Denola Grey, real name Denola Adepetun, is a Nigerian independent design advisor. He was born on August 13, 1990, in Lagos, but his ancestors are from Ogun State. Denola Grey is a top fashion stylist in Nigeria, as well as a writer, media strategist, actor, and model. He was nominated as one of three Best Dressed Male Celebrities at the African Film Viewers Awards on March 14, 2020. His photographs and fashion designs are amazing and one-of-a-kind. He was also named Best Dressed Male at the 8th edition of the 2022 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).
Early Life & Education
Denola Grey attended Greenspring Schools in Lagos for his primary and secondary education. He is also thought to have attended Oxbridge Tutorial College for a year before graduating from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in Media Business. Denola Grey’s main focus at university was research on the media and fashion industries.
Grey’s feminine personality caused him a slew of issues as he grew older. He was nicknamed Barbie in high school because he lacked male features and did not participate in activities like the other boys, but this did not deter him from achieving his goals. Dénola Grey is single because he does not value relationships.
Dénola Grey has worked for a number of companies as a media and fashion consultant. His fashion and media consulting career began in 2008, when he was an 18-year-old intern at CMC.
Grey worked as a public relations manager for Fruition Image Consulting in 2010. In 2012, he gained media consulting experience at PRC Consulting, where he assisted with the organization of New York Fashion Week and threw a party for ACNE Paper magazine. In 2013, Grey worked at Walter Baker as a business manager and social media manager. Grey decided to start his own company after working for a Lagos-based fashion brand, ALARA Lagos, where he learned about the fashion industry.
Denola Grey’s career took off in 2014 when he began working for EbonyLife TV, Bella Naija, and The Guardian. As a fashion journalist, he contributes to BellaNaija and The Guardian, and he has recorded fashion tips for the men’s fashion feature EbonyLife.
After that, the fashionista went on the hunt for a guest presenter for “EL Now.” In 2015, he was named one of the show’s primary hosts. He’s also been involved in a number of fashion projects, such as Glam Squad in Africa Magic.
Denola Grey made her acting debut in Benjamin Castle’s Castle & Castle, alongside RMD, Dorcas Shola, Jude Chukwuka, Blossom Chukwujekwu, and Eku Edewor. He was chosen from a pool of other actors and actresses after being called to an audition by an EbonyLife production.
Denola Grey has established herself as one of the most successful gurus for young people. He collaborates with Orange Culture and is a Lagos Fashion Week ambassador (LFW).
Awards and Nominations
Denola has previously been nominated for and won a number of awards, the most notable of which is the Best Dressed Male award at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) 8th edition, which will be held in 2022. Osas Ighodaro, on the other hand, was named Best Dressed Female.
According to multiple sources, it’s been rumored that Denola is worth around $800,000.