The Nollywood industry has been thrown into mourning again, as popular Yoruba actress, Moji Olaiya dies at the age of 42.

The actress is said to have died in the early hours of Thursday at a hospital in Canada.


She converted to Islam in 2014.

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Although the cause of her death is yet unknown but reports alleged that it is due to complications from childbirth.

In March 2017, the Nollywood actress welcomed her second child in Canada.

However, colleagues of the late actress have taken social media to express their shock at the news of her death.

The late actress, Moji Olaiya is the daughter of highlife musician Victor Olaiya.

She began her acting career with Wale Adenuga production, starring in the popular family tv drama, Superstory.

She has also starred in various Yoruba and English movies such as No Pain No Gain, Nkan Adun amongst others.

She has won various awards in the industry including Best New Actress Award

Moji began her acting career with Wale Adenuga’s production, Super Story, and starred in several Nollywood movies and Yoruba films.

She is best known for her roles in films such as No Pains No Gains, in which she played Ireti, Sade Blade (2005), Nkan adun (2008) and Omo iya meta leyi (2009). She also starred in the Agunbaniro.

In 2003 she was nominated for the Reel Award Best Supporting Actress of the Year, and she won the Best New Actress Award.

In 2016 she released a film, Iya Okomi, starring Foluke Daramola and Funsho Adeolu which was scheduled to premiere in Lagos on July.