In this piece, platinumpost.ng chronicles the biography, family, education, career and net worth of Ireti Doyle.
Iretiola Olusola Doyle (born 5 May 1967) is a Nigerian actress, entertainer, TV presenter, writer and a public speaker.
Doyle was born on 3 May 1967 in Ondo state, the western part of Nigeria, but spent her early years with her family in Boston, United States.
She is married to Patrick Doyle and has six children.
She is the second wife to the famous actor, who lost his first wife to sickle cell anaemia.
After returning to Nigeria, she attended Christ’s School Ado Ekiti and obtained Diploma in Mass Communication and also graduated from the University of Jos with a degree in Theatre Arts.
Doyle is a writer, actor, producer and presenter. She produced and presented her own fashion and lifestyle show titled Oge With Iretiola for ten years and at different times anchored several television shows, like Morning Ride, Today On STV and Nimasa This Week on Channels TV.
She was nominated at the 2016 Africa Movie Academy Awards in the Best Actress In A Leading Role category for her portrayal of Dr. Elizabeth in the Ebony Life film Fifty.
She also appeared in The Arbitration and The Wedding Party, Other films include Dinner and Madam President.
On television, she has created characters on shows like Fuji House Of Commotion, Dowry, and Gidi Up.
The actress also wrote, produced, and presented her trending fashion show, Oge with Iretiola, in 2000. The show ran for over ten years.
She was able to diversify and venture into hosting television shows.
Ireti hosted shows like Morning Ride on STV and Nimasa This Week on Channels TV.
She also became a social commentator and wrote columns for various newspapers, including This Day Newspaper, City People, and Saturday Vanguard.
With an estimated net worth of $2 million, Ireti is one of the wealthiest actresses in Nollywood.
She has made her fortune from her lucrative acting, hosting, and script-writing career.
Ireti is also an entrepreneur, She began an indigenous organic snail farm in 2017 and currently owns its entire production chain from farming to sales.
She has plans to become a leading supplier of 100% organic snails in Nigeria and abroad.