April 18, 2024

IRETI DOYLE: NOLLYWOOD ACTRESS AND RENOWNED PUBLIC SPEAKER

 

 

Iretiola Olusola Doyle is a Nigerian actress, entertainer, TV presenter, writer and a public speaker.

Doyle was born on 3 May 1967 in Ondo State but spent her early years with her family in Boston, United States. After returning to Nigeria, she attended Christ’s School Ado Ekiti and obtained Diploma in Mass Communication and also graduated from the University of Jos with a degree in Theatre Arts.

Doyle is a writer, actor, producer and presenter. She produced and presented her own fashion and lifestyle show titled Oge With Iretiola for ten years and at different times anchored several television shows, like Morning Ride, Today On STV and Nimasa This Week on Channels TV.

 

She was nominated at the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards in the Best Actress In A Leading Role category for her portrayal of Dr. Elizabeth in the Ebony Life film Fifty. She also appeared in The Arbitration and The Wedding Party, Other films include Dinner and Madam President. On television, she has created characters on shows like Fuji House Of Commotion, Dowry, and Gidi Up.

She was married to Patrick Doyle and have six children together.

 

During the EndSars protest across the country when some palliatives were looted, Ireti was well commended for saying in her Twitter handle that it is as a result of hunger. She posted “I know we are renowned for loving awoof, but greed wasn’t the reason for the stampede on palliatives, it was hunger. Acute hunger. That is something your leaders will never live down.”

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