Liz Anjorin: 5 things you need to know about the actress

Posted on Dec 15 2017 - 11:45pm by admin

The last few days have been revealing as Liz Anjorin via her Instagram page has written about her not so rosy childhood.

We take a look at some key points from her growing up and 5 things you need to know about the popular Yoruba Nollywood actress.

1. Liz Anjorin grew up on the streets

The actress was her mother selling foodstuff on the streets. They lived in an uncompleted building for years abandoned by family members. She was so poor while growing up that at a point her mother could not afford to buy her drugs when she was hit by a Danfo bus.

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Liz Anjorin



2. Liz Anjorin gave birth to her daughter at a very young age

Unfortunately the baby daddy died a few months after the birth of the child. She moved to Jos with the mother of her baby daddy where she started trading.

play (Instagram/ Lizzy Anjorin)


3. She once slept in churches

After her return to Lagos, Liz slept in churches, did menial jobs to make ends meet. She was even accused of witchcraft because of her very light skin complexion. While working for a rich family, she was accused of theft and beaten to a pulp.

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4. Educational struggle

With the help of a friend gained admission Federal Polythenic Illaro where she had to struggle to pay her school fees by selling handouts and got involved in the deadly business by transporting goods from Igolo ( boundary of Seme and Ogun state) to Sango to sell.

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Lizzy Anjorin

(Instagram/Lizzy Anjorin)


5. Lost her university admission 

Liz Anjorin once gained admission to study Law at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba but lost the admission because she didn’t get the admission letter on time. She, however, stopped selling smuggled goods and began the trade in cosmetics.

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