There is something about Mary...
Mary Adeyeye formally known as Mary Shittu, is an AWARD WINNING TV Personality, Fashion Designer and CEO of a Women's Empowerment Platform 'i am a DIAMOND forever', Model & Empowerment Speaker. With a career which spans back over a decade, Mary started her career in the Fashion Industry where she is well known for her elegant designs which can be spotted on Red carpets and Magazines. Also as a renowned Model, She has worked with the best fashion houses and graced catwalks both home and abroad. Mary went on to single-handedly establishing one of the leading Modelling Agencies for Ethnic Models in the UK. Later moving and working in HOLLYWOOD, she continued with her work in Fashion & got a good taste of the Media world. After acquiring great skills from her life and work in Hollywood, Mary moved back to London to put her stamp on the UK fashion and Media industry. A lady full of many skills, experiences and talent, Mary has accomplished so much and continues to add more titles to her name.
Now combining both of her passions- People and Fashion, Mary embarked on a Media career in the UK. She is a charismatic, elegant and witty TV Presenter with a top notch style, elegance and class. She has a way with people with an infectious smile, gentle approach and skills which allows her guest to relax and open up in an interview.
ELEGANT, SOPHISTICATED & STYLISH...
As a breath of fresh air, Mary Shittu is now one of the most recognised faces and role model on our TV Screens.
Mary has interviewed a number of the top names in the entertainment industry both home and abroad, with her work which takes her all around the world. Names such as Music Soul child, Q from 112, 2 face Idibia, Duncan Mighty, Tiwa Savage, Jim Ike, Iyanya, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Sarkodie, just to name a few. She is known as the Lady that is always at the right place at the right time, from Red Carpet Events, to Award Shows and film premieres. Mary can be spotted on the other side of the Red Carpet covering the events and bringing us some juicy and stylish interviews. Mary is currently producing a talk show- ‘MARY ADEYEYE SHOW’. It is a lifestyle and Magazine show which will deal with hot topics infused with celebrity interviews. Also watch out for her priductions and TV station, launching soon
Mary left her stamp as a Presenter and excutive producer on the Award Winning ‘Naija Bites' on OH TV (showing in the UK, EUROPE & USA) and AFRICA MAGIC (showing in AFRICA). ‘Naija Bites’ is a cookery show with a fun and entertaining twist. Mary invites her celebrity friends to drop in to gist with her while cooking some Nigerian delicacies with a professional Chef. The show delivers a tasty interview with a mouth-watering dish and lessons on how to cook a Nigerian dish. As a fashionista, Mary gives us a taste fashion on every episode dazzling in the latest fashion and also in her collection.
As part of her work in the community, Mary Shittu once held the post of PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER FOR NIGERIANS IN DIASPORA ORGANISATION EUROPE (NIDOE) - LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM. NIDOE is a non-profit organisation for all Nigerian Professionals in the Diaspora, providing an umbrella to all Nigerians in Europe.
AWARD WINNING TV HOST
BEFFTA AWARDS 2013 BEST TV PERSONALITY AND BEST TV SHOW:
The prestigious Beffta Award ceremony was held in London over the weekend. In its 5th year, the event was well attended by London’s crème de la crème of the industry.
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR:
Presented the European Federation of black Women Business Owners (EFBWBO). This category of the award was sponsored and presented by LLOYDS TSB. The prestigious ceremony took place at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1 .
BRITISH FEMALE INVENTOR AND INNOVATORS AWARD - People’s Choice Environmental friendly.
Presented by Global Women Inventors and Innovators Network (GWIIN) and British Female Inventors and Innovators Network (BFIIN)
Media Woman of The Year
Nigeria UK Based Achiever's Award (NUBAA) 2013 -Nomination:
NIGERIAN UK TV / ONLINE MEDIA SHOW.
Beffta Awards 2013 Nominations:
Celebrating the contribution of the Nigerian community to UK society.
As a Nigerian based in the UK and Veteran Designer, Mary Shittu was honoured for her work in Fashion.
On 20th January 2010, the UK Foreign Office and the Nigeria High Commission in London celebrated the Nigerian community in the UK and their Significant contributions to British society. The event took place at the prestigious number one, George Street, W1. At the event, a film produced by the UK Foreign Office which was presented by The Foreign Secretary David Miliband was shown. The film highlighted the work of three prominent British Nigerians, in which Mary Shittu was one of them and the only woman. This memorable event was well attended by British High Commissioner of Nigeria, Bob Dewar, and his counterpart, Nigerian High Commissioner to the UK, Dr Darhatu Sarki Tafida, Foreign office Minister for Africa, Baroness Kinnock, His Excellency Chief Ojo Maduekwe, Foreign Minister of Nigeria, other Dignitaries and members of the UK based Nigerian community.