Olayemi Adelekan Biography – Olayemi Adelekan Wiki
Olayemi Adelekan is a contestant on season 18 of MasterChef UK on BBC One and BBC iPlayer. Prior to joining the MasterChef 2022, Olayemi was a HR Project Manager based in Harrogate, England, United Kingdom. She is the HR Transformation Change Lead at Openreach. She previously worked at the Royal Bank of Scotland, according to her Linkedin profile.
Asked about her Food Inspiration, the MasterChef contestant told the BBC: “Traditional Nigerian cuisine is what I’m here to champion in the competition. However, my journey from Nigeria to the West Indies in 1995, then to the UK in 1997 has influenced my cooking in so many ways.”
Asked why she applied to be on MasterChef 2022, Olayemi said: “My boys are now grown up and moved out, so it’s time for new challenges in my life, and MasterChef is one of them.”
Olayemi Adelekan Age
Olayemi Adelekan was 51 at the time of the filming of MasterChef 2022. She grew up in Nigeria in multiple cities including Lagos, as well as Nevis Island WI in the Caribbean, Blackburn, England for 10 years and Harrogate for the past nine years.
Olayemi Adelekan Family
MasterChef contestant Olayemi is married with two sons.
Olayemi Adelekan MasterChef 2022
Olayemi ‘Yemi’ Adelekan is a MasterChef UK 2022 contestant. The 51-year-old announced her appearance on the BBC competition on Social Media.
“When you love cooking and cooking shows as much as I do, there’s one more thing to do,” she wrote. “My journey on @MasterChefUK starts on 5th of April at 8pm on BBC One. Be sure to tune in to see how I do.”
Olayemi was one of MasterChef 2022’s week three contestants alongside Darryll, Ibz, IOAN, Jan-Paul, Johnny, Michaela, Nazya and Sonu. The mum of two, who is also a blogger, motivational speaker and author, became a MasterChef quarter-finalist.
Olayemi Adelekan Instagram
Olayemi Adelekan’s Instagram handle is @olayemiadelekan.