Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama is one who carries the aura of warmth, graciousness and elegance.
She made her TV debut in 2012 for the series “The Island”.
In 2012 also, Somkele featured in The Dreamwalker. She also starred in Ndani TV‘s critically acclaimed series Gidi Up which began in 2013.
Somkele featured in three of Nollywood’s best movies of 2016 – 93 Days (2016), The Wedding Party (2016) and,The Arbitration (2016) – which premiered at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
She also stars in the comedy-crime/heist thriller Ojukokoro which is currently in cinemas nationwide.
Somkele was honoured with the TIFF Rising Star award of 2016.
She also won the Trailblazer Award at the 2017 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).
Other awards she’s bagged:
Special Jury Recognition Award at the Africa International Film Festival for 93 Days.
Actress of the Year at the Exquisite Lady Of The Year (ELOY) Awards 2016.
The Future Awards Africa 2016 Prize for Acting.
The fashionista, naturalista and all round lovely mother of one is really blazing the trail and we can’t wait to see more of her works and her beautiful personality.