Scarlet Gomez Biography
The Nigerian Film industry has begun sending ripples on the international stage just like its music industry. Actors such as Scarlet Gomez have contributed to this effect. Her real name is Gbemisola Scarlet Shotade Gomez, a singer, model, and actress. Her breakthrough to fame came in 2016 after she took a lead role in the film, Armour. Since then she has been a regular in movies and soap operas.
Scarlet Gomez Age, Family, and Husband
Scarlet was born on 12th May 1992 in Lagos Nigeria. She comes from a family of celebrities as her father, Toks Shotade, was a popular sound engineer and Music Producer. From him, Scarlet learned the art of music and also the principles of valuing family. These principles have guarded her marriage to Temitope Gomez despite being in the limelight.
Being in the same industry, the couple has their way of communication. In an interview with the Guardian, Scarlet stated that her husband does not have a problem if she kisses another actor. They have been married for 5 years as of 2022 after dating for 5 years. Their careers continue to take priority in their lives. They are still childless.
Temitope’s proposal caught Scarlet by surprise. He organized a fake movie audition. Temitope organized fake people to call her pretending she was selected for the audition. While waiting to audition, her long-time boyfriend strolled and proposed to her. Scarlet who was surprised said yes!
Scarlet Gomez Career
Gomez began her career earlier on. She was a model and won the Miss United Nations Tourism Pageant in 2012 in Kingston, Jamaica. Scarlet is also featured in music videos as a vixen. She has appeared on Burna Boy’s Run My Race, Timi Dakolo’s Love Song, and Lynxx Eziokwu. On her singing talents, she recorded her first in 2012 called Catch Me.
Although she was participating in the music industry her eye was on the movie scene. Scarlet got her first shot when she played Doll’s House. Since then, she has been a regular invite in many movies and series. Gomez has starred in President for a Day and Perfect Imperfection, Sent from Heaven, 10 days, and Once Upon a Heartbreak.
Gomez never wanted to do acting. In school, she studied Business Administration at the University of Lagos. Finding a job, however, was difficult. Having been exposed to the entertainment industry, she decided to do acting to make ends meet. She eventually fell in love with making movies. Today, she does not use the platform as a means to make money but as a strategy to take Nigerian content to the international level. She has worked with professional producer and her experience make her eligible for acting in Hollywood films.
Scarlet Gomez’s Net Worth
Scarlet is almost the face of the Nigerian film industry. She is popular in the industry and also on the Internet. On Instagram, more than 200k follow her content. This influence created an opportunity for advertisement and endorsement, which have all earned her a decent lifestyle. She has partnered with companies such as Tru Flair and Stylist Ruth Kadiri. Scarlet has also accumulated a net worth of close to $ 2 million for her work. She has a height of 5 feet and 9 inches, making her a perfect model and actress.
When she is not working she participates in activities that will propel the Nigerian content to the world. She also participates in addressing the challenges the industry faces.