Olajumoke Orisaguna since hitting the limelight has continued to grow from strength to strength.
She trained as a hairdresser where she “met an artisan named Sunday
Orisaguna. They married in 2010 and later had two children.
Jumoke as she’s fondly called, traveled to Lagos
with one of her children where she hoped to make more money selling
bread. Her husband stayed behind with the other child where he worked
installing sliding doors.
While she was working in Lagos, she was caught in the background of a picture taken by the photographer TY Bello while Bello was photographing the British rapper Tinie Tempah. While later reviewing and editing the images she had taken, Bello decided that Orisaguna had potential as a model.
After posting on Instagram, Bello located Orisaguna and offered to
launch her career. She arranged for Orisaguna’s portrait to appear on
the cover of Style magazine and planned to create a documentary about
Orisaguna was later offered a modelling contract, internships and
work, despite not speaking English. Following Orisaguna’s success, her
husband and her other child moved to Lagos.