Peju Johnson is the hottest thing right now in the Movie industry. She gets invited to many movie locations. This is because she is good at what she does and she has the kind of figure that any movie producer will like to feature on his or her set. She is pretty. She is sexy. And she dresses to kill when she steps out. What informs what she wears to parties and event? “Let me say, I dress up according to my mood. There are some kind of wears I cannot wear when I’m happy and when I’m not. And also let me say I dress according to the type of outing I’m going to,” she says.
She is not only a Nollywood actress, she is also a successful businesswoman. She deals with women things, both wears and other women stuffs. “I have been in this line of business now for a long time. I have been into this business when I was still living in Egypt. I actually took a break sometimes ago, but just started back here in Nigeria”, she explained to City People.
Many don’t know she is from Ile-Ife in Osun State. She was born there and also grew up in that ancient city. “I’m a native of Ile-Ife, Osun State. I am the 3rd child in a family of 5. I had my primary and secondary education at Community Primary School and Kingswill College, Ile-Ife. She schooled at ESTG University Cotonue (Ecole Supierieure Technologie Et De Gestation) where she studied Business Admin. And she relocated to Sagamu after her secondary school.
Why did she choose acting, she was asked? “I chose this acting line because I have always wanted to be in the acting line and I also have passion for it. It was a dream that became a passion. I remembered when I was in secondary school. I was a member of the drama group. I got my big chance when some people came to my school to shoot a movie and needed a student for a role. I was picked for a semi-lead role in the movie, even as a student it all started from there”.
What gives her joy and satisfaction with what she does? “It is in seeing my dream coming through, because it’s what I've been wanting to do and what I have passion for. It was a dream that became a passion. So I am always happy doing it and I’m satisfied with it.”
Has she shot any movie? “No, not yet. I am starting my own production early next year. At least more than 30...” Which movie launched her to the limelight? “I guess Widow, produced by Abbey Lanre.