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Meet 5 Young Yoruba Actors Who Are In Hot Demand
There are actors whose performance and dexterity make them candidates of A-List in the industry and these five Young Yoruba Actors are not exempted.
These Yoruba Actors are on top of their game in the Yoruba movie industry. They include Odunlade Adekola, Femi Adebayo, Adewale Akorede Okunu, Muyiwa Ademola and Ibrahim Chatta.
They are in the frontline. But apart from these 5 great actors, there are other young and vibrant actors, who are doing well in the industry. Even without the above mentioned big names in a movie, fans will still go for it if the 5 following actors feature in it. This is because they also know their onions in the industry. We present to you 5 of the young Yoruba actors who are currently in hot demand in market.
1. Lateef Adedimeji
One of those, whom fans look out for before even watching movies these days if the likes of Femi Adebayo and Odunlade Adekola are not featured is Lateef Adedimeji.
The talented actor joined the industry a couple of years ago and he has since been a force to reckon with. To some people, he shares the same look with Odunlade Adekola and this has really helped his career. Lateef has lately been featuring in multi-million naira movie including Gbarada from the stable of Muyiwa Ademola.
2. Damola Olatunji
Another talented actor, who is fans’ favourite at the moment is Damola Olatunji. The Osun State-born role interpreter has been in acting for years before he got to the present stage in the industry a couple of years back.
If Damola participates in a movie, be assured that the flick will go viral. This is because his face is among the sell-able faces in Nollywood.
3. Mustapha Sholagbade
This list will definitely not be complete if the name of Mustapha Sholagbade popularly known as Lolade is not included.
The young-shall-grow actor has carved a niche for himself in the industry especially after he released his movies like Single Mum, Jay boy and others.
Beyond Yoruba movies, Lolade has recently been featuring in some soap operas and others from the English-speaking genre of Nollywood.
4. Tunde Owokoniran
Despite his jetting out of the country to meet his wife, the popular actor, Tunde Owokoniran, has been very hot. From abroad, where he has been for a while, he has been featuring in several movies, while the ones he participated in are just hitting the shelves.
Tunde is another actor, whose face is also marketable.
5. Adeniyi Johnson
The last person on this list is the estranged husband of Toyin Aimakhu, Adeniyi Johnson. Since his journey into the Yoruba-speaking movie genre of Nollywood some years back, he has been the toast of both the fans and the movie producers.
He is also among the actors that fans are really looking forward to seeing in movies before buying them.