“I’m back”; Yvonne Jegede

Actress Yvonne Jegede who hails from Edo state became popular when she was introduced in Tuface Idibia’s video ‘African Queen’ (2004) but had actually started off acting in several TV series namely; ‘Blaze of Glory’, ‘Behind the Siege’, ‘Everyday People’ and ‘Edge of Paradise’ (MNET). She also featured as singer Djinee’s love interest in the video of the hugely popular song “Ego” (2005).


Certainly not a green horn in the film business, Yvonne has featured in movies like: ‘Missing Angel’, ‘Money in the Bank’, ‘My Future’, ‘World of Loneliness’, ‘Tears of a Saint’, ‘Under the Sky’, ‘African Baby’, ‘Last Dance’, ‘One More Man’, ‘Italian Deal’, ‘Blood Sisters’, ‘Daughters of Ages’, ‘Wicked Times’, ‘AIDS Patient’, ‘Wealth Aside’, ‘Emotional Blunder’, ‘Hitler’, ‘Broken Pieces’, ‘Mountain of Evil’ etc.


In 2007, she decided to take a break to pursue further studies and went to Cyprus to study International Relations at the American University there. Armed with her degree and the necessary exposure, in 2012 she came back to the country and entered the industry and started acting in several movies such as, ‘Haunted Souls’, ‘Twitter Babes’, ‘Village Babes’, ‘Yagazee’, ‘Don’t Cry For Me’, ‘Transformers’, ‘James Town’, ‘See Through Me’ (Shot in Uganda) etc.


Styling was by Yolanda Okereke,

Hair by Cynthia Omorodion of ImagineUrHair,

Make up by Moji Adeoti for Alice McCrown,

Photography was by Tobby Maguire of TCD,

Publicist is Bola Aduwo for Dreamflite P.R.

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