Abimbola is a French born Nigerian entrepreneur & Executive Producer with business interests in fashion & entertainment.
She has a unique passion for meaningful & educational story-telling, in particular those shining a light on stories of African heritage & legacy.
Abimbola is a proud member of the MIPAD (Most Influential People of African Descent) Class of 2023 Global Top 100 under 40 List.
The Africa Channel presents African Royale (2023):
African Royale features HIH Abimbola Fernandez, the youngest daughter of recently deceased African diamond, oil & gold tycoon His Excellency Ambassador Deinde Fernandez. While fighting to protect her family's billion dollar fortune, Abimbola embodies the complexities of finding her identity as a Nigerian living in America. We follow the life of this young & vibrant millenial as she establishes herself in Los Angeles while preserving her father's royal legacy.
The new original series is being co-produced by TAC Studios, The Africa Channel's in-house production and distribution arm, Mike Aho Productions & Abimbola Fernandez. African Royale premieres fall 2023 on The Africa Channel - available in the United States, Canada & in the Caribbean. .
The Collection of Chief Aduke Fernandez: The Baroness of Dudley
Curated & owned by Abimbola, The Collection is an archive of over 1000 vintage couture & ready to wear garments worn by her late mother, The Baroness of Dudley. The Collection stands not only as an important fixture in fashion history, but one of African American history as well. Garments featured in the archive were worn amongst a multitude of iconic global leaders such as President Nelson Mandela, President Dos Santos of Angola, His Royal Highness Prince Rainier lll of Monaco, President Jerry Rawlings of Ghana & more.