Happy Birthday Deyemi Okanlawon - Nigerian Celebrities Birthdays

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Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Happy Birthday Deyemi Okanlawon

Happy Birthday Deyemi Okanlawon is a Nigerian film, television, theatre, and voice-over actor. He is best known for his roles in the TV Series Gidi Up and An African City and featured in the Movies, If Tomorrow Comes and Road to Yesterday.

Okanlawon was born in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria to an Aircraft Engineer father Adeyemi Okanlawon, and Adeyinka Okanlawon a baker and entrepreneur.

He had his primary school education at Taikenny Nursery and Primary School in Lagos, and his secondary education at International School, Lagos. He then went on to study Chemical Engineering at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. He also obtained a Certificate in Acting for Film, from the New York Film Academy.

Okanlawon made his feature film debut in the 2010 movie ZR-7, before which he featured in a short film titled A Grain of Wheat. He went on to feature in and co-produce many more short films and by 2012 he had gained notoriety for his numerous appearances in made-for-internet short films and web series including Blink, 6:30pm and Knock Knock. In 2013 he switched careers to focus on acting full-time and has since featured in over 70 films, 8 stage films, and has appeared in OLX and GLO Television commercials as well as music videos for Waje and Aramide.

He was in NdaniTV's series Gidi Up. He has also featured in the TV Series Taste Of Love, Lekki Wives, An African City, and Dowry.

Okanlawon got married in January 2013. On July 10, 2016, Okanlawon and his wife Damilola welcomed their first child

May you receive the greatest of joys and everlasting bliss.

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