Kayode Akinyemi Wiki, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More

Kayode Akinyemi


Real NameKayode Akinyemi.
Abdul Akinyemi.
In LimelightVikings: Valhalla (2023).
Birth DateJune 17, 1990.
Birth PlaceVienna, Austria.
Lives inLondon, UK.
ParentsFather: --
Mother: --
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Love Life
Marital StatusUnmarried.
Body Measurements
WeightKg: 94.
Pounds: 207.23 lbs.
HeightIn feet: 6' 2".
In centimeters: 188 cm.
In meters: 1.88 m.
SchoolBarking Abbey School Sixth Form.
CollegeUniversity of Hertfordshire.
TrainingIdentity Drama School.
Kingdom School of Arts.
TelevisionDear Jesus (2014–2015).
Autopsy: The Last Hours of (2016).
Casa Kielbasa (2016).
Max Justice (2020).
Skits n Ting (2020).
Vikings: Valhalla (2023).
MoviesEvermore (2015).
2b or Not 2b in Love (2015).
Dead Bob (2015).
Collide: Soul Sisters (2016).
The Legend of Tarzan (2016).
White Powder (2016).
Rive (2017).
Game Over (2018).
Losing Pace (2019).
The House Invictus (2020).
I Am Pilate (2020).
The Catch-Up (2021).
Decrypted (2021).
The Disappearance of Raheem Bankole (2022).
Net worth$327k.
Mountain biking,
American football,
Roller blading,
Ice hockey,
Kick boxing.

Kayode Akinyemi as Kaysan in Vikings Valhalla

Meet Kayode Akinyemi, Who Played Kaysan in “Vikings: Valhalla”

Kayode Akinyemi, aka Abdul Akinyemi (born on June 17, 1990), is a 32-year-old Austrian actor currently based in London, UK. He has worked on dozens of movies and shows, including “Max Justice,” “Dear Jesus,” “The Legend of Tarzan,” “White Powder,” and “The House Invictus.”

He was also in the movie “Decrypted” as Alonzo. It was a Tom Sands-directed project featuring artists like Sophia Myles, David Hoflin, Amanda Abbington, and Kevin McNally.

Kayode is currently earning attention because he appeared playing Kaysan in the highly anticipated season 2 of the Netflix series “Vikings: Valhalla,” which aired on January 12. In this adventure-packed action series, actors like Taylor James, Sam Corlett, Leo Suter, and Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson played lead characters.

According to IMDB, Akinyemi is currently working on his upcoming project, “Absent.” It is an Aysha Scott-directed movie, the story of which circulates around a mother trying to convince her partner to take responsibility for his son.

Kayode Akinyemi in advertisement

How Old is Kayode Akinyemi?

On June 17, 1990, Kayode Akinyemi (age 32) was born in Vienna, Austria. Sources say that the actor spent only a few years in Austria and came to Essex, England, when he was a toddler. Here he grew up under the full attention of his parents and got a quality education. First, he studied at Barking Abbey School Sixth Form and completed his schooling in 2009.

During his teen years, he developed an interest in acting and wanted to make a career as an actor, but because of the fear of cut-throat competition, he decided to get his college degree first. In 2009, Abdul joined the  University of Hertfordshire; here, he studied law and graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree in 2013.


Kayode Akinyemi in Lechappée Belle

Kayode Akinyemi’s Career

A year after graduating from college, Akinyemi decided to learn acting, so he joined the Identity School of Acting. He also attended the Kingdom School of Arts. While at Identity School, Kay began looking for opportunities to work as an actor. His search took him to the casting auditions of a Vince Gade movie, “Evermore.”

Luckily selectors liked him and picked him for the role of Samson. Meanwhile, he also landed the role of Wale in “Dear Jesus.” It was Danielle Scott-Haughton’s show, the story of which revolves around a young fashion journalist, Mercedes, played by Linda Adey.

In the coming years, he worked on numerous projects, including short movies like “2b or Not 2b in Love,” “Dead Bob,” “Collide: Soul Sisters,” “Rive,” and “Losing Pace.” He also played the role of a Mbolongo Warrior in “The Legend of Tarzan,” but it was uncredited, which is why many of you did not notice him.

Luckily in 2023, with “Vikings: Valhalla,” Akinyemi gained the deserved fame, and now hopefully, we will see him playing more prominent roles in the near future.


Kayode Akinyemi with Chelsea OToole

Kayode Akinyemi’s Personal Life

According to our sources, Kay is currently single. He has an Instagram account (mr_akinyemi) with more than 4k followers, but he barely posts anything there.

His friends describe him as a gentle giant. At first glance, He looks pompous, but in truth, he is a sweetheart and a wonderful gentleman. If you want to stay up to date on him, keep visiting our site or following him on his social media handles.


Kayode Akinyemi Q&A

Ques: When was Kayode Akinyemi born?

Ans: June 17, 1990.

Ques: What is Kayode Akinyemi’s age?

Ans: 32 (in 2022).

Ques: How tall is Kayode Akinyemi?

Ans: 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).

Ques: What is Kayode Akinyemi’s Instagram username?

Ans: @mr_akinyemi.