Femi Adebayo Biography: Age, Net Worth, Phone Number, Siblings, First, Second & New Wife, Wikipedia, Pictures, Wives
Femi Adebayo (born 31 December 1972) is an energetic and highly influential Nigerian actor, director, producer, businessman, and politician.
He has achieved what most other actors in Nigeria haven’t.
Little wonder he was appointed as the special adviser to the governor of Kwara on arts, culture, and Tourism.
He burst into the celebrity caucus when he acted in the Yoruba comedy film, Jelili and Ladies Gang.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Femi Adebayo|
|Children:||Fadlulrahman Adebayo, Olatoun Olarenwaju, Fadlullah Adebayo, Firdaus Niniola Adebayo|
|Born:||5 May 1978|
|Age:||43 years old|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos, Nigeria|
|State Of Origin:||Lagos State|
|Parents:||Oga Bello, Risikat Ejide|
|Siblings:||Tope Adebayo, Lai Adebayo, Kemi Adebayo, Sadiq Adebayo, Omolara Adebayo & 7 others|
|Girlfriend • Wife:||Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi, Khadijat Adebayo|
|Occupation:||Actor • Lawyer|
Femi Adebayo is the son of legendary and renowned Nigerian actor, Adebayo Salami also known as Oga Bello.
He was born on 31 December 1972 in Western Nigeria, Lagos, to be precise.
He grew up in a polygamous home with 12 siblings.
Notable of his siblings are Tope Adebayo, Lai Adebayo, Kemi Adebayo, Sadiq Adebayo, and Omolara Adebayo.
Femi is Yoruba by ethnicity.
As a young lad, his father put him through acting and performance.
He was keen and passionate about becoming a successful actor just like Father or even better.
Femi Adebayo‘s passion and keen interest paid off as a director contacted him to act his first film at thirteen.
The respected actor, Femi Adebayo studied at the C&S college located in Lagos before gaining admission into the prestigious University of Ilorin situated in Kwara state Nigeria.
At the University of Ilorin, Femi Adebayo pursued and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Law.
The entrepreneur furthers his education by attaining a master’s degree in Law at the University of Ibadan, Oyo state.
Femi Adebayo began his journey in the movie industry in 1985 when he was just 13 years old. He acted in a movie produced by his father titled, Ogun Ajaye. The super actor has gone on to star in over 200 Nollywood movies.
Femi Adebayo deemed it necessary to improve the movie industry in Nigeria, thus creating a film arts school. He went on to established the J-15 Media in Ibadan. J-15 Media is a school of performing arts.
His good works and contributions to film and arts development in Nigeria were significant grounds for his appointment by the Governor of Kwara state as the special adviser on arts, culture, and Tourism.
Femi Adebayo has achieved a lot in his career as an actor and a movie Producer. His hard work has led him to win several awards and nominations. Notable of his recognitions include;
Awards and Nominations
- Best actor of the Year at City People Movie Awards
- Best Yoruba Actor of the Year at the Best of Nollywood Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria Awards.
- Best Movie Producer of the Year (Yoruba) at the City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best Yoruba actor of the Year at the 17th Africa Film Awards
Femi Adebayo is a busy man but still squeezes out time for social media activities.
He is active on popular platforms Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
- Instagram: @femiadebayosalam
- Twitter: @femiadebayosalam
- Facebook: Femi Adebayo
Femi Adebayo is s loving husband and father,” this is according to his wife, Omotayo Adebayo.
Before his marriage to Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi, Femi Adebayo was married to a lady known as Khadijat Adebayo.
Femi and Khadijat had three children together before their untimely divorce.
He obviously, didn’t get over the divorce in a while, as it took him eight years before he remarried.
Femi Adebayo married the gorgeous, Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi on 9th October 2016 with a marriage blessed with a son.
The boy made Femi a father of four now, three from his ex-wife and one from his second union.
Femi Adebayo‘s influence and hard work rank him amongst the highest-paid actors in Africa.
He also earns from his business ventures scattered around western Nigeria.
As a result, Femi Adebayo has accumulated a healthy estimated net worth of $900,000.
In addition, the Nigerian actor is a proud owner of exotic cars and houses.
Femi Adebayo stars excellently well in Nollywood and Yoruba movies.
His talents and experience have made it possible for him to take different roles in the film.
The Yoruba man has acted in over 200 Nigerian films. Movies you can find him on include;
- Lady’s Men
- Survival of Jelili
- Death Island
- Diamonds in the Sky
- October 1
- Shola fe Pami
- Agbara Obinrin
- Owo blow
- Heaven on My Mind
- Shola Arikusa
- Iya Alalake
- My Job
- Aye Ajifa
- Omo Ekun
- Gbeje Oloko
- Onise Iku
- Omo University
- Orange Ale
- Alade Ocala
Femi Adebayo is responsible for the production of the following films;
- Santo Alapaha
- Etiko Onigedu
- Wura Ati Fadaka
- Ma Wobadan
- Survival of Jelili