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7 things you didn’t know about Adesua Etomi-Wellington

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In this column, some unknown facts about a celebrity are highlighted.

Etomi needs no introduction as she has over the last few years, become one of the most sought after actresses in the industry. We think everyone in the country might know all about the gorgeous actress.

However, Pulse has been able to squeeze out some more interesting facts that you may not know about her.

1. Left-handed

She won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the 2015 romantic drama film Falling. [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi] She won the Best Actress in a Drama award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for her role in the 2015 romantic drama film Falling. [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

There is a belief that most people who are left-handed are not just like regular folks. For many, this special group of people always end up becoming great and important figures in the world. We have past and serving world leaders in this category.

Well, Etomi is a proud leftie

2. Plans to open an orphanage home

Tolulope Adesua Etomi was born in Owerri, Imo State [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]Tolulope Adesua Etomi was born in Owerri, Imo State [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

It is common among celebrities to set up foundations to help the less privileged in the society.

Etomi believes she is going to be a mother to many kids. During an exclusive interview with The Guardian newspaper in 2017, she revealed that she was going to set up an orphanage home within 10 years.

Her father is a soldier of Esan descent and her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]Her father is a soldier of Esan descent and her mother is an engineer of Yoruba descent [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

“At some point, my ten-year plan, maybe even less, is to open an orphanage, I love children and I am very passionate about people and children that need help, so I feel like I am going to be a mum to many.”

3. Quit job in the UK for Nollywood

Adesua is the youngest of three siblings [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]Adesua is the youngest of three siblings [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

The list of celebrities who left their successful 9-5 jobs to pursue their passion around the world is endless.

She left her job in the United Kingdom for Nigeria to pursue her dream; “I can’t explain it—I felt I had to go back to Nigeria,” she said during an interview. Well, to her fans, that was probably one of the best decisions she made in life.

4. First-class graduate

Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos, where she joined the drama club at the age of seven [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]Etomi attended Corona School in Victoria Island, Lagos, where she joined the drama club at the age of seven [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

If Etomi was to apply for a job at any production company, her résumé would definitely blow the minds of the interview panel.

She obtained a diploma in “Physical theatreMusical theatre and Performing arts” from City College Coventry in 2004. After completing these courses in 2006 with triple distinctions, she studied Drama and Performance at the University of Wolverhampton, graduating with first-class honours.

5. A former ballet and gymnastics student.

She was also featured on Vogue's list of 14 global superstars [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]She was also featured on Vogue’s list of 14 global superstars [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

The actress says she used to take ballet and gymnastics classes back in school.

In an interview back in 2017, Etomi said she wished she had taken those classes more seriously. Who knows…maybe she would have represented the country at one of the Olympics.

6. She sang in the church choir for 10 years

Etomi got engaged to Banky W in February 2017 [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]Etomi got engaged to Banky W in February 2017 [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

It is safe to say Etomi is not just good at her craft but a multi-talented celebrity. It is no news that the gorgeous actress has a very soothing voice as we’ve seen her perform alongside husband, Banky W.

Interestingly, Etomi’s music talent didn’t just start as she starting singing from a tender age. According to her, she sang at a church choir for ten years.

7. Voice over artist

Etomi attended Queens College, Lagos [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]Etomi attended Queens College, Lagos [Instagram/AdesuaEtomi]

We are so sure many people aren’t aware of the fact that the AMVCA winner is also a voice-over artist. She has worked with several multinationals and brands where her voice-over expertise has been put to use…more money in the bank!

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