Biography of Actress And TV host Linda Osifo
Linda Osifo is a Nigerian Nollywood actress and Tv host. She was first runner-up Miss Nigeria Entertainment Canada 2011 and 2nd runner up Miss AfriCanada 2011 beauty pageant. In 2015, Linda became a Nollywood talent to be reckoned with when she was nominated for the ELOY awards for her role in the hit TV series: Desperate Housewives Africa by Ebonylife TV– An adaptation of the ABC Studio franchise ‘Desperate Housewives’. She is the founder of TheLAOFoundation.
Linda Osifo was born on July 27, 1991 in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. She grew up with her grand mother and moved to Canada at the age of 16 but she spent her most of her adult years in Toronto, Ontario, Canada before relocating to Lagos, Nigeria to pursue her acting career. She is the first daughter and middle child of her family. After graduating from St Thomas Aquinas High School, she obtained her Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto Canada in 2013.
She had her debut acting role in 2012 when she starred in Family Secrets, in New Jersey, USA directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka. Upon her return to Nigeria in late 2013, she starred in her first Nollywood film, ‘King Akubueze’, directed by Nonso Emekewe. She was featured in the popular Nigerian soap opera Tinsel as ‘Nina Fire’. In 2017, Linda played the role of Adesuwa Dakolo in EbonyLife’s spin-off drama series, ‘Fifty’ and Africa Magic’s television series ‘Jemeji’, playing the role of Noweyhon. Osifo is currently co-hosting the “Give ‘n’ Take National Jackpot” game show alongside Segun Arinze. During the 12th Headies Award she presented along side Sina Peller the ‘Best Vocal Performance (Male), award which was won by artist Praiz and ‘Best Vocal Performance (Female)’ award which was won by Omawumi. In June 2018, she was involved in the Campari ‘Make it Red, campaign being path of the cast in the advert alongside former Big Brother Nigeria housemate Tobi Bakre and mega super-star artist 2baba.
She is now Lagos based.
Judas Kiss (2016)
Rumour has it (2016)
Flip Side (2016)
The Dark Box (2017)
Desperate Housewives Africa (2015)
Bed Lamp (2015)
Hidden Truth (2016)
Hit & Run (2018)
Fifty – The series (2017)
TelAfric ‘My Talk Show’ (2012)
Give ‘N’ Take ‘National Jackpot Game Show’ (2017-2018)
Nominated for Diaspora Entertainment Awards as Best Actress in 2016.
Nominated for African Entertainment Awards as Canada Best Actor in 2015 and she won.
Nominated for Exquisite Ladies of the Year Award as Best Actress in a series in 2015.
Nominated for Starzz Award as Creative Actor of the Year in 2018 and she won.
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