Femi Adebayo

Femi Adebayo
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Updated: May 15, 2021

Birth Name: Femi Adebayo

Stage Name: Femi Adebayo

Birth Date: December 31, 1978

Occupation(s): Nigerian Lawyer, Film Actor, Director, Producer

Years Active: 1985 till present

Net Worth: Unknown


Personal Life

Femi Adebayo is a Nigerian lawyer, film actor, director, producer, and Special Adviser to the Governor of Kwara State on Arts, Culture, and Tourism. He was born on December 31, 1978, in Ebute Metta, Lagos to the veteran actor, Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello). He is a native of Ilorin, Kwara state.


He attended Jender Age for his basic education and then Oke-Ode Grammar School for his secondary education.

Femi graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law at the University of Ilorin and then bagged a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Ibadan.


He practised law for two years before pursuing his passion for acting. In 1985, he made his acting debut in his father’s movie ‘Ogun Ajaye’.

He came into the limelight after playing his major role in Tade Ogidan movie ‘Owo Blow’ in 1996. The movie earned him ‘Best Upcoming Actor of the Year’ from the Movies Award.

Since then, Femi has acted in over 300 movies and has acted alongside A-list actors like Funke Akindele-Bello, Bolanle Ninalowo, Mercy Aigbe, Iyabo Ojo and Kunle Afolayan.

In 2016, Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state appointed him Special Adviser on Tourism and Culture.


2018 – Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Yoruba)

2018 – Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, Best Indigenous Movie (Etiko Onigedu)

2018 – Emperor Nollywood Awards, Fashionable Actor of the Year

2017 – City People Movie Awards, Best Actor of the Year (Yoruba)

2015 – City People Entertainment Awards, Best Movie Producer of the Year

2012 – Best of Nollywood Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria Awards, Best Yoruba Actor (Yoruba)

1996 – The Movie Awards, Best Upcoming Actor of the Year

Personal Life

Following the failure of his first marriage, he got married eight years after to his second wife, Omotayo Sanusi, in October 2016. He is blessed with four children.




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