Watching The Wedding Party, I was enthralled by the way Ireti Doyle played her role as the mother of the groom – Dozie. The prowess this Tinsel star brings to every movie she features in is beyond compare, and I am sure you want to know more about this beautiful, classy lady.

Here are 10 things you may or may not know about her.


  • Her husband Patrick Doyle who is a film-maker was once her boss.


  • 45-year-old Ireti Doyle had her first child at the age of 19.


  • She speaks fluent Hausa, which shouldn’t surprise us so much since she had her tertiary education at the University of Jos, Department of Theatre Arts.


  • Ireti Doyle starred in Fuji House of Commotion as Chief Taju’s 4th wife.


  • She is of Ondo descent.


  • She is a lover of tattoos.


  • Ireti Doyle used to be the host of fashion show “Oge” and she did this for 10 years.


  • She also presented “Today On STV”, a program in which she stepped in to fill in for someone for 2 weeks and ended up presenting it for 2 years.


  • She was christened Iretiola Olushola Ayinke.


  • She started acting as far back as 1995.


This article was written by Blessing Iyamadiken

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