Zainab Balogun (born 10 October 1989) in London, United Kingdom to Nigerian parents. She is a Nigerian actress, model and
She attended Christ the King Sixth Form College where she completed her A Levels in Law, Psychology, and English Language & Literature. She then attended the University of Kent in Medway where she received a Bachelor of Law degree (LLB).
She began modeling at an early age after being scouted at 16. She has been featured in several international campaigns for different brands.
After obtaining her law degree, she began to appear in shows such as BBC One’s Material Girl, and The Charlatans by Ashley Waters. She is best known for her roles in Hollywood hit movie The Dark Knight Rises and Nollywood blockbuster, The Wedding Party.
Balogun is also a television presenter, who produces and hosts shows for EbonyLife TV. She co-founded “The J-ist TV”, an online entertainment web-series that highlights African culture and a range of topical issues. She has also produced shows such as EL Now and also appears as a presenter and associate producer on Jumia TV, a teleshopping show.
She recently got married to Dikko Nwachukwu, the CEO of JetWest airline.