In life, your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do and your attitude determines how well you do it. These seem to have been the guiding principles of one of our prides who’s ruling the social scene in the UK. Christened Taiwo Odebode but fondly addressed as Tiya by fans and admirers, the breath taking beauty who hails from Ile Ife, Osun State is a lady of many parts.
Well kitted with a post graduate degree in Health & Social Care Management from the University of West London (formerly Thames Valley University), the Nigerian born British who’s the youngest of the Odebode’s eight children has grown to become one of the rising stars in the United Kingdom.
The unassuming paragon of beauty is an actor, media entrepreneur, broadcast journalist of repute and above all a business woman of note. Tiya has featured in so many films such as Amina, Shattered Hearts, The Broken Bride, produced and directed by George Kelly, (the Broken
Bride won best indigenous movie)
Others are: Shameful Deceit- a movie produced by the UK based Nollywood star and PR Guru, Theodora Ibekwe, and directed by award winning Ruke Amata, Screen played by Evelyn Obahor and cinematography by Nelson Spyk.
Also to her credit are Oxford Gardens, by the popular multi talented Director Obi Emelonye, Basira In London, a film produced and directed by Phillipa C Abraham, Ese Ni (Sin) produced by Sola Kosoko and directed by Jide Kosoko and TV Dramas; Housewife & Girlfriends showing on DSTV, Here & Now produced and directed by Ruke Amata to mention but a few.
As a media entrepreneur, the woman of substance who’s happily married with adorable kids has made a remarkable contribution, her publication, Tiya Magazine explores the world of beauty, fashion, wellbeing and other facets of social life and as a broadcast journalist, her programmes on the popular Ben TV and Prestige TV in the UK are viewers delight anyday.
The dynamic lady is so active in almost every aspect of social life that she was once the Social Secretary of the Osun State Indigenes UK /Ireland and currently the Assistant Welfare Officer of the Actors Guild UK/Nigeria
Tiya has a growing passion for the cause of humanity, especially to change the plights of the less privileged in Nigeria, this and lots more are some of her pet projects in pipeline and she has vowed never to relent until she realizes the dreams.
Jite Usman, National Enquirer