Arese Ugwu’s “The Smart Money Woman” Series Coming to Netflix Next Month


You finally have a date to anticipate the Netflix release of Arese Ugwu‘s “The Smart Money Woman” series… September 16th!

“The Smart Money Woman” tv series is an adaptation of Arese’s 2016 book with the same title. It includes a stacked cast featuring  Toni TonesIni Dima-OkojieOsas Ighodaro AjibadeLala Akindoju and Ebenezer Eno, alongside Timini Egbuson, Seun Ajayi, Temisan Emmanuel, Patrick Diabuah, Eku Edewor, Eso Dike, Mimi Onalaja, Toke Makinwa, Karibi Fubara and others.

The series’ creator and executive director, Arese Ugwu shared the official release date on Instagram saying,

#TSMWseries starts streaming on Netflix September 16th guys!!!!💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾💃🏾

We waited on a date for so long but when it finally came it felt like it had been written in the stars or something because tell me why Sept 16th 2020 was the day of our Premiere Party last year!! 😂 The day I officially shared my work with my family, friends and co-workers!

Sept 16th 2021…. We go again!!! Netflix babyyyyy

The Smart Money Woman” tackles debt, spending, the consumerist culture of the African middle class, the fear and misconceptions surrounding money and the lack of it. It also highlights love, friendships, cultural and societal pressures and the roles they play in success.

The series is produced by Lala Akindoju and Akintunde Marinho, directed by Bunmi Ajakaiye, and scripted by Pearl Osibu and Jola Ayeye.



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