Olatayo Amokade, born May 5, 1979, popularly known as Ijebu, is a popular Nigerian comic actor and producer. He rose to prominence for his roles Nollywood movies which earned him high recognition in the movie industry.
|Full Name:||Olatayo Amokade|
|Date of Birth:||May 5, 1979|
|Place of Birth:||Ilisan Remo, Ogun State|
|State of Origin:||Ogun State|
Early Life and Education
Olatayo Amokade, commonly recognized as Ijebu, is a Nigerian comedic actor and producer. He was born on May 5, 1979, in Ilisan Remo, Ogun State.
Tayo’s early life was spent in Ilisan Remo, Ogun State, in the southwestern region of Nigeria. He received his primary and secondary education in Ilisan-Remo before continuing his studies at Ibadan Polytechnic, Ibadan, where he earned a National Diploma in Mass Communication.
Ijebu was initially introduced to the world of acting through the Muyiwa Ademola Authentic School of Drama. He also served as a personal assistant to another comedic actor, Olaniyi Afonja, popularly known as Sanyeri.
His breakthrough into the limelight came with the film “Muniru and Ambali,” which was produced by Tayo Amokade himself, written by Sanyeri, and distributed by Adekaz Productions.
He has gained significant acclaim for his roles in movies like “Ore Meta Were Kan” and “Jungunu.”
Olutayo Amokade (Ijebu) Net Worth
Olatayo Amokade, better known as Ijebu, is believed to have an estimated net worth of $450,000.
Ijebu’s wife is Opeyemi Popoola, and they have been married for several years, with four children from their union.
However, on September 19, 2020, Ijebu entered into another marriage, despite the initial disapproval from his first wife, Opeyemi Popoola.