|Birth||London, Greater London, London, England|
Modupe Adeyeye is an English actress and model. She is best known for her roles as Faith Olubunmi in EastEnders and EastEnders: E20 and transgender woman Blessing Chambers in Hollyoaks.
Early life and career
Born and raised in London, her name “Modupe” means “I praise or thank God” in Yoruba. Adeyeye is best known for her roles in EastEnders, EastEnders: E20 and Hollyoaks. She has also appeared in the drama series Our Girl and My Murder, as well as Doctors. She will also appear in 2014 film Honeytrap, alongside former E20 co-star Tosin Cole, Lucien Laviscount and Javine Hylton.
On 21 February 2014, Adeyeye joined the cast of Hollyoaks as Blessing Chambers, and her character was later revealed to be a transsexual. Also, Blessing began a relationship with Dennis Savage (Joe Tracini), and later found herself competing with Dennis’ deceased wife Leanne (Jessica Forrest), being brutally attacked by evil rapist Finn O’Connor (Keith Rice) and she began self-harming when her family disowned her for being a transsexual. The couple later moved to Blackpool on 21 November 2014, and it is yet unknown whether they will return to the show at some point.