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
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.
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
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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