Faithia Balogun (born February 5, 1969) is a Nigerian actress, film-maker, producer and director. She was born in Ikeja on February 1969. She is a descent of Okpara, Ethiope East local government area of Delta State. 

She attended Maryland Primary School and Maryland Comprehensive High School in Lagos state, where she obtained the West African School Certificate before she proceeded to Kwara State Polytechnic where she received a diploma certificate.


She has starred, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years. In 2008, she won the Africa movie Academy Award for the Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous and her movie Iranse Aje won the best indigenous film of the year. On April 2014, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award, having emerged as best actress of the year along with Odunlade Adekola who emerged as best actor of the year. 


Faithia Balogun also won the Best Indigenous Language: Yoruba award for the work done in the film Iya Alalake at the 2015 Africa-Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards AMVCA. 

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She was formerly married to the veteran nollywood actor, Saheed Balogun.

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