Can We Just Sit & Appreciate Idowu “Mama Rainbow” Philips Turning 78 In Grand Style

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They don’t make them like they used to.

Luckily we have national treasures such as Idowu Philips aka Iya Rainbow around to remind us both of how it was then and how good it can still be now.

The Nollywood veteran of stage and screen turned 78 today and she’s celebrating in epic style. Posing for a new photoshoot, Philips looks remarkable sporting various looks from fashion designer Tiannah Place Empire.

Iya Rainbow, who has made her indelible mark in every genre, from dance dramas to Iya Oko Bournvita blockbuster, also took to Instagram to wish herself a happy birthday. “Lord, thank you for blessing me with a new year full of breakthroughs. To the most loving and kindest soul, happy birthday to me emi Idowu morunkeji,” she wrote.

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Though younger generations may know her mainly from playing mom roles in many TV commercials, she has over 45 years of acting experience he Nigerian movie industry. Before acting, she used to be a nurse and retired from nursing after 20 years of service.

See the full photoshoot below.

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