Odunlade Adekola Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Odunlade Adekola

Odunlade Adekola is an award-winning Nigerian actor, singer, producer, director and filmmaker.

He started his acting career in 1996, but started gaining popularity after starring in the 2003 movie, 'Asiri Gomina Wa'. Adekola played a lead role in the movie which was produced by Ishola Durojaye. Since then, he has acted in several Nollywood movies and also produced a good number of movie projects.
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Odunlade Adekola Profile

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Full name: Odunlade Adekola
Date of birth: 31st December 1978
Age: 42 years (2020)
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Lagos
Spouse(s): Ruth Adekola
Children: Four (including Adedore)
Occupation: Actor, producer
Religion: Christianity
Net worth

Odunlade Adekola Biography and Educational Background

Odunlade Adekola was born on the 31st of December, 1978 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Though originally from Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State, the handsome actor spent most of his childhood in Ogun State.

Adekola had his primary education at St John's Primary School. After obtaining his First School Leaving Certificate, he enrolled at St. Peter's College, Abeokuta, from where he obtained the West African School Certificate Examination.

He further gained admission to the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he received a diploma certificate. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from the University of Lagos.

Entertainment Career

Odunlade Adekola discovered his acting talents at a very age and started acting from his church, Christ Apostolic Church's drama group.

In 1996, his friend introduced him to a theatre group that meets for rehearsals in the neighbourhood. He decided to give it a try and in no distant time, became a part of the group. The same year, he joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners. 

Adekola, however, rose to prominence after featuring as a state Governor in the 2003 movie, 'Asiri Gomina Wa'. He has since then performed in several Nollywood movies.

Personal Life

Odunlade Adekola got married to his wife, Ruth Adekola in 2003. The union is blessed with four lovely children. Their most recent child, Adedore was born on the 23rd of November, 2015 in a private hospital located in Abeokuta.

Odunlade Adekola Movies

Odunlade Adekola has been featured in a good number of movies since he came to limelight. Some of them include:
• The Vendor
• Mufu Olosa Oko
• Asiri Gomina Wa
• Kabi O Osi
• Ile Afoju
• Sunday Dagboru
• Alani pamolekun 
• Monday Omo Adugbo
• Eje Tutu
• Oyenusi
• Ma ko fun E
• Oju Eni Mala
• Omo Colonel 
• Gbolahan
• Emi Nire Kan
• Olosha 
• Oro
• Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho
• Aroba
• Kurukuru
• Adebayo Aremu Abere
• Baleku
• Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo
• Sunday gboku gboku
• Adajo Agba
• Samu Alajo
• Igbesemi
• Abi eri re fo ni
• Pepeye Meje
• Oyun Esin
• Asiri Ikoko
• Adura
• Ere Mi 
• Pate Pate
• Lawonloju
• Ota
• Agbara Emi
• Okan Oloore
• Iku Lokunrin
• Olowori
• Critical Evidence
• Eku Meji
• Ado Agbara
• Yeye Alara 
• Owiwi
• Omo Germany

Odunlade Adekola Net Worth

Odunlade Adekola is one of the highest-paid Nollywood actors. Apart from earning from his movies, he also makes money from his several endorsement deals. He has signed deals with top brands like Globacom, Conoil, Goldberg, Ayoola Foods and others.
He is also the CEO and founder of Odunlade Adekola Film Productions (OAFP). According to Naijaquest.com, he has an estimated net worth of $1.9 million.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Odunlade Adekola on:
Instagram @odunomoadekola

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