Odunlade Adekola biography, wife, children, age, movies, net worth
Talk of one of the most popular and celebrated actors in Nollywood, and Odunlade Adekola will make it to the top 10.
The actor who started as a Yoruba actor has, over the years, also taken part in English movies.
He is known for his comic characters. And his fans continue to rate him as the Nigerian king of meme.
Odunlade has, over the years, been able to build a name for himself. He goes by different names, which include; Sunday Dagboru, Mufu Olosha Oko, Samu Alajo, among other.
Apart from acting, Odunlade is a good singer and has a list of tracks to his name.
Full Name: Odunlade Jonathan Adekola Date of birth: December 31st, 1978 Zodiac sign: Capricorn
Place of birth: Abeokuta, Ogun state
State of Origin: Ekiti State
Occupation: Actor, filmmaker, director, and producer
Hair colour: Black
Eye colour: Black
Marital status: Married
Odunlade Adekoka’s Biography
The actor was born on the 31st of December, 1978, in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to Pastor and Deaconess Adekola. Since he grew up in Abeokuta, Odunlade is a fluent speaker of the Egba dialect.
He would clock 43 years old in 2021.
He attended St. John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College, both located in Abeokuta, for primary and secondary school education. He then gained admission to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic MAPOLY, where he earned a National Diploma Certificate.
However, in 2018, he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos.
He was introduced to a theatre group by a close friend in 1996; his demo performance got the entire crew endeared to him.
During his stay with the group, Odunlade learned the basics and ethics of the entertainment industry and became a member of the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners (ANTAP) in 1998.
He, however, came to the limelight in 2003 following his excellent role in the movie Asiri Gomina Wa. Since then, he has gone ahead to become one of the most sought after actors in the industry.
He has acted in over 100 movies.
These are some of the movies he has acted in;
Emi Ni Ire Kan (2009)
Sunday Dagboru (2010)
Monday Omo Adugbo (2010)
Mufu Olosha Oko (2013)
Kabi O Osi (2014)
Ma Ko Fun e (2015)
Alani Pamolekun (2015)
Taxi Driver – Oko Ashewo (2015)
Oyun Esin (2015)
Pepeye Meje (2016)
Asiri Ikoko (2016)
Samu Alajo (2016)
The Grudge (2016)
Sunday Gboku Gboku (2016)
Sola Arikusa (2017)
A Million Baby (2017)
Critical Evidence (2017)
Celebrity Marriage (2017)
Apart from acting, Odunlade is a talented singer, and he joined the music industry in 2015.
Below are some of his songs;
Omo Baba (2018)
Oju Olorun (2018)
He also has a film school known as the Odunlade Adekoka Film Production OAFP.
He has a long list of awards to his name. Below are some of them;
In 2009, 2011, 2014, and 2015, he won the Best Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards
In 2012, he was named the Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Yoruba Movie Academy Awards (YMMA)
In 2014, he was named the Best Actor of the Year at the Africa Movie Academy Award
In 2015, he won the Best Actor (Indigenous) at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards
In 2017, he was named the Movie Personality of the Year (Male) during the City People Movie Awards
Adekola is married to his wife, Ruth Adekola. They met in 2003 and tied the knot the same year.
Their union is blessed with four kids.
There were rumours of the actor getting a second wife, but he has dismissed the reports while stating that he loves his wife dearly.
Odunlade is a brand ambassador for Glo, a leading telecommunications company in Nigeria. He also an ambassador for other brands. He is valued at $2.5 million.
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Some lovers reported reports going to the extreme of spraying perfumes on their love letters before sending it out.
While the days of letter writing is far more and has been replaced by phone calls and text messages, it looks like composing sweet words has become challenging, with some finding it hard to compose.
Actress, Nkechi Blessing has yet again bragged about her self.
According to the 32-year-old, she is somebody's answered prayers, adding that she is very sexy.
Taking to her official Instagram page to say this, the controversial actress wrote;
"Somebody’s Answered prayers… Ah mean the sexiest MRS"
This comes a few hours after Nkechi swallowed her pride by publicly tendering an unreserved apology to veteran actor, Jide Kosoko and Nollywood Yoruba association, TAMPAN, following the recent controversy surrounding her suspension from the movie industry.
She wrote on Instagram;...
Celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani has flaunted her big baby bump on her official Instagram page.
KFN recalls that the serial businesswoman disclosed that she found out she was pregnant before her birthday in March but her husband who is also her photographer hide her pregnancy in her birthday photoshoot.
According to Tiannah, she did not want the world to know about her pregnancy, hence the reason Segun did perfect editing on her birthday shoot.
The mother of two has gathered enough courage to share her big bare baby bump.
Captioning the photo, Tiannah asked her fans to suggest baby names for her unborn child.
In her words;