Adetola Abdullateef Adedimeji, commonly known as Lateef Adedimeji, is a renowned Yoruba actor and producer.
He rose to prominence in 2013 when he was cast to play one of the major roles in Yewande Adekoya’s 2013 movie Kudi Klepto.
Since and has acted in more than 100 Nigerian films. Besides acting, Lateef’s popularity has seen him land brand endorsement deals with various high-profile companies in Nigeria.
Here is a quick look at Lateef’s personal and career details.
Adetola Abdullateef Adedimeji
Date of birth
February 1, 1986
36 years (as of 2022)
Place of birth
Isolo, Lagos State, Nigeria
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Lateef Adedimeji’s biography
How old is Lateef Adedimeji? The Yoruba actor was born on February 1, 1986, making him 36 years old as of 2022. Where is Lateef Adedimeji from? He was born in Isolo, Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria, and is the fourth child in a family of five kids.
The actor’s mother, Kudirat Adedimeji, is a professional trader from Oyo State. His father, Alhaji Adedimeji, was born in Ogun State.
Lateef started his primary education at Ire Akari Primary School, Isolo, Lagos State. He then attended the Ilamoye Grammar School Okota Lagos for his secondary school education. This was then followed by a brief stint at an unnamed performance studio workshop in Onikan, where he honed his acting skills.
The actor then enrolled at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, from where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication in 2007.
The actor began pursuing his passion for acting at the age of 15 when he began performing in secondary school plays. His career then took off in 2007 when he joined Orisun TV.
His big break in acting came when he was cast to play one of the main characters in the film titled Kudi Klepto. He portrayed his character to perfection, leaving a lasting impression in viewers’ hearts. This marked the beginning of his rise to fame.
Since then, the actor has played numerous roles in wide-ranging films and television shows.
Here are the films and TV series in which the renowned Yoruba actor has appeared.