Odunlade Adekola Profile
Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor, singer, film-maker, producer and director. He was born on 31 December 1978 in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. He is, however, an indigine of Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State.
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 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.
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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.
Odunlade Adekola Married – Odunlade Adekola Wife
Odunlade Adekola is married to Ruth Adekola. They first met at the start of 2003 and became husband and wife in the same year.
Odunlade Adekola Family
He is a husband and a father of four children.
Odunlade Adekola Movies
Adekola has featured in more than 100 Yoruba movies.
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