Femi Adebayo is an award-winning Nigerian actor, producer, director, filmmaker, comedian, and as well as renowned Lawyer. The distinguished actor and scriptwriter have been in the entertainment industry for over a decade.
Femi is the son of Mr. Adebayo Salami popularly known as Oga Bello.
Femi was born on the 31st of December 1978 in Lagos State.
Femi is highly intelligent, brave, smart, and good at what he knows best. He was once the special Adviser to the Governor of Kwara State on Arts, Culture, and Tourism. The 42 years old actor also known as Jellili has produced a lot of interesting movies both in Yoruba and English-speaking Nigeria movies, some of these popular movies include; Apaadi, Ayitale, October 1, Shola Arikusa, Heaven on My Mind, Makalik, and many others.
Femi Adebayo graduated from the University of Ilorin where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Law. He later earned a master's degree in Law at the University of Ibadan.
Adebayo began acting in 1985, the same year he featured in his father's first movie titled Ogun Ajaye. Ever since Femi came into the limelight he has been seen starring in both English and Yoruba movies. The distinguished and hard-working actor has featured in more than 200 interesting movies which include; Santo Alapata, Wura Ati Fadaka, Ma Wobadan, and Buga, among others.
Femi Adebayo has been described as the best, favorite, and most sought actor after actor in the industry.
He is highly talented, creative, gifted and can be best fitted into any role given to him by the movie producer or director.
Femi is well recognized in the industry, he is ranked among the topmost paid actors in the Yoruba movie industry.
He has been nominated several times and as well as won The Best Yoruba actor at the 17th African Film Awards popularly known as Afro Hollywood awards at the Stratfort 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, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) For Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba) Etiko Onigedu (2018), City People Movie Awards For Best Actor Of The Year (Yoruba) (2017), City People Entertainment Awards for Best Movie Producer Of The Year (Yoruba) (2015) and few to be mentioned.
He is the MD/CEO of the J-15 media network Nigeria.
Femi is blessed with beautiful and wonderful children. Adebayo is happily married to the love of his life Omotayo Adebayo.
The actor has worked with talented actors in the industry. He has starred with the likes Funmi Awelewa, Adeniyi Johnson, Mide Martins, Kunle Afod, Ronke Odunsayan, Iyabo. Ojo and many others
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