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Yinka Quadri: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and More 



By Balogun Kamilu Lekan


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Alh. Ganiu Akanni Olayinka Quadri is a Nollywood actor, director and film producer.

He was born on the 6th of September 1959 in Lagos Island, Lagos State.

Yinka, a native of Oro, Kwara State, was raised in Lagos

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He is one of Yoruba’s most prominent movie icons. The veteran actor has been featured in more than 200 movies.


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Yinka had his elementary education at St. Catholic School, Idumagbo, Lagos State, before proceeding to Christ High School, Ebute Elefun, Lagos, for his secondary education.

and his secondary education at Christ High School, located in Ebute Elefun, also in Lagos.


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Yinka Quadri decided to pursue his dream of becoming one of the best actors in the nation after quitting school.

He began with the Afopina Theatre Group, which he and his friends founded in 1976.

Yinka Quadri has distinguished himself through his superb portrayal and interpretation of film roles.

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Yinka Quadri co-founded and served as president of the Odunfa Caucus, a theatre art collective. Despite his success in the film industry, there was speculation that the seasoned actor had always loved architecture.

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Many new-generation movie stars, especially in the Yoruba film industry, have regarded Yinka Quadri as a father figure. One could understand how long he has been working on the set.


Yinka Quadri reportedly has two wives and five children.

Net worth

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Yinka’s net worth is estimated at $250,000. However, NewsWireNgr cannot independently verify it.


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  • Movie Academy awards
  • Best of Nollywood Awards.
  • Nollywood movies awards.
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  • Olaniyonu
  • Kutupu
  • Kura
  • Ekun
  • Agbodorogun
  • Ojiji
  • Egbinrin Ote
  • Araba
  • Ilari
  • Odun Baku
  • Bolode O’ku
  • Èebúdolá Tèmi
  • Abeni
  • Apaadi
  • Ojo Idajo
  • Abulesowo
  • Niwoyi Ola
  • Ilekun Olorun
  • Okinni
  • Owo Blow
  • Shola Arikusa


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