Muyiwa Ademola

Muyiwa Ademola (born 26 January 1971) is a Nigerian Nollywood actor, film-maker, film producer and director.[1] In 2005, his film ORI (Fate) won the best indigenous film at the 1st Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2008, he was nominated for the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards for Most Outstanding Indigenous Actor.[2][3]

Muyiwa Ademola
Born (1971-01-26) 26 January 1971 (age 50)
NationalityNigerian
Other namesMr. Authentic
CitizenshipNigerian
OccupationActor, Film-maker and film director
Years active1991–present
Notable work
Ori<be>, Ogo Osupa, Ile, J.J, Alapadupe, Owo Okuta, Gbarada
Parent(s)Rebecca Ademola (mother)
RelativesIsiah Ademola (Father)

Early lifeEdit

He was born on 26 January 1971 at Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State southwestern Nigeria.[4] He attended St. David’s High School at Molete in Ibadan where he obtained the West Africa Secondary School Certificate.[5] He later proceeded to the University of Ibadan where he obtained a Bachelor of Education degree in Adult education[6]

CareerEdit

He joined the Nigerian film industry through Charles Olumo, popularly known as Agbako who based in his hometown, Abeokuta.[7] He later met a movie director called S.I Ola who taught him acting and movie production.[8] He began his acting career fully in 1991. In 1995, he produced his first ever written script into a movie titled Asise meaning BLUNDER in English. The production was sponsored by Dibel who deals in generating sets. Since 1995, he has produced, directed and featured in several Yoruba Nollywood movies.[9] On January 2013, it was reported that he was involved in a fatal accident, which almost resulted in his death[10]

Selected filmographyEdit

  • Asise (1995)
  • Ogo Osupa
  • Ori (2004)
  • Ile
  • Alapadupe
  • Ami Ayo
  • Fimidara Ire
  • Gbarada (2019)

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Our Reporter. "Few know I'm a Prince –Muyiwa Ademola". Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "TOP NIGERIAN ACTRESSES BATTLE FOR AMAA 2008 AWARDS". thenigerianvoice.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "African Movie Academy Awards - 2008 - Winners & Nominees". Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Tolu. "Actor, Muyiwa Ademola Shares Photos Of His Lovely Wife And Kids". INFORMATION NIGERIA. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Actor Muyiwa Ademola Confirms Accidents Story to Nigeriafilms.com - nigeriafilms.com". Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Muyiwa Ademola is a close friend, not my lover — Sexy Winger - Vanguard News". Vanguard News. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Popular Actor, Muyiwa Ademola Loses Dad". thenigerianvoice.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Check Out Yinka Ayefele, Femi Adebayo, Muyiwa Ademola And Other At Ale Erebe In Ibadan - NEWSCRIB.NET". NEWSCRIB.NET. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "More sad news in Nollywood: Actor Muyiwa Ademola involved in fatal accident". DailyPost Nigeria. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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