Victoria Ekanoye is a British actress and reality TV personality, known for her acting credits in Coronation Street (1960), The Royals (2015), and Last Laugh (2017). She also made notable appearances in the reality TV shows, The Chase: Celebrity Special, The Big Quiz, and The X Factor: Celebrity.
She studied Musical Theatre at Oldham College before pursuing an acting career.
Family, Ethnicity & Nationality
Victoria Ekanoye was born on the 11th of December 1982 in Lancashire, North West England. Her mother, Abimbola Ekanoye, gave birth to two children Victoria, and Natasha Ekanoye, a makeup artist and hairstylist. Victoria told her audience during a performance that her amazing mother was the reason that she was doing the Celebrity X Factor.
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Calling her mother, “the love of my life,” she credited Abimbola to have put up with her singing every single evening when she went over and over the same song.
Victoria’s maternal grandmother, Maggie, was Irish and from Dublin. She married a Nigerian man.
Married Status- Dating
Victoria Ekanoye isn't married yet; however, she is dating a guy named Jonathan (Johnny), Lomas. For the first time, she gave a hint about their relationship on26 September 2017.
The pair, in addition to being open about their relationship on social media, also appeared together at the annual MCR Fashion Festival in October 2019.
Victoria Ekanoye and her boyfriend, Jonathan Lomas on 16 April 2019 (Photo: Victoria Ekanoye's Instagram)
During the event, a week prior to showcasing her singing talent on the ITV’s all-new The X Factor: Celebrity, Victoria left everyone mesmerized with her on-stage performance.
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Meanwhile, the last time Victoria spoke on her dating life was on the 4th of January 2020 when she tweeted how NBC’s TV Show, This Is Us has been their cuddle show for a while.
Who Is Jonathan Lomas?
Jonathan Lomas is a founder, owner, and managing director of JL Electric, a SASU registered company carrying out electrical projects all over the coast from Menton to Saint-Tropez in France.
After qualifying as an electrician with a JTL Certified Apprenticeship from England, he relocated to the Côte d'Azur in the year 2011.
More Facts on Victoria Ekanoye
She joined the cast of the long-running British soap opera, Coronation Street in August 2017 in the role of ‘Angie Appleton’. She then left the show in January 2019, the storyline claiming that her character was leaving for South Africa with her son ‘George’ after splitting from her husband ‘Jude’.
On the 30th of August 2019, she wished her boyfriend on his birthday and referred to him as “baby”.
Last heard in November 2019, she was set to appear in the remake of The Worst Witch to be aired on Netflix.
She is a self proclaimed foodie.
She works as a patron for the causes like sickle cell care and breast cancer prevention.
On the 15th of February 2019, wishing everyone on Valentines day, she wrote a long self-love piece.