Odunlade Adekola Biography
Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor, singer, film-maker, producer, and director. He is regarded as the top Pillar Upholding the Yoruba Movies In Nigeria. He has starred and Produced a new Movie titled Adebayo Aremu Abere and has won Awards for his dramatic Performances.
Odunlade Adekola Age
Odunlade Adekola was born on December 31, 1978, in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, in southwestern Nigeria. He will be turning 43 years at the end of the year.
Odunlade Adekola Family
He was born to a Christ Apostolic Church choirmaster father, who later became a pastor in the same church and Deaconess. Adekola.
Odunlade Adekola Brother
His name is Jethro Oyekanmi Adekola. Jethro’s birthday is on June 2nd. Both Odunlade Adekola and brother are married and have their own families. They are both from the Ekiti state and their wives come from the Ogun state.
Jethro Oyekanmi married in 2016. This was a big event for many Yoruba actors and famous Nigerians. It was covered by different media. The beautiful bride, Blessing Oluwatomisin Adebori, mentioned some interesting details about her husband in her interviews after the wedding ceremony.
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.
Odunlade Adekola Married – Odunlade Adekola Wife
He is married to Ruth Adekola. They first met at the start of 2003 and became husband and wife in the same year.
Odunlade Adekola Second Wife / New Wife
Seeing how Odunlade Adekola is a really respectable actor and handsome man, the rumors around him would be inevitable. Obviously, the media often likes to create sensations around him to make people jump off their seats in anticipation of something huge.
Whenever Odunlade Adekola acts in the movies and his partner is an attractive and talented woman, the media outlets always would create a rumor about their romance, even if the actors are only doing their job well. The fact that Odunlade once had to act in the film called “New Wife” did not help at all, because this is where most of the rumors came from.
The Nigerian media attention was drawn to Odunlade when he played in the movie and the passionate pictures with his co-star Eniola Taiwo Ajao appeared on the internet. People started speculating about his affair with the actress.
However, there was no romantic involvement between Odunlade and Eniola – they were only coworkers on set, and brought their fans a good movie about love. Eniola is Odunlade’s beloved woman only in the movie world, not in reality. By the way, Eniola said that she would never flirt with Odunlade because he is her close friend, she knows his family, and she also knows how much he appreciates his wife Ruth and children.
Odunlade Adekola Early Career
Odunlade Adekola started acting at a very early age. According to him, whenever any anniversary was to hold in his church (the Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta), he and a friend named Tunde would request to play jesters, and this request was always granted. He would then write a “script” for a comedy play involving just two characters (him and his friend). That was how it all began for this professional actor, director, and producer.
He began acting in 1996, the same year he joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners and was under the tutelage of the late Nollywood actor and producer Isola Durojaiye (also known as Alasari). He had starred, scripted, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years.
In April 2014, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award, having emerged as the best actor of the year alongside Fathia Balogun who emerged as the best actress of the year.
In December 2015, He marked his entrance into the Nigerian music industry.
Odunlade Adekola Movies
Adekola has featured in more than 100 Yoruba movies.
♦ Alani pamolekun
♦ Asiri Gomina Wa
♦ Mufu Olosa Oko
♦ Kabi O Osi
♦ Sunday Dagboru
♦ Monday omo adugbo
♦ Emi Nire Kan
♦ Eje Tutu
♦ Ma ko fun e
♦ Oju Eni Mala
♦ Omo Colonel
♦ Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho
♦ Adebayo Aremu Abere
♦ Adajo Agba
♦ Oyun Esin
♦ Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo
♦ Samu Alajo
♦ Sunday gboku gboku
♦ Abi eri re fo ni
♦ Pepeye Meje
♦ Asiri Ikoko
♦ Pate Pate
♦ Ere Mi
♦ Okan Oloore
♦ Agbara Emi
♦ Critical Evidence
♦ Iku Lokunrin
♦ Eku Meji
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♦ Nimbe: The Movie
♦ Night Bus to Lagos
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Odunlade Adekola Music
♦ Omo Baba
Odunlade Adekola New House
Trusted sources inform that the actor has a huge mansion in an affluent area of Abeokuta. His family lives in the Government Reserved Area of Abeokuta. The estimated price of the mansion in Abeokuta costs about twenty million Naira. His other house is located in Lagos. The market price is also around twenty million Naira.
Odunlade Adekola Net Worth
Out of his career professions and speculated other business’, Odunlade’s estimated net worth is approximately between $100K-1M.
Odunlade Adekola actor makes his money mostly on the famous Yoruba movies, like “Alani pamolekun,” “Asiri Gomina Wa,” “Mufu Olosa Oko,” “Rihannat,” “Kabi o Osi,” “Emi Nire Kan,” “Gholahan” and many others.
He is a holder of four Awards for Best Actor of the Year in 2009, 2011, 2014 and 2015. Another major part of his income comes from his hotel constructed in Ogun State. He is extremely wealthy. Therefore, every piece of his life falls into the interests of his millions of fans.
He spent almost forty million Naira to build a hotel in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Some trusted sources provide information that he managed to gain that much money from endorsement deals. The current cost of the hotel is around fifty million Naira. Odunlade also owns a small barbershop close to the hotel.
Yoruba Actor Odunlade Adekola’s latest car is a Range Rover Sport. This vehicle costs around $112 000. He also likes to use his old Toyota Camry for scheduled meetings. Still, Range Rover Sport is his most favorite car.