Gbemisola Scarlet Gomez Biography

Gbemisola Scarlet Gomez

Gbemisola Scarlet Gomez popularly known as Scarlet Gomez, is a Nigerian Actress, model, musician, and video vixen, known for her lead role in the 2023 Showmax Original telenovela series Wura. In 2012, she won the Miss United Nations Tourism pageant in Kingston, Jamaica.

Early life, Education and Career

Gbemisola Scarlet Shotade was born to Nigerian parents in Surulere, Lagos. Her Father, Adetokunbo "Toks" Shotade was a renowned Music Producer, and Sound Engineer, who influenced her early musical career. She had her primary education at Princeton School and her secondary education at Ogunlade College. 

She later proceeded to her tertiary education at UNILAG. Scarlet studied Business Administration at the University of Lagos, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She participated in a lot of pageantries including Miss Nigeria, Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, and Miss Global Nigeria, which she finished as a First Runner up.

In 2012, she participated in the Miss United Nations Tourism pageant in Kingston, Jamaica, and won the pageant. In 2013, Scarlet Gomez went into the music industry briefly, as a music video model and made her first debut on Timi Dakolo's "Love Song", Lynxxx's "Eziokwu", Naeto C's "Bartender", and Burna Boy's "Run My Race" video. 

In the same year, she debuts her single; presented and produced by DJ Klem, titled "Catch Me", before venturing into Nollywood. In 2014, she made her acting debut on the Africa Magic original Scarlet. 

In 2016, Scarlet debuted her studio album titled The Scarlet Letter released through Knighthouse Entertainment. In the same year, she was recruited by Africa Magic to join the set of the M-Net production drama series My Flatmates. 

On 4 January 2023, Showmax announced Scarlet Gomez as the lead actor of its first Nigerian telenovela series Wura, to premiere on 23 January. On 16 April 2023, Wura earned Scarlet a nomination at the 2023 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards, in the Best Actress in a Drama, Movie, Or TV Series category. On 20 May 2023, Scarlet lost the AMVCA award to Osas Ighodaro for her role in Man of God.

Personal life

On 15 April 2017, Scarlet Gomez married Temi Gomez, a Nigerian record producer. On Sunday, June 16, 2019, they had their first child Eli Gomez, who eventually passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, and was buried the same day at Ikoyi.

Scarlet Gomez Movies

  • Scarlet
  • Hex
  • Side Chic Squad
  • The Demon in Me
  • Knockout Blessing
  • Sophia
  • Diana
  • Something Strange
  • Stacy
  • Zoe
  • The Big Fat Lie
  • Deep Cover
  • Love and a Tragedy
  • A Perfect Girlfriend
  • Out of My League
  • Poker Face
  • Season of the Vow
  • What Other Couples Do
  • No Man's Land
  • You, Me, Us
  • Johnnie & Glyde
  • Blinde
  • A Masquerade Carnival in Lagos
  • She Is the One
  • The Brightons
  • Gigi's Wake
  • Love Language
  • Big Sister
  • The Knot
  • Cruise & Clout
  • Breakfast
  • You Who I Called Sister
  • Symphony
  • Things We Do for Love
  • Happy Ending
  • Osas
  • Flat Share
  • Just Like A.B.C
  • Kidnapped
  • A Dead Man's Souvenir
  • A Test of Faith
  • Forbidden Love

Television Series

  • My Flatmates
  • Wura

Awards and nominations

  • Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (Best Actress in a Drama, Movie Or TV Series)
  • Scream All Youth Awards (Best Actress in a Lead Role)
  • Best Actress of the Year Herself
  • The Future Awards Africa (Prize for Acting)