BIOGRAPHY OF YORUBA ACTOR, LATEEF OLADIMEJI

Abdullateef Adedimeji is a Nigerian actor and Playwright (February 1, 1986). He is a native of Abeokuta but born in Isolo, a suburb of Lagos state. He is an alumnus of Olabisi Onabanjo University where he studied mass communication.

His journey into the movie industry started as a TV presenter and scriptwriter on Orisun TV, in 2007. He worked as a scriptwriter for an NGO called Community Life Project. The NGO was known for Sexuality issues, HIV/AIDS awareness creation and Fight for Human Right. His work with the organization was to create content through which they pass their message across to the public.

His dexterity in script writing gave him an opportunity to work for UNICEF on a radio drama titled Omo Catch Up. Following his success as a scriptwriter for UNICEF, Lateef got an offer from the CEO of Orisun TV to start running a Television program which they titled SABABI. The program was aired for more than 2 years. He also worked as a presenter of a talk show called Miliki Express, on the same TV station.

Although Lateef never went to any acting school, he always regards actors such as Muyiwa Ademola, Afeez Eniola and Adebayo Tijani as those who he learned the art of acting from.

Lateef Adedimeji has featured in several Nollywood movies, notable among them is “Kudi Klepto‘ which the actor himself described as his favorite. His impeccable role in the movie drew the attention of a lots Nollywood lovers to him and also got him a couple of awards.

Awards

  1. City People Entertainment Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba), for his role in the movie Kudi Klepto.
  2. Best Actor Award, Heritage Awards, Atlanta, US. He also got the award for his role in the same movie.
  3. He has won the Lagos Under-30 Best Actor Award

Net worth

Lateef Adedimeji is an ambassador of Airtel Nigeria. His net worth is estimated to be $2million

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