BIRTH NAME : Dakore Omobola Egbuson
STAGE NAME : Dakore Akande
NET WORTH : Dakore Akande is estimated to have a net worth of about $500,000
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born on October 14th, 1978
PLACE OF BIRTH : Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
STATE OF ORIGIN : Bayelsa State
OCCUPATION : Nollywood actress, model and a television personality.
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/HUSBAND : She is currently married to the Nigerian billionaire, Olumide Akande
CHILDREN : They have two kids
EDUCATION : She attended primary school at Corona School in Lagos State and Federal Government Girls’ College in Bauchi state for her secondary school. University of Lagos
Dakore Omobola Egbuson better known as Dakore Akande is a Nollywood actress, model and television personality. She is one of the most famous Nigerian actress , she has won several awards and she an ambassador for Amnesty International, Amstel Malta and Oxfam of America. In case you are so determined to know her better continue reader this piece.
Early Life , Background
Dakore was born on October 14th, 1978 in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. She is the first child of her parents. She attended Corona School and Federal Government Girls’ College in Lagos and Bauchi respectively. She is a multiple award winning actress who was born in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. She has been active in Nollywood since 1999 till date.
Dakore schooled in Corona School in Lagos State. She attended Federal Government Girls’ College in Bauchi State. Dakore then proceeded to University of Lagos where she was suppose to obtain a degree in Mass Communications. She later dropped out due to incessant strikes ans she is currently blessed with 2 kids
She has a younger brother named Timini Egbuson, a Nigerian model, presenter and actor. Her kid brother is a graduate just like her. Timini has a degree in Psychology from the prestigious University of Lagos State unlike his sister who dropped out of the same university owing to incessant strikes.
She has won numerous awards which include Most Promising actress in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Award, Best actress in a leading role role at the City People Entertainment Award, Best Actress of the Year at the Nollywood Movies Awards and Most Promising Actress in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. She also earned a nomination for brand ambassador of the year (Pampers) at 2014 ELOY Awards.
She is currently married and the union is blessed with two children. Kudos to the man who changed Dakore’s last name from Egbuson to Akande. Olumide Akande is the son to Chief Harry Akande, a former presidential candidate under the platform of the defunct ANPP. Chief Harry Akande is a multi millionaire. As at 2001, a front page report from The Punch reported that he made an income of $533m monthly.
2014 ELOY Awards for the Brand Ambassador of the Year prize
2014 City People Movie Award for Face of Nollywood (English)
City People Movie Award for Best Actress of the Year (English) in 2016
2016 Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress In Leading Role
The movie star has starred in not less than 50 Nollywood movies , some of which are
- Peace of Flesh
- Men do Cry
- Emotional Crack
- Shattered Illusion
- When the Going gets Tough
- Hole in the Heart
- Silent Tears
- 11 days & 11 Nights
- Operation KTP
- Silent Tears
- Emotional Cry
- Caught in the Middle (2007)
- Journey to Self (2013)
- Lunch Time Heroes (2015)
- Fifty (2015)
- Isoken (2017)