Amazing Facts and Biography of Yoruba Actor Odunlade Adekola


31 December 1978 (age 42)
Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria
Actor filmmaker director producer
Years active

Hidden facts and biography

The Nollywood actor, singer, filmmaker, producer, and director Odunlade Adekola is also a Nollywood film-maker and producer/director. He’s a handsome young man who also happens to be gifted, skilled, and imaginative when it comes to acting and interpreting movie parts. He understands the nuances of his character and can play any role provided to him by Nigerian film directors and producers.

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A native of Abeokuta (Ogun State’s capital and Nigeria’s southernmost state), he was born on the 31st of December 1976. He’s 43 years old right now. Odunlade Adekola is well-known for his roles in Yoruba films, and he even fooled the genre’s monarch in the process. Originally from the small village of Otun Ekiti in Nigeria’s Ekiti State, Odunlade Adekola has made a name for himself in the entertainment world. Asiri Gomina Wa, a 2003 film directed by Ishola Durojaye, helped launch his career. Since then, he’s appeared in numerous Nollywood productions, and the list keeps growing.

Odunlade Adekola is both an actor and a film producer. Odunlade Adekola Film Productions was founded by him, and he is the company’s CEO. The spouse he is married to, Ruth Adekola, has been blessed with beautiful children.


Odunlade Adekola finished his primary and secondary schooling in Abeokuta at St John’s Primary School and St Peter’s College, earning both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.

Odunlade Adekola attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic after finishing primary and secondary school and earning a diploma in Dramatic Arts. So he continued his education by enrolling at and graduating from the University of Lagos with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.

It was in 1996 that Odunlade Adekola began his acting career, and it has spanned over the years and still continues to this day. He has starred in several Nigerian movies as well as scripted and produced them as well.

Odunlade Adekola was named best actor of the year by the Africa Movie Academy in April of that year. In December 2015, he marked his arrival into the Nigerian music industry. Odunlade Adekola’s pictures from the set are frequently used as movie posters and thumbnails due to his enduring fame as Yoruba cinema’s top actor.

Odunlade Adekola is a veteran actor who has appeared in over 300 films. There are many movies where he has had a leading role, such as The Vendor and Taxi Driver. Odunlade Adekola is one of Nigeria’s wealthiest and most well-known actors, with a net worth estimated at $500,000. With roughly a million followers on his official Instagram account, he’s also hugely popular on social media.


“Ile Afoju (2019)”
The Vendor (2018)
Alani pamolekun (2015)
Asiri Gomina Wa (2003)
Mufu Olosa Oko (2013)
Kabi O Osi (2014)
Oyenusi (2014)
Sunday Dagboru (2010)
Monday Omo Adugbo(2010)
Emi Nire Kan (2009)
Eje Tutu (2015)
Ma ko fun E (2014)
Gbolahan (2015)
Oju Eni Mala (2015)
Kurukuru (2015)
Olosha (2015)
Omo Colonel (2015)
Oro (2015)
Baleku (2015)
Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho(2015)
Adebayo Aremu Abere’ (2015)
Adajo Agba (2015)
Oyun Esin(2015)
Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo (2015)
Samu Alajo(2017)
Sunday gboku gboku (2016)
Abi eri re fo ni (2016)
Igbesemi (2016)
Lawonloju (2016)
Pepeye Meje (2016)[19] Asiri Ikoko (2016)
Pate Pate (2017)
Adura (2017)
Ere Mi (2017)
Okan Oloore (2017)
Ota (2017)
Owiwi (2017)
Agbara Emi (2017)
Critical Evidence (2017)
Olowori (2017)
Iku Lokunrin (2017)
Eku Meji (2017)
Yeye Alara (2018) as Dongari
Ado Agbara (2019)
Agbaje Omo Onile 1, 2, 3
Omo Germany (2018)
Gbemileke 1,2,3 (2019)
Sammu Alajo Comedy series (2020-Present)
The Miracle Centre (2020)

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