Adora graduated into show business via the catwalk when she modelled for Channel 4’s The Big Breakfast, one of the UK’s most popular breakfast shows. Her sparkling personality and sense of humour made her a resident model on the fashion segment and she appeared on the live show for two and a half years.
Adora’s success on television continued after The Big Breakfast when she made her debut in presenting on the fashion TV station TOPSHOP TV in London as a Fashion Correspondent. She interviewed designers, top models and reviewed key fashion trends. Her time there gave her crucial techniques and experience that enabled her to make the transition from fashion to music, as a correspondent for MTV Base in 2002.
As a Journalist and TV Presenter, in 2005 Adora presented and produced The Magazine Show Live on Sky Channel, Ben TV, one of the largest providers of wholesome entertainment to the Black and Ethnic audience across the UK and Europe.
Shea has interviewed an array of different personalities from; Quentin Tarantino, Kanye West, Will Smith, Rihanna, John Legend, 50 Cent, Robin Thicke, Kelly Rowland, Akon, Ne-Yo, Amerie, RnB singer Joe and Brandy Norwood; alongside Africa’s finest D’banj, 2 face Idibia, P Square, Ice Prince, Banky W, R2Bees and Fally Ipupa.
Adora has also interviewed business entrepreneurs, international presidential hopefuls, Governors, Ministers and Ambassadors.
Adora is definitely no stranger to TV screens across the globe, having worked internationally as a Presenter on American, European and African television stations.
FOX NEWS – As an Entertainment and Royal Correspondent on FOX News Adora has covered a wide range of stories for various FOX News outlets; from current entertainment hot topics and movie releases to historical Royal news stories, such as the birth of Prince George, The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and other Royal engagements.
THE ADORA OLEH SHOW – As a Journalist and always inspired to challenge herself, Adora launched her own self-titled TV talk show The Adora Oleh Show in Nigeria. The award-winning show was created to focus on positive role models and entrepreneurs who are making waves in the entertainment, fashion and business arenas. With in-depth weekly interviews with the biggest African celebrities and upcoming talent, Adora’s experience is extensive.
PROJECT FAME WEST AFRICA – In addition to hosting her own show Adora also became a household name and TV favourite as the co-host of the music talent reality show, Project Fame West Africa.
Adora co-hosted the live show for five years and has won numerous awards.
Over the years Adora has been involved in a number of prestigious events including The Prince’s Trust Urban Music Festival, The Mobo Awards and hosting The Arise This Day Music and Fashion Festival at the Royal Albert Hall UK. In addition, Adora has hosted numerous award shows including The Nigerian Music Awards, The Ghana Professional Awards, Afro Hollywood Awards and Miss Nigeria UK to name a few.
Her charity work includes British Heart Foundation, Marie Curie, Princes Trust and Save the Children.