Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello’s name can’t be left behind among the list of legends when we are talking about pioneers in Nollywood, especially the Yoruba movie industry. He’s one of the founding fathers of the Yoruba movie industry and has set the pace for many top new-generation actors and actresses in the movie industry.
He joined the theatre group called Young Concert Party under the aegis of Ojo Ladipo in 1964. The group later changed its name to Awada Kerikeri following the death of its leader, Ojo Ladipo in 1978.
Oga Bello took up the mantle of authority as the new leader which eventually brought him into the limelight.
His first appearance was in the Yoruba movie, Ajani Ogun, produced by the late Adeyemi Afolayan. Then he starred in a movie called Kadara and Comedy series titled Comedy Half Hour with his stage name, Oga Bello.
Salami produced his first movie, Ogun Ajaye in 1985 and since then, he has directed, produced, and starred in scores of movies.
Oga Bello First Child(Son)
Oga Bello’s first son is Olawale Saheed Adebayo. He’s a serial entrepreneur and has over 10,000 Instagram followers. He’s happily married to Haleema Lawal and blessed with two children.
Oga Bello Grandchildren
Salami is blessed with 18 children, so he has more than 20 grandchildren. Below are some of them;
Oga Bello Sons
Oga Bello is blessed with 9 men who are happily married and are doing well in their endeavors. His sons are involved in various crafts ranging from Acting, movie production, fashion, and manufacturing to food.
Wale Adebayo is a serial entrepreneur.
Tope Adebayo aka Wedee and Sodiq Adebayo are movie directors.
Kunle Adebayo is a fashion designer, event planner, and fruit juice manufacturer.
Femi Adebayo is the most popular one among them all. He’s a renowned actor, producer, and filmmaker.
Laide Adebayo is a fashion designer.
Rilwan Adebayo is a video editor and colorist and Akeem Adebayo is an entrepreneur.
Oga Bello sons and their wives
Oga Bello Daughters
Oga Bello is blessed with beautiful daughters who are happily married, blessed with children, and doing well in their endeavors. Here Are Some Of Them;
Bukola Suliat Ibrahim turned 38 on April 25, 2023. She’s happily married and blessed with children. She lives in the UK and recently bagged a Master’s degree.
Olamide Adebayo Lamina is a makeup artist who lives in the United Kingdom. She’s happily married and blessed with children.
Titilayo Adebayo is a beauty entrepreneur and has a hair salon in Surulere, Lagos.
Oga Bello First, Second And Third Wife
Oga Bello first wife is Alhaja Risikat Ejide Adebayo. She turned 71 on January 13, 2023. The Adebayo family bought her a brand-new car on her 70th birthday.
Oga Bello Second wife is Alhaja Nosimot Omolabake Adebayo. She marked her 62nd birthday on March 23, 2023.
Olaide and Kunle Adebayo’s mother is his third wife. She marked her 63rd birthday on January 21, 2023.
Oga Bello Net-worth
Oga Bello and son, Tope Adebayo aka Wedee
Oga Bello is one of the most successful veteran actors in the Yoruba movie industry. He’s worth over 100 million Naira. This is an estimate from his assets which include his cars and mansions.