Lilian popularly known as Leelee left Kaduna and came to Lagos to fulfill her dreams in building a career doing something that makes her happy so to get rooted into the arts she took a course in Screenwriting at Emem Isong's Royal Arts Academy, Lagos.
Her acting career was fully launched in 2010 after she auditioned and got a role in Emem Isong's movie titled 'Catwalq' and ever since Leelee has become unstoppable featuring in Movies, TV series, TV shows and Stage Plays, these include; The Waiting Room, I'il Take My Chances, Hoodrush, Atlanta, Living Close to You, Mrs.Somebody, Love is not Enough, Knocking on Heaven's Door, Echoes, Tarzan Monologues;the Movie, Perfect Love, Spotlight, just to mention but a few...
She just returned from Scotland where she made her stage debut, she was selected by Renegade Theatre as part of a 4-man cast to perform Nigeria's first entry in the World's biggest theatre festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 in Scotland where they played out Wole Oguntokun's 'The Waiting Room'.
Leelee co-produced a short film titled 'Spotlight', She co-wrote Perfect Love and has written quite a few scripts for television some of which are in post-production. She co-hosted a Hausa talk show with Funky Mallam called Fuskar Jarumai.
Leelee has proven to be well grounded in acting and a full thespian at heart, she firmly believes that opportunities are taken, not given. When you first meet Leelee i guess you will see her hips before you see her but that is not what makes her standout as an actor, she claims what makes her thick is the fact that she can't be put in a box, she is extremely unpredictable and always ends up surprising everyone around with every new role she gets, she is an outstanding actor...She believes she has multiple personality but happy its not a disorder yet (very funny), she is vibrant, adventurous, fun and is always ready and happy to take on any acting job, she is open and ready for bigger challenging roles and is yearning to shoot an action packed movie soon...
Leelee Byoma for you guys...You can find her on facebook via www.facebook.com/leelee.byoma , Twitter @LeeleeByoma , Instagram @missbyoma
|With Wole Oguntokun on their way to Scotland|
|Ini Edo's I'il Take My Chances Set|
|On the set of I'il take my Chances|
|Picture taken for WED magazine|