Omowunmi Akinnifesi is a famous Nigerian model, entrepreneur and Environmental Ambassador for Lagos State.
She was born on December 4, 1986 in Lagos, Nigeria to Dr. Emmanuel Akinnifesi, a former director of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Omowunmi had her upbringing in Sierra Leone where she attended five (5) primary schools before returning to Nigeria to do her secondary education at Queen’s College, Yaba Lagos.
Akinnifesi later obtained a degree in Geography and Regional Planning from the University of Lagos in 2008. She went further to have a master’s degree in Environmental Monitoring, Modeling, and Management in 2012 from King’s College London.
The beautiful lady also studied at London College of Fashion and later obtained Certificates in Project Management and another in Business Analysis. She attended CIEBS and took the Women in Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Africa program, ALIBABA Business School in China, Harvard University and at IESE New York respectively.
Omowunmi Akinnifesi’s Career
Omowunmi Akinnifesi started off as a model and has so far modeled for several brands in the country.
She has within her short time in the entertainment world recorded lots of achievements thereby making her a force to reckon with in both local and international entertainment space.
Omowunmi was crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in 2005 at the young age of 18. This remarkable achievement made her eligible to represent Nigeria at the Miss World Pageant in China that same year, where she engaged in tree planting for the Chinese government.
That same year, She was crowned Miss Tourism International Queen in far-off Ukraine.
Akinnifesi emerged first runner-up on the Nigerian version of Strictly Come Dancing, Celebrity Takes 2 before she launched her own public relations and usher-hiring business Elle Poise.
The super model and epitome of beauty star is a brand Ambassador to Lasaco Assurance, one of Nigeria’s leading Insurance companies. The development is expected to use her popularity and networks in real life and on social media to promote Lasaco Assurance’s image and products with the goal of increasing brand awareness and driving sales.
The hiring of Omowunmi represents the company’s renewed interest in broadening its scope in order to attract younger and hardworking Nigerians.
In 2016, Omowunmi Akinnifesi introduced her brands to the Nigerian market. She launched her clothing line, “Omowunmi”. The Omowunmi label was created for the urban woman with a social lifestyle.
Omowunmi also doubles as a talented dancer. She was one of the celebrities who competed in the widely publicized dance competition Celebrity Takes 2. She emerged second and was appointed Environmental Ambassador by former Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola.
The versatile and beauty pageant has remained one of the few models with exceptional qualities. She has a magnetic personality which easily wins for men and even women alike and a centre of attraction at any given public event. She is calm, humble and above all, a source of inspiration to the younger generation.
Omowunmi Akinnefesi founded Global Woman Africa, a non-profit organization. She was honored at the 2011 Allure Style Awards.
Her Personal Life
Omowunmi is not yet married, but believed to be in a relationship with her level of popularity and wealth, which has not received public attention. She was said to have enrolled and graduated from several bible schools. She is a strong believer of Christ and an evangelist.
Omowunmi Akinnefesi’s Net Worth
Omowunmi Akinnefesi has remained a force to reckon with in the Nigerian entertainment industry with an estimated net worth of over $1million dollars.
She is very prominent on social media with large fan base. You can reach or follow Omowunmi on:
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