Sola Sobowale is a popular Nollywood actress, also known as Toyin Tomato. She is one of Yoruba’s most influential actresses who has had a successful career to date. She is very good at performing movie roles and can fit into any movie role.
In this article, we will explore Sola Sobowale biography, career, personal life, net worth, and other facts relating to this veteran actress.
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Full name: Sola Sobowale
Date of birth: December 26, 1965
State of Origin: Ondo State State, Nigeria
Marital status: Married
Profession: Actress, Scriptwriter, Producer, Director
Net worth: $450,000
Born December 26, 1965, and is 55 years old as of 2020. Sola Sobowale is originally from Ondo State, in the southwestern region of Nigeria.
She completed her primary and secondary education in Ondo State, Nigeria, including her university education, where she obtained her First School Leaving Certificate, West African Senior School Certificate (WAEC), and Bachelor’s degree.
She is a screenwriter, producer, and director of Nollywood films. She is a successful, brilliant, talented, beautiful, skilled, creative, and talented woman.
Sola Sobowale is married to Oludotuna Sobowale, and the marriage is blessed with five beautiful children. She doesn’t feature in movies like before as she is enjoying and spending time with her family.
Sola Sobowale started acting around 1992 and became a part of the Nigerian Nollywood film industry, as part of the Awada Kerikeri group led by Adebayo Salami.
Over the years, she has written, scripted, and coscripted, produced, and directed various Nigerian films.
In 2004, she was in a popular Nigerian film called “Dangerous Twins” produced by Mr. Tade Ogidana, and then it was written and directed by Niji Akanni.
In 2009, Sola Sobowale starred in a movie called “Disoriented Generation”, an exciting and popular film.
In 2010, Sola produced, directed, and wrote the famous film “Ohun Oko,” a 2010 Nigerian Film starring popular actor Adebayo Salami.
In 2011, she starred in the popular Nollywood film “Family on Fire,” a film produced and directed by Tade Ogidan.
In 2016 and 2017, Sola Sobopwale appeared in a top-rated and exciting movie called “Wedding Party,” with top acts like RMD, Banky W, Adesua Etomi, Ireti Doyle, Jide Kosoko and other top Nollywood celebrities.
In 2018, she appeared in the popular movie “King of Boys”. She stars in English and Yoruba films and keeps them 100% real, which is why most people are thrilled by her acting skills.
Sola has featured in several movies and some of the film she has starred in include;
- Asewo to re Mecca, 1992
- Diamond Ring, 1998
- Oduduwa, 2000
- Lagidigba, 2000
- Outkast, 2001
- Omo Inu Oku, 2001
- Kosorogun, 2002
- Unforgettable, 2003
- Tim ba’taiye Wa, 2003
- The Outsider, 2003
- Emotional Tears, 2003
- Oyato, 2003
- Okanlomo, 2003
- Jawo nbe, 2003
- Hope of Glory, 2004
- Love From Above, 2004
- Dangerous Twins, 2004
- Total Disgrace, 2005
- 11:45… Too late, 2005
- Opin Irin Ajo, 2005
- The Last Night, 2005
- The Price of Love: Life is Beautiful,2005
- Nibolojasi, 2006
- A Can of Worms 1&2, 2008
- Disoriented Generation, 2009
- Ohun Oko Somida, 2010
- Family on Fire, 2011
- The Wedding Party 1&2 2017
- Wives on Strikes: The Revolution, 2017
- Christmas is Coming, 2017
- Omambala, 2018
- King of Boys, 2018
- Seven And A Half Dates, 2018
- Gold Statue, 2019
- The Enemy I know, 2019
For her wonderful and thoughtful acting career, Sola Sobowale has won several awards and been nominated at various events which include;
- Best Actress in Comedy, African Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, 2017
- Actress of the Year, Allure Awards, 2018
- Best Actress in a Leading Role ‘King of Boys’, Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), 2019
- Lifetime Achievement Award, New Vision International Film Festival, 2019
- Actress of the Year, New Telegraph Award
- Hall of Fame, Naija FM Comedy Awards
Sola Sobowale is one of Nigeria’s richest Yoruba actresses. As of 2020, Sola Sobowale net worth is estimated at $450,000.