Odunlade Adekola Biography And his Net Worth In 2021
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Odunlade Adekola Biography
Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor who was born on December 31, 1978, in Abeokuta, Ogun State but is originally from Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State. He acquired his primary and secondary education at St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta respectively. After he obtained the West African School Certificate Examination, Adekola gained admission into Moshood Abiola Polytechnic where he obtained a diploma certificate (ND).
Adekola is a household name within the Yoruba entertainment circle, having dominated the industry with his superlative acting skills over the years.
Odunlade is also good at singing at the time, his passion for acting kept putting his musical effort in the shade. He finally made up his mind to pursue a career in acting sometime in 1996. It was in the same year that he eventually joined the Yoruba movie industry and would become a member of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Practitioners in 1998.
Adekola joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners in 1996; the same year he began his career as an actor. Over the years, he became a household name majorly in Yoruba movies, winning the hearts of millions of Nigerians.
While, he was under the guidance of late Isola Durojaiye, a Nollywood actor, and producer, he featured in tons of Yoruba epic and urban movies. He does not only play roles in films, he has written scripts, directed and produced several Nigerian movies as well. With over a hundred films to his credit, Adekola has received more than half a dozen awards since 2009.
Odunlade Adekola Personal Life
Odunlade Adekola got married to Ruth Adekola and his blessed with four kids (all boys)
Odunlade Adekola movies
Asiri Gomina Wa (2003)
Mufu Olosa Oko (2013)
Baba Super (2012).
Kabi O Osi (2014)
Sunday Dagboru (2010)
Monday omo adugbo(2010)
Emi Nire Kan (2009)
Eje Tutu (2015)
Ma ko fun e (2014)
Oju Eni Mala (2015)
Omo Colonel (2015)
Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho (2015)
Adebayo Aremu Abere’ (2015)
Ila Owo (2009)
Sunday gboku gboku (2016)
Abi eri re fo ni (2016)
Pepeye Meje (2016)
Asiri Ikoko (2016)
Pate Pate (2017)
Ere Mi (2017)
Okan Oloore (2017)
Agbara Emi (2017)
Critical Evidence (2017)
Iku Lokunrin (2017)
Eku Meji (2017)
Adajo Agba (2015)
Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo (2015)
The movies he has produced include Baba Super, Ila Owo, Eje fun Eje, Fayebora, Emi Nire Kan, and Farapamo.
Some of his most popular movies of all time include:
Oyenusi is one of Odunlade’s best movies to date. His delivery in the movie was nothing short of exceptional. His dynamic and fantastic acting was ubiquitous all through the movie.
TAXI DRIVER (2015)
Taxi Driver is a comedy thriller which was produced by Ayobami Macauley. Adekola played the role of a taxi driver that helped his friend’s son, Adigun in getting accustomed to Lagos after arriving from the village. Other stars in the movie include Hafiz Oyetoro, Babajide Alimisin, Richard Akinladen, and Ijeoma Grace.
Dognapped is another exciting comedy that featured Adekola and the likes of Lota Chukwu, Paul Utomi, and Julius Agwu. The movie was produced by Temitope Adebayo and Kayode Kasum.
CELEBRITY MARRIAGE (2017)
Adekola played the role of Toyin Abraham’s husband in this movie. The movie features the likes of Tonto Dikeh, Jackie Appiah, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Pascal Amanfo, Osita Iheme, Susan Peters, and many more.
SHOLA ARIKUSA (2017)
Shola Arikusa is an exciting thriller featuring Odunlade Adekola where he plays the role of Shola Arikusa. In the movie, he lost his whole family in a political fraca and he decided to seek vengeance with the gods of Ijamido.
A MILLION BABY (2017)
A Million Baby is another comedy movie featuring Adekola alongside the likes of Ada Ameh, Ayo Binta Mogaji, Tony Akposhere, Moradeke Adegboyega, Seun Akindele, Omobola Akinde, Ibukun, and Ire Salako.
Adekola ventured into the music industry. In December 2015 and has produced some interesting songs. Some of which include;
- Omo Baba, 2018
- Oju Olorun, 2018
- Arike, 2019
Odunlade Adekola Net Worth
Odunlade Adekola is currently one of the richest and the most influential actors in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $2.5 million Dollar. Aside from his acting career, he’s also a brand ambassador multi-million dollar company.