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Biography Of Funsho Adeolu, The Career Of An English Yoruba Director

Biography Of Funsho Adeolu

 

Biography Of Funsho Adeolu: Funsho Adeolu is a multi-award-winning Nigerian actor, director, producer, event effects provider, MC, and live band singer who has appeared in both English and Yoruba films. In addition, he serves as the CEO of Flynest Media.

Funsho Adeolu’s Photographic Background

Biography Of Funsho Adeolu: He was born on the 6th of May 1968, in Lagos State, to Mr and Mrs Adegeye and their family. He is the son of Mr and Mrs Adegeye. He is originally from the Nigerian state of Ondo. Funsho began his education at a nursery school in Surulere and continued his primary education at Lady Lak Primary School in Ebute Meta after that.

Ansaru deen College in Isolo served as his secondary school after completing his primary education there. His next stop was Baptist Academy, Obanikoro, where he completed his A’ levels, which were known at the time as Higher School Certificate (HSC).

Following the completion of his HSC, he decided to enroll in a series of intensive courses, among which was journalism. Following that, he continued his education at the Ondo State University, Ado Ekiti (now known as UNAD), where he majored in Guidance and Counseling.

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He is married to Victoria Adeolu, with whom he has two sons as a result of their union.

Funsho Adeolu’s Professional Life

Biography Of Funsho Adeolu: He began his acting career in 1987 with Antar Laniyan and a group in Festac Town, Lagos, where he still resides today. He began his acting career on stage, then moved on to a television series on the Nigerian Television Authority before making the transition to film acting.

Funsho was trained by Antar Laniyan, who also introduced him to the industry. The next year, Funsho was a guest star on a television series, which catapulted him into the spotlight of the film business.

His breakthrough film was the television series Palace, which opened the door to a slew of more fruitful ventures after that. Following that, he began to get film and television jobs, including a part in the famous television series Super Story. Funsho Adeolu has directed, produced, and appeared in a number of award-winning films thus far in his career.

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Filmography

Him being A Director And Actor

1976 – 2004

  • Cool Red – 1976
  • Things Fall Apart – 1987
  • Camouflage (Video) – 1999
  • My Guy (Video) – 1999
  • Jesu Mushin (Video) – 2002
  • Arewà (Video) – 2003
  • Ògédé Didùn (Video) – 2003
  • Arewa okunrin (Video) – 2003
  • Jawonbe (Video) – 2003
  • 419 Dangerous Game (Video) – 2004
  • 5 & 6 (Video) – 2004
  • Eyin Oka (Video) – 2004
  • Eyin Oka 2 (Video) – 2004
  • N150 Million 2 (Video) – 2004
  • Okun Ife (Video) – 2004
  • Okun Ife 2 (Video) – 2004
  •  Òkú tee sin (Video) – 2004
  •  Òkú tee sin 2 (Video) – 2004
  •  Omo oku òrun (Video) – 2004
  •  Playing Games (Video) – 2004
  •  Playing Games 2 (Video) – 2004

2005 – 2006

  • Àbèfé jengbetiele (Video) – 2005
  • Durodola (Video) – 2005
  • Durodola 2 (Video) – 2005
  • Eto Ikoko (Video) – 2005
  • Nkan Asiri (Video) – 2005
  • Nkan asiri 2 (Video) – 2005
  • Olufunmi (Video) – 2005
  • Sababi (Video) – 2005
  • Sababi 2 (Video) – 2005
  • Tani kin fe? (Video) – 2005
  • Alhaji agba (Video) – 2006
  • Awure eni (Video) – 2006
  • Dokita Alabere (Video) – 2006
  • Elebute (Video) – 2006
  • Esuru (Video) – 2006
  • Fadùn sáyémi (Video) – 2006
  • Ile aje (Video) – 2006
  • Iyawo asiko (Video) – 2006
  • Odaju Obinrin (Video) – 2006
  • Omo mi (Video) – 2006
  • Omo mi 2 (Video) – 2006
  • Tani kábè (Video) – 2006

2007 – 2008

  • Abanidaro (Video) – 2007
  • Alapo aje (Video) – 2007
  • Asiko mi leyi (Video) – 2007
  • Edunjobi (Video) – 2007
  • Edunjobi 2 (Video) – 2007
  • Ekuro (Video) – 2007
  • Adeyemi – 2007
  • Ekuro 2 (Video) – 2007
  • Adeyemi – 2007
  • Eleda teju (Video) – 2007
  • Eniyan dudu (Video) – 2007
  • Etàn (Video) – 2007
  • Inubibi (Video) – 2007
  • Okun ife yi (Video) – 2007
  • Jide – 2007
  • Olugbare (Video) – 2007
  • Orita Ipinya (Video) – 2007
  • Ota (Video) – 2007
  • Sekere (Video) – 2007
  • Iboji (Video) – 2008
  • Idoti Oju (Video) – 2008
  • Mafi Wonmi (Video) – 2008
  • Tomo Tiya (Video) – 2008

2009 – 2019

  • Àsírí owó (Video) – 2009
  • Esin (Video) – 2009
  • Òréré layé (Video) – 2009
  • Idamu ojo kan (Video) – 2011
  • The Antique – 2014
  • God Behind Bars – 2015
  • Gone Grey – 2016
  • The Tribunal – 2017
  • Alangba – 2017
  • Diva – 2018
  • Alagbara – 2018
  • Ayo Okan – 2018
  • Backdoor – 2018
  • Oye – 2019
  • Ogoji – 2019
  • Ileri Oluwa – 2019
  • Game Boy – 2019
  • Backline – 2019
  • Industreet (Season 3) – 2019
  • Deep Heat – 2019
  • Last Days – 2019
  • Silenced (Video) – 2019
  • Shuga (TV Series) – 2019

Accolades and commendations

  • Best Actor in a Leading Role in an English Movie nominee at the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON) – 2013
  • Nominee at the City People Movie Award for Best Actor of the Year (Yoruba) – 2014
  • City People Movie Award nominee for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year (Male) – 2017
  • Nominee at the City People Movie Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year (Male) – 2018
  • City People Movie Special Recognition Award – 2018

Source: Entreprenuers.ng

 

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