Odunlade Adekola Current Net Worth, Age, Wife and Movies (Richest Yoruba Actor)


This page features Odunlade Adekola current net worth, age, biography, wife and list of movies.

Who Is Odunlade Adekola?

Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor, singer, film-maker, producer and director. He was born and raised in Abeokuta, Ogun State but from Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State. He is currently the richest Yoruba actor in Nigeria.

He gained popularity and was widely known with his lead role in Ishola Durojaye’s 2003 movie, Asiri Gomina Wa, and has acted in multiple Nollywood movies since then.

Early Life

Odunlade Adekola was born on the 31st of December, 1978 in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, southwestern part of Nigeria. He is, however, a native of Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State.


Odunlade Adekola attended St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

After his high school, he went to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic to study, after which he received a diploma certificate.

He later went to Lagos State University to study business administration and was awarded a degree after the completion of his years of study.


Odunlade Adekola began his acting career in 1996, the same year he joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners. But he was noticed by the public in 2003 when he appeared in several movies like “Ishola Durojaye’s”.

In April 2014, Adekola won the Africa Movie Academy Award for the best actor of the year.

In December 2015, he marked his entrance into the Nigerian music industry. His Photographs during filming are widely used as internet meme across the Nigerian webosphere.

The actor has his own film production company called Odunlade Adekola Film Production.

Some of his movies are:

  • Ile Afoju (2019)
  • The Vendor (2018)
  • Alani pamolekun (2015)
  • Asiri Gomina Wa (2003)
  • Mufu Olosa Oko (2013)
  • Kabi O Osi (2014)
  • Oyenusi (2014)
  • Sunday Dagboru (2010)
  • Monday Omo Adugbo (2010)
  • Emi Nire Kan (2009)
  • Eje Tutu (2015)
  • Ma ko fun E (2014)
  • Gbolahan (2015)
  • Oju Eni Mala (2015)
  • Kurukuru (2015)
  • Olosha (2015)
  • Omo Colonel (2015)
  • Aroba (2015)
  • Oro (2015)
  • Baleku (2015)
  • Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho (2015)
  • Adebayo Aremu Abere’ (2015)
  • Adajo Agba (2015)
  • Oyun Esin (2015)
  • Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo (2015)
  • Samu Alajo (2017)
  • Sunday gboku gboku (2016)
  • Abi eri re fo ni (2016)
  • “Igbesemi” (2016)
  • “Lawonloju” (2016)
  • “Pepeye Meje” (2016)
  • Asiri Ikoko (2016)
  • Pate Pate (2017)
  • Adura (2017)
  • Ere Mi (2017)
  • Okan Oloore (2017)
  • Ota (2017)
  • Owiwi (2017)
  • Agbara Emi (2017)
  • Critical Evidence (2017)
  • Olowori (2017)
  • Iku Lokunrin (2017)
  • Eku Meji (2017)
  • Yeye Alara (2018) as Dongari
  • Ado Agbara (2019)
  • Agbaje Omo Onile 1, 2, 3
  • Omo Germany (2018)
  • Gbemileke 1,2,3 (2019)
  • Sammu Alajo Comedy series (2020-Present)

Marital Life

Odunlade Adekola is presently married to his beautiful wife named “Ruth Adekola.”

Net Worth

Odunlade Adekola is currently the richest yoruba actor in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $2.5 Million.

In Conclusion

Odunlade Adekola needs no introduction to anyone who often watch Nigerian Yoruba movies. He has been active in the movie Industry since 2003 till present date. He is the founder and CEO of Odunlade Adekola Film Production (OAFP).

His net worth makes him the richest Yoruba actor and one of the richest stars in the Nigerian movie industry today.

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