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Femi Adebayo Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Femi Adebao|
|Real Name:||Femi Adebayo Salami|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||20 May 1984 (44 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos, Nigeria|
|Marital Status:||Married (Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi)|
|Education:||University of Ilorin|
|Net Worth:||$500,000 (reportedly)|
Femi Adebayo Biography
Femi Adebayo is a Nigerian actor, film director and lawyer. He is a sterling example of those who walked in the path of their fathers. Born to the popular Yoruwood actor Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello), Femi studied law at the University of Ilorin and obtained a master’s in the same field from the University of Ibadan.
After a stint in the law universe, he decided to pivot into the world of acting to fulfil a childhood dream he had nursed from seeing the exploits of his father on television. Today, Femi Adebayo stands out the most for his acting than for his legal practice. He is one of the notable faces in the Yoruba movie industry popularly called Yoruwood.
Femi Adebayo’s family comprises members who have a thing for the dramatic arts, which isn’t surprising because the patriarch of the house is actually one of the celebrated names in the Yoruba movie industry. The family comprises Adebayo Salami (popularly known as Oga Bello, father), his wife and their children, who are discussed in other sections.
Femi Adebayo’s parents are Oga Bellow (father) and Risikat Ejide (mother).
Femi Adebayo’s father is no other than the famous Yoruba actor Adebayo Salami. It is often said that Femi got his acting genes from his father. The older Adebayo has had an illustrious career with over 60 movie credits.
Alhaja Risikat Ejide is Femi Adebayo’s mother and a woman seriously dear to his heart. She celebrated her 70th birthday not long ago, and Femi bought her a car to mark that milestone.
Femi Adebayo’s siblings are no other than his sister Kemi Adebayo and his brothers, Tope Adebayo, Sodiq Adebayo, and Lai Adebayo.
Femi Adebayo has a sister in Kemi Adebayo.
The celebrated Yoruba actor is not the only child of his parents. he’s got brothers in Tope Adebayo, Sodiq Adebayo, and Lai Adebayo.
Femi Adebayo loves kids, so it wasn’t surprising he should decide to have them. The kids so far born to him are Fadlulrahman Adebayo, Fadlullah Adebayo, Firdaus Niniola Adebayo, and Olatoun Olarenwaju.
After the collapse of his marriage to Khadijat, actor Femi Adebayo found love again and soon got married to Omotayo Maimunat Sanusi in what has been described as a surprise. The year was 2016.
When people genuinely marry, the dream is to stick together until death. But life often interjects and we see couples hitherto fiercely in love go their separate ways. Divorce is prevalent in the industry, and Femi Adebayo is one of those who had experienced it. His first wife was Khadijat Adebayo, a textile merchant and entrepreneur.
According to Femi, Khadijat divorced him because she doesn’t support his acting career.
From cool rides to even cooler cribs, Femi Adebayo is one man with a taste for the good things in life, and when he can afford them, he goes for them without apologies. He is often pointed to as an example of the good life in the Yoruba movie industry.
Femi Adebayo is a man consumed by his art more than anything else, which is why you would never mind him chewing the fat over how much he is worth, If you want to get him animated, you might want to talk about his acting and his dreams in that orbit going forward.
Anyway, the public has not been quiet on what he might be worth, and multiple sources have come up with a conservative estimate of $500k.
Whether just as a means of locomotion or not, cars are symbolic and might give a clue or two about the tastes of the owner. Looking at the list of cars the actor has acquired so far in his career, it might be said that he has a thing for Toyota and similar brands from Asia. He is known to own a Toyota Highlander and a Toyota Hilux TRD.
Femi Adebayo has never hidden his love for the good life and luxury, so it is not surprising that he has no qualms about spending heavily to live the dream. He is said to have a twin duplex on Iwo Road, Ibadan. He is said to be one of the few Yoruba actors with twin duplexes – not bad for one enamoured of the good life.
Who is an actor without having been featured in movies? The movie maketh the actor, and an actor only earns the tag after at least an appearance in a flick. Femi Adebayo has been in not one but several of them and created a memorable persona as well.
Giving the full list of flicks he has featured in is not our focus here, but we can point to him having appeared in movies like Religion, Diamonds in the Sky, King of Thieves, and Owo Blow.