Doris Simeon

Doris Simeon, Award-winning  Yoruba and English actress was recently awarded cultural ambassador from the office of the Miami mayor .

Here is Doris Simeon’s Biography:

Early Life

Doris Simeon was born in Lagos, Nigeria. Raised and schooled in Ojota area of Lagos, Nigeria, Doris came to the spotlight via a 2001 Nollywood movie entitled Oloju Ede. She graduated from the PEFT Institute, where she studied production management.

Acting Career

Doris  Simeon started with a part in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series. She then hard 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.

She also starred in some episodes of Edge Of Paradise.

Doris Simeon rose to the top starring in over 100 films including Eti Keta, Oloju Ede, Alakada, Ten Million Naira, Abani Kedun, Iseju Marun, Omo Iya Kan, Ghetto Dreams, Silence, Gucci Girls, Alakada, Omo Pupa, Asiri and Modupe Temi.

A seasoned actress who has combined being a master of ceremony and TV show host, Doris began her career with a part in three episodes of the Papa Ajasco comedy series.

Awards & Nominations

  • 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.


She was married to producer and director Daniel Ademinokan, whom she met on set. They have one son David.

They separated in May 2013.