Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede who rose to prominence after being featured in the Tuface’s music video African Queen adds a year today.

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To mark her birthday, presents you with 7 quick facts about her.

1. She was born 25th August 1983 in Agenebode, Edo state, Nigeria.

2. Jegede was introduced to acting by Charles Novia despite aspiring to be a model as a kid.

3. In 2007, Jegede who took a break from acting to further her studies, went to Cyprus to study International Relations at a University there. She made her return in 2012.

4. In 2015 she produced her first film ”3 is Company”.

5. Yvonne has featured in 3 music videos – African Queen by 2Face, ‘Ego’ by Dijinee, and ‘Kokose’ by Sound Sultan.

6. She has once confirmed in an interview that her brain is her selling point not her body.

7. Yvonne married late Bukky Ajayi’s son, Abounce in February 2017.


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