Femi Adebayo Biography, Age, Wikipedia, Early Life, Education, Career, Movies, Awards, Personal Live, Wife, Family, Social Media, Net Worth

Femi Adebayo Biography

Femi Adebayo Salami (born December 31, 1978) is a film director, actor, lawyer, producer, and special adviser to the Governor of Kwara State on Arts, Culture, and Tourism.

He is the son of Adebayo Salami, an actor

Femi Adebayo Biography
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Femi Adebayo Profile

Born: December 31, 1978 (age 45), Lagos.

Spouse: Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi (m. 2016).

Children: Adebayo’s children include Firdaus Niniola, Fadlulrahman, Olatoun, and Fadlullah.

Parents: are Oga Bello and Risikat Ejide.

Awards: include the City People Movie Award for Movie Icon of the Year and MORE.

Siblings: Tope, Kemi, Sodiq, Lai, and Omolara Adebayo.

Femi Adebayo’s Early Life

Adebayo was born on December 31, 1978, in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria.

His father, actor Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello), originates from Ilorin, Kwara State, north-central Nigeria.

Femi Adebayo Education
                      Femi Adebayo Education

Femi Adebayo Education

Adebayo attended C&S College in Ilorin, Kwara State (Archived July 30, 2022, at the Wayback Machine).

for his secondary schooling.

He then attended the University of Ilorin, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Law.

He eventually obtained a master’s degree in law from the University of Ibadan.

Femi Adebayo Personal Life

Adebayo married Omotayo Adebayo on October 9, 2016.

Adebayo and his wife have a son.

He has three children from a previous marriage.

Femi Adebayo Career
                  Femi Adebayo Career

Femi Adebayo Career

Adebayo began acting in 1985, the same year that he appeared in his father’s first film, Ogun Ajaye.

Adebayo has appeared in almost 500 Nigerian films, receiving four honors for Best Yoruba Actor at the 17th African Film Honors, also known as the Afro Hollywood Awards, held at the Stratford Town Hall in London.

In 2012, he got an award in the same category from the Nollywood Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria Awards.

Adebayo has starred in numerous films, including Sonto Alapata, Wura Ati Fadaka, Ma Wobadan, and Buga, among others.

He is the MD and CEO of J-15 Media Network Nigeria.

Adebayo has signed on as an ambassador for the digital TV platform StarTimes.

In 2022, Femi Adebayo was nominated for Best Actor in A Comedy (AMVCA).

In July 2022, he was selected as the ambassador for Kubanah whisky, among some other Nollywood actors.

Femi is recognized for his appearance in the 2009 film Atónà. He also played a lead role in the 2011 film Ladies Gang.

He has worked with renowned performers and actresses such as Idowu Philips (aka Mama Rainbow), Segun Ogungbe, and Ibrahim Chatta.

He is well noted for his part in Omo Pupa (2008).

Femi has acted in various Nollywood films, which include:

  • Lady’s Men
  • Survival of Jelili
  • Death Island
  • Diamonds in the Sky
  • October 1 (2014)
  • Ayitale (2013)
  • Shola fe Pami
  • Ikan
  • Inu
  • Ogologo
  • Fitila
  • Ile
  • Juneomi
  • Ologba
  • Idanwo
  • Aranbada
  • Agbara Obinrin
  • Ole
  • Owo blow
  • Mokalik (2019)
  • Heaven on My Mind (2018)
  • Shola Arikusa (2017)
  • Apaadi (2009)
  • Tania
  • Mokalik
  • Iya Alalake
  • My Job
  • Anini
  • Odigbeyin
  • Aye Ajifa
  • Appadi.
  • Omo Ekun
  • Alagbaa
  • Gbeje Oloko
  • Onise Iku
  • Omo University
  • Ounje Ale
  • Alade Owala

He produced movies such as Sonto Alapata, Etiko Onigedu, Wura Ati Fadaka, Ma Wobadan, and Buga. His film, Survival of Jelili, is one of the Nollywood movies on Netflix. He has earned honors, including

Awards include:

Best Yoruba Actor at the African Film Awards (Afro Hollywood Awards) in 2016.

Best Yoruba Actor at the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) in 2012.

Best Actor (Yoruba) at the City People Movie Awards in 2017.

Best Movie Producer (Yoruba) at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2015.

Etiko Onigedu, a film he produced, was named Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba) at the 2018 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA).

Femi Adebayo is the CEO of J-15 Media Network Nigeria, a film training school in Ibada that he founded in 2008.

Abdulfatah Ahmed, the former governor of Kwara State, named him as the state’s Special Adviser on Arts, Culture, and Tourism.

However, Alhaji Isiaka Gold, the State Government’s Secretary, dissolved the office in 2018.

Femi Adebayo Marriage
              Femi Adebayo Marriage

Femi Adebayo Marriage

Femi Adebayo and Khadijhat Adebayo were married from 2004 until their divorce in 2008.

He divorced his first wife, who bore him three children because she was uncomfortable with him playing romantic parts.

He met Khadijhat in 1998, while she was a first-year computer science student and he was in his third year of law school.

Eight years after divorcing his first wife, he married Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi. Femi Adebayo and Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi married on October 9, 2016, and they have a son.

Femi’s second wife formerly worked as an air hostess before opening the “Iyan Aladuke” cafe on Montgomery Road in Yaba, Lagos.

His offspring include Fadlulrahman Adebayo, Olatoun Olarenwaju, Fadlullah Adebayo, and Firdaus Niniola Adebayo.

There were rumors that Femi was romantically involved with actress Funke Akindele, which resulted in his first wife’s divorce.

However, he denied the notion, claiming that he was only a friend to Funke and that she had nothing to do with his first marriage’s breakdown.

Femi Adebayo's Net Worth
               Femi Adebayo’s Net Worth

Femi Adebayo’s Net Worth

Femi Adebayo is one of Nigeria’s richest and most influential actors, with an estimated net worth of $900,000.

He got a multimillion-dollar endorsement contract with Trophy Beer.

He holds a contract as an ambassador with T. Pumpy Estate.

Femi Adebayo Social Media




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Who Is Femi Adebayo?

Femi Adebayo Salami is a Nigerian film director, actor, lawyer, producer, and Arts, Culture, and Tourism Special Advisor to Kwara State Governor.

He is son of actor Adebayo Salami.

Did Femi Adebayo attend law school?

Femi has a Master of Laws degree (LLM) from the University of Ibadan.



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