They say that men love by eyes. However, the appearance on the screen of a handsome man makes a female spectator for a few seconds forget about her husband or boyfriend. There is the influence of beauty. So we bring to you the most handsome Yoruba actor.
Most handsome Yoruba actor
Odunlade Adekola is a Nigerian actor, singer, director, and producer. Also, he is a CEO of the OAFP (Odunlade Adekola Film Production). Odunlade was born on December 31, in 1978 in Abeokuta. The capital of Ogun State. He finished St. John’s Primary School and then continued his education at St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta, having passed all exams and got a diploma successfully. Also, in 2018 Odunlade completed Business Administration at the university University of Lagos and achieved a degree from the college.
Odunlade Adekola began his actor’s career being quite young. According to his words, he and his friend Tunde couldn’t help participating in local church anniversaries and always agreed to perform for the audience. Then he wrote a script for a comedy play for two actors (actually him and his friend). And this can be considered as the beginning of his professional actor, producer, and director career. Today, Adekola has featured in more than 100 Yoruba movies.
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Ten most handsome Yoruba actors
Today, the rating of the 10 most handsome Yoruba actors includes not only handsome people from Nollywood but also other parts of Nigeria, whose worldwide love has long outgrown the popularity of actors with many awards. We present you a list of the 10 most handsome Yoruba actors.
10. Kunle Idowu
He is talented and devilishly attractive. To look at him is a pleasure! This man is an icon for many, so there is no wonder that he is on the list of the most attractive actors of Yoruba origin.
Kunle Idowu is a Nigerian popular actor and comedian, also he works as filmmaker and photographer. For publicity, he is best known as Frank Donga. His best-known work, which has brought him success and popularity, is a web series “The Interview”, where he starred as a feature character, an unpretentious job-seeker. This skit has brought him Best Comedy Actor award Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Award in 2015. Also, he was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading role at Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2018 and for Best Supporting Actor at Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards in 2018.
9. Aremu Afolayan
He has some kind of inner incomprehensible power, terrifyingly striking. He has a very attractive appearance and gorgeous smile!
Aremu Afolayan is another Nigerian star from filming art sphere. Aremu was born in Igbomina-Yoruba, Kwara state. He comes from a famous Nigerian actor family. Aremu’s father is Ade Love (Adeyemi Josiah Afolayan), a popular and distinguished Nigerian director and producer. Aremu Afolayan is a successful actor award-winning director.
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8. Desmond Elliot
The features of his face, in general, are so attractive, that any attempt to capture his beauty in the form of a photo or video seems to be real art.
Desmond Elliot (birth name Desmond Oluwashola Elliot) is an award-winning Nigerian actor, director and politician. Elliot was born in Lagos.
Elliot’s friend inspired him to become an actor, and as we can see, it was an absolutely sound decision. Today, Desmond Elliot has starred in more than two hundred movies, TV shows, and soap operas. And, for sure, you will need plenty of time to get acquainted with his filmography. Here is the list of his most successful and known works: Falling (2015), The Department (2015), When Love Happens (2014), 30 Days in Atlanta (2014), Kamara's Tree (2013), Kiss and Tell (2011), I'll Take My Chances (2011), Bursting Out (2010), Holding Hope (2010), Married to the Enemy (2006), Santalal (TV series, 2015-present time), Super Story (TV series, 2001-present time).
It will not be a surprise for you, that Elliot has a lot of awards and nominations. Among them are 3 nominations at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2009 for the movie “Reloaded”, in 2009 and 2010 he was nominated or the Best Actor category at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards, and also he won Best Supporting Actor for his role at the 2nd Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards.
7. Ramsey Nouah
He is an outspoken fashionista. He behaves emphatically casually as if letting us understand that he knows his own worth, and the opinion of others is nothing more than an incoming and outgoing factor.
Ramsey Nouah (birth name Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr.) is an award-winning Nigerian actor. He was born in Edo, Edo State.
Ramsey Nouah has started his acting career in 1993 with his role of Jeff in “Fortunes” TV series and then went on starring in a lot of movies as leading character. Having played a lot of romantic roles, he got a reputation of “Lover-Boy. ”His performance in movie “The Figurine” brought him the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in 2010.
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6. Ayo Makun
For us, he is sweet, kind, hopelessly in love with his work and devilishly romantic. He always has what is lacking in ordinary life - a mystery. He is full of mysteries and surprises, which adds him even more attractiveness to an already atypical fervor.
Ayo Makun (birth name Ayodeji Richard Makun), also known by his nickname A.Y, is a Nigerian actor, comedian, radio, and TV presenter. Ayo was born in Ifon, Ondo State. He started his career with a movie “30 Days in Atlanta”, which he has produced himself. The year 2008 brought A. Y. no more, no less six awards: Comedian of the year: Diamond Awards for Comedy, Comedian of the year: Teens Favorite, Comedian of the year: MBG Abuja Merit Awards, Comedian of the year: National Daily Awards, Comedian of the year: Arsenal Award for Excellence, Comedian of the year: Mode Men of the Year Awards.
