Dakore Egbuson-Akande is worth her weight in gold in the Nigerian and indeed African entertainment industry.
In over 2 decades she has become a Multiple Award-winning Film/Stage Actor, TV personality, Vocalist/Dancer and Humanitarian.
Dakore studied Mass Communication(Minor in PR&Advertising)(Print Media Major)at the prestigious University of Lagos.
She has been a Brand Ambassador for several major brands such as Pampers (P&G) Nigeria, Cow&Gate (Danone Nutricia), Amstel Malta (Nigerian Breweries) and most recently H2O( Pepsi)
She is the current Ambassador for ActionAid Nigeria an international n.g.o with the aim of sensitizing Nigerians to align with the poor and disadvantaged in society.
In her humanitarian work she was the 1st Nigerian actor to be named Ambassador of Amnesty International and OxfamAmerica in the campaign for the control of arms and ammunition. She also partnered with the UN in the campaign for girl-child education and violence against women.
Dakore strongly believes in the arts and media’s ability to provoke, inspire and be a vehicle for change in the world while being no less entertaining.
She hails from Bayelsa state though born and bred in Lagos, Nigeria.
Dakore is married to Lou and they are blessed with two beautiful little girls.
Since her 1999 lead debut in Nollywood classic “Silent Tears”, “The Playboy”, “Emotional Crack” Dakore has starred in over 100 films. Her recent blockbuster hit movies are “Fifty” (Netflix) Spinoff” Fifty the series” “Isoken”(2017)“New Money” (2018)she just wrapped on Nigeria’s 1st legal drama series “Castle&Castle” “Yemi’s dilemma” (Los Angeles2017)(short film)official selection Pan African film festival and recently announced at Festival international Pan-African at Cannes France
She was recently nominated for Best Actress in a leading role for her work in ISOKEN at the AMVCA’s and AMAA 2018
She’s currently managed by Upfront and Personal Management.