Meet 5 Yoruba Actresses Who Are Above 60 And Still Looking Gorgeous

Over the years, the Yoruba industry has produced bright and competent actors and actresses who have helped the industry thrive.

It's amazing to see so many elderly actresses over the age of 60 who are still quite active while yet looking very young.

We have five actresses on our list who are still rocking the profession and who new actresses look up to as role models.

1. Toyin Afolayan

Toyin Afolayan, better known as Lola Idije, is a Nigerian film actress who was born on September 24, 1959 in Agbamu, Kwara State.

This September marks the 63rd birthday of the action star. Toyin is credited with coining two prominent online slang phrases: Soro Soke Were and Pele My Dear.

2. Idowu Philips

Idowu Philip, popularly known as Iya Rainbow, is a Nollywood actress and producer who was born on October 16, 1942 in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State.

She will be 80 years old in October, and many people are looking forward to celebrating her. Iya Rainbow is one of the industry's most well-known actresses.

Iya Rainbo is still very active in the acting world; she revealed last year, when celebrating her 69th birthday, that she hopes to live to be 120 years old.

3. Toyin Tomato

Toyin Adegbola, often known as Toyin Tomato, is a Nigerian film actress, producer, and director who was born in Osun State on December 28, 1961.

She turned 61 in December, putting her among the Yoruba actresses who are above 60 and still stunning.

4. Lanre Adesina

Lanre Adesina Hassan, generally known as Iya Awero, is a Nigerian film actress and producer who was born on October 3, 1950 in Lagos Island, Lagos.

Iya Awero will be 72 in October, and she is still quite active, having appeared in both English and Yoruba films.

5. Madam Saje

Fausat Balogun, often known as Madam Saje, is a Nigerian actress and producer who was born on February 13, 1959.

Madam Saje is currently 63 years old and remains very active in the field. She is well-known in the Yoruba film world.

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