Juliana Olayode had her birth name as Juliana Oluwatobiloba Olayode. She is also known as Toyo Baby, a nickname she got for playing the role of Toyosi in the TV Series Jenifa’s Diary.
She is a Nigerian actress and sexual purity activist. She is also a strong activist against sex before marriage among Nigerian youths.
Juliana was born on the June 7, 1995 in Lagos. She grew up in Lagos State where she had her primary and secondary education. She is one of eight children in a family and hails from Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Her Acting Career
Juliana joined the Nigerian movie industry some years now and has since become a household name.
She began acting professionally after undergoing series of audition and got a role in Jenifa’s Diary. She has since starred in a number of Nollywood movies including Couple of Days where she featured as “Judith”. Other movies Juliana has featured in are:
• Jenifa’s Diary
• Where Does Beauty Go
• Rivers Between
• Couple of Days
• Life of disaster
• Move on
• The Cokers
Juliana is such a beautiful, creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actress known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She takes any character given to her liberally and her style of acting is loved and cherished by her numerous fans who take delight in watching her movies.
Inspite of Toyo Baby’s popularity on the hit TV series, she maintains a good image despite her fame and fortune, free from any scandal. Juliana revealed that while growing up, she never thought she would become an actress even though she was a drama queen.
In the mid 2017, Juliana Olayode published her autobiography, Rebirth: From Grass to Grace. The book talks about her personal life, sexual abuse against women generally and career struggles.
Her Net Worth
Juliana Olayode has become a force to reckon with in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $200,000 dollars.