Adesua Etomi Awarded An Honorary Doctorate By The University of Wolverhampton

  • Nigerian actress Adesua Etomi-Wellington has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for her contribution to the creative industries. 

Adesua who graduated with a degree in Drama & Performance in 2009 from the University, was awarded a Doctor of Arts in recognition of her phenomenal contribution to arts and culture.

The actress was a part of 9 individuals chosen from arts, diversity and business leaders in this year’s Honorary Degree awards by the institution.

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Considered one of the most in-demand, versatile and successful talents from the African continent, Adesua has won multiple awards including Best Actress in a Drama for the movie, Falling, in the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, graced the cover of Vogue magazine, starred in numerous groundbreaking theatre productions and recently released her first music single, with a highly anticipated EP on the way. 

She is happily married to entertainer, entrepreneur and politician, Banky Wellington and the couple have one son.

Honorary awards are presented by the University of Wolverhampton to people who have made a significant contribution to their field of expertise.  

The University’s graduation ceremony took place at the Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton.

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