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Nollywood Actress, Tomi Ojo: Biography and Net Worth (2024)

Tomi Ojo
Written by Omolola Akinyemi

We proudly introduce to you the 5-feet tall, talented, sultry Nollywood actress, model, and TV personality – Tomi Ojo. One might say the beautiful child of yesterday seems to be taking over Nollywood screens with her charm and acting prowess. But she has it in her, no doubt.


Her characterization of Rahlia Bello in the Netflix Original Drama series ‘Far From Home’  propelled her into local and  international recognition as an actress. Truly, she is good at it. 

The young dreamer began traveling the world right from within her imagination. And her vivid imagination and adventurous spirit led her into the welcoming arms of the Nigerian and global film industry. Tomi Ojo has a compelling personality that cannot be ignored. 

Tomi Ojo’s Origins

Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria (where she hails from) in January 2000, Tomi Ojo’s parents are Christian Yoruba folks. She grew up in a middle-class family. Her social media handle also revealed that she has a twin sister. 

Tomi Ojo completed both her primary and secondary school education in reputable schools in Lagos State (names undisclosed). She also graduated from the University of Lagos, southwest Nigeria.

As a child, Tomi Ojo dreamt of traveling far and wide, exploring what the world has to offer her. She longed to do so, in spite of being an extreme introvert (according to her). Her curiosity and drive for adventure eventually nourished her imagination well enough to see herself on the big screen.

Tomi Ojo As An Actress: Where It All Began

Tomi Ojo’s passion for acting soon drove her to start scouring the internet for acting opportunities in her late teen years. She even joined a theater club to sharpen her acting skills. Then she started attending several auditions; and with time she got a few roles. 

Tomi Ojo landed her first major acting role in 2018. She featured in a YouTube comedy series created by Nigerian comedian Bovi – titled ‘Back to School’. From there, she was invited to partake in other acting roles. She has acted in a number of short films, YouTube and other social media series, television drama series and Nollywood feature films. 

In 2022, Tomi Ojo starred in Ndani TV online series ‘Love Like This’. Then she made her major breakthrough in the same year, when she featured as Rahlia Bello in Netflix Original Drama series ‘Far From Home’. Some of the best-known films in which she has featured so far include the following:


  • Far From Home
  • Ebi
  • Now, Always and Forever
  • Love Like This
  • Schooled
  • Survivors
  • Best Friends
  • The Crazy Wife
  • Leaked
  • Sack Letter
  • Back To School
  • Social Media

Tomi Ojo has taken up acting roles alongside notable Nollywood actors and actresses. They include the likes of Mike Afolarin, Funke Akindele, Bimbo Akintola, Linda Ejiofor-Suleiman, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Raymond Umenze, Genoveva Umeh, Bolanle Ninalowo, Ruby Okezie, Emeka Nwagbaraocha, Bucci Franklin, Olumide Oworu, Natse Jemide, and Paul Adams.

Tomi Ojo: Her Hobbies and Aspirations 

The sultry actress stated in a recent interview that she is an extreme introvert in nature. To prove that assertion, she declared her love for quiet places. She asserted that her favorite spot is somewhere on a cool beach. There, she longs to get away from the world for a while, sort of. Nevertheless, Tomi Ojo loves to explore the world (suggesting that she would soon do so, if she has not yet started). 

She also believes her greatest asset is in her empathetic nature. Her ability to put her emotions into different character roles helps her to bring each role to life in a unique, convincing way. Doing so gives her the power to truly connect at the emotional level with viewers. She is also passionate about cooking varieties of dishes; and she hopes to open her own restaurant over time. 

Yet again, Tomi Ojo says she is aiming to win the globally-coveted Oscars award. And she hopes to be  recognised worldwide, while aiming to  impact on people’s lives – especially those struggling to realise their dreams. She also confessed that she adores American actress, Viola Davis, and looks forward to meeting her soon. 

Tomi Ojo: Net Worth (2024)

Tomi Ojo is also an accomplished fashion and commercial model, as well as a social media and television personality. She reportedly works with a top modeling agency in Lagos. She has also worked cinematographers, art directors and creative directors for commercial modelling. She also has more than 127,000 followers on Instagram

Her estimated net worth is in the region of 1.5 million US Dollars (as of 2024). 

Tomi Ojo’s Personal Life

At a time, there were rumours of her dating Nigerian music artist, Johnny Drille (who is now married to another woman). For now, the talented actress is single. Besides this, not much is known about her personal life. 



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About the author

Omolola Akinyemi

A Computer Science graduate of UNILAG, I hail from Ekiti state of Nigeria. An astute teacher, learner & admin assistant of many years experience. I love technology, innovation, and Nature. A problem solving mentality is important to me. The future is only seconds away, and I believe I can define the future now. You can also.