Lateef Adedimeji

Lateef Adedimeji (born 1 February 1986) is a Nigerian actor, film-maker, producer and director, born and raised in Lagos State, but hails from Ogun State.[1] 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. He is currently a brand ambasador for Airtel and Numatville Megacity.[2]

Lateef Adedimeji
Lateef Adedimeji at AMVCA 2020.jpg
Lateef Adedimeji at AMVCA 2020
Abdullateef Adedimeji

(1986-02-01) 1 February 1986 (age 35)
Oshodi Lagos State, Nigeria
Other names"Crying Machine"
  • Actor
  • Filmmaker
  • Scriptwriter
  • Director
  • Producer
Years active2007- Present

Early lifeEdit

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


He graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University, where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication.[3]


Lateef Adedimeji began acting in 2007, He has starred in several Nigerian films over the years alongside major names in the movie industry. In 2016, he won the 2016 Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Lead Role (Yoruba).[4] In 2015, he was nominated for City People Entertainment Award for the 2015 Most Promising Actor of the year. 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[5]


  • The New Patriots (2020)
  • Veil (2020)
  • Bina Baku (2019)
  • Depth (2019)
  • Koto (2019)
  • Igi Aladi (2019)
  • Bipolar (Àmódí) (2018)
  • Ilu Ominira (2018).[6]
  • Once Upon a Time (2017)
  • Yeye Oge (2016)
  • Kudi Klepto (2015)

Awards and honorsEdit


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

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Lateef Adedimeji Biography and Net Worth 2019".
  2. ^ "Biography and net worth of Lateef Adedimeji".
  3. ^ "7 emerging Yoruba movie stars you need to know".
  4. ^ "Lateef Adedimeji Biography".
  5. ^ "Lateef Adedimeji Biography and Network 2019".
  6. ^ "Movies Featuring Lateef Adedimeji".
  7. ^ "Lateef Adedimeji: Biography, Career, Movies & More".