40 Things You Probably Never Knew About Actor Lateef Adedimeji As He Clocks 40

40 Things You Probably Never Knew About Actor Lateef Adedimeji As He Clocks 40

Fawaz Adebisi 

Nollywood actor, Lateef Adedimeji, is celebrated his 40th birthday today.

The talented actor, who is known for his exceptional acting skills, took to his X handle to share a heartfelt message, expressing his excitement for his new age.

“Here’s to all the struggles, all the pain, all the lessons and all the growth of my life. Here’s to celebrating a good human being! IT’S A NEW DAY AND A NEW BEGINNING. I AM THANKFUL FOR ALL THAT I HAVE BEEN GIVEN. HAPPY 40TH BIRTHDAY TO ME,” he wrote.

Here are forty interesting facts you might not know about the actor;

1. Lateef Adedimeji was born on February 1, 1984, in Isolo, Lagos State, Nigeria.

2. He is a native of Abeokuta, Ogun State.

3. Lateef started his primary education at Ire Akari Primary School, Isolo, Lagos State, and went to Ilamoye Grammar School Okota Lagos for his secondary school education.

4. He graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.

5. Lateef Adedimeji began his acting career in 2007 and started his career with dancing.

6. He was enrolled in a dancing school.

7. Lateef Adedimeji has featured in various stage roles since when he was 15 but he started acting in 2007 when he joined Orisun TV.

8. He started acting while in secondary school and was picked by an NGO to serve as an informer and counselor during an HIV/AIDS campaign.

9. His role was to educate the general public on sexual-related issues and human rights by creating video content in which he acted.

10. Lateef Adedimeji gained popularity with his first major role in Yewande Adekoya’s 2013 movie titled Kudi Klepto.

11. He has acted in over 100 Nigerian movies since he began acting over 15 years ago.

12. Lateef Adedimeji is also a filmmaker.

13. He is currently a brand ambassador for Airtel and Numatville Megacity.

14. Lateef Adedimeji is a devoted Muslim.

15. He is married to a colleague, Adebimpe.

16. He gained popularity with his first major role in Yewande Adekoya’s 2013 movie titled Kudi Klepto.

17. Lateef Adedimeji is known for his unique ability to get really emotional on screen.

18. He has been labelled a “Crying Machine” by some fans.

19. Lateef Adedimeji has a striking resemblance to popular Nigerian actor Odunlade Adekola.

20. He was nominated for City People Entertainment Awards for the 2015 Most Promising Actor of the year.

21. Lateef Adedimeji won the 2016 Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Actor in a Lead Role (Yoruba).

22. He was awarded the face of Nollywood male during the ENigeria Newspaper Night of Honour on 30 October 2021.

23. Lateef Adedimeji has an estimated net worth of $500,000.

24. He is a lover of animals and has a pet dog named “Buddy”.

25. Lateef Adedimeji is a fan of football and supports Manchester United.

26. He is a lover of music and enjoys listening to Nigerian music.

27. Lateef Adedimeji is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys working out.

28. He is a lover of nature and enjoys spending time outdoors.

29. Lateef Adedimeji is a philanthropist and has been involved in several charity projects.

30. He is a lover of fashion and enjoys dressing up.

31. Lateef Adedimeji is a foodie and enjoys trying out new dishes.

32. He is a lover of cars and owns a Mercedes Benz.

33. Lateef Adedimeji is a lover of photography and enjoys taking pictures.

34. He is a lover of art and enjoys visiting art galleries.

35. Lateef Adedimeji is a lover of travel and enjoys exploring new places.

36. He is a lover of literature and enjoys reading books.

37. Lateef Adedimeji is a lover of movies and enjoys watching movies.

38. He is a lover of technology and enjoys keeping up with the latest gadgets.

39. Lateef Adedimeji is a lover of video games.

40. He also attended a performance studio workshop at Onikan, Lagos State where he had his performance training.


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