Home Entertainment Toyin Afolayan popularly known as Lola Idije, a Nigerian veteran actress was born on 24 September 1959.

Toyin Afolayan popularly known as Lola Idije, a Nigerian veteran actress was born on 24 September 1959.

Toyin Afolayan popularly known as Lola Idije, a Nigerian veteran actress was born on 24 September 1959.

Toyin Afolayan popularly known as Lola Idije, a Nigerian veteran actress was born on 24 September 1959, she is an indigene of Agbamu, Kwara State, Nigeria. She is the cousin of Adeyemi Afolayan (aka Ade Love) and aunt to Nigerian film actors Kunle Afolayan, Gabriel Afolayan, Aremu Afolayan, and Moji Afolayan.

Toyin started acting in the ’80s due to the influence of Ade Love. She has remained active in Nollywood till date, featuring more in Yoruba movies. She has been in the movie industry for close to three decades but rose to fame in 1995 for her roles as Mama Adisa in the movie, Deadly Affair

Toyin Afoloyan is a mother and grandmother, she gained recognition after starring as Madam Adisa in a 1995 film titled Deadly Affair. Toyin is known as the initiator of popular internet slang Soro Soke werey and Pele My Dear.

 She’s a devout Christian who believes in putting God first always. Due to her commitment to her faith, she is seen as a role model to the younger generation.

She has received a lot of nominations during these years of her career in the film industry and has been featured alongside actors like Oga Bello, Mr. Latin, Sanyeri, Madam Saje, Iyabo Ojo, Fathia Williams, and others.