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Lateef Adedimeji

Lateef Adedimeji

Lateef Adedimeji biography

Lateef Adedimeji is a Nigerian actor, film-maker, producer and director, born and raised in Lagos State, but hails from Ogun State.

Background information

Full Name: Abdullateef Adedimeji

Born: 1 February 1986

Birth place: Oshodi Lagos State, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigerian

Also known as: Crying Machine

Citizenship: Nigerian

Famous as: Actor, Filmmaker, Scriptwriter, Director, Producer

Years active: 2007- Present

Spouse: Tawa Ajinsefini (m. 2015)

Movies: Bipolar (Àmódí), Esun, Black Bra 2

Awards: City People Movie Award for Best Actor of the Year (Yoruba)

Nominations: City People Movie Award for Most Promising Actor of the Year(Yoruba)

Religion: Muslim

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Biographical and educational career

Lateef Adedimeji was born on 1st February 1986 in Isolo, Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria. He is, however, a native of Abeokuta Ogun State.

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He graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University, where he bagged a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.

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Acting career

Lateef Adedimeji began acting in 2007, He has starred in several Nigerian films over the years alongside major names in the movie industry.

He gained popularity with his first major role in Yewande Adekoya’s 2013 movie titled “Kudi Klepto”, and has acted in over 100 Nigerian movies since he began acting 15 years ago.

In 2016, he won the 2016 Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Lead Role (Yoruba).

In 2015, he was nominated for City People Entertainment Award for the 2015 Most Promising Actor of the year.

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Lateef is widely confused to be related to popular Nigerian actor Odunlade Adekola due to their uncanny resemblance and sense of humor.

He was equally opportune to work with UNICEF due to his writing prowess

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Awards and recognitions

2016 Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Lead Role (Yoruba)

2015 Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Lead Role (Yoruba)

City People Entertainment Awards For 2015 Most Promising Actor of the Year (Yoruba) Nominated

City People Entertainment Awards For 2016 Best Supporting Actor Of The Year (Yoruba) (Won)

Heritage Award in Atlanta For Best Actor Award for his role in Kudi Klepto.

Odua Movie Awards For Best Actor Award in 2014 and 2015 respectively.

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City People Movie Awards For Best Actor Of The Year (Yoruba) 2018.

He is currently a brand ambasador for Airtel and Numatville Megacity.

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Marital status

He recently took to the social media to share pictures of his wife but he is not married yet.

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Film by Lateef Adedemeji

“Bina Baku” (2019)

“Depth” (2019)

“Koto” (2019)

“Igi Aladi” (2019)

“Bipolar (Àmódí)” (2018)

“Ilu Ominira” (2018)

“Once Upon a Time” (2017)

“Yeye Oge” (2016)

Kudi Klepto (2015)


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