Am better off than when I was full-time actress – Iya Rainbow


Veteran actress, Idowu Phillips, aka Iya Rainbow, who turned pastor, said finance wise, she is better off in her new vocation than her previous life as an active thespian.

“I have had a better life since I left active acting. I have done a lot of great things now that I couldn’t do when I was a full-time actress,” the mother-of-five told

It will be recalled that Iya Rainbow lost her husband when she was 42 and never gave marriage another shot. In the interview with the paper, the 77 years old spoke of how a suitor who wanted to marry her was scared off by her children high number.

“There was one that said he wanted to marry me but he ran away after he saw all my kids,” she said.

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