Tana Adelana: How to be a Diva
In an age desirous of female role models, Tana is fast carving herself into one. A number of things rolled into one. Christiana Adelana is veejay with over six years international experience, a Nollywood actress, a wife and a mother of two.
For six years Tana was the face of Channel O where she hosted the
interactive O-BOMA show. With Channel O, she also hosted the magazine-styled 100% Naija show. Tana also worked with the Big Brother Africa reality series for three (3) years as the Nigerian correspondent. Also hosted the eviction
parties for Big Brother Nigeria and West African Idols Reality TV shows. She hosted DSTV’s Mnet’s Let’s Dance reality dance series.
Tana, in 2007, hosted perhaps the biggest entertainment event, Hip Hop
World’s Award with arguably the biggest name in Nigerian entertainment,
D’banj. She has also gone on to work as host with other events, such as MTN
Y’ello, LG karaoke Mega Star Show, Coca Cola Fc Tv Show and Zain Naira Rain
Tana is the current face of the peak talent show which captures the audience
of many across Africa and produced kida kudz as its 2010 winner with the
next season of Peak talent show 3 kicking off soon and this year promises to
be bigger and better.
The graduate of the University of Lagos has recently moved on to develop her
talent in acting. She played a lead role in one of Nigeria’s finest
producer’s series ‘Disclosure’ earning her critical acclaim and widespread
interest from various casting supervisors and film producers. She also
starred in Blessing Effiom Egbe’s production ‘2 Brides and a Baby, which is
scheduled for cinema release in October.
A winner of the Grind Awards and a two time finalist & winner of Nigeria’s
biggest youth event, The Future Awards, Tana describes herself as
‘passionately motivated’. For her, what is important is to be “deeply
passionate about who you are; whether as a wife, a mother, an actress, an On
Air Personality and work to be the best you can in those fields. That is my
source of strength”.
Tana is definitely here to stay with her own show in the pipeline as well.
Watch Out people!