Taiwo Ajai-Lycett attended Christine Shaw School of Beauty Science in London, and obtained a certificate in cosmetology.
In 1969 she received a Higher National Diploma in Business Studies from Hendon College of Technology. After then she pursued her career in acting.
In the 70’s she appeared in the UK classic comedy TV series ‘Some Mothers Do ‘Ave Them’ featuring the comic character known as Frank Spencer.
In 2006 she received an Officer of the Order of Niger national award from the then President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.
Taiwo Ajai-Lycett has appeared in several Nigerian movies such as Dazzling Mirage and The Inheritors.
The veteran actress has also featured in the Nigerian hit TV series ‘Tinsel’.