Doris Simeon Biography
Doris Simeon is a Yoruba and English actress, television presenter, model, event manager, television personality and philanthropist. She joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2001 and featured in her first Yoruba movie titled “Oloju Ede”. This film earned her a nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the Africa Movie Academy Awards and put her in the limelight.
She was born in Lagos, Nigeria, raised and schooled in Ojota area of Lagos. She graduated from the PEFT Institute, where she studied production management. She is an actress with the ability to double as master of ceremony and TV show host.
Doris began her career with a part in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series. She then had parts in Nollywood films Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira and Modupe Temi. She has also appeared in Eti Keta.
In 2010 she starred as Da Grin’s girlfriend in Ghetto Dreamz and co-produced with Omo Iya kan.
Doris Simeon Age
The actress’s age is not known clearly neither is her year of birth. However, she celebrates her birthday on July 22nd.
Doris Simeon Marriage | Doris Simeon Husband | Doris Simeon Wedding
She was married to producer and director Daniel Ademinokan, whom she met on set. Together they have a son,David Ademinokan. They however, separated in May 2013 with a subsequent divorce.
In an interview with NET, Doris revealed that she is open to the idea of getting married again. She said, “I am not God, only God can say. I might just say I don’t want again but what if God says it’s time for you to settle down again. So it’s not a closed door for me when it comes to marriage.”
Doris Simeon Son | Doris Simeon and Daniel Ademinokan
Doris’ son, David resides in the United States with his dad. He turned 10 years old in 2018. In June, 2018, Doris was allowed to visit her son and they were seen to enjoy their time out together. Daniel Ademinokan, posted the pictures of the boy and his mother on his Instagram page with the caption
“Spent the entire weekend buried in a studio editing but I had to come up for air for THIS.
Don’t believe everything you read on blogs. They’ve gotta stay sensational to make a dollar. It’s all good in the Hood.”
Actress Doris Simeon reunites with ex-husband, Daniel Ademinokan and son.
Doris Simeon and Stella Damasus
Stella Damasus is the wife to Doris’s ex-husband Daniel and her son’s step-mum. Damasus resides in the United States with her husband Daniel Ademinokan and David who is the product of Doris Simeon’s union with her ex husband, Daniel Ademinokan.
Doris Simeon Movies
Given her first role by late movie director cum actor, Yomi Ogunmola, Simeon rose to the top starring in over 100 films including:
- Eti Keta
- Oloju Ede
- Ten Million Naira
- Abani Kedun
- Iseju Marun
- Omo Iya Kan
- Ghetto Dreams
- Gucci Girls
- Omo Pupa
- Modupe Temi
Doris Simeon Awards
- 2008 AMAA awards Best Indigenous Actress Onitemi
- 2010 Zafaa Award Best Actress Indigenous Asiri
- Award for excellence by Okpella Movement in the United State of America (USA)
- Afemiah Development Group award for best indigenous artist