Toni Tones

Toni Tones
Born
Gbemisola Anthonia Adefuye
NationalityNigerian
EducationQueen's College, Lagos
University of Lancaster
Occupations
  • Media personality
  • actress
  • photographer
  • singer
Websitewww.tonitones.com

Gbemi Anthonia Adefuye Listen, known professionally as Toni Tones Listen, is a Nigerian media personality, actress, and photographer. In 2020, she was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress at the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards.

Life

Adefuye the youngest of a family of five. Her early education was in Lagos which she completed her studies at Queen's College. She modeled for Dakova because he was a friend of the family when she was fourteen.

Her full name is Gbemisola Anthonia Adefuye and she went to the University of Lancaster in the UK where she studied marketing and economics. When the course was completed, she returned to Nigeria in 2009 to explore her interest in show business. Her brother had been a musician with the band Oxygen and Tones initially decided to be a show business photographer. Her portfolio caught the attention of D'banj’s reality show, Koko Mansion.

In 2017, Adefuye Gbemisola continued to do photographic work but was then both behind and in front of the camera. She has appeared as an actor in the web TV series "Gidi-culture"; in several films, including It's Her Day in 2016. She also starred in the movie King of Boys. as the younger Eniola Salami. The movie premiered on October 21, 2020. At the 2020 AMVCA, she earned herself a nomination for 'Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or TV Series' for the movie 'King Of Boys'.

In 2020 she was in the cast of Quam's Money which is a sequel to the 2018 film New Money. The follow-up story follows what happens when a security guard (Quam) suddenly becomes a multi-millionaire. The new cast was led by Falz, Jemima Osunde, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Nse Ikpe-Etim and Tones.

Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Notes Ref
2014 Deadline Beverly
Married to the Game Ms. Fatai
2016 Rumour Has It An NdaniTV web series
2018 Forbidden
Room 420 Becky
2020 Assistant Madams Self
Smart Money Woman Lara
2021 Mascara Claire
King of Boys: The Return of the King Young Eniola Netflix original series

Films

Year Title Role Notes Ref
2015 What Lies Untold
2016 It's Her Day Stacy
2017 Royal Hibiscus Hotel
5th Floor
Head over Heels
2018 The Eve Ngozi
Lara and the Beat Trish
King of Boys Young Eniola
2019 Your Excellency Stephanie
2020 Quam's Money
2022 Brotherhood Goldie

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2020 Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or TV Series King of Boys Nominated
2020 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Lead role –English Killing Jade Nominated
2023 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards Best Supporting Actress Brotherhood Nominated

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