Odunlade Adekola Biography And Early Acting Career
Odunlade Adekola was born December 31, 1978. He is a Nigerian actor, Singer, film-maker, producer and director. Odun Adekola recently starred, produced and directed a new movie Titled “SAAMU ALAJO”.
He was Born in Abeokuta the Egba speaking part also the capital of Ogun State southwestern Nigeria. He attended St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta where he obtained the West African School Certificate Examination before he later proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic where he optained a diploma certificate.
Odunlade Adekola started acting at a very early age in the Church and was also a member of the choir. According to him, whenever any anniversary was to hold in his church, Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta, himself and a couple friends, Most especially with a certain friend “Babatunde” would request to play jesters, and this request was always granted. Odun would then write a “script” for a comedy play involving just two characters him and his friend. That was how the initiative all began for this professional actor, director, Songwriter and producer. Odunlade Adekola has featured in over 100 Yoruba movies in his career so far and still counting.
Odunlade Adekola Married To Abosede his wife and blessed with kids. He was reported and also later confirmed by Odun himself that has gone back to school. Looking at the trend and the caliber of people in the movie industry as most of them are Graduates, Odun with his huge and incomparable talent deem it necessary to have a complete education.
In December 2014, Odunlade Opened His Millions Of Naira Investment In Abeokuta the Ogun State Capital. Odun who has won The City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year for four times, opened the eye catchy, Multi Million Naira Hotel In His Home State. The Glo Ambassador, was reported to have spent part of his Glo Endorement recouped for this project. The Multi-Million Naira Hotel was valued within the region of 50 Million Naira. Which was launched to mark his birthday.
Odunlade Adekola Awards and Honours
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2009)
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2011)
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2014)
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2015)
Latest Yoruba Movies By Odunlade Adekola
- Saamu Alajo (2016)
- ALani pamolekun(2015)
- Asiri Gomina Wa(2003)
- Mufu Olosa Oko(2013)
- Kabi O Osi(2014)
- Sunday Dagboru(2010)
- Monday omo adugbo(2010)
- Emi Nire Kan(2009)
- Eje Tutu(2015)
- Oju Eni Mala(2015)
- Omo Colonel(2015)
- Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho(2015)
- Adebayo Aremu Abere’ (2015)
- Adajo Agba(2015)
- Oyun Esin(2015)
- Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo(2015)