Adunni Ade (born 7 June ) is a American/Nigerian actress and model.
Adunni Ade worked in the housing and insurance sectors in the United States before switching to the entertainment industry. Adunni ventured into fashion modelling and featured in America’s Next Top Model. After moving back to Nigeria, she landed her first Nollywood role when she acted in the Yoruba langguage film “You or I” in 2013.
Her short video comedy sketch “Date Gone Bad”, which was released on YouTube in 2014, has attracted so much attention that it recorded more than 170,000 hits.
She has also featured in several other Nollywood movies of both English and Yoruba languages, including some music videos for Sound Sultan and Ice Prince. She received a Stella Award from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism for her efforts in promoting the Nigerian culture.
In 2017, Adunni Ade became the brand ambassador for OUD Majestic.
In 2018, she wrote and produced her first Yoruba movie titled: “Emi Mi – My Soul”, directed by Saidi Balogun. The movie starred Ibrahim Chatta , D’Marion Young , Sunkanmi Omobolanle , and Shola Kosoko .
Later that year, she produced another Yoruba drama movie titled: “Ewa – Beauty”, directed by Saidi Balogun and featured Ibrahim Chatta , Yinka Quadri , Kunle Omisore , and Tayo Sobola .She has featured in well over 100 movies in Nigeria (both in the English and Yoruba aspect of Nollywood)
As Adunni Ade celebrates her birthday today she shares photos on Instagram and wrote:
Last 365 Days has been a journey, one i’m grateful for, both the good and bad. I have learnt so much, the true definition of love, of leadership, of trust, of faithfulness, of hope, of sacrifice. In this time, in this day, I pray for the World to be a better place for us all.
It’s a Southern Belle themed shoot repping my mom’s country side.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DUN DUN
See photos below: