Hello WORriors! It’s #WomanCrushWednesday and our Woman Crush is Doris Simeon!
Doris Simeon is an award-winning Yoruba and English actress, master of ceremony and TV show host. She was born in Lagos, Nigeria, raised and schooled in Ojota area of Lagos, Nigeria. She came to the spotlight via a 2001 Nollywood movie entitled Oloju Ede. She graduated from the PEFTI Institute, where she studied production management.
She started her acting career with a part in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series. She then had parts in Nollywood films Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira and Modupe Temi. She has also appeared in Eti Keta
In 2010 she starred as Da Grin’s girlfriend in Ghetto Dreamz, and co-produced with Omo Iya kan.
Given her first role by late movie director cum actor, Yomi Ogunmola, Simeon rose to the top starring in over 100 films including Eti Keta, Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira, Abani Kedun, Iseju Marun, Omo Iya Kan, Ghetto Dreams, Silence, Gucci Girls, Alakada, Omo Pupa, Asiri and Modupe Temi.
Some of her awards includes, 2008 AMAA Awards-Best Indigenous Actress, 2010 Zafaa Award-Best Actress Indigenous, Award for Excellence by Okpella Movement in the United State of America (USA), Afemiah Development Group award for Best Indigenous Artist, including others.
Women Of Rubies celebrates you, Doris Simeon!