Who is Denola Grey, the winner of the Best-Dressed male at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards? In this article, we’ll talk about this fashionista extraordinaire.
Adenola Adepetun, popularly known as Denola Grey is a Nigerian Fashion Consultant, Actor, Writer and On-Air Personality. He was born on August 13, 1990, in Lagos, Nigeria. He is one of 3 sons of rich entrepreneurial parents from Ogun State.
Denola had his primary and secondary education at Greenspring schools, Lagos. he attended Oxbridge tutorial college for a year and has a bachelor’s degree in media business from Baylor University. His major was in the analysis of the media and fashion market. he worked as a Fashion PR in New York before he completed his National Youth Service Corp program.
Growing up, he was chastised and mocked for his feminine mannerism and was nicknamed barbie in secondary school because he wasn’t masculine and didn’t participate in activities other boys did.
However, that did not deter him from chasing his goals.
Denola Grey: Career
Denola started his fashion journey at the age of 18. He worked as an intern at CMC in 2008. In 2010, he worked for fruition image consulting as a PR manager. He expanded his media consultancy skills in 2012 at PRC Consulting, where he assisted in organizing the New York fashion week and a launch party for ACNE paper magazine. He also worked as an intern at Walter Baker and he handled the company’s social media activities and branding. Later, he worked for Lagos based fashion brand, ALARA Lagos. After learning the rudiments of the fashion business, he set out to start his own brand.
In 2014, he worked for Ebonylife Tv, Bella Naija, and The Guardian. he recorded fashion tips for Ebonylife Tv and wrote for Bella Naija and The Guardian as a fashion columnist. He later served as a host of the Ebonylife Tv Show, “El Now”.
Denola has also produced various fashion projects, like Glam Squad on Africa Magic.
He later starred as Benjamin Castle in the tv series castle and castle alongside top Nollywood actor RMD.
Denola has worked on campaigns with brands like Dolce & Gabanna, Abercrombie & Fitch and more.
He works with orange culture and is one of the brand ambassadors for Lagos fashion week.
Denola’s net worth is estimated to be about $500,000
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