Just how old is Femi Adebayo? I bet you have been wondering how old popular actor fondly called Jelili is.
Femi Adebayo born on 31st December, 1972 is a Nigerian actor, comedian, director, producer and a lawyer. Born in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria to the family of veteran actor, Adebayo Salami, but from Ilorin, Kwara State, Femi holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Ilorin, Masters Degree in Law and a Master of Arts degree in Theater Art.
However, his acting career began in 1995, the same year he starred in a Tade Ogidan movie titled Owo Blow. He has a long list of movies to his credit which includes Jelili, Sonto Alapata , Wura Ati Fadaka, Ma Wobadan and Buga just to mention a few.
He has won lots of awards which include four as Best Yoruba Actor at the 17th African Film Awards popularly referred to as Afro Hollywood Awards at the Stratford Town Hall in London. He also won an award in the same category for the Best of Nollywood Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria Awards in 2012 and City People Entertainment Award as Best Producer Of The Year (Yoruba) in 2015.
Femi Adebayo is the MD/CEO of J-15 Media Network, Nigeria. To add to his list of achievements, he is the brand ambassador for one of Nigeria’s popular beer brand, Trophy, and holds a political position as the Special Assistant to The Kwara State Government on Arts, Culture and Entertainment.
It is interesting to note that he and Odunlade Adekola were born on the same day and month. As at the time of writing this article, Femi is 44 years old.