni Ade is very active on social media and has a large fan base. She currently has a cumulative social media following of over five million followers across all social media platforms. Here are some of her social media handles:

  • Facebook: Adunni Ade
  • TikTok: @iamadunniade1

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