Deyemi Okanlawon Net Worth, Age, Wife, Height, Wiki & More

Deyemi Okanlawon


Real NameDeyemi Okanlawon.
In LimelightBlood Sisters.
Age43 years old.
Birth DateApril 19, 1979.
Birth PlaceLagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.
ParentsFather: Adeyemi Okanlawon.
Mother: Adeyinka Okanlawon.
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Love Life
Marital StatusMarried.
Kid2 sons including Adeife Oluwatunwase.
Body Measurements
WeightKg: 76.8.
Pounds: 169.315 lbs.
HeightIn feet: 5'11".
In centimeters: 180 cm.
In meters: 1.8 m.
Net Worth
Education$8.6 million.
SchoolTaikenny Nursery.
International School, Lagos.
St. Thomas.
CollegeThe University of Lagos.
TrainingNew York Film Academy.
TelevisionGidi Up (2013).
Desperate Housegirls (2015).
Dowry (2014–2015).
Dise's Secret (2015).
Castle & Castle (2018).
Yankee Hustle (2018).
Malika - Warrior Queen Pilot (2019).
Chances (2019).
Mascara (2021).
King of Boys: The Return of the King (2021).
Swallow (2021).
Blood Sisters (2022).
MoviesZR- 7 AKA The Red House Seven (2011).
In Iredu (2013).
Oblivious (2014).
Kpians: The Feast of Souls (2014).
Them and Us (2015).
Falling (2015).
Undercover Lover (2015).
Road to Yesterday (2015).
It's About Your Husband (2016).
Lamine (2016).
Dinner (2016).
Taxi NG (2017).
Madam President (2017).
Dreams (2017).
Troubled Waters (2017).
In Our Trap (2017).
A Fire in the Rain (2017).
Hell's Fury (2017).
The Diary of a Crazy Nigerian Woman (2017).
Christmas Is Coming (2017).
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel (2017).
Getting Over Him (2018).
A Distant Cry (2018).
Just the Two of Us (2018).
Ehi's Bitters (2018).
Purgatory (2018).
The Devil in Between (2018).
Lara and the Beat (2018).
Clustered Colours (2019)..
House 69 (2019).
Levi (2019).
Ex-Husband (2019).
True Betrayal (2019).
Pandora's Box (2019).
Blameless (2019).
Feels Like Heaven (2019).
Sade Takes Lagos (2019).
Social Media 101 (2019).
Don't Get Mad Get Even (2019).
Game of Chess (2019).
Your Excellency (2019).
2 Weeks in Lagos (2019).
True Vision (2020).
Reach (2020).
Thirty Pieces of Silver (2020).
Rise of the Saints (2020).
Love & Pain (2020).
Love Thy Neighbour (2020).
Kissing Game (2020).
Omo Ghetto: The Saga (2020).
Day of Destiny (2021).
The Secretary (2021).
Under the Carpet (2021).
Prophetess (2021).
Addiction (2021).
The Wait (2021).
Honeymoon Palava (2021).
Downhill (2021).
Mimi (2021).
Lockdown (2021).
Listening Ears (2021).
The Ghost and the Tout Too (2021).
What Happened at St James (2021).
Online (2021).
The Best Men (2021).
Superstar (2021).
City Hustlers (2022).
Beautiful People (2022).
The Wildflower (2022).
CompaniesCovenant Entertainment Services.
Silverbird Film Distribution.

Deyemi Okanlawon with Gabriel Afolayan in Blood Sisters

Blood Sisters Actor Deyemi Okanlawon Biography

Deyemi Okanlawon (born on April 19, 1979) is a 43 years old Nigerian actor, producer, and investor. He is famous for the role of Kwabena Mills in the 2018 Netflix series “Kwabena Mills.”

He has been in the acting industry for more than a decade and has worked in 80+ movies. In 2022, he came to the limelight after performing the role of Kola Ademola alongside Ini Dima Okojie in “Blood Sisters” on April 5.

