Actress And Model Jadesola Odunjo-Making Her TV Debut In You Season 4
Jadesola Odunjo is a rising actress and model. She makes her television debut in Season 4 of Netflix's hit thriller series You.
Similarly, she worked on the upcoming series Grime Kids, which is set to premiere in late 2023. As a model, she is signed to FORTE Model Management.
So what is the age of Jadesola Odunjo? Who are her parents? What about her earnings and relationship status? Grab all the details about the rising star.
Who Is Jadesola Odunjo?
Jadesola Odunjo is a rising actress of African descent. As per the sources, she is London-based, but there are no accurate details.
The actress is at the very beginning of her career, which is why only limited details of her professional and personal lives are revealed to the media.
While doing some Insta-sleuthing, we found a picture of Odunjo celebrating her birthday in 2022, which was posted in the month of February, and she wrote "19."
Hence, we can assume that she was born in February 2003 and is currently 19 years old, soon to be 20.
As for her education, she attended the London School of Economics and Political Science and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Anthropology and Law.
She graduated in 2022 and shared the happy news on Instagram with a caption that read:
Real talk, God has honestly brought me through such a challenging yet enjoyable part of my life where I’ve met incredible people and experienced life in a way that I couldn’t have predicted or imagined at all.
The actress continued:
To everyone who has been on this journey with me: I love you with all my heart and I will always do so; you are my support and my family, and I adore you.
Graduate Of Identity School of Acting
Jadesola Odunjo is a graduate of the Identity School of Acting, which is considered one of the UK's leading and most award-winning part-time drama schools.
The school was founded in 2003 by actor Femi Oguns. He is a British agent and former actor who was featured in award-winning dramas on both television and movies.
Some of his acting credits include Strange (BBC), Take My Heart Dogma (Channel 4), Prime Suspect (ITV), and Last Chance Harvey.
He established the school in 2003, which provides acting and training, specializing in minority actors.
"Since its opening, Identity has received overwhelming interest from industry professionals, including casting directors and major film production companies, and has become the first point of call for directors seeking the very best in British talent." "Identity School of Acting is fast establishing itself as the leading drama school for grooming talent, and its success is a testament to the need for its unique service."
Odunjo is also one of the students at the prestigious school. Besides her, a few other well-known actors have also been former students of the school, and they are:
- John Boyega
- Letitia Wright
- Malachi Kirby
- Charlie Covell
- Alexis Rodney
- Melanie Liburd
- Cecilia Noble
Appearances In You Season 4 And Grime Kids
Jadesola Odunjo is making her acting debut in the psychological thriller television series created by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble.
The show is based on the books You, Hidden Bodies, and You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes.
The series starred Penn Badgley in the lead role. He portrays the narcissistic, psychotic, and obsessive bookstore manager turned serial killer in the initial Lifetime series, which premiered in September 2018.
The show then moved to Netflix, and the second season was released in December 2019; later, the third installment of the hit trilogy saga was released in October 2021.
Odunjo will play the role of Victoria in You, season 4. Many new characters are introduced in the fourth season, including:
- Charlotte Ritchie – Kate
- Tilly Keeper – Lady Phoebe
- Stephen Hagan – Malcolm
- Amy Leigh Hickman – Nadia
- Brad Alexander – Edward
- Ed Speleers – Rhys
- Niccy Lin – Sophie
- Aidan Cheng – Simon
- Ben Wiggins – Roald
- Eve Austin – Gemma
- Dario Coates – Connie
- Alison Pargeter – Dawn
- Adam James – Elliot
- Sean Pertwee – Vic
- Ozioma Whenu – Blessing
- Fejiro Emasiobi – Peter
- Cal-I Jonel – Interviewer
The first part of the fourth season is scheduled to premiere on February 9, 2023, while the second part is scheduled for release on March 9.
While the first three seasons of the show were based on the three novels, the fourth series will be entirely new in concept and premise.
Similarly, Odunjo's other upcoming project is the TV show Grime Kids. She will play the role of Tanika.
The show also features actors such as Layo-Christina Akinlude, Steven Murphy, Djamel Turner, Kashif O'Connor, and Jessica Larsh.
The series follows "a group of young adults growing up in the late 1990s, dreaming of being able to make their voice heard through grime music."
As a model, Odunjo is signed to FORTE Model Management, which is a Soho, London-based agency. It was founded by former international athletes in 2017 and "has since grown to develop and supply models, sports talent, and influencers in the fashion, lifestyle, and editorial spaces."
Earnings And Family Life
Jadesola Odunjo has just begun her acting journey and has a long way to go. It is too early to discuss her earnings and net worth.
However, if we are only discussing average income, then as per the course, in London, on average, actors earn around £26k ($31885) per year.
Likewise, as per a recent report, an actor in the world makes an average salary of $46,960. The best-paid 25% makes around $60,000, while the lowest-paid 25% makes around $30,040.
Also, the average income of a model in the UK is £44096 ($54146)per year.
As expected, the rising actress has not revealed anything related to her private life.
Being in the limelight comes with repercussions. That means constant media attention and public scrutiny; while some people enjoy the attention, others prefer to avoid it, and Odunjo is firmly in the latter camp.
Since the actress has not introduced anyone as her boyfriend or partner, we can assume she is single at the moment.
Also, Jadesola is active on Instagram and gives a few intimate glimpses of her family and professional life.