Adekola Jonathan Odunlade whom many know as Fada and fondly called Hong Kong by his bestie, Femi Adebayo is an exceptionally talented actor in the Nollywood industry.
The 6ft tall actor is well known in the Yoruba movie industry where he has dominated for over 25 years.
He started acting in 1996 but his ground-breaking role in his late boss movie, Ishola Durojaiye’s 2003 movie, Asiri Gomiwa Wa shot him to the limelight and since then, he has been consistent in making quality movies tailored to the needs of his fans.
Adekola is well known for blockbuster action Yoruba movies like Sunday Dagboru, Oyenusi, and many others.
He’s unarguably one of the biggest actors in the movie industry. He has appeared in several blockbuster cinema movies and has also made it to the big screen, Netflix.
Over the years, he has improved his craft. He not only acts, he also produces and directs movies.
His latest Epic movie, Orisa(Deity), stars superstars like Muyiwa Ademola(Mr. Authentic), Femi Adebayo, Shaffy Bello, Eniola Ajao, Ayo Mogaji, and many others.
In the epic movie, the King falls and is forsaken by divine love. The king who was once revered by his people is now cast aside and in the depths of despair, his destiny comes to life again.
Odunlade is a recipient of scores of awards and has been a ladder for many top actors and actresses that are doing well in the movie world.
Some of his proteges are US-based actor Tunde Tilapia, Babatunde Aderinoye, Nike Hamzat, Eniola Ajao, Bukola Adeeyo, and many others.
Who Is Odunlade Adekola/Biography
Odun was born on December 31, 1976(Age 46) to Pa Adekola and Deaconess Adekola in Abeokuta, Ogun State but is a native of Ekiti State. He has a younger brother, Jethro Oyekanmi Adekola aka Adejeth, a Nollywood actor, MC, Film editor and event planner. He’s happily married and blessed with kids. He’s a devoted Christian and currently lives in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
He had his primary and secondary school education in Abeokuta and later attended Moshood Abiola Polytechnic where he bagged a diploma certificate.
Adekola proceeded to the University of Lagos and bagged a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2018.
How Many Wives Did Odunlade Adekola Have
Odunlade is a devoted Christian and an ardent CAC member who does not encourage polygamy. So he only has one wife, called Ruth Adekola. They tied the knot in 2003 and are blessed with 5 children.
How Old Is Odunlade
Adekola is 46 and will be 47 on December 31, 2023.
How Old Is Odunlade Adekola And Femi Adebayo
The duo called themselves special nicknames. Odun calls Femi Jettomyzen and Femi calls Odun, Hong Kong. They share the same birth month and date but are different ages.
Odun was born in 1976(age 46) and Femi was born in 1978(age 44).
Did Odunlade Adekola Date Eniola Ajao
In 2020, Odunlade was reportedly in a relationship with Eniola Ajao. Reacting to these allegations, Eniola said she’s not in a relationship with her boss and what exists between them is a working relationship.
How Much Is Odunlade Adekola net-worth
He’s reportedly worth over 200 million Naira. According to findings, he owns a hotel in Abeokuta and also built his country home making it highly suitable for his family.
Odun has a high taste for luxurious cars. He changes cars frequently just that you will hardly know unless you are close to him. Click here to read more entertainment news
Odunlade keeps his private life a secret just like the way he keeps his children a secret. He has 5 beautiful children. We hope that someday, he will comfortably share his kids’ photos online.
Sunday Dagboru as he’s called is one of the most successful actors in Nollywood. He has signed deals with more than 20 brands in Nigeria in 2 years. He’s loved and appreciated by everyone for his acting prowess and ability.
Did Odunlade Adekola Married A Second Wife
Odun is not a polygamist and a devoted christian who attends CAC in Abeokuta, Ogun State, so he only has one wife, Ruth who he respects so much.
How Did Eniola Ajao Met Odunlade Adekola
Eniola Ajao enrolled in Odunlade Adekola Film School and was his protege. They have done several movies together and are good friends. Although they were accused of being in a romantic relationship they have both refuted.
How Much Does Odunlade Adekola Charge Per Movie
The actor earns between 400k-800k depending on the quality of the project. Although he earned money from his YouTube channel which has over 100,000 subscribers, he still stars in big gigs like Netflix series and many more.
His comedy skit, Saamu Alajo on YouTube has been one of the favorite contents of social media users, particularly the Yoruba movie lovers.
Who Is Odunlade Adekola Best Friend
Odun best friend Is Femi Adebayo
Who Is The Best Actor Between Odunlade Adekola And Lateef Adedimeji
Lateef and Odun have their area of specialization and are not outshining each other in Nollywood. Odun is an all-round actor. He can sing, produce, and direct likewise Lateef. The real deal is that they are both successful.
Who Is The Actress That Gave Birth Odunlade Adekola
According to unconfirmed reports, in 2017, actress Bukola Adeeyo(Odunlade Adekola former student) welcomed a child, Janell, in London. The child was said to be his(Odun’s child). This news was false on all levels and hasn’t been backed up by proof.