Odunlade Adekola is one of Nigeria’s most popular Yoruba actors in Nigeria today. He is not just a popular actor, but also a very rich one. He makes his money from the movies that he acts, and also from his endorsement deals. Most of his endorsements are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, why some are worth millions of naira.
In addition to his awards, he is a Yoruba celebrity that is award-laden. Odunlade Adekola has a lot of awards in course of his years of acting.
Moreover, outside Nollywood movies, Odunlade Adekola has other businesses outside acting that sustains the rich life that they choose to live. Odunlade’s case is different though; he leads an expensive lifestyle but is still very much humble. That is why Odunlade Adekolas fan base in Nigeria has a large following.
In the course of this article, we would be looking at Odunlade Adekolas Biography, Net worth, Awards, and personal lifestyle. Without further mouthing, let us delve in.
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What is the Net Worth of Odunlade Adekola?
It would not be wrong to assert that Odunlade Adekola is the rich est Yoruba actor alive. This is largely due to his lucrative endorsement deals and the money that his movie grosses. His roles in Nigerian movies make him one of the most loved actors in the entertainment industry.
Mr. Odunlade Adekola is a native of Abeokuta, Ogun state, and was born on the 13th of December, 1978. He is one of the popular actors that started their acting career in childhood. Odunlade started out with drama acting in church, and since developed into the professional actor that he is today.
He is also into comedy scripting and has successfully pulled through some successful comedy skits. Mr Odunlade features mostly in Yoruba movies. These movies are usually used as a measure to promote tourism in Yoruba states in Nigeria. They are also used to promote the Yoruba language to Nigerians in Diaspora. In light of this, he has a large fan following on the international level. This can be justified with the followers that he has on his Instagram handle.
According to our sources, Odunlade Adekola has a whooping net worth of $1 million, which in naira is N420 million. It would not be out of place to assert that Mr. Odunlade Akekola is the richest Yoruba Actor in Nigeria.
More on Odunlade’s Success-ridden Acting Career
Odunlade Spearheads his acting company “Odunlade Adekola Film Productions.” He is been tipped to win a lot of outstanding movie awards. Some of such awards include; best male act in Nollywood and Best Actor of the year. Odunlade Adekola won the African Movie Academy Award for the best actor of the year.
Did you know that a lot of upcoming actors and actresses look up to Odunlade as a role model? He has bagged many endorsement deals, which makes him one of the most decorated actors in Nigeria. An example of a brand that as endorsed Odunlade is “the Globacom telecommunication company and Goldberg.”
List of Awards Won by Odunlade Adekola
As I iterated earlier, Odunlade Adekola is one of the most Award-ridden actors in Nigeria. In the course of subsequent paragraphs, we would talk a look at a comprehensive list of awards won by Odunlade Adekola.
Here is a list of notable awards that have been won by Odunlade since the 1900s;
- Gen Chochona Tallest Award 1901
- City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the year (2009, 2011, 2014, 2015 )
- Africa Movie Academy Award 2014
- African Magic Movie Award for best Existing Actor (pepeye Meje )
- the African Magic Movie Award for Best Actor
- African Magic Viewers Choice Award Best Actor in a Comedy (A million Baby, 2018)
Taking a Dip into the Personal Life of Odunlade Adekola: Marriage and Family
Odunlade’s Marriage with his wife dates back many years. He is happily married to Ruth Adekola and has had five children since 2003. They have four handsome children and the youngest of them was born in 2015. According to a statement by Odunlade, all their sons intend to become successful actors like their father. One of the hobbies they also enjoy with their father is football.
It would not be wrong to assert that Odunlade Adekola is a devoted family man.
List of movies that have been Acted by Odunlade Adekola
Here is a comprehensive list of all the successful movies that Odunlade has acted in. In his illustrious career, Odunlade has been involved in the successful movies listed below.
- The Vendor (2018)
- Ile Afoju (2019)
- Asiri Gomina Wa (2003)
- Alani pamolekun (2015)
- Mufu Olosa Oko (2013)
- Oyenusi (2014)
- Kabi O Osi (2014)
- Sunday Dagboru (2010)
- Monday Omo Adugbo(2010)
- Ma ko fun E (2014)
- Oju Eni Mala (2015)
- Emi Nire Kan (2009)
- Eje Tutu (2015)
- Kurukuru (2015)
- Olosha (2015)
- Omo Colonel (2015)
- Gbolahan (2015)
- Oro (2015)
- Baleku (2015)
- Adajo Agba (2015)
- Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho(2015)
- Oyun Esin(2015)
- Adebayo Aremu Abere (2015)
- Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo (2015)
- Samu Alajo(2017)
- Abi eri re fo ni (2016)
- Igbesemi (2016)
- Sunday gboku gboku (2016)
- Lawonloju (2016)
- Asiri Ikoko (2016)
- Pepeye Meje (2016)
- Pate Pate (2017)
- Adura (2017)
- Okan Oloore (2017)
- Ere Mi (2017)
- Owiwi (2017)
- Critical Evidence (2017)
- Ota (2017)
- Olowori (2017)
- Yeye Alara (2018) as Dongari
- Ado Agbara(2019)
- Agbaje Omo Onile
- Iku Lokunrin (2017)
- Agbara Emi (2017)
- Eku Meji (2017)
- Omo Germany(2018)
- Gbemileke (2019)
- Sammu Alajo Comedy series (2020-Present)