Celebrating Women

Esther Idowu Phillips

I’m celebrating Esther Idowu Phillips today. A veteran actress popularly known as Mama Rainbow. An amazing woman who is a huge inspiration to me.


Esther Idowu Phillips was born on October 16, 1942 in Ogun State, Nigeria. Her stage name “Mama Rainbow” stems from “Osumare” meaning “Rainbow” in English, the name of the theatre group of her late husband. She worked as a certified nurse in general hospitals in Nigeria for several years and occasionally acted in theatre. She ventured in to full-time acting after the death of her husband. She has featured in several Nigerian films. She has won numerous awards.


She is truly a source of inspiration and a phenomenal woman!

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4 replies on “Esther Idowu Phillips”

An actor with a class, she keeps you connected to any role she had been given to play. Most of her role in movies have been educative, some humorous, she has kept a good reputation of herself and relates with both old and new actors with respect and admiration to helping them grow into better and successful actors.

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Mama Rainbow, I love her Daku, she is one of my role model, that inspired me in all her roles. I will soon start my film which i will love her to be in it thanks.

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