Liz Aishat Anjorin (born Elizabeth Aishat Anjorin, first name alternatively spelled Lizzy) is a Nigerian actress who features predominantly in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry. She has won the Best Actress Award at the Young Achievers Awards in 2012, the City People Movie Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014, the City People Movie Special Recognition Award at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2017 and the City People Movie Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year (Female) at the City People Entertainment Awards for the second time in 2017.
Early life and education
Anjorin lived in Lagos State, a southwestern geographical area of Nigeria predominantly occupied by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. Anjorin described in an interview with the The Punch that at a tender age she had begun hawking edibles with her mother in the streets of Nigeria to earn a living. Anjorin completed primary and secondary school education and earned her First Leaving School Certificate and the West African Senior School Certificate respectively. Anjorin was admitted to Adekunle Ajasin University in Ondo state to study Law. Anjorin did not complete her tertiary education hence it hindered her from obtaining a university degree.
In an interview, Anjorin described her passion for acting before officially debuting in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry; the main drive which propelled her into that industry was the fear of poverty. Anjorin is a movie producer who has produced several movies; it was the movie titled Owo Naira Bet that solidified her notability as a movie producer as the movie received multiple positive reviews. Anjorin produced other movies such as olani Gbarada,Gold, Iyawo Abuke, Kofo Tinubu, Kofo De First Lady and Owo Naira Bet.
On September 21, 2019, a Punch print media publication described the feud between Anjorin and Toyin Abraham as “the biggest feud in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry” in 2019. The misunderstanding between Anjorin & Toyin Abraham required the intervention of accomplished actors and the Yoruba movie industry veterans such as Antar Laniyan, and Iya Rainbow to mediate in their dispute.
Anjorin is a single parent. In 2013 she converted from Christianity to Islam and adopted the name Aishat which she described to The Punch press media of Nigeria as a “Muslim Name”.
The Dance Movie Project (2016) as Mrs.Balogun
Kofo De First Lady
Owo Naira Bet
Arewa Ejo (2009)
Ise Onise (2009)
Over the years, she has featured in multitude of movies.The striking gist about her was her conversion to Islam few years ago. She is rumoured to be the proud owner of several businesses within and outside Lagos. She cruises around in a Range Rover Sport.Anjorin is rumoured to be worth well above 80 million Naira.Pls SUBSCRIBE below to our mailing list to get fresh updates on money making and inspiring articles.