Lola Faduri is a Nollywood actress who has a very strong connection that drives her passion towards the make-believing world. She’s a medical practitioner as well.
Despite her busy schedule as a psychologist and surgical assistant in the United States of America, this woman of substance pursued a degree in film making at the renowned New York Film Academy graduating with ‘Associate of Fine Arts’ from the international film institute.
Adetoun L’America as she is fondly called among her folks started her acting career in 2001 with the popular Odunfa Caucus under the leadership of veteran actor, Yinka Quadri.
Charming Lola is a cross-over actress and has starred in series of Nigerian home video both the English speaking and Yoruba movies likes ‘Scores’, ‘Against all odds’, ‘The Hurdle’, ‘Kofo the First Lady’, ‘Adisa the tailor’, ‘Egbin’, ‘Ola Inukan’, ‘Majemu America’, and others.
She recently completes a multi million naira movie that is set to wow lovers of Yoruba movie industry and good movies at large.
The movies titled ‘Ife Odale’ and ‘Ayanmo’ featuring actors like Yinka Quadri, Funsho Adeolu, Fathia Balogun, Iyabo Ojo, Mercy Aigbe, Mustapha Sholagbade, Abimbola Ogunnowo, and directed by award winning Okiki Afolayan, will be marketed by Okiki Films.
However breaking through in tough terrain of movie business was an adventure for Lola as she has to rely on advice and lessons learnt from late Alade Aromire and her boss Yinka Quadri. “The late Alade Aromire was my mentor too, he told me to always believe in myself and never give up regardless of anything, so when I travel abroad and left acting for a long time to focus on another career in the medical field, I constantly remember his advice, this made me further my education as an actress. I got admission and studied Acting for film and I graduated with Associate of fine Art from The Renowned NY film academy”, says Lola.
Lola debuted as producer with Adetoun L’america which was produced in 2014 and has won several awards like Yoruba Heritage Awards, Green Awards as 2015 Best Actress in Diaspora and also nominated for the 2016 ACIA Awards as Actress of the year in Diaspora.
Lola Faduri was born into a Lagos based family to a Journalist father and a politician/businesswoman mother. She was born and breed in Surulere; Lagos before Relocating Abroad.