Deyemi Okanlawon is a popular Nigerian actor who has worked in film, television, theater, and in various voiceovers. He is best known for his roles in the TV series Gidi Up and An African City, as well as his cameo appearances in a variety of Nigerian music videos, including No Be You by Waje and Soldier by Falz The Bahd Guy. He has also appeared in the movies If Tomorrow Comes and Road to Yesterday; alongside many other top-rated Nollywood movies.
|Date of Birth||April 19??|
|Education||International School, Lagos|
University of Lagos (Chemical Engineering)
New York Film Academy USA (Certificate in Acting for Film)
All Of Me
Gidi Up II
It’s About Your Husband
Friends and Lovers
A Few Good Men
Vanity’s Last Game
Desperate Housegirls 2 & 3
|Awards||GMA Awards (Best Actor, African Collaboration)|
Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards (Revelation of the Year)
AFRINOLLY (Best Animation)
Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards (AMVCA) (Best New Media Online Video)
Deyemi Okanlawon Early Life and Biography
Adeyemi Okanlawon, was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He attended Taikenny Nursery and Elementary School in Lagos for primary school and International School in Lagos for secondary school. He then went on to the University of Lagos in Lagos, Nigeria, to study Chemical Engineering. He has a Certificate in Acting for Film from the New York Film Academy and has worked as a baker and sales and marketing executive.
Deyemi Okanlawon Movie Career
He began his career when he was five years old, and by the age of nine, he had the opportunity to appear on a television show.
As a father and a producer, Deyemi is focusing on capturing touching moments with his family in the hopes of making it into a short film that will invite viewers into their lives.
Deyemi Okanlawon Wedding and Wife
Deyemi Okanlawon got married on the 10th of July 2016 to Damilola. They have two sons together.
Deyemi Okanlawon Movies
Deyemi Okanlawon has starred in a lot of movies, with the most recent as at the time of this writing – The Prophetess. Other movies he has starred in include; Grain of Wheat, Dinner, Vanity’s Last Game, Prophetess, If Tomorrow Never Comes, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel, Oblivious, Undercover Lover and more.