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Why I Relocated To America – Actress Doris Simeon



Doris Simeon

Nigerian actress, Doris Simeon has revealed why she relocated to the United States of America.

In an interview she granted actor Kunle Afod, Doris stated:  “Many people know that my child and his father are in America, and that’s one of the reasons I relocated to America.”

“I left Nigeria in 2018, and since then, I haven’t returned to the country. Even though I miss Nigeria, especially the roadside food and street vendors, I long for my family and friends and being on set, especially when I see actors and actresses sharing behind-the-scenes moments on their social media platforms.”


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The 44-year-old Doris Simeon travelled to America in 2012.

Doris SimeonIn addition to playing the role of Da Grin’s girlfriend in 2010 ‘Ghetto Dreamz’ she also co-produced ‘Omo Iya Kan’.

Providing insight on the travails to obtain the visa she stated, earlier effort did not yield result, including in a case where she could not access the embassy early enough.


“I was living on the Mainland. But I discovered I had left my passport at home. So, I decided to return to Akute on the Mainland to pick it up, but I encountered heavy traffic. When I arrived in Akute, my friend who was living there brought it for me.

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“There was heavy traffic on the Third Mainland bridge, but I reached the embassy’s parking lot by 7:00 AM and began searching for my visa receipt. I gave up and planned to return home before finding the receipt in my wallet. Upon reaching the embassy, they only asked me what I was going for, and I said an award.


“They inquired if it was NEA, and I confirmed. They searched the movie online, found my name, and that’s how I obtained my visa,’’the Nollywood actress recalled.

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