Oluseyi Edun is her birth name, but fondly known as “I am Shai or Eja Nla”. She is a fast growing Nollywood actress, movie producer and entrepreneur known for her brilliant roles in Yoruba movies.
She was born and raised in Lagos state but hails from Ayetoro Egbado in Ogun state.
Seyi had her primary and secondary education at Tunyo Nursery and Primary and Anglican Girls Grammar School in Surulere, both in Lagos State respectively.
She later obtained a Bachelor’s degree at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, in Osun State.
Her Acting Career
Seyi began her acting career in 2009 when she joined Nollywood through the help of her younger sister, a script writer.
She later went into full time acting shortly after her graduation from the Wisdom Caucus, an acting school with repute.
Seyi starred in her first hit movie, Eja Nla, a movie produced by her sister in 2011. Other movies produced by Seyi include:
• Case Closed
• Oko Mi
• Ola Mi
• Ogo Olorun, a movie she revealed she had the most challenging role because she had to speak Yoruba language all throughout.
Seyi also said that she produces massively to reduce cost and makes work easier for her. She does this one after the other with the help of social media and her marketer.
Seyi is creative and highly talented Yoruba actress, gifted in interpreting roles brilliantly in movies. She is also known to take any character assigned her in most movies and her work is loved by her numerous fans.
Seyi Edun is presently the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shaiworld Entertainment.
Her Personal Life
Seyi got married to a Nollywood actor, Niyi Johnson in 2018, an ex-husband of Toyin Abraham.
There were however rumours making the rounds that Seyi was into secret relationship with Niyi which led to the separation between Johnson and Toyin. But the Yoruba superstar debunked the claim saying she met Adeniyi as a single man which eventually metamorphosed into marriage.
Her Net Worth
Seyi Edun is a regular face in the Yoruba movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.