Binta Ayo Mogaji is a veteran Nigerian actress known for Kasanova (2019), Out of Her Mind (2020) and Over Her Dead Body.
Mogaji was born in 1964 in Agbo-Ile, Ibadan the Oyo State capital. Her father is an Islamic cleric, while her mother, an education administrator.
Her Acting Career
Mogaji Ayo who began acting at a young of sixteen, acted professionally in her an NTA play, ‘Why Worry’.
She later featured in a home video movie, ‘Mojere’ in Yoruba language, a movie that was very successful and earned her best actress at the REEL Awards.
The talented Nollywood actress has since starred in several movies both English and Yoruba, some of which include:
• The Bridge
• Pasito Deinde
• Àkóbí Gómìnà
• Eni Eleni 2
• Nowhere to be Found
• Why Worry the Barber?
• Sergeant Okoro
• Owo Blow
• Ti Oluwa Nile
• Motherhood among numerous others.
The Oyo born Nollywood superstar is gifted in good delivery of roles in movies. Mogaji however explained that she does not take semi-nude roles or kiss in her long years of acting, saying producers and directors in the industry know the type of roles she plays in most movies.
In 2015, Mogaji debunked the rumour that movie producers prefer to feature younger generation actors in Nollywood, saying that such act would amount to act of unprofessionalism because there is nothing younger actors were doing that the older ones can’t still do.
Her Personal Life
In 2006, Mogaji happily married retired soccer player and physiotherapist, Dr. Victor Ayodele Oduleye and the marriage is blessed with three children.
Mogaji is currently based in the UK with her family.
Her Net Worth
Binta Ayo Mogaji has made a big name for herself in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with estimated net worth of about $700,000 dollars.