Mosunmola Abudu, popularly known as Mo Abudu, is a Nigerian talk show host, TV producer, media personality, human resources management consultant, entrepreneur and philanthropist. She has been described by Forbes as “Africa’s Most Successful Woman”.
Born in the United Kingdom, but was sent to stay with her grandparents at Ondo state to learn about Nigerian culture at age seven after her parents relocated to Lagos, Nigeria.
At 12, she returned to the UK after the loss of her father and attended Hammersmith County Secondary School before moving to the Ridgeway School in Kent where she lived with her guardian in Tunbridge Wells. From there, she went to West Kent College and MidKent College. She has a master’s degree in HR Management from the University of Westminster, London.
On June 30, 2013, MO Abudu’s TV Network EbonyLife, began broadcasting to a pan-African audience.
She was popular for her talk show ‘Moments with Mo’. The first syndicated daily talk show on African regional television. The show addressed topics ranging from politics, entertainment, culture, health and inspiring events.
In 2014, Abudu ventured into film making with the record breaking “Fifty,” via her production company EbonyLife Films.In 2016, she co-produced “The Wedding Party,” which already has a sequel scheduled for a December 2017 release.Her latest production “The Royal Hibiscus Hotel” recently premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Abudu recently completed an intensive 3-week course for directors at the London Film School and is most likely to make her directorial debut soon.