Odunlade Adekola Biography and Filmography (Movies)


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About Details
Full Name Odunlade Adekola
Birthday / Age December 31st, 1976 (age 42 years)
Gender Male
Relationship Status Married / To Ruth Adekola
Parents Pastor & Deaconess. Adekola
Siblings Not Available
Religion Christianity
Nationality Nigerian
Birth Place Abeokuta, Ogun, Erin Ekiti, Nigeria
State of Origin Ekiti State
School / Studied Educated
Years Active 2006 — Present
Social Fb: fb.com/ | IG: instagram.com/odunomoadekola
Website/Blog OdunladeAdekola.com
Languages Yoruba and English Language
Occupation/Career Nigerian Actor, Singer, Movie Director & Producer
Favorite Quotes UnKnown
Net Worth $1.9 Million


Odunlade Adekola
Odunlade Adekola



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He was born Odunlade Adekola on the 31st of December 1978 in Abeokuta, Ogun, Erin Ekiti, Nigeria to an average parents who took full responsibility of him from his childhood to when he was matured enough to take care of him self. Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor, singer, film-maker, producer and director who started acting at a young age at his church (the Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta). The wealthy Yoruba movie star recently starred in and produced a new movie called “Adebayo Aremu Abere” . Aside movie acting, he is also gifted in movie directing and owns a production called “Odunlade Adekola Film Production” OAFP. Odunlade Adekola is one of the biggest name in the history of Yoruba Movie Industry who is also a one of the thick pillars that hold the Industry. When it comes to the richest Yoruba entertainers in the country, Odunlade Adekola is comfortably sitting in the front seat along side Jenifa’s Diary actress, Funke Akindele.


Odunlade Adekola is one of the most educated Nigerian actor who obtained his degree before venturing into movie acting.

He has his first taste of education at St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta, obtaining the West African School Certificate Examination. Thereafter,  he proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he successfully obtained his diploma certificate before he dived into his movie acting fully. Contrary to the idea of many Nigerians who want’s to become movie star without attending higher institution, Adekola against all odds completed his basic and tertiary education before entering into the Yoruba Movies Industry fully and became the most notable actor in the Industry.

Early Life And Background Of Odunlade Adekola

Odunlade Adekola the famous Yoruba Movie star was born on 31 December 1978 at Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. He is an indigene of Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State where he attended St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta, obtaining the West African School Certificate Examination before he proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he received a diploma certificate. He started acting at a very young age where he and a friend named “Tunde” would request to play jesters at the Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta during anniversaries. He and his friend were also very popular in the church as they normally write “script” for a comedy play involving just two of them. His professional acting career kicked off from there , he later became a professional actor, director and producer and he has featured in over 100 Yoruba movies.

Acting Career And Rise To Stardom

Odunlade Adekola professional acting career kicked started in the year 1996 at his church (the Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta). The actor was introduced to a theatre group that rehearsed near his house by his close friend who they were both an item. That same year, he joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners under the guardianship / protection of the late Nollywood actor and producer Isola Durojaiye (also known as Alasari). Adekola joined the Association fully in 1998 after he was featured in his debut movie. Joining this Association, he was given the opportunity to fine tune his talent as he starred, scripted, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years.

His acting career was heavily motivated by the likes of Taiwo Hassan, Adebayo Salami, Lere Paimo, and other genius Yoruba Movie actors in Nollywood, he ventured into the professional aspect of his career around 2005 but gained prominence in 2007. In April 2014, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award, having emerged as best actor of the year alongside Fathia Balogun who emerged as best actress of the year. In December 2015, He marked his entrance into the Nigerian music industry. He is one of the most funny and hilarious actor in the Industry today and his photographs is widely used as internet meme across Nigeria & African webosphere.

Is Odunlade Adekola Married ? – Odunlade Adekola Wife And Children

Odunlade Adekola who is considered as the most respected Yoruba Movie actor in Nigeria, He’s legally married to Ruth Adekola and their union is blessed with three kids. They first met in early 2003 and tied the knot the same year after falling in love with each other and decided to start a family together. Although, the marriage was almost heading for the rocks when Odunlade was allegedly in a relationship with Taiwo Aromokun. The woman in question is a Yoruba Nollywood actress and Adekola’s trainee but they had to stay far from each other in order to prevent any family drama.

Odunlade Adekola union with his wife Ruth Adekola is blessed with four children and he is not planning to marry another wife.

Odunlade Adekola : Net Worth 2018

Adekola Odunlade Net Worth is $1.9 Million according to reports

Odunlade Adekola’s Hotel

Thirty-nine year old Yoruba actor, Odunlade Adekola has a multi-million naira hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun State which he completed in 2014. The hotel is allegedly worth over N40 million and situated around Adigbe axis at Abeokuta in Ogun State.

Meanwhile, insiders claim that funds he used in constructing the hotel was raised from some of the endorsement deals he garnered while he was an Ambassador of Globacom and currently with Ogun State government. When versatile actor was contacted about his hotel he refused to confirm or deny the report , but it is true that he has a hotel perhaps the reason behind his denial was because he doesn’t want to be in the news.


Awards and Honours Of Odunlade Adekola

  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2009)
  • Gen Chochona Tallest Award 1901
  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2011)
  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2014)
  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2015)
  • African Magic Movie Award for Best Actor
  • African Magic Movie Award for Best Existing Actor in the movie Pepeye Meje
  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2018)
  • and many more

Filmography (Movies)

Some movies he has featured is clearly enumerated below.

  • Alani PamoLekun
  • Asiri Gomina Wa
  • Wives on Strike 2
  • Celebrity Marriage
  • Mufu Oloosa Oko
  • Kabi O Osi
  • Oyenusi
  • Eje Tutu
  • Ma ko fun e
  • Gbolahan
  • Oju Eni Mama
  • Kurukuru
  • Oloshi
  • Lawonloju
  • Pepeye Meje
  • Asiri Ikoko
  • Pate Pate
  • Adura
  • Ere Mi
  • Okan Oloore
  • Baleku
  • Badeku
  • Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho
  • Adebayo Aremu Andre
  • Adajo Agba
  • Oyun Esin
  • Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo
  • Omo Colonel
  • Aroba
  • Saamu Alajo
  • Sunday Gboku Gboku
  • Abi eri re fo no
  • Igbesemi
  • Owiwi
  • Agbara Emu
  • Critical Evidence
  • Olowori
  • Iku Lokunrin
  • Eku Meji
  • Irawo Meji
  • Sunday Dagboru
  • Monday Omo Adugbo
  • Emi Nire Man
  • Entrapped (2018)
  • Giri Giri
  • Odundun 1&2 (2018)
  • Ishola Fowosere (2018)
  • Yeye Alara (2018) as Dongari
  • “Ile Afoju (2019)”
  • Odaju 1 &2 (2019)
  • Ogo Oluwa(2019)
  • Omoyele Net (2019)

And Many More….



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