- Moved to England from Nigeria when she was one.
- Is known for her roles as Joy in Moses Jones, and Holly Lawson in Vera, aired on 2009 and 2011-12.
- Played Beryl in the 2016 David Yates's movie Fantastic Beats and Where to Find Them.
- Portrayed Kahina Ziri in 2016 superhero film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
- Won the 2017 BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the TV film Damilola, Our Loved Boy.