Who is Dayo Amusa?
Temidayo Amusa, popularly known as Dayo Amusa, is a Nigerian actress, singer, filmmaker, television personality, and businesswoman. She is well-known for her performances in Nollywood movies, especially Yoruba movies.
Dayo Amusa’s childhood and education
The talented actress was born on the 20th of July, 1984 as the first child in a family of five. Her father, Mr Kolawole Rasheed Amusa is a retired engineer who hails from Lagos State, while her mother Mrs Abiola Amusa is a businesswoman who hails from Ogun State.
Dayo Amusa had her primary education in Kenny-Tee Private School, Surulere, Lagos. After that, she enrolled at Mayflower Secondary School in Ikenne Remo, Ogun State, and then later to Mamak Secondary School in Sagamu, Ogun State where she completed her secondary school education and earned her West African Senior School Certificate (WASSCE).
She didn’t stop there. She later proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic in Abeokuta, Ogun State where she obtained an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Food Science Technology.
How Dayo Amusa started her career
Dayo Amusa began acting at a young age as a member of the drama club in her school. She started acting professionally in 2002. Although she acts mostly in Yoruba films, she has also featured in some English films as well.
Some of the movies Dayo Amusa has appeared in include: “Aje Egbodo”, “Oju Owo”, “Ekan Soso”, “Dewunmi Iberu”, and many others. In 2006, she focused on producing her own films, mainly in the Yoruba language.
In 2019, she produced and featured in the movie “Omoniyun”, which means children are as precious as coral beads. The movie was directed by Muyiwa Ademola and featured Segun Arinze, Nkechi Blessing, Toyin Alausa, Bimbo Thomas, and other top actors in the industry.
Aside from acting, Dayo Amusa is also a musician. She has had several successful songs including:
- Aiye Mi
- Aiye Mi Remix ft Oritse Femi
- Blow My Mind
- Mama’s Love and
- Omo Daddy.
As a businesswoman, Dayo Amusa is the proprietor of PayDab schools, a nursery school establishment located in both Lagos and Ibadan.
Dayo Amusa’s wiki profile
|Full name||Temidayo Amusa|
|State of origin||Lagos State|
|Date of birth||July 20, 1984|
|Age||38 years old|
|Career||Actress, Singer, Filmmaker, Businesswoman|
|Alma mater||Moshood Abiola Polytechnic|
Is Dayo Amusa married?
As of March 2022, Dayo Amusa is not married and therefore does not have a husband.
According to reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, the actress gave birth to a daughter out of wedlock in 2001. The child is already grown and will turn 21 this year. However, the father of Dayo Amusa’s daughter is not known at this time.
Dayo Amusa’s children
As at the time of publishing this article, Dayo Amusa has only one child.
The actress has a grown-up daughter named Ayomikun Amusa. She was born on December 31, 2001, and is currently 20 years old, as of March 2022.
Not much information is known about her because her mother has always tried to keep her out of the media. However, the actress took to her Instagram page last year to celebrate her daughter who turned 20 on 31st December 2021.
Her caption read:
Guess who is 20 today💃💃💃💃💃
Yessssss it’s Angel’s birthday today.
Happy 20th Birthday to my Jewel of Inestimable value, may your years belong. Ayomikun, Abidemi, Olamide, Ifeoluwanimi, Opeyemi, Abefemi🙏
You will be a blessing to your entire generation in Jesus’ name. Enjoy your day my ♥️