The interesting thing is I have been with my husband for seven years although we got married not long ago but not this year,” Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Tayo Sobola aka Sotayo, recently opened up in a recent chat.
The 35-year-old film producer is further famous that she loves to keep her private life very private from the public. “I’ve been married long before I decided to release the images of my marital status on social media. I’m one who likes my life very private. I’m sorry I won’t be divulging more on his personality other than he’s my husband and we’re married.”
The fashion designer and CEO of Clean Stitches additionally expressed that she doesn’t have a fixed fee as an actress. Sotayo claimed that the dynamics of the Nigerian movie trade – particularly movies with Yoruba as its important language – is such that it becomes impossible for her to have a set payment. “I can’t say I have a set charge because I can play a character for someone for as much as N10 million and go and play another character in another movie for N200,000 and sometimes for as low as no fees.”
Revealing her new designs from her fashion store, Sotayo revealed that the designs are inspired by her comfortability. She admitted that a lot of her clients actually patronise her store and designs due to the love they’ve for her as a popular Nigerian actress. “ I’ll say most of the clients are actually shopping for me as a result of most instances they have a tendency to purchase clothes that they see me put on on social media. For example, if I put on materials and it’s white and I write there that this material and clothing is also out there in different colours. They’ll insist that except they see me in those other colours, they will solely purchase the colour they’ve seen me wear. So, it’s extra like they’re shopping for me.”
Sotayo also announced that she’s opening an Abuja branch of her Clean Stitches store.
The ‘Bella’ star stated she sees Abuja as her second home and because she has a lot of clients – simply as she has in Lagos – she has determined to open a store in the Federal Capital City. She additionally hinted that she will be shuttling between Abuja and Lagos as well as other parts of the world.
Sotayo has produced over 10 movies that embrace Corper Jide, Ojuloge Obirin, and Bella. She has additionally featured in several features and won awards for her acting talents.