Odunlade Adekola is a prominent Nigerian actor born in 31 December, 1976 in Abeokuta. He had begun his acting career since 1996, long before he rose to stardom in 2003 starring in Asiri Gomina.
Here is a post about Odunlade Adekola biography, family and net worth.
Odunlade Adekola’s Biography
Although an Ekiti indigene, Odunlade Adekola was born in 1976 in Abeokuta, Ogun State into the family of Adekola.
Odunlade Adekola attended St John’s Primary School, Otun Ekiti before he proceeded to St. Peter’s College, Abeokuta for his secondary school education. He obtained a Diploma in Mashood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta.
Starting from the church, Adekola had been acting since his early years before he was later introduced to the movie industry by a friend. He later joined the Association of Nigerian Theater Practitioners (ANTP) in 1996 and enrolled under the tutelage of late Ishola Durojaiye, popularly known as Alasari.
In 2010, he produced his first movie titled Sunday Dagboru and it was a hit owning to the fact that he had gotten in the minds of many.
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Odunlade Adekola Movies
It is difficult to mention all the films the versatile actor has been featured in. Some of Odunlade Adekola movies are:
- Abi Eri Re Fo Ni
- Adajo Agba
- Adebayo Aremu Abere
- Agbaje Omo Onile
- Agbara Emi
- Alani Pamolekun
- Asiri Gomina Wa
- Asiri Ikoko
- Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho
- Critical Evidence
- Kabi O Osi
- Eje Fun Eje
- Eje Tutu
- Eku Meji
- Emi Nire Kan
- Ere Mi
- Iku Lokunrin
- Ma Ko Fun E
- Monday Omo Adugbo
- Mufu Olosa Oko
- Oju Eni Mala
- Okan Oloore
- Omo Colonel
- Omo Hausa
- Oyun Esin
- Pate Pate
- Pepeye Meje
- Samu Alajo
- Sunday Gboku Gboku
- Sunday Dagboru
- Taxi Driver (Oko Ashewo)
- The Vendor
- The Grudge
- Yeye Alara
- 2010 Odun Ayo Mi
Odunlade Adekola Awards
Odunlade Adekola, being a very talented actor who interprets his role perfectly, has won many merit award including:
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2009)
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2011)
- African Magic Movie Award for Best Actor
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2014)
- African Magic Movie Award for Best Existing Actor in the movie Pepeye Meje
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2015)
- City People Movie Awards (2017)
- African Magic Viewer’s Choice Award for Best Actor in A Comedy Film/TV Series (2018)
Odunlade Adekola Family
Odunlade Adekola got married to his wife Ruth Abosede Adekola in 2013 and the two have four (4) children together, all boys.
Although there were rumours that he was having an affair with another actress at a time, his marriage remained.
Odunlade Adekola Net Worth
Summing up his net worth is a bit tasking, but here are some of his “money-makers” we were able to gather:
Odunlade Adekola is a creative and multi-talented actor. He has so much talents and he makes good use of them.
Although he had been doing the background music for some of movies, he released a song “Arike” in 2019. He previously released one he titled “Omo Baba.”
He is also the founder and CEO of Odunlade Adekola Film Production (OAFP) where he nurtures and grooms talents.
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In 2015, he bagged an endorsement deal from telecoms giant, GLO and another one from Conoil in 2016. He is also a brand ambassador of Goldberg.
Odunlade Adekola also has a hotel in Adigbe area in Abeokuta.
In 2013, Odunlade Adekola got into Lagos State University to study Business Administration. He graduated in 2018 and photos of him doing “sign out” filled the Internet.
You can reach Odunlade Adekola on Instagram.
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