Doris Simeon, an award-winning actress is a year older today, as we celebrate the prolific Nollywood Star, lets have a gaze at photos, profile and highlights of her career.
Doris Simeon is a Yoruba and English actress, television presenter, model, event manager, television personality and philanthropist. She joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2001 and featured in her first Yoruba movie titled “Oloju Ede”.
This film earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and put her in the limelight.
Early life and education
Simeon was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Raised and schooled in Ojota area of Lagos, Nigeria, Doris came to the spotlight via a 2001 Nollywood movie entitled Oloju Ede. She graduated from the PEFT Institute, where she studied production management.
She is an actress with the ability to double as master of ceremony and TV show host.
Doris began her 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.
A born actress with ability to double as master of ceremony and TV show host, Doris began her career with a part in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series.
- 2008 AMAA awards Best Indigenous Actress Onitemi.
- 2010 Zafaa Award Best Actress Indigenous Asiri
- Award for excellence by Okpella Movement in the United State of America (USA)
- Afemiah Development Group award for best indigenous artist
- 2015 All Youths Tush Awards AYTA Role Model (Movie) Award
She was married to producer and director Daniel Ademinokan, whom she met on set. They have one son David. As of May 2013, they divorced.