Our Crush This Week: Yvonne Jegede # OWCW


Yvonne Jegede was born on 25 August 1983 in Edo State, Nigeria and rose to prominence after being featured in the Tuface music video African Queen. She also featured in other music videos like ‘Ego’ by Dijinee, and ‘Kokose’ by Sound Sultan.

Yvonne Jegede

She is an actress and producer. She wanted to be a model as a kid, never had acting in mind until she met Charles Novia, who introduced her to the industry.

In 2007, Jegede who took a break from acting to further her studies, went to Cyprus to study International Relations at a University there. She made her return in 2012.

She has acted in films such as Missing Angels and more recently Okafor’s Law.  In 2015 she produced her first film 3 is Company.

Yvonne is married to Olakunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole (late actress, Bukky Ajayi’s son).

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