These 7 Nollywood stars drive Toyota Venza? Why?


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The Toyota Venza is one model Nollywood stars do not joke with when acquiring cars. The nameplate model is known for its enormous cabin space and beautiful look and what's more? Let's find out!

Despite the discontinuation of Venza nameplate by the Japanese automaker for a while, the model is still very much loved by many Nollywood stars and ordinary Nigerians alike. The news of Nigerian movie stars acquiring Toyota Venza is one thing we have to get used to. That makes us at think why don't we have a post on Nollywod stars which are the advocates of the Toyota Venza? And here we go!


Nollywood stars love buying the Toyota Venza

7 Nollywood stars you will find using Toyota Venza

1. Wunmi Toriola

The diva has appeared in many Yoruba home movies, a genre of Nollywood. From the report, the 32-year-old talented actress/movie producer studied linguistic at the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. Wunmi Toriola took to her Instagram account to reveal her new possession to her fans in June 2018.


Wunmi Toriola is Yoruba actress and movie producer

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2. Diwa Ishaya

The beautiful Nollywood actress Diwa Ishaya and CEO of Diwa Concepts is a graduate of Film and Media Studies from the South Bank University in London.

Aside from being an actress, Ishaya is also a movie producer. She has gone on to produce more than eight movies, some of which include “Mysterious Pen”, “Snitch”, “After My Wish”, “Treasure of Blind Prince” and so on. She announced her new road baby, a Toyota Venza, in August 2017.


The beautiful Nollywood movie producer acquired a white Toyota Venza in August 2017 

3. Nkechi Sunday Blessing

Nkechi Blessing is known for playing many roles in English and Yoruba genres despite her Eastern Nigerian root. The 31-year-old curvy and light-skinned actress/entrepreneur took to her Instagram in 2017 to announce the Toyota Venza she got to celebrate her birthday.


The voluptuous Yoruba actress bought herself Toyota Venza to celebrate her birthday

4. Destiny Etiko

The 29-year-old Destiny Etiko in another Nollywood star that loves the Toyota Venza nameplate. The Nigerian actress, who is also a model and scriptwriter, became prominent after the remarkable role she played in the 2014 movie titled “Idemili”. She reportedly got this white-colored Toyota Venza as a gift on her 28th birthday, from an undisclosed person.


The curvy Nollywood star is best known for playing Ekemma in the movie titled "Idemili"

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5. Bewaji Folashade

Bewaji Folashade is one of the fastest-rising Nollywood stars in the Yoruba genre. She recently took to her social media account to celebrate the acquisition of the Toyota Venza SUV with her followers. She revealed that getting the car was her biggest achievement in the year 2020.


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6. Taiwo Hassan

Taiwo Hassan also known as “Ogogo” is a veteran Yoruba actor well acclaimed for his innocent roles in several movies. He is an automobile engineering graduate from Yabatech in Lagos, Nigeria. In 2019, he got this white Toyota Venza as a surprise gift during his 60th birthday celebration from a Nigerian Senator Olamilekan Adeola, also known as Senator Yayi.


The Veteran Nollywood actor got his Venza as a gift from Senator Yayi on his 68th birthday

7. Crystal Okoye

The curvy Nollywood actress Crystal Okoye acquired her Toyota Venza in April this year. The 27-year-old talent actress, who studied Public Administration at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, is among the long list of Nollywood stars who love to see Toyota Venza in their collection. She flaunted this new acquisition on her Instagram page to her growing followers.


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Before we end this article, why don't we take a look at what makes this particular model quite lovable and interesting? Read on and take our gist of the Toyota Venza:

Brief overview of the Toyota Venza

The Toyota Venza was produced and marketed as a 5-passenger mid-size crossover Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) by the Japanese automaker solely for the North American auto market.

1. Learning from the best

The first generation sold between the periods of 2008 and 2017, was inspired by the Camry XV40 series and Lexus RX AL10 series’ design platforms.

2. Keeping improving

The second generation, which is the new generation, is an attempt by the carmaker to revive the nameplate and offer a 2-row SUV with exquisite interior and hybrid powertrain. The new Toyota Venza will be sold later this year and is expected to be a rebadged version of the XU80 series Harrier sold in the Japanese Market.

Over the years, there have been a series of arguments on whether the model is a wagon or crossover SUV. To clear this confusion, Toyota made a revelation about the Venza nameplate, which is neither of both. The model is an attempt to create more interior space for those who love the Camry sedan.

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The second-generation Toyota Venza for the 2021 model year will be powered by a hybrid engine


Undoubtedly, These 7 Nollywood stars listed here are proud owners of Toyota Venza. We could attribute this likeness to the enormous space on the inside and the intimidating exterior look. This nameplate gives you presence on the road and we expect lots more from the revived 2021 model.

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Oluwaseun Adeniji is a passionate writer and a poet with special interest in writing about cars. He is a master degree holder in international conflict and management. He enjoys feeding the public with the latest auto gist and well researched car reviews. He is also a strong football lover. So, if Oluwaseun is not writing, expect him to be reading about sports.


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