Lateef Adedimeji is a popular Yoruba movie actor, producer, presenter, script writer and a singer. He is known for his great skills in acting most especially for the ease at which tears gush out from his eyes in his featured movies.
Early Life and Personality
Lateef Adedimeji was born on the 1st of February, 1986 at Oshodi area, Lagos state which he happens to be the fourth born in the family of six. He hails from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
He started his primary and secondary education at an estate in Isolo where he actually grew up before he proceeded for his University education at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun state where he studied Mass Communication and he has future plans of furthering his education at a Masters level.
Is Lateeef Adedimeji Married?
The talented actor is said to be married to a fast rising actress, Tawa Ajesefini.
However, reports had it that the marriage was done secretly at Ibadan, Oyo State in 2015. it was also reported that he has a sugar mummy based in the United Kingdom.We however wish him the best in his marriage life.
Adedimeji Lateef is a devoted Muslim who loves to pray and read the Quran always.
Lateef Adedimeji started his career at a tender age of 15 years old but started acting professionally in 2007. Later on, he joined an NGO Organization, Community life project where he acquired the skills to act and write.
He said in an interview that ‘Growing up is not easy pursuing his career of acting as he come from a very religious family where his father believes in education to any other things especially his acting career “. He however, was supported and encouraged by his mother (Kudirat) long time before his father found out.
The actor revealed that it was not easy when he started and a time he was fed up because it was not going on well and wanted to quit. He was encouraged by a fellow actor Ibrahim Chatta not to quit and stay focused
He later met some veteran actors and directors like Muyiwa Ademola, Adebayo Tijani and others who told him to pay his dues and join their group that was how he began acting. He got his first major role in a movie produced by Yewande Adekoya titled ‘Kudi Klepto’ which brought him to the limelight. He also works as a TV show host and a presenter.
He is currently one of the famous and sought after male in the Yoruba movie industry due to his great talent he possess and his striking resemblance to one of the top actor in the movie industry, Odunlade Adekola
Awards and Nominations
He has bagged few awards which includes:
- City People Entertainment Award for the Best supporting actor(Yoruba) 2016
- City People Entertainment Award for the Most promising act (Yoruba) 2015
- City People Movie Award for the Best Actor of the year (Yoruba) 2018
The actor bagged an endorsement deal with Numatville Megacity which is expected to be African’s first and largest National Tourism and Cultural Megacity which is situated in Nigeria.
He is also currently an ambassador of Airtel alongside with a veteran actress in the movie industry, Iya Rainbow.
You can reach him on the social media platform through this links
Instagram Handle: @adedimejilateef
Twitter Handle : @adedimejilateef
He has featured in several movies which includes:
- My Crush (Ife Okan mi) 2018
- My Best Friend (2018)
- Ojo (Day)