Fola Evans-Akingbola Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Movies, TV Shows

Fola Evans-Akingbola Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Movies, TV Shows

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Biography of Fola Evans-Akingbola

Fola Evans-Akingbola is a British-Nigerian actress known for her roles in shows like Black Mirror, Game of Thrones, Siren, The Night Agent and others.

She attended the National Youth Theater and Identity School of Acting, where she honed her acting skills.

Evans-Akingbola won two awards. She won Best Actress at the British Urban Film Festival for her role in VS in 2019. Later in 2020, she won Best Actress at the London Independent Film Awards for her role in Grandma’s 80th Surprise.

Age Fola Evans-Akingbola

Evans-Akingbola was born on September 26, 1994 in London, England. She turns 28 in 2022.

Fola Evans-Akingbola ethnic group

Evans-Akingbola is of mixed ethnicity. Her mother is a white woman from England and her father is a black man born in Lagos, Nigeria.

Fola Evans-Akingbola Parents

Evans-Akingbola is the daughter of an English anthropologist mother, Dr. Gillian Evans, and a Nigerian musician father, Sola Akingbola; who is a member of the Jamiroquai group. She has a sister and grew up in Bermondsey and Dulwich.

Fola Evans-Akingbola The Night Agent

In 2023, Evans-Akingbola appeared in the Netflix spy thriller series, The Night Agent. In the series, she plays the character of Chelsea Arrington. Chelsea is a Secret Service agent who is in charge of the details of Maddie, Vice President Ashley Redfield’s daughter.

Fola and some of the actors from The Night Agent

Fola and some of the actors from The Night Agent

Fola Evans – Akingbola Game of Thrones

On Game of Thrones, Evans-Akingbola played the second wife of Khal Moro, a Dothraki warlord.

Mermaid Fola Evans-Akingbola

In 2018, Fola joined the cast of Siren, a fantasy drama series about mermaids that aired on Freeform and Disney+. She played Maddie Bishop, a marine biologist who becomes involved with a mysterious mermaid named Ryn.

Fola Evans-Akingbola black mirror

In 2019, Fola was featured in an episode of Black Mirror called “Striking Vipers”, where she played Mariella. Mariella is a young woman who is dating Karl (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), one of the story’s protagonists.

Fola Evans-Akingbola ten percent

Evans-Akingbola starred in Ten Percent, a comedy series created by BAFTA-winning John Morton. She played Zoe Spencer, an ambitious agent who works for an eccentric talent agency. Following her performance, she was named one of The Guardian’s new TV stars to watch in 2022.

Fola Evans-Akingbola Movies and TV Shows


  • An American Exorcism (2014)
  • Blood Bound (2019)
  • Death Race: Beyond Anarchy (2018)

TV shows

  • Game of Thrones (2017) as Dosh Khaleen’s widow
  • Black Mirror (2017) as Selma Telse
  • Mermaid (2018-2020) as Maddie Bishop
  • Deep State (2019) as Aminata Sissoko
  • The Witcher: Blood Origin (coming soon) as Éile
  • The Night Officer as Chelsea Arrington
  • Ten Percent as Zoe Spencer

Net worth of Fola Evans-Akingbola

Evans-Akingbola has an estimated net worth of around $1.2 million.