Oluniké Adeliyi is best recognized for her role as Leah Kerns in “Flashpoint,” and Giselle Bois/Gisele Bois in “Workin’ Moms.” All set to appear in “Chaos Walking.”
Award-winning Canadian actress Oluniké Adeliyi has been able to make a wonderful fortune through her amazing portrayals of characters in numerous movies and TV shows.
She is best known for her role as Leah Kerns in “Flashpoint,” and Giselle Bois/Gisele Bois in “Workin’ Moms.” Most recently, she made headlines after her amazing portrayal as Karal in “The Expanse” (2020-21).
And, the buzz is still going around and around as she is once again set to appear in one of the soon-to-be hit Sci-Fi-Adventure movies “Chaos Walking,” which premieres in theaters on March 5, 2021.
In the movie, Adeliyi plays one of the leading roles of Piper. In it, she shares the screens with other world-famous actors and actresses that include the likes of Tom Holland, Nick Jonas, Cynthia Erivo, Mads Mikkelsen, and Daisy Ridley.
Now, let’s first have a brief look into the actress’s acting career, and then, learn other details related to her such as her Wikipedia, biography, age, personal life, and more!
Career: Movies & TV Shows
The now-renowned actress has had a very long acting career. And, if we look into the exact numbers, then, her IMDb profile reveals that she has more than 60 acting credits to her name.
Speaking of her initial acting days, she made her debut, playing a small role, in 2002 through the movie “John Q.” In the same year, she once again appeared in an uncredited role in “Undercover Brother.”
After that, she made guest appearances in numerous movies and TV shows/movies. Seven years after her debut, in 2009, she got her first major break in the entertainment industry when she portrayed the role of Leah Kerns in the TV series named “Flashpoint.”
In the following year, in 2010, she played the role of Sidney in “Saw 3D” which also helped her to earn fame. After two straight hit performances, she began to receive immense limelight. And, the limelight was followed up by some wonderful acting projects.
Some of them include “French Immersion” (2011), “Republic of Doyle” (2014), “A Wish Come True” (2015), “Deep Space” (2018), “Deep Six” (2018), “Little Dog” (2019), “American Gods” (2019), “She Never Died” (2019), “Coroner” (2020), and “Workin’ Moms” (2017-21).
Currently, she is working on increasing the numbers of acting projects under her name as well as her acting experience. Luckily, it seems that the process of it will take no time as her upcoming fixture “Chaos Walking” is already completed and will appear on big-screens on March 5, 2021.
Furthermore, she also has two more upcoming movies—“Cinema of Sleep” and “Flint Strong.” The two movies are currently in post-production and pre-production, respectively.
Her Wiki: Bio (Age), Family, Education & More
Hailing from the suburbs of Brampton, Ontario, Canada, the rising actress was born on January 5, 1977. Her birth name is Wendy Olunike Adeliyi and her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Her father, Sunday Adeliyi is a Nigerian computer scientist and her mother, Roxianna Bell is a Jamaican nurse. She was raised by her parents in both Jamaica and Canada.
Nonetheless, she gained her high school education in Canada. Later, her interest in acting took her to New York City, United States. There, she enrolled at the highly reputed American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA). After her graduation, she returned to her birth land, Canada.
As for her height, Adeliyi stands at a towering height of 5 feet 6¼ inches (1.68 meters).
Details On Her Personal Life | Husband? Children?
The talented actress is a married woman. Currently, she is married to a Jamaican chef named Ragiv Romario Bailey. The two love birds shared the wedding vows on February 14, 2019, after a brief period of dating.
Since then, the duo has been relishing their marital life. Their happiness/togetherness can also be witnessed through several of Adeliyi’s Instagram and Twitter handles, where she usually flaunts pictures alongside her other-half.
Moreover, with her partner, the actress shares two adorable daughters, Alesha Christy Bailey (b. December 25, 1995) and Ashanti Alexis Bailey (b. December 18). However, as Adeliyi and Bailey got together just some years ago, it can be said that her children are from her or her husband’s previous marriage.
Before legalizing her bond with her current husband, Adeliyi was married to another man named Lockett-Smith, Timothy. They had tied the knots on January 5, 2007. Unfortunately, their togetherness didn’t last long and they separated two years later, in 2009.