Madam Grace Owoola Oyin-Adejobi, popularly called ‘Iya Osogbo’ is an accomplished Nigerian actress, producer and television personality.

Iya Osogbo

She was born on the 23rd of August, 1930 to a father who is a contractor and a mother who is a trader in Osogbo, Osun State capital.

Husband

Iya Osogbo, was the wife of the late versatile actor in the Yoruba genre, Chief Oyin Adejobi. CHief Oyin was born in 1926 and died in the year 2000.

Iya Osogbo Name Origin

The name, Iya Osogbo was given coiled from the title of a popular movie she acted in 1999 “‘Eran Iya Oshogbo’”.

Career

She started her acting career about 67 years ago, she revealed that she had already made her name before she acted in the film titled: “Eran Iya Osogbo,” thereby correcting the impression in the public about her name.

She has worked with productions like Orogun Adedigba, Kuye, Kootu Ashipa and others.

Award

She has earned National and International recognition and sealed her status as one of the best actresses in Nigeria.

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