Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama

The actress made her TV debut in the 2012 Tola Odunsi TV series “The Island” and is popular for her role as Yvonne in the drama series, “Gidi Up.”

Popularly known for her star role in Ndani TV’s critically acclaimed drama series, Gidi Up, Somkele Iyamah is our woman crush today!

The actress made her TV debut in the 2012 Tola Odunsi TV series “The Island” and is popular for her role as Yvonne in the drama series, “Gidi Up.”

She is the second sister of Oby Iyamah (CEO of Switch Cosmetics, Creative Director of Camouflage Makeup Art and a Web Developer)  and Dumebi Iyamah (founder of Andrea Iyamah).

Somkele also manages the fashion brand, Andrea Iyamah, which was founded by her sister, Dumebi Iyamah.

Since the early days, she’s worked alongside leading ladies, Rita Dominic and Osas Ighodaro in films, The Rose Garden and Special Situations.

Her love for the acting started after she starred in a school play, an adaptation of The Prodigal Son: The Clown. After graduating with a degree in Biochemistry from McMaster UniversityCanada, Somkele took a dive into the arts, and hasn’t looked back since.