Yoruba actors have brought us a lot of spectacular movies, and of course, they are awarded for their hard work. Have you been wondering who is the richest Yoruba actor in Nigeria? You will find out the answer to your question right here! Read about the richest Yoruba actor and his biography! According to multiple sources, the richest Yoruba film actor in Nigeria is 39-year-old Odunlade Adekola. His estimated net worth is $1.9 million. Aside being an outstanding actor, he is also a film-maker, director, producer, and singer. Here, you can read everything about his career and personal life. Odunlade Adekola was born on the 31st of December, 1978. His native town is Abeokuta, which is the capital of Ogun State.
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However, his family comes from Ekiti State. He is the son of a pastor. He got his primary education at St.John’s Primary School and then studied at St.Peter’s College in Abeokuta. After passing his exams, he got into the Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, there he completed his education and received a diploma.
The famous actor admitted that he got interested in acting since the very early age. He visited the Christ Apostolic Church in Abeokuta with his family quite often, and whenever some celebration was held at the church, he and his childhood friend Tunde would play jesters. The boys also wrote comedy scripts, involving only two of them. Later, his friend introduced him to the local theatre group which rehearsed not far from his house. This is how his fruitful career started, and every year he moved closer and closer to his dream to star in famous movies.
By the way, his parents supported his choice and gave him their full support. Odunlade Adekola is certain that his parents played a key role in the development of his career because they were with him all the time. One of his uncles did not support his career choice, but now he watches all his movies.