Fola Evans-Akingbola Biography
Fola Evans-Akingbola is a British-Nigerian actress known for her roles on shows such as Black Mirror, Game of Thrones, Siren, The Night Agent, and others.
She attended the National Youth Theatre and Identity School of Acting, where she honed her acting skills.
Evans-Akingbola has won two awards. She won the Best Actress award at the British Urban Film Festival for her role in VS in 2019. Later in 2020, she won the Best Actress award at the London Independent Film Awards for her role in Grandma’s 80th Surprise.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Age
Evans-Akingbola was born on September 26, 1994, in London, England. She is 28 years old as of 2022.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Ethnicity
Evans-Akingbola is of mixed ethnicity. Her mother is a white England native and her father is a black man who was born in Lagos, Nigeria.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Parents
Evans-Akingbola is the daughter of an English anthropologist mother, Dr. Gillian Evans, and a Nigerian musician father Sola Akingbola; who is a member of the band Jamiroquai. She has a sister and grew up in Bermondsey and Dulwich.
Fola Evans-Akingbola The Night Agent
In 2023, Evans-Akingbola appeared on the Netflix spy thriller series, The Night Agent. On the show, she plays the character, Chelsea Arrington. Chelsea is a Secret Service agent who is in charge of Vice President Ashley Redfield’s daughter Maddie’s detail.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Game of Thrones
On Game of Thrones, Evans-Akingbola played the second wife of Khal Moro, a Dothraki warlord.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Siren
In 2018, Fola joined the cast of Siren, a fantasy drama series about mermaids that aired on Freeform and Disney+. She played Maddie Bishop, a marine biologist who becomes involved with a mysterious mermaid named Ryn.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Black Mirror
In 2019, Fola was featured in an episode of Black Mirror called “Striking Vipers”, where she played Mariella. Mariella is a younger woman who dates Karl (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), one of the protagonists of the story.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Ten Percent
Evans-Akingbola starred in Ten Percent, a comedy series created by BAFTA winner John Morton. She played Zoe Spencer, an ambitious agent who works for an eccentric talent agency. As a result of her performance, she was named one of The Guardian’s new TV stars to watch in 2022.
Fola Evans-Akingbola Movies and TV Shows
- An American Exorcism (2014)
- Blood Bound (2019)
- Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (2018)
- Game of Thrones (2017) as a Dosh Khaleen Widow
- Black Mirror (2017) as Selma Telse
- Siren (2018-2020) as Maddie Bishop
- Deep State (2019) as Aminata Sissoko
- The Witcher: Blood Origin (upcoming) as Éile
- The Night Agent as Chelsea Arrington
- Ten Percent as Zoe Spencer
Fola Evans-Akingbola Net Worth
Evans-Akingbola has an estimated net worth of around $1.2 million.