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Kemi Lala Akindoju Biography & Net Worth: Interesting Life Story Of Nollywood Actress Who Married Celebrity Chef

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All You Need To Know About The Newly Wedded Actress: Kemi Lala Akindoju

Interesting Life Story Of Nollywood Actress Who Married Nigerian Celebrity Chef Gbubemi Fregene

Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju is an award winning Nigerian actress, who just got wedded to Celebrity chef, Gbubemi Fregene. She was born in Lagos, March 8, 1987. She won an AMVCA “trailblazer award” in 2016, for her exemplary performance in the movie Dazzling Mirage.

She got married to her sweetheart, the celebrity chef; Gbubemi Fregene at their traditional wedding, which held on 16th September, 2018..

Growing Up

Lala Akindoju hails from Ondo State. However, she was born and bred in Lagos, where her parents reside. She grew up in a family of six (Mum, dad and 3 siblings). Kemi Akindoju attended the famous “Queens College” for her secondary education and later proceeded to the University of Lagos, where she studied Insurance.

She later furthered her education by going for her MSc. degree. She enrolled for her master’s programme at the Pan-Atlantic University, where she obtained her master’s degree in Media & Communication.

Acting Career

Kemi Akindoju started acting, initially, as a “Stage actress” in 2005. She later matured into the Nollywood movie scene. The highlight of her career so far, was her award winning role in the movie Dazzling Mirage. She was awarded the AMVCA “trailblazer award” for her role in the movie.

Over the course of her 13-year acting career, Kemi “Lala” Akindoju has featured in a good number of movies in the Nollywood scene. The most significant ones include:

  • Suru L’ere (featuring the likes of Beverly Naya, Seun Ajayi among others).
  • Alan Poza (Featuring OC Ukeje, Beverly Naya and so on).
  • Dazzling Mirage (featured alongside the likes of Kunle Afolayan, Yomi Fash-Lanso, Carol King and many more)
  • fifty (featuring the likes of Omoni Oboli, Dakore Akande, Ireti Doyle and so on)
  • The CEO (she featured alongside the likes of Wale Ojo, Peter King, Jimmy Jean Louis and many more).

Other notable mentions include “Lara and the Beat”, Okafor’s Law, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, Potato Potahto and so on. In all, Kemi Akindoju has featured in over 70 movies over the course of her 13-year career as a Nollywood actress.

The sickle cell awareness created by “Dazzling Mirage”, was mind-blowing. The movie illustrates the travails and daily life struggles of people living with sickle cell anemia. Kemi was a star character in the movie and you should check it out, if you’ve not seen the movie.

Her estimated networth is N80million.

 Awards & Nominations

Kemi is arguably one of the most talented actresses in the Nigerian movie scene. Her talent has not gone unnoticed. She has been nominated for several awards, over the course of her career. Below is a summary of her awards and nominations.

  • African Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) “Trailblazer Award”.
  • African Movie Award for “Best Young Actor” (Female).
  • City People Movie Award for “Revelation of the Year”
  • City People Movie Award for “Best Supporting Actress of the Year (English).
  • Nollywood Movie Award for “Best Rising star”.
  • The Future Awards “Actor of the Year”.


The most trending celebrity gist right now is probably the wedding of Lala Akindoju and her celebrity Chef sweetheart, Gbubemi Fregene (popularly known as Chef Fregz). They got married in Lagos, on Sunday, 16th September 2018.

The wedding was graced by several Nigerian celebrities, including the likes of star actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, fashionista – Ebuka, Banky W, Tunde Demurun, Rita Dominic and many more.

Lala’s hubby, Gbubemi Fregene (Chef Fregz) is a famous Nigerian celebrity Chef. He is the pioneer and chief host of the popular media-hosted cookout, Chef Fregz. He has overseen many cooking competitions across the country, as a Judge.

We wish Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju and Gbubemi Fregene a fruitful marriage.

Happy Married Life!!!.

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