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10 reasons we crush on multi-gifted Zainab Balogun



Multi-media personality and actress, Zainab Balogun, stars in ‘The Royal Hibiscus Hotel’, an EbonyLife Films production which will be premiering at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2017.

The movie would see the beautiful actress take on a leading role in a movie for the first time and it got us thinking of all the things we love about her.


1. Her Style


Whether she’s slaying on a red carpet, presenting on television or keeping it chic on an errand, Zainab’s fashion is always on point. Balogun is always elegant but never boring, giving us so much to crush on every Wednesday.


2. That Haircut!

Zainab with the good hair

No lady rocks the skin haircut quite like the EL presenter. Even though she occasionally shows that she can rock some weave every now and then, Zainab always stuns without all that hair.


3. Her Flawless Presenting Skills

She’s a great presenter

Zainab makes us all wish we were presenters whenever she’s on TV. Whether she’s giving us the 411 on EL Now or chatting it up on The Spot, Zainab’s personality always steals the show.


4. That Time When She Played Wonu In ‘The Wedding Party’

Wedding planner of life

Many people didn’t know Zainab had the acting gene in her until she played the jittery planner in ‘The Wedding Party’. She was too believable as Wonu, especially when she burst our brains and spoke fluent Yoruba.


5. Her Love For Some Good Chow

Zainab loves herself some good food and she’s not shy about it. There’s nothing we love more than a proud food lover. How do we know this? A quick glance at Zainab’s Instagram account is all the research you need.


6. She’s A Proud BeyHive Member

Another thing that Zainab’s Instagram account, in fact all her social media accounts, reveals is her love for Beyoncé. Any single lady who is running the world while staying in formation is definitely a grown woman we’d love to party with.


7. Her Realness On Social Media

In a world where people are hardly authentic on social media, Zainab is a breath of fresh air. She always shares her honest opinion and never shys away from taking the road less taken.


8. She Literally Does It All

She models too

Zainab is not only a presenter or an actress. She is also a model, producer and a founder. This girl is literally on fire! What’s not to love ?


9. Her LLB Degree

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And she’s a lawyer you guys!

That’s right! Zainab has a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from the University of Kent in Medway, South East England. In case this show business thing doesn’t pay well, our girl has an awesome back up plan.


10. She’s About To Become A Leading Lady On The Big Screen!

Zainab in ‘The Royal Hibiscus Hotel’

Zainab’s fan base is about to get much wider once ‘The Royal Hibiscus Hotel’ hits cinemas. The movie also features Kenneth Okolie, Deyemie Okanlawon, Rachel Oniga, Jide Kosoko, Olu Jacobs and Joke Silvia. We’ve seen the trailer and we know that we are in for a real treat from her.

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