Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist and former model. Since her Nollywood film debut in 1995, the leading actress has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies. She has received numerous high-profile awards, launched a music career, and amassed an enviable fan base which has made her one of the most sought-after actresses in the Nollywood Industry. Beyond her show business accomplishments, she is also applauded for her remarkable humanitarian efforts. Omotola is one of the pioneers of the video film era of Nigerian cinema, becoming the most watched actress in Africa.In early 2013, Omotola made her US television debut in VH1’s scripted series, Hit the Floor, In 2014, she was honoured by the Nigerian government as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, MFR for her contributions to Nigerian cinema.