Biography/Profile/History Of Nollywood Actress Carol King


carol-kingCarol King (born 24 July 1963) is a Nigerian actress, thespian and presenter best known for her role as “Jumoke” in the TV seriesEveryday People. Known for her “motherly role” in TV dramas, Carol has featured in several soap operas and movies including The Gods Are Still Not To Blame and Dazzling Mirage, a 2014 drama film directed by Tunde Kelani.

The Veteran actor, Carol King, best known for her sterling performance in soap operas, started her acting career in Buga Town series on radio. Years later, she made her TV debut in I Need to Know and there’s been no stopping her.  She’s also a mum of three from Igueben, Edo State.Carol King (400 x 400)

Early life and education

Born in Lagos, in the then Western Nigeria to Edo-born parents, Carol attended St. Soweto Primary School Lagos where she completed her basic education and Awori Anglican Comprehensive High School Lagos where she completed her secondary school education.aeuh8kjww6_carolking702x336She proceeded to obtain a Diploma in Insurance at Ahmadu Bello University before being awarded a bachelor’s degree in Christian Religious Studies at Lagos State University.carol

Personal life

Based in Lagos State, Carol King is married to Captain Kolawole King with whom she has three children after her failed first marriage.


Carol’s acting career began after she attended an audition for a radio drama titled I Need To Know before she went on to become a household name after her role in the TV series Everyday People. She has starred in several stage plays, dramas, and movies including Dazzling Mirage, Pasito Dehinde and The Gods Are Still Not To Blame. In recognition for her role in the advancement of the film industry, Carol was awarded with the “African Youth Role Model Award” in 2009.t0Carol King and her colleague Ireti Doyle on a movie set

Selected filmography

TV series

  • I Need To Know
  • Everyday People
  • Tinsel
  • Everyday People
  • Edge of Paradise
  • Blaze of Glory
  • Eko Law

Stage drama

  • V Monologues
  • Ajayi Crowther
  • Five Maidens of Fadaka
  • Prison Chronicles
  • The Wives[10]


  • Pasito Dehinde
  • Dazzling Mirage
  • For Colored Girls
  • The Gods Are Still Not To Blame
  • Journey To Self
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