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Actor ‘Fadeyi Oloro’: Biography, Education, Career, Marriage, Net Worth, Achievements and Controversy



Balogun Kamilu Lekan

Fadeyi Oloro, real name – Ojo Arowosafe, is a Nigerian Nollywood veteran actor and filmmaker.

He was born on the 15th of September, 1957, in Igbara Odo, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

Fadeyi Oloro is a household name among Yoruba film lovers for antagonistic roles in movies accompanied by his seamless recitation of chants and incantations.

The veteran actor attended St Paul Catholic School, Ekiti State, for his elementary education before proceeding to Timmy Agbale Grammar School for his secondary education.

The renowned movie antagonist started his career in Nollywood in 1985. He rose to prominence with his role in 

Fayemi Oloro started his career in the Nigerian movie industry in 1985.

He rose to prominence in the 1980s for his role in “Arelu,” a Popular Nigerian Television Series. Arelu gained enormous reception from Yoruba movie lovers, and Fadeyi’s role was vital. His role in this series shot him into the limelight, and he became highly rated for his acting talent.

Later, Fadeyi features in “Yanponyanrin,” another blockbuster project with massive reception from Yoruba film lovers.

His role in a movie is so unique that his stage name, “fadeyi Oloro”, is used to refer to a wicked person in real life.

The veteran actor has been featured in more than 100 movies. Some of which include: 

  • Jelili
  • Inubibi
  • Akoni Méfà
  • Anike olufa
  • Arelu
  • Fopomoyo and several others

Ojo is married with kids. He was recently bedridden as his health deteriorated from an undisclosed ailment. 

He reportedly sold all his property while moving from one hospital to another in search of a cure.

Fadeyi has been seen on several occasions soliciting funds to foot his hospital bills.


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