Omodolapo Osifuwa (born 5 February 1993) popularly known as Modola Osifuwa or simply Modola is a Nigerian actress, comedian, content creator, and model with an exceptional talent fused with her accent. She is popularly known for her quick switch roles from her impeccable English accent to Yoruba or pidgin as the acting role dictates.
Modola Osifuwa also works as a social media influencer and has secured many brand partnership deals.
Early life and career
Modola Osifuwa was born 5th February 1993, she is of Yoruba origin.
Omodolapo Osifuwa (born February 5, 1993) is a versatile Nigerian skit-maker, content creator, actress, model, and brand influencer. She is professionally known as Modola.
The Oyo-born Actress is one of the leading female comedians in Nigeria and has become a household name within a few years.
Growing up, she was often called Dolapo by her family, close friends, and neighbors. Although she is originally from Ijebu Land in Ogun State, Modola Osifuwa was born and raised in Oyo State. She spent her formative years residing in Ibadan City, the capital of Oyo State.
She grew up in a middle-class neighborhood in Ibadan and was raised in the Christian faith by her religious parents. As a young girl and teenager, she attended a local Pentecostal church. Since she was a child, Modola Osifuwa has shown a flair for the arts. A gifted storyteller, Modola often penned down stories in her leisure hours.
During her elementary and secondary school days, she was a prominent member of the Drama Club and Drama Society. She participated in many school plays and musicals in high school and often played lead roles in these presentations. Modola Osifuwa was an active Literary and Debating Society member in high school and represented her school at several inter-school competitions.
Modola Osifuwa was educated at renowned private-owned schools for her elementary and secondary education.
She attended Distinct Jubilee International College for her high school education. She graduated from the institution with good grades in her WAEC and NECO.
She is an Alumnus of Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State. She graduated from the university in 2015.
Upon her graduation from the university, Modola took on the National Youth Service Corps Programme in 2019.
In her undergraduate days at LAUTECH, Modola Osifuwa worked as a part-time model. She was signed up with a local modeling agency in Oyo State and hired for different modeling gigs. While in the university, she began collaborating with creatives in the institution. She worked with a few indie filmmakers on some short films, playing lead and sub-lead roles in the projects.
After graduating from the university, Modola Osifuwa moved to Lagos State and began working in the creative industry. She got signed to a leading modeling agency in the City and began to work as a freelance commercial model for top brands in the country. While working as a model, she decided to forge a career path in the Nigerian film industry.
However, she waited to break into the industry even though she auditioned for many film and TV roles. Instead, she began working with skit-makers in the comedy industry. Modola Osifuwa soon struck gold in the skit-making business and became a leading actress in the industry. Many top skit-makers in the country began hiring her to collaborate on their projects.
Over the years, Modola Osifuwa has become a household name in the Nigerian entertainment industry. She has carved a distinct brand for herself because of her impeccable command of the English language. She has a British accent and can easily switch from English to Yoruba or Pidgin. She has appeared in over a hundred comedy skits and has worked with a host of comedians.
While building her acting career, Modola once revealed that she would play a nude character in a movie if she is offered 10 million dollars. She said this in an interview with Adetola Films where she mentioned that the money is too huge to let go. She added that her body has no use if it can’t make money for her unlike people who expose their body on the beach for nothing.
In her words, “I will do it absolutely. I mean we came into the world naked and we will also go back the same way. Money is very important. 10 million dollars? Not in Naira! When I am done, I will be very proud because I already have the money and whatever you say to me does not matter.”
A rising professional, Modola Osifuwa has featured in over 70 video comedy skits and movies alongside popular Nollywood actors like Debo Adedayo (Mr Macaroni), Kemi Ikuseedun (Mummy wa), Officer Woos, Edem Victor, Samuel Perry (Broda Shaggi), Brain Jotter, Is Bae U and a host of others.
Parents and family
Modola parents are Mr and Mrs Osifuwa. She was born to Yoruba parents.
Modola Osifuwa has siblings, but not much information is currently known about them at the moment.
Modola Osifuwa is currently single and not in an open relationship for now.
Is Modola Osifuwa married?: No, Modola Osifuwa is at the moment not yet married.
Modola Osifuwa has an estimated net worth of around $500, 000 – $1 million.
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