21 December 1977
Early life and education
Iyabo Ojo was born as Alice Iyabo Ogunro on 21 December 1977 in Lagos, Nigeria, although her father was from Abeokuta, Ogun State. She was the youngest of three children, having two older brothers. She went to school in Lagos at National College, Gbagbada, before proceeding to study Estate Management at Lagos State Polytechnic.
Having been involved in a drama group at secondary school, Iyabo Ojo commenced her acting career in 1998. She registered with the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) through the help of Bimbo Akintola, she also able to network to other people 
Ojo has scripted and featured in several Nigerian films. Her first role was in 1998's Satanic, an English-language film. In 2002, she made her Yoruba-language debut with Baba Darijinwon. In January 2015, her film Silence, which features Joseph Benjamin Alex Usifo, Fathia Balogun, and Doris Simeon, premiered at the Silverbird Cinemas, Ikeja, in Lagos.
In 2004, Ojo started producing her own films. Her first production was Bolutife, after which she made Bofeboko, Ololufe, Esan and Okunkun Biribiri. She also divorced her husband before her fame started.
Marrying a Lagos-based movie marketer in 1999, when she was 21, Iyabo took a break from pursuing her career. She gave birth to a son and then a daughter (born in 1999 and 2001 respectively), namely Felix Ojo and Priscilla Ajoke Ojo, but is now divorced from their father. She has attributed the breakup of her first marriage to marrying too young. She has spoken of her intention to stop using her former husband's surname, Ojo.
On 31 August 2020, she celebrated her mother's birthday with beautiful photo shoot which she displayed them on social media.
Iyabo Ojo launched her NGO, Pinkies Foundation, which caters to the children with special needs and the less privileged, in May 2011. She celebrated the fifth anniversary of the foundation on 1 May 2016 at the R&A City Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos.
- Satanic (1998)
- Agogo Ide (1998)
- Baba Darinjinwon (2002)
- Okanla (2013)
- Silence (2015)
- Beyond Disability (2015)
- Black Val
- Apo Owo
- Awusa (2016)
- Tore Ife (Love)
- Trust (2016)
- Ore (2016)
- Ipadabo (2016)
- Twisted Twin (2016)
- Kostrobu (2017)
- Gone to America (2017)
- Divorce Not Allowed (2018)
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