Connect with us


Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri biography

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri popularly known as Sanyeri, is a Nigerian comedian, actor and producer.

Background information

Full Name: Olaniyi Mikail Afonja.

Born: 14 October 1974

Place of birth: Oyo State, Nigeria

Residence: Ikeja

Nationality: Nigerian

Also known as: Sanyeri, Okola

Famous as: Actor,Comedian

Spouse(s): Hawawu Omolara Afonja (m. 2013)

Children: 2, Boluwatife Afonja, Olasunkanmi Afonja

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri

Biographical and educational history

Born in Oyo State as the first child of his parents, Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri had his formal education at St. Michael Primary School, Oke-Ibo, Oyo State and Durbar Grammar School, Oyo Town, Oyo State where he completed his secondary school education.

Also Read About:  Foluke Daramola

                  Acting Career

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri acting career started in 1992, after joining a theatre group introduced to him by a friend. In 1996, Olaniyi relocated to Lagos State to further his career and has since starred in several Yoruba films.

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri, has, in 10 years, successfully become one of the most sought-after comedian for Yoruba movie roles.

Though the ‘Okola actor has a career spanning 23-years, the actor hit the limelight after playing a lead role with his buddy, Adekola Tijani in the hit comedy flick, ‘Muniru ati Ambali,’ in 2007.

He further became the toast of directors for playing the role of a fool when he starred in ‘Opa Kan,’ which featured Odunlade Adekola and Adekola Tijani.

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri

Film by Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri

Also Read About:  Zlatan Ibile

This list is incomplete.



Edun Ara


Opa Kan

Omo Carwash


Mawe Ku

Sanyeri in London



Olu Omo


Salako Alagbe

Omo Iya Meji

Mama Do Good


Sanyeri Oloka

Area BoysIse Awako

Waheed Kolero

Afoju Meta

Were Merin

Kosi Tabi sugbon

Family and Personal life

Olaniyi Afonja Sanyeri is married to Omolara Afonja with whom he has two children.

  • Sanyeri

  • Sanyeri
1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Pingback: OJB Jezreel Biography, Death, Songs, Net Worth | Famous 1

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.