Lolly Adefope grew up watching Brass Eye and The Day Today, and more recent shows like Atlanta and Insecure, developing bizarre but topical humor.
She chose the path of comedy to accomplish her dream of becoming an actor. Lolly thinks there's always a balance that is to be maintained to flourish both as an actor as well as a comedian. Lolly has now experienced success as an actor.
However, doing comedy has always been more rewarding than acting for her.
Lolly Adefope’s Biography: Age, Education
Lolly Adefope was born on 14 September 1990 in Preston, England. Her real name is Ololade Adefope.
Lolly is secretive about her personal life as she doesn’t mention much about her family. Thus, details on her parents remain unknown except for some humor-filled tweets that suggest that she enjoys and loves being with her family.
As for her educational background, she got herself an English degree at Loughborough University.
I Live For This: Lolly Adefope at the Top Secret Comedy Club in London (Photo: www.theguardian.com)
Lolly shortly resigned from some tedious job she was doing and started doing some open mic nights that led her to get small roles on TV shows.
In 2015, she got selected to be a part of the BBC Writersroom comedy programme, and in the same year, she made a debut at Edinburgh Fringe Festival where she impersonated various characters who were part of a talent show.
Lolly received high praises by the critics while some reviews remarked that she should have referenced more about her race in her contents. Everything that was happening throughout the year changed the height of her career.
She got nominated for two Chortle Awards in 2016.
The South Londoner is known for playing outrageous and hilarious characters. She smoothly transits from one persona to the next and blends her unique silliness and perfect accent, creating her own line of comedy.
Shrill Stars: Lolly Adefope as Fran and her onscreen Bff and roommate, Aidy Bryant as Annie in the new Hulu show, Shrill (Photo: huffpost.com)
Lolly is known for Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018) and Shrill (2019) and is set to appear in the TV show Miracle Workers, opposite to the Harry Potter star, Daniel Radcliffe.
She has also appeared on various British TV series and British comedy talk shows.
Relationships: Boyfriend / Partner
Lolly has never been rumored to be involved romantically. She has successfully kept her personal life away from social media as well. The 28-year-old stand-up comedian keeps making funny tweets and posts on social media on having a boyfriend but doesn’t actually mean it. She has since the beginning been quoting; to love oneself before seeking the lovelife.
Even if Lolly is involved in a romantic relationship, she might have chosen to keep it away from the limelight.
She currently seems to be enjoying the stardom she has created for herself. So, it might take her a while to come open about her dating life and partner, if she has any.