Idowu Philips, also known as “Iya Rainbow” is a certified nurse, veteran actress, producer and director adjudged one of the most respected in the Nigerian Movie Industry.
She was born on the 16th of October, 1942 in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State in south western Nigeria.
Idowu had her primary and secondary education in Ijebu Ode in Ogun State where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She later went to a Nursing school to graduate as a Certified Nurse. Upon graduation, she practiced for several years before venturing into full time acting profession.
Idowu Philips began her acting in the 90s, and has since starred in several movies. Some of her movies include:
• Back to Africa
• Fila Daddy
• Omo Oku Orun
• Okan Soso
• Ife Otito
• Taiwo Taiwo
• Hakun Ola
• Akoto Olokada
• Oga Bolagi and others.
Idowu is naturally creative and highly talented Nollywood actress with long years of experience. She is gifted in interpreting roles in movies and she does this brilliantly well. She can as well accept any role assigned her in most movies.
Idowu Philips has a number of endorsement deals with big companies like Airtel and others. The deal is believed to be in millions of Naira.
Idowu Philips is a proud recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Idowu Philips is blessed with five children from her late husband, Augustine Ayanfemi Philips. The veteran has chosen not to re-marry after several decades of her husband’s death.
Idowu Philips is indeed a renowned Nollywood actress with long years of experience in the industry, highly respected and rated one of the richest and most influential with an estimated net worth of about $500,000 dollars.