Odunlade Adekola Biography, Age, Career, Family & Net-worth

Adekola Odunlade Biography, Age, Career, Family & Net-worth
Tall and handsome Odunlade Adekola is one of the Yoruba actors who is known for his creative ideas and talent in the Nigerian movie industry.

Apart from being known for his intriguing roles in the Yoruba movies, Odunlade has been widely used as memes across the various social media platform.

He can fit into any role given to him. He can play a funny, romantic and action role and all of this has been well interpreted in his movies.

Odunlade has been a force to reckon with in the industry having carved a niche for himself in the Nollywood scene. Why don't you read on to get to know more about him from his biography, age, family, educational background and height to his marriage life and net worth.


Odunlade Adekola, born on 31st December, 1977 is a Nigerian Yoruba movie star who has featured in more than 100 movies. Odunlade was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. He attended Saint John RCM primary school, Saint Peter's college, both in Abeokuta.


Odunlade started his acting career at an early age (the Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta) with his friend Tunde in Abeokuta. He was introduced into a theater group that rehearsed near his house. Later on,  he got to know about the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Practitioners (now Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria) and he joined fully 1n 1998 after showing in his first  movie.

After being motivated by the likes of Adebayo Salami, Lere Paimo, Taiwo Hassan and other genius yoruba actors in Nollywood. He entered the professional scene in 2005 and began to gain popularity two years later. He was groomed and motivated by the late Isola Durojaiye (alias alasari) who believed keenly in his gift and assisted in bringing out the genius in him.

Odunlade has currently produced and directed a couple of Nigeria movies, and he is currently reaching greater heights with his work and has got a large amount of fan base all over Nigeria especially among the Yorubas. Odunlade Akolade impact and popularity in the movie industry has led to collaboration with top rated musicians in Nigeria.  He worked with Olamide in 2016 in the video of his hit single ''I Love Lagos'' and 2017 he worked with Reminisce in the video of his hit single ''Ponmile''. Few among his movie collections include:

  • Alani pamolekun, 2015
  • kabi o osi, 2014
  • Gbolahan, 2015
  • Eje tutu, 2015
  • Oyenusi, 2014
  • Sunday Dagboru, 2010
  • Oro, 2015
  • Aroba, 2015
  • Kurukuru, 2015
  • Oju Eni mala, 2015
  • Eku Meji, 2017
  • Ila Owo, 2009
  • Iku Lokunrin, 2017
  • Critical Evidence, 2017
  • Agbara Emi, 2017
  • Adura, 2017
  • Pepeye Meje, 2016
  • Lawonloju, 2016
  • Owiwi, 2017
  • Pate Pate, 2017


Odunlade Adekola is legally married to Ruth Adekola with four children. Although, the marriage was said to have been gloomy when Odunlade was allegedly accused in a relationship with Taiwo Aromokun, a Yoruba Nollyhood  actress as well as Odunlade's trainee.


Odunlade Adekola current net worth is estimated at $1.9 million.

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