Adetola Abdullateef Adedimeji, born February 1, 1986, better known as Lateef Adedimeji, is a popular Nigerian actor and filmmaker. He came into prominence following his first major role in Yewande Adekoya’s 2013 movie, Kudi Klepto. He was born in Lagos State.
|Full Name:||Adetola Abdullateef Adedimeji|
|Date of Birth:||February 1, 1986|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos|
|State of Origin:||Ogun State|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
Early Life and Education
Lateef Adedimeji was born in Isolo, Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria, although he is a native of Abeokuta in Ogun State.
His mother Kudirat Adedimeji is a trader and a native of Oyo State, Nigeria.
Lateef Adedimeji began his elementary education at Ire Akari Primary School in Isolo, Lagos State, and continued his secondary education at Ilamoye Grammar School in Okota, Lagos.
He also participated in a performing studio workshop at the Onikan Lagos State, where he received his instruction in performance.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Olabisi Onabanjo University, where he also graduated.
Lateef Adedimeji enrolled in a dancing school in 2007 and began his acting career. He also started his career with dancing.
Being an actor and a screenwriter, Lateef Adedimeji choose his career path since he was 15 years old, and has appeared in a number of theatre roles; nevertheless, he officially began acting in 2007 when he joined Orisun TV.
He began acting while still in high school, and an NGO chose him to represent them as an educator and counselor during an HIV/AIDS campaign.
His job was to create videos in which he appeared that would inform the public about sexual issues and human rights.
He is well-known to fans for portraying an emotive character who frequently sobs.
Over the years, he has been in a number of Nigerian films alongside well-known actors. He received the Best Actor in a Lead Role award from the 2016 Best of Nollywood Awards that year (Yoruba).
Lateef Adedimeji received a nomination for the 2015 Most Promising Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
Due to their striking similarities and shared sense of humor, many people believe Lateef to be connected to well-known Nigerian actor Odunlade Adekola.
Due to his writing prowess, he was also fortunate to work with UNICEF. On October 30, 2021, during the Nigeria Newspaper Night of Honour, he received the title of “face of Nollywood male.”
Lateef Adedimeji Net Worth
Lateef Adedimeji is a popular Nigerian actor with an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
- Kudi Klepto (2015)
- Yeye Oge (2016)
- Once Upon a Time (2017)
- Ilu Ominira (2018)
- Bipolar (Àmódí) (2018)
- Bina Baku (2019)
- Depth (2019)
- Koto (2019)
- Igi Aladi (2019)
- Adebimpe Omooba (2019)
- The New Patriots (2020)
- Veil (2020)
- Breaded Life (2021)
- Dwindle (2021)
- Ayinla (2021)
- Progressive Tailors Club (2021)
- Love Castle (2021)
- A Naija Christmas (2021)
- King of Thieves (2022 film) (2022)
- Strangers (2022)
Adedimeji married his partner Oyebade Adebimpe popularly known as MO Bimpe, a popular Nigerian actress in a colorful ceremony on December 18, 2021.
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