Full name: Afeez Abiodun
Born: 12 April
Birth place: Iseyin, Oyo state
Famous as: Actor, movie producer and director
Years active: 1980’s – present
Biographical and educational history
Afeez was born on the 12th of April, he is a native of Iseyin, Oyo State in south western Nigeria.
Afeez had his primary and secondary education at St. Paul Anglican School, Idiroko, Ogun state and Faramora Secondary School in Oyo State respectively. He however relocated to Lagos for greener pasture in the mid 80s.
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Afeez Owo started his acting career dated back to his secondary school days when he came up with a drama script “Kokoro Aiye”, which received wide commendations from his mates and school teachers.
Afeez is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actor. He is gifted in interpreting roles in movies and has become a household name in Yoruba movies.
When Afeez came down to Lagos in the mid 1980s, he linked up with Razaq Olayiwola (Ojo opa gogo) who was from his home town. It was through Razaq that Afeez was able to join the Yoruba movie industry.
Afeez Owo is known to have produced several popular movies. He began movie production in 2000 and his first production was Majen sinwon waiye. Afeez usually produces one movie each year and according to him they are always top class. Some of his movies have featured his wife, Mide.
Apart from movie production, Afeez is also an actor but he usually features in minor roles. Some of these movies include Egan, Ishipaya, Iwa Ose meji, Omoge Lekki, Oloto ati Bada and Kostrobu.
Family and personal life
Afeez Owo married Mide Martins, another popular Nollywood actress and daughter of the late actress, Funmi Martins who passed on after a brief illness on 6th of April, 2002. The marriage is blessed with two daughters.
Afeez Owo is indeed a renowned and good Yoruba actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.
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Afeez has at least 50 movies to his credit as an actor, producer and director. Which include;
Iwa Ose Meji