The Nigerian actor always stays busy because of his tight schedule. The good news for all the fans of Deyemi is that they might get to see him in one more project in 2022 as he is involved as an actor in a short film called “Insensible” and a movie named “Everything Scatter.”


Deyemi Okanlawon height is 5 feet 11 inches tall

Childhood, Parents, and Education

The birth of Deyemi Okanlawon (age 43 years old) happened in a highly qualified family on April 19, 1979. Deyemi’s father, Adeyemi Okanlawon, used to work as an aircraft engineer, whereas his mother is a baker and involved in the bakery business.

Some people are unaware that Okanlawon is also well-qualified like his parents. He attended International School, Lagos, till 1997, and after that, he was admitted to the University of Lagos, where he graduated in Chemical Engineering. The names of Deyemi’s siblings are not known, but we came to know that all four of them are academics, just like their actor brother.


Deyemi Okanlawon in Castle & Castle


Okanlawon currently runs two companies Covenant Entertainment Services and Silverbird Film Distribution. How his career journey took a turn, and he entered the acting industry instead of working as a chemical engineer is an exciting story.

When Deyemi was studying at UOL, he used to work for a company named “Baker’s World” as a Freelance Sales Agent. In 2009 Okanlawon co-founded a company called Proshare Nigeria, which is currently Nigeria’s number one financial and economic information hub.

One thing that Okanlawon loves is to learn continuously. After graduation, he earned multiple certificates from different institutions. In 2011, the Nigerian guy realized that he wanted to do something in the entertainment industry, so he joined New York Film Academy. Here he learned different acting techniques, which helped him start his career in the acting industry.

Deyemi Okanlawon with Rahama Sadau

The first role that he performed was of Mr. Alabi in a film named “ZR- 7  AKA The Red House Seven.” It was an Olufemi Ogunsanwo’s adventure drama involving artists like Yakubu Abashiya, Ayinla Abdulaheem, and Fakiyesi Ayotola.

After his first acting job, Deyemi acted in more than 80 shows and movies. Some of her most popular movies are “City Hustlers,” “Beautiful People,” “City Hustlers,” “Superstar,” “The Best Men,” “Online,” “Listening Ears,” “Mimi,” “The Wait,” “The Royal Hibiscus Hote,” and “Getting Over Him.”

Also, in the television industry, Okanlawon worked in some blockbuster productions like “Swallow,” “King of Boys: The Return of the King,” “Malika – Warrior Queen Pilot,” “Castle & Castle,” “Dowry,” and “Desperate Housegirls.”


Deyemi Okanlawon with wife Damilola

Married Life

In 2010 when Okanlawon was struggling to build his career, he met a lady named Damilola, and they both started dating afterward. This affair continued for three years, after which, in January 2013, the couple got tied into a relationship.

Three years after the marriage, Okanlawon and his wife welcomed their first kid, a son. A year after the first son, the Nollywood actor became father to one more son, whom the couple named Adeife Oluwatunwase.

Deyemi Okanlawon with his sons


Deyemi Okanlawon Q&A

Ques: Age of Deyemi Okanlawon?

Ans: The actor cum producer is 43.

Ques: When was Deyemi Okanlawon born?

Ans: On April 19, 1979.

Ques: From where is Deyemi Okanlawon?

Ans: Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Ques: Names of Deyemi Okanlawon’s parents?

Ans: Adeyemi Okanlawon (father) and Adeyinka Okanlawon (mother).

Ques: Is Deyemi Okanlawon a chemical engineer?

Ans: Yes.

Ques: Net worth of Deyemi Okanlawon?

Ans: USD 8.6 million.

Ques: Name of Deyemi Okanlawon’s wife?

Ans: Damilola.

Ques: How many kids Deyemi Okanlawon has? 

Ans: Two sons.

Ques: The Instagram username of Deyemi Okanlawon?

Ans: “@deyemitheactor.”