Tara Fela-Durotoye, a remarkable Nigerian lawyer turned entrepreneur who has left an indelible mark in the beauty industry. Born on March 8, 1977, in Lagos, Tara’s journey from a polygamous upbringing to becoming the founder and CEO of House of Tara International is nothing short of inspiring. In this blog post, we will explore her early life, education, career achievements, and the numerous accolades she has received for her outstanding contributions to the field of bridal makeup and cosmetics.
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Tara Fela-Durotoye Early Life and Education:
Tara Fela-Durotoye was born to John Ejegi Sagay and Felicia Omaghomi at St. Nicholas Hospital in Lagos. Her parents divorced when she was just eight months old, and she was raised by Modupe Agnes Sagay. She attended the Command Children’s School on Victoria Island before continuing her education at Nigeria Navy Secondary School in Ojoo, where she was appointed Sanitary and Welfare Prefect in Form 5. Later, Tara pursued a law degree at Lagos State University.
Tara Fela-Durotoye Career:
In 1999, Tara Fela-Durotoye became a trailblazer in the bridal makeup industry. She founded Nigeria’s first bridal directory, international-standard makeup studios, and the country’s inaugural makeup school. Her vision was to create an African-owned beauty brand with global recognition. She launched House of Tara International shortly after completing her university studies. The company flourished, encompassing The Make-up Studio, The Make-up Academy, and the Tara product line, which includes various cosmetic products and kits.
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