Biography of Eniola Badmus, career achievements, net worth, appointment

In this post, Platinum Times Nigeria archives the biography and career achievements of popular Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus.

Eniola Badmus is a talented Nollywood film actress,script writer, entertainer and social media influencer from Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

She currently serves as the Special Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas on Social Event and Public Hearings.

She came into the limelight in 2008 after she was featured in the movie Jenifa.

Profile summary

Name: Eniola Badmus

Born: 7th September 1982

State of origin: Ogun State, Nigeria

Education: University of Ibadan

Religion: Christianity

Marital status: Single

Career: Actress


Badmus was born in Ijebu Ode on September 7th, 1982.

She had her basic and secondary school education at her hometown in Ijebu Ode before proceeding to the University of Ibadan where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts and then Lagos State University where she graduated with an M.Sc degree in economics.


Badmus began her acting career in 2000, but it was not until 2008 that she gained widespread attention as the lead actress in two Yoruba films, Jenifa and Omo Ghetto.

Her career in the Nigerian entertainment industry began with these two films, and since then, she has starred in numerous Yoruba and English films as both a lead and a supporting role.


  • Jenifa
  • Angelina
  • Village Babes
  • Oreke Temi
  • Blackberry Babes
  • Mr. & Mrs Ibu
  • Wicked Step-mother
  • Child Seller
  • Adun Ewuro
  • Visa Lottery
  • Ojukwu the War Lord
  • Police Academy
  • Not My Queen
  • Battle for Justice
  • Omo Ghetto
  • Karma
  • Big Offer


Eniola Badmus was named as the Special Assistant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Tajudeen Abbas on Social Event and Public Hearings.

Her appointment was followed by a swearing-in ceremony on Friday, May 10th, 2024.


Personal life

Eniola is well known for her charisma and versality in different movie roles.

She is yet to be married and prefers to keep her personal relationships out of the public view.

The actress has also been a brand ambassador for telecommunication company Etisalat, Western Lotto, Indomie, and Peak milk.


Best Crossover in a Film in 2011 at the Best of Nollywood awards.

City People Entertainment Awards as Best Actress of the Year in 2014.

Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards in 2015.

Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts awards as Best Actress in Africa in 2015.

Best movie Actress at the City People awards in 2017.

Best actress at the Plus size African fashion week in 2018.

Net worth

Eniola Badmus’s acting career and ambassadorial deals have contributed to her net worth of approximately $2 million over the years.

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