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Lanre Hassan (Iya Awero) Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Early Life & Education

Iya Awero was born on the 3rd of October, 1950, in Lagos. She hails and spent most of his early life in Lagos Island, Lagos State, which falls in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. For her elementary education, She studied at Oduwabore Memorial School, Mushin, Lagos. She went to the Children’s Home School in Ibadan, Oyo State, the St. Peters Faaji School in Lagos Island, and also Molas High School in Lagos Island. Before Iya Awero started acting, she went to the School of Drama where she was trained in the profession.


Iya Awero joined the theater troupe Young Stars Concert Party at 14, along with other members Ojo Ladipo (also known as Baba Mero) and Adebayo Salami. Ojo Ladipo Theatre Group became their new name thereafter. To give her performance an intellectual edge and flair, she enrolled in the Lagos School of Dramatic Arts in 1970 under the guidance of Chief Olude, a well-known drama professor at the time.She rose to prominence with her role in Comedy Half Hour, a well-liked television comedy series starring produced by the Ojo Ladipo Theatre Group.
 Her popularity has grown significantly, and she is now well-known across Nigeria.
Lanre is an outstanding actor who brings her parts to life in movies with imagination, style, and extraordinary talent. 
She is renowned for her motherly film roles. Lanre Hassan played “Iya Loja” in the 2018 film “King of Boy,” directed by one of Nigeria’s best female filmmakers, Kemi Adetiba.

Lanre Hassan Personal Life

Iya Awero was married to Aliu Hassan Adesina who died about 15 years ago. They have three children (two boys and a girl).

Lanre Hassan Age

Lanre Hassan is 72 years old.


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Net  Worth

Despite the demise of Iya Awero’s husband, she still stayed strong and breed her children as a single parent with her accumulated wealth in the movie industry. Different online sources had claimed that her net worth is estimated at around $500,000.

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