Adeniyi Johnson, born February 27, 1978, is a popular Nigerian award-winning actor, filmmaker and social media influencer. He has featured in over 100 Nollywood movies.
He was born and raised in Ikotun area of Lagos State where he had his primary and secondary education.
Niyi as he is fondly called came into the spotlight following her marriage with Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham, although they are not together.
Early Life and Education
Adeniyi Johnson originally hails from Ikotun area of Lagos where he was born and raised by his family. He was born into a middle-class family from the Yoruba ethnicity.
Despite the parents not been wealthy, they never failed in providing for him. Adeniyi Johnson’s parents where supportive of his career when he started at a tender age.
Adeniyi Johnson started and completed both his primary and secondary education in Lagos State where he hails from, obtaining his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC) and Senior Secondary School Certificate.
Niyi further his education to study Mass Communication at the Polytechnic of Ibadan. He proceeded to the prestigious Lagos State University to study History and International Relations and graduated with a degree.
After graduation Adeniyi Johnson took his career serious and rose to stardom, starring in several Nollywood movies including “Blogger’s Wife”, an award-winning Nollywood movie.
Adeniyi didn’t find it easy to breakthrough into the movie industry. He came into limelight after he featured in the popular Mnet TV series, Tinsel. He later left Tinsel due to lack of recognition and joined the Yoruba section of Nollywood where he became famous.
He started featuring in Yoruba language dominated movies where he became one of the best actors in Nigeria and has now appeared in numerous Nollywood movies.
His talented and top-notch acting skills has earned him the 2018 edition of the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba).
Some of his movies include Meet the In-laws, Afopina, Ori Ola, Ogo Mi, Eta Oko, and many other interesting movies which he played important role.
Adeniyi Johnson Net Worth
Adeniyi Johnson is a famous Nollywood actor with an estimated net worth of $800,000. She is one of the richest Yoruba indigenous actors in Nigeria. He has amassed wealth starring several Nollywood movies and never disappoint anytime he is on set.
- Mo Ta Ka Osi Danu
- Iso Inu Eku
- Blogger’s Wife
- Magnetic Woman
The talented actor, Adeniyi Johnson got married to fellow Nollywood colleague, Toyin Abraham. They got married in 2013. The marriage didn’t last more than three years and they separated with claims of infidelity on both sides.
There were rumors that the Adeniyi tried to poison Toyin Abraham, which the actor later debunked, saying haters wants to diminish his image.
After the unfortunate event, in 2016, Adeniyi Johnson got married to another actress, Oluwaseyi Edun, and they have been together since they got married.
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