All You Have To Know About Lateef Adedimeji


Adetola Abdullateef Adedimeji was born on February 1, 1986, in Isolo, Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria, and he is a native of Abeokuta, Ogun State.

He gained popularity with his first major role in Yewande Adekoya’s 2013 movie titled Kudi Klepto and has acted in over 100 Nigerian movies since he began acting 15 years ago.

Lateef Adedimeji attended Ire Akari Primary School in Isolo, Lagos State, and Ilamoye Grammar School in Okota, Lagos State for his primary and secondary education, respectively.

After completing his secondary education, he attended a performance studio workshop at Onikan, Lagos State, where he further developed his performance training. He also received writing and acting training from a non-governmental organization called Community Life Project.

Lateef Adedimeji went on to attend Olabisi Onabanjo University, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. His education and training have undoubtedly played a significant role in his success as an actor and filmmaker.

Lateef Adedimeji started his acting career in 2007 when he joined Orisun TV, and he has since featured in various stage roles and Nigerian films. He is known for his emotional acting style and has won awards for his performances, including the Best Actor in a Lead Role (Yoruba) at the 2016 Best of Nollywood Awards.

Lateef Adedimeji has also been recognized for his writing abilities and was able to work with UNICEF as a result. It’s great to know that he has been involved in humanitarian initiatives and has used his platform to promote social change.

Lateef Adedimeji’s talent and contributions to the Nigerian entertainment industry have not gone unnoticed, and he was awarded the face of Nollywood male during the ENigeria Newspaper Night of Honour in October 2021.

Reports of Lateef Adedimeji and Adebimpe Oyebade being more than friends started around 2019, probably after they starred as lovers in the romantic movie “Adebimpe Omo Oba”.

The rumours intensified in 2020 with some reports even suggesting that both Nollywood stars are already married after they began sharing pictures of themselves in matching outfits. In July 2020 especially, they both shared a picture of themselves clad in gorgeous wedding outfits.

Interestingly, both parties were always quick to deny any reports of them dating. They both affirmed that the pictures were just advertisements for a clothing line with Adebimpe maintaining that she and Lateef are good friends and colleagues in different relationships.

She also made it known that she can’t get engaged to someone in the spotlight and being rumoured to be in a relationship at one time or the other is one of the prices that come with being a celebrity.

Lateef on the other hand also denied any possible romantic link with the actress, saying one needs to take his time not to marry wrong as an actor.

In one of the reports the actor even confessed that veteran actress Bimbo Oshin is the only colleague he has a crush on.

It wasn’t until November 2021 that Lateef Adedimeji finally came open about his romantic involvement with Adebimpe Oyebade and even their intention to get married.

 Adedimeji wedded his partner, who is also an actress, Oyebade Adebimpe

also popularly known as Mo Bimpe, on December 22, 2021.

The star-studded wedding took place in Lagos and was attended by some of Nollywood’s biggest stars including Toyin Abraham and her husband Kolawole Ajeyemi, Nkechi Blessing Sunday, Mercy Aigbe, Wumi ToriolaAdunni Ade, Femi Adebayo, Odunlade Adekola, amongst others.

Is Lateef Adedimeji related to Odunlade Adekola?

Lateef Adedimeji is often mistaken as a younger brother or relative to Nigerian popular actor Odunlade Adekola due to their facial resemblance and similarities in their mode of acting.

However, 1805loaded has verified that actors Lateef Adedimeji and Odunlade Adekola, despite their similarities, are not in any way related.


  1. Kudi Klepto (2015)
  2. Yeye Oge (2016)
  3. Once Upon a Time (2017)
  4. Ilu Ominira (2018)
  5. Bipolar (Àmódí) (2018)
  6. Bina Baku (2019)
  7. Depth (2019)
  8. Koto (2019)
  9. Igi Aladi (2019)
  10. Adebimpe Omooba (2019)
  11. Sugar Rush (2019)
  12. Olokiki Oru (2019)
  13. The New Patriots (2020)
  14. Veil (2020)
  15. Soole (2021)
  16. A Naija Christmas (2021)
  17. Breaded Life (2021)
  18. Dwindle (2021)
  19. Ayinla (2021)
  20. Progressive Tailors Club (2021)
  21. Love Castle (2021)
  22. A Naija Christmas (2021)
  23. That One Time (2022)
  24. King of Thieves (2022 film) (2022)
  25. Order of Things (2022)
  26. Strangers (2022)
  27. Ile Alayo (2022)
  28. Different Strokes (March 17, 2023)
  29. The Last Man Standing (May 2023)



  1. Best Actor @ Odua Movie Awards (2014)
  2. Best Supporting Actor Of The Year (Yoruba) @ City People Entertainment Awards (2016)
  3. Best Actor in a Lead Role (Yoruba) @ Best of Nollywood Awards (2018)
  4. Best Supporting Actor (Yoruba) @ Best of Nollywood Awards (2019)
  5. Best Actor in Africa @ Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards (HAPA Awards) (2022)

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