Odunlade Adekola was born on December 31, 1976 in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Although, he hails from Ekiti state, he was born and raised in Lafenwa, Abeokuta by Pastor and Deaconess Adekola.
Odunlade Adekola Biography
Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor, producer, director and singer. He began his career in 1996 and rose to prominence in 2003, after playing a lead role in Asiri Gomina Wa. Since then, Odun has starred in numerous Yoruba movies and his dynamism has remained the talk of the town.
Adekola is one of the few celebrities whose pictures are used for internet memes. He is also the CEO and founder of Odunlade Adekola Film Production (OAFP), a platform created in order to build prospective thespians.
Odunlade Adekola Early Life
Odunlade Adekola was born on December 31, 1976 in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Although, he hails from Ekiti state, he was born and raised in Lafenwa, Abeokuta by Pastor and Deaconess Adekola. He grew up in a Christian family that is devoted to church activities.
For his formal education, he started at St. John’s Primary School and moved on to St. Peter’s College, Abeokuta. Subsequently, he attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, and earned a National Diploma Certificate. Later on, in 2018, Odunlade bagged a bachelors degree in Business Administration at the University of Lagos.
He is married to Ruth Adekola, and the union is blessed with 4 children.
Odunlade Adekola Early Career
Odunlade is a member of Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta, and that was where his career began. Early enough, Odun started acting in church with his friend Tunde. He got motivation from his church audience and this spurred him into professional acting.
In 1996, his friend introduced him to a theatre group that meets for rehearsals in the neighborhood. Odun was invited and his demo performance got the entire crew endeared to him. In the group, he started learning some ethics and rudiment of the movie industry, until some invited veterans asked him to join a theatre association. Then, in January 1998, he became a bonafide member of the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners.
At the end, Adekola started producing and featuring in movies. He starred in Faworaja (1999) produced by Bolaji Amusan (Mr Latin). Thereafter, he rose to prominence after featuring as a state Governor in Asiri Gomina Wa (2003). The movie was produced by late Ishola Durojaiye (Alasari).
Today, Adekola has featured in numerous films and has remained a professional actor with numerous awards.
Odunlade Adekola Age
Odunlade Adekola was born on December 31, 1976
Odunlade Adekola height
Odunlade Adekola is well known Nigerian Nollywood actor whose height is 1.93 m
Odunlade Adekola wife name
Odunlade Adekola wife name is Ruth Adekola
Odunlade Adekola Hotel
According to the latest estimates, Odunlade Adekola has spent N40 million on his Abeokuta hotel project.
It was discovered that he was able to get the money for building such a hotel from endorsement deals.
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