The Nollywood movie industry and indeed the entire entertainment scene in Nigeria will never quite be complete if one such name as Iya Rainbow is not mentioned. This illustrious woman has since her prime contributed to the immense growth of film making.
Only recently, the veteran actress clocked 76 and she went all out to celebrate herself with beautiful photos. Even before her birthday ticked, the female celebrity whose real name is Idowu Philips announced and welcomed the incoming celebration with open arms and a wide smile on her face. As soon as 76 rang in her ears, she went on to share amazing pictures from a photo shoot she had done. Iya Rainbow who is well renowned for her role as a nagging mother-in-law or supportive mom in several movies acted by her looked young as ever in the images she posted. In a colourful attire and beautifully made hair, the veteran actress beamed with smiles all over. She also posed in a white garment popularly called Sutana. The garb which is normally identified with the Celestial Church of Christ or Cherubim and Seraphim Church proves that Iya Rainbow might as well be a staunch member of one of these assemblies.
Iya Rainbow whose brand ambassadorial role for a popular telecommunication company is one to reckon with was filled with thanks to God for sparing her life and making her the success story she has become. “To very well express her gratitude, she wrote several captions filled with gratifying words: I love myself and I want to wish myself the best happy birthday ever. May the success of this life never miss my way; I ask God to increase me in knowledge and bless me with fruitful children! And more blessing to all my fans family friends.”
The beautiful, vibrant veteran also shared a video where she danced and rocked to a music which she herself sang. Several other people also took to celebrating the illustrious woman. They especially were grateful to her for being “the very definition of a good mother. A loving and selfless soul and African Movie Legend by any definition.”