Deyemi Okanlawon is a renowned Nigerian film, television, theatre and voice actor. Widely recognized for his roles in the TV Series Gidi Up and An African City and starred in Movies, If Tomorrow Comes and Road to Yesterday not excluding his cameo appearances in a several Nigerian music videos including “No be You” by Waje and Soldier by Falz The Bahd Guy where he featured in.
Deyemi Okanlawon’s Biography
Okanlawon was given birth to in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria to an Aircraft Engineer father Adeyemi Okanlawon, also Adeyinka Okanlawon who was a baker and entrepreneur. He had his primary education at Taikenny Nursery and Primary School in Lagos, and his secondary school education at the International School, Lagos. Then he proceeded to study Chemical Engineering at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. He was a former baker and sales and marketing executive he also secured a Certificate in Acting for Film, from the New York Film Academy.
Okanlawon made his debut with acting at age 5, when he starred in an ‘end-of-year’ play while in primary school. At age 9, Okanlawon starred in a widely syndicated Tvcommercial with Kunle Bamtefa. While at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Okanlawon became an vibrant member of the drama groups Gf(x) (Harvesters Company), Xtreme Reaction and Snapshots (Covenant Christian Centre).
Okanlawon’s Movies & Tv Programmes
Okanlawon made his feature film officially in the 2010 movie ZR-7, before which he starred in a short film titled “A Grain of Wheat”. He then went on to feature in and co-produce many short-films and by the year 2012 he had gotten notoriety for his numerous appearances in made-for-internet short films and web series including Blink, 6:30pm and Knock Knock. In 2013 he switched careers to focus on acting full-time and has since featured in over 50 film credits, 8 stage credits and has appeared in OLX and GLO Television commercials as well as music videos for Waje and Aramide. He has also played a big part in movies such as Greg Odutayo’s “Beyond Blood” starring Joseph Benjamin and Kehinde Bankole; Pascal Amanfo’s If Tomorrow Never Comes starring Yvonne Nelson, Ishaya Bako’s Road To Yesterday starring Genevieve Nnaji and Majid Michel and Pascal Amanfo’s No Man’s Land starring Adjetey Anang. He was in NdaniTV’s series Gidi Up with OC Ukeje, Titilope Sonuga, Somkele Iyamah and Joke Silva. He has also featured in the TV Series Taste Of Love, Lekki Wives, An African City and Dowry.
Hewon the award for Best Actor in a Short Film at the In-Short film festival in 2013 for his role as a psychotic husband in the thriller, Blink.
Deyemi Okalawon and Kate Henshaw
The Nollywood talented actor, Deyemi Okanlawon, has recently declared actress, Kate Henshaw ‘wanted’ for what he referred to as “social media terrorism”.
The Gidi Up star shared the joke on Instagram on Sunday, offering a N500 reward for anyone with information about her whereabouts, which has recently been trending and have been the talk for weeks now.
Deyemi Okanlawon’s Wedding
Deyemi Okanlawon and his gorgeous wife Damilola are currently celebrating seven years of being married. The Nollywood star, took to his Instagram to share some thrilling “before and after photos” of how great and wonderful married life has been with his wife. The couple tied the not in the year 2013, and the year 2020 marks their 7th Anniversary.
The Nigerian film, Tv, theatre and also voice actor has expressed his excitement on journey has been till this present year which marks their their 7th wedding anniversary.
Deyemi Okanlawon’s Age, Birthday and Year
Deyemi Okanlawon was born on the 9th of April. You might be wondering how old the Nollywood star is, but we can’t state precisely because his birth year have been kept the public, reasons best known to him.
Deyemi Okanlawon’s Net-worth – $ 600,000
The Nollywood actor has an estimated Net-worth of about $ 600,000 dollars. He is very excited to watch because his roles in several has been very thrilling & captivating.
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