Doris Simeon

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Doris Simeon is an award-winning Yoruba and English actress.

Early life and education[edit]

Simeon was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Raised and schooled in Ojota area of Lagos, Nigeria, Doris came to the spotlight via a 2001 Nollywood movie entitled Oloju Ede. She graduated from the PEFT Institute, where she studied production management.

Acting career[edit]

A Yoruba and English actress, Simeon started with a part in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series.[1] She then had parts in Nollywood films Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira and Modupe Temi. She has also appeared in Eti Keta[2]

In 2010 she starred as Da Grin's girlfriend in Ghetto Dreamz.[3] and co-produced with Omo Iya kan.[4]

Given her first role by late movie director cum actor, Yomi Ogunmola, Simeon rose to the top starring in over 100 films including Eti Keta, Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira, Abani Kedun, Iseju Marun, Omo Iya Kan, Ghetto Dreams, Silence, Gucci Girls, Alakada, Omo Pupa, Asiri and Modupe Temi.[citation needed]

A born actress with ability to double as master of ceremony and TV show host, Doris began her career with a part in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series.[citation needed]


Personal life[edit]

She was married to producer and director Daniel Ademinokan,[5] whom she met on set.[1] They have one son David.[8] As of May 2013, they divorced.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b Adeola Balogun (9 August 2008). "I regret dating Yomi Ogunmola". The Punch. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Jayne Usen (29 January 2011). "Kate Henshaw, the 'Third Party' and I". next. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Doris Simeon to Star in Ghetto Dreamz". 20 February 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "My Experience As Dagrin's Girlfriend - Doris Simon". 4 March 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "My wife is sexy says Ademinokan". Vanguard. 5 September 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "Zafaa Award Winners 2010". African film and Television arts. 
  7. ^ "Nadia Buari, Majid Michel & Co Nominated For African Films Festival And Academy Awards 2010". Ghanaweb. 25 September 2010. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  8. ^ Aramide Pius. "Why my life is scandal free - Doris Simeon". Retrieved 26 March 2011. 

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