Iretiola Doyle was born on the 3rd of May 1967, in Lagos Nigeria and in the course of her life has lived in New York, Boston, Jos and Lagos. She has a Diploma in Mass Communication and a B.A. in Theatre Arts both from the University of Jos. A very versatile accomplished writer, actor, producer and presenter got her first professional role as an actress in a soap produced and directed by the late Mike Tasie called "Riddles and Hopes" in 1995.

Ever since, she has been growing steadily in her chosen field of endeavour. In a career that has spanned over 18 years in the Nigerian entertainment industry, her credits cut across stage, television, film and print. She also produced and presented her own fashion and lifestyle show titled “Oge with Iretiola' for ten years and at different times anchored several A-list television shows, like “Morning ride” and “Today on STV”. She is considered one of the country’s best public speakers and is often called upon to MC high profile public and private events.
She is a renowned writer and has several screen plays to her credit. She is also a wonderful social commentator who at different times penned the popular columns, “Shooting Breeze” in City People Magazine, and “In The Chatroom” in the Glitterati, and This Day Newspaper. She currently pens a weekly column titled ‘Tiola’s Take’ every Saturday in the Vanguard.
She has been nominated once in the Best Actress category at the Reel Awards in 1998 for her role in the movie “All about Ere” and twice in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category at the AMAA Awards in 2007 and 2009 for her roles in “Sitanda” and “Across the Niger” respectively. She has taken part in numerous stage productions and TV Series. Worthy of mention is the popular MNET drama Tinsel in which she plays a major character Sheila.