Femi Adebayo Biography and Net worth

Popular Nigerian actor, producer, and director Femi Adebayo were born on 31 December 1974. He is the son of veteran actor Salami Adebayo. Although he was born in Lagos state the actor is from Ilorin, Kwara State. He bagged a bachelor’s degree from the University of Ilorin where he studied Law before obtaining a master’s degree in Theatre Arts from the same institution.

He kicked started his acting career in 1995 when he featured in “Owo Blow” a Tade Ogidan movie. The actor has since risen to fame playing major roles in English and Yoruba movies which includes Kunle Afolayan award-winning October 1, Ayitale, Anini, Alagbaa, Omo University among numerous others.

Biography Table

NAMEFemi Adebayo
DATE OF BIRTH31th  December 1974


The actor has won numerous awards and accolades notable among them include best Yoruba actor at the 17th African Film Awards which is also known as the Afro Hollywood Awards held at the Stratford Town Hall in London. He also won the City People Entertainment Award for the Best Movie Producer of the year in 2015. In 2012, he also won the best Yoruba actor award from Nollywood Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria Awards. The actor in addition to being a trained Lawyer is the CEO of J-15 media network a media firm in Nigeria.

Femi Adebayo is one of few Nigeria actors who enjoy a successful career and a family of his own. Unknown to many the actor is happily married with three children. The actor was once married to a first wife named Khadijat who is the mother of his three kids. The couple was married for eight years before going their separate ways. Rumour has it that the reason for the separation was because of an affair the actor had with popular Yoruba/English actress Funke Akindele “Jenifa” but they both denied the rumors. The couple was living in separate apartments before filling for a divorce in a law court in Ilorin the same court Femi married his new wife in.


Net Worth

Based on our Findings Femi Adebayo Net worth is Estimated at over 50 million naira.


The actor later revealed in an interview that the reason for the divorce was because Khadijat was unhappy about his acting career and didn’t support it as opposed to the rumors that his first wife left him due to infidelity. The actor also mentioned that she is happily married and has since moved on with her life.  Although his marriage to the mother of his three kids has ended they both keep in touch with their kids to ensure that they do not lack the love and care from both parents.

After the divorce, Femi was a lonely man and needed companionship like every grown-up man will need and in October 2016 the actor tied the knots with Omotayo Memunat Sanusi eight years after the divorce to his first wife. Femi’s new wife worked as an air hostess before starting her own business a Cafe in the heart of Lagos which makes it possible for her to support herself and her family. According to the actor, he enjoys love and support from his new wife which give him the desired motivation he needs to stay focused on his successful acting career.