Nollywood Mourns Passing of Beloved Actress Adejumoke Oreoluwa Aderounmu

Adeola Aderounmu, via Instagram story, sadly announced his sister's passing, sharing burial details. His caption expressed grief but also belief in her peace. The flyer accompanied the announcement, marking the arrangements

In a heartbreaking announcement that has sent shockwaves through the Nigerian entertainment industry, the passing of Nollywood actress Adejumoke Oreoluwa Aderounmu, known for her role as ‘Esther’ in the popular TV series “Jenifa’s Diary,” has been confirmed.

The news was revealed by the actress’s brother, Adeola Aderounmu, who took to Instagram to share the devastating update with fans and followers.


Through his Instagram story on Sunday, Adeola Aderounmu shared the sorrowful news of his sister’s demise. Accompanying the announcement was a poignant flyer detailing the arrangements for her burial, with a caption expressing his grief and the belief that his sister is now in a better place.

Aderounmu began her illustrious acting career with a remarkable debut in Tunde Kelani’s acclaimed movie “Arugba” in 2008. Her talent and versatility quickly garnered attention, leading to notable roles in various film projects alongside industry stalwarts like Bukky Wright, Bukola Awoyemi, and Segun Adefila.

Notably, she contributed her skills to hit movies such as “Alakada 2” and “Wings of My Dreams,” solidifying her status as a respected figure within Nollywood.

Beyond acting, Aderounmu also showcased her versatility as a presenter and producer. She hosted her own show, “The Lounge with Jumoke,” where she charmed audiences with her wit and charisma.

Her multifaceted talents endeared her to many, both on and off the screen. The news of Aderounmu’s passing has left colleagues, fans, and the entire Nollywood community mourning.

Tributes have poured in from across the industry, with many expressing shock and disbelief at the sudden loss of such a talented and beloved actress.


According to information circulating on social media, a funeral service has already taken place in honour of Aderounmu at Owu Baptist Church, situated in the Totoro area of Abeokuta, Ogun State.

The service provided an opportunity for family, friends, and colleagues to come together to pay their final respects and bid farewell to the cherished actress.

As the Nigerian entertainment industry grapples with this profound loss, Aderounmu’s legacy will undoubtedly endure through her body of work and the memories she leaves behind.

Her contributions to Nollywood have left an indelible mark, and she will be fondly remembered for her talent, passion, and infectious spirit.

Adejumoke Oreoluwa Aderounmu’s passing is a loss to her family and loved ones and the entire Nigerian film industry.


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