Tope Alabi – “I Acted For 21 Years But Didn’t Make It”


She’s popularly known as one of the most sought after gospel artists in Nigeria.

Evangelist Tope Alabi has revealed she went through a lot of difficulties before hitting it big.

In a recent interview she revealed how she acted for 21 years but was not used in a single movie. According to her, acting was her dream as she never liked being a musician.

‘Where i worked, they told me to stop coming to work. I also joined acting yet i was not used in a single movie. I acted for 21 years and it was hard. I didn’t make it. I followed Ishola Ogunsola to schools to sing back stage but nothing cam out of it,’ she said.

‘Acting was what i wanted. I didn’t like being a musician. God loves me and put me at the right position which was singing,’ she continued.

The actress also shared with City People the petty jobs she engaged in before she made it.

According to her, ‘Asides acting, i hawked raw eggs, rice and stew, garri before going to school in Ewutu Grammar school. It was in Ibadan that i sold boiled egg’.



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