He also received Comedian of the year award at the Nigerian Entertainment Awards in 2010 and award for Most creative Entrepreneur of the year comedy category) at the C.E.A.N in 2013.
5. Femi Jacobs
He has such an inaccessible beauty. Not for ordinary people, perhaps this is what attracts us. He is too perfect to be true.
Femi Jacobs (birth name Oluwafemisola Jacobs) is an award-winning Nigerian actor, speaker, and singer. Femi has got popularity after featuring a movie “The Meeting”, where he starred alongside Rita Dominic and Jedi Kosoko. For this role, he received a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards. Among his other nominations and awards are the nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Film at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2013, for Favourite Male African International Emerging Screen Talent at the Screen Nation Awards in 2014, and for Best Supporting Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2015.
The year 2015 also brought him award for Best Actor in a Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards. Also, he received the Best Supporting Actor award at the Best of Nollywood Awards in 2014.
4. Samuel Ajibola
He has something simple inside. It feels like you are going out onto the street right now, and he will meet you half way. In his guise, there is some inaccessible wisdom, calmness, and detachment. It seems like life for him is just a step of the way, and he realizes it.
Samuel Ajibola is an award-winning Nigerian television and film actor, model and events compere, born in Mazamaza, Lagos State.
Ajibola started his acting career when he was only a 6-year old child in the Opa Williams’ movie “Tears for Love”. His acting impressed his adult colleagues, who were skilled and experienced actors. After that, he featured as a child actor in other movies, in particular Without Love, Shame, Eye-witness, Onome II, Conspiracy, Street kids and Day of Reckoning.
In 2003, he decided to get back to education and took a break from acting. And in 2009, he got back to the acting profession with the Teco Benson’s movie “The Fake Prophet”.
Samuel Ajibola has a wide range of awards for his acting: Rhema Awards as Best Kid Actor (in 1996 for “Eye-Witness” movie), Reel Awards as Best Kid Actor (in 1997 for “Onome II” movie), Reel Awards as Best Kid Actor (in 1998 for “Day of Reckoning” movie), In-Short Movie Awards as Best Actor (in 2014 for “Sun Eje” movie), Nigerian Reliable Iconic Awards as Best Actor in a Comedy (in 2016 for “The Johnsons” TV series), AMVCA as Best Actor in a Comedy (in 2017 for “The Johnsons” TV series), City People Entertainment Awards as Comic Actor of the Year (in 2017 for “The Johnsons” TV series).
3. Gbenro Ajibade
His characters always appear to us very manly. This is what attracts many ladies. He is handsome, strong, and brave. There is still something elusively charming in him.
Gbenro Ajibade (birth name Gbenro Emmanuel Ajibade) is a Nigerian actor, producer, model, and presenter. Ajibade was born in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Ajibade started his career in 2008, having featured as a leading character in Tinsel, a Nigerian soap opera, which was considered as one of the most successful television drama projects on Nigerian television. He has also featured in such movies as Gbomo Gbomo Express (2015), 30's (2015), The Wages (2013) and Twisted Thorne (2011).
Ajibade is also succeeded as a model, having won Most Outstanding Actor/Model of the Year at the Nigerian Model Achievers Awards in 2011.
2. Gabriel Afolayan
He is straight, confident in his appearance. It seems like he much seen in this life. This man is a mystery. He is hot and handsome, and years only add only charm. Yes, and he keeps the brand! For him, there is no concept of "not finish". If he gets down to business, then it will be done perfectly.
Gabriel Afolayan, is a Nigerian actor and singer, who comes from Ade Love’s (Adeyemi Josiah Afolayan) creative family. He is also known by his musical stage name G-Fresh. He studied Theater Arts at the University of Ibadan. Gabriel Afolayan’s started with his debut role in “F Opawon” by Baba Sala.
His acting career brought him several awards, one of them is the Best Supporting Actor award for his role of Tavier Jambari in “Hoodrush” movie (2012). His filmography is made up of such movies as Ojuju, Madam Dearest, Ija Okan, Hoodrush, Heroes and Zeros, 7 Inch Curve, Okafor's Law and TV series Closet.
Gabriel calls 1997 year as the start of his music career as a member of a band from Ibadan. Also, he was a singer in a choir. His most known works are Awelewa, Kokoro Ife, Plug it and Kpasi Kona. Gabriel himself describes his music genre as “love ballad” and calls 2face, Banky W., Aṣa and Bez his fundamental inspiration sources and influence.
1. Odunlade Adekola
We have already mentioned Odulande Adekola at the very beginning of our post. Many will agree with the opinion of a lot of ladies that he can be called the most handsome Yoruba actor in Nigeria. If you agree or have another point of view, feel free to share it with us in the comments. We appreciate the opinion of our readers.
Not only the young handsome men fell in our rating but also the hot male celebrities of the past, who never cease to admire their fans even in spite of their age. As you can see, the men on our list have not only have pleasant appearance, but also successful careers.
They do not cease to be in the spotlight, and we can't deny that millions of women dream and desire them.
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