Lateef Adedimeji is a Nigerian actor and filmmaker, and has earned a name for himself in the movie entertainment industry in the over fourteen years he has spent in Nollywood. He recently got married to an actress in the Nollywood Yoruba industry named Adebimpe Oyebade.
This is an expose on all you need to know about Adebimpe Oyebade:
Early Life and Education
Adebimpe Oyebade is a native of Ekiti State, particularly from the Northwestern town of Ijero Ekiti. However, it was in the capital city of Ondo State, Akure, that Adebimpe was born. She is the last child of five children of her parents, born on March 23, 1994. She had her elementary and secondary education in Akure, Ondo State. After completion of her elementary school, that is, nursery and primary education, Adebimpe attended Future Asset International College where she sat for and obtained her Senior Secondary Certification Examination. She then proceeded to the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, where she pursued a degree in English. After eight semesters, she completed her university education and proceeded to perform the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps program in Benin City, Edo State.
Adebimpe and Lateef Adedimeji tied the knot of marriage on December 18, 2021. The duo began dating in March of 2021, though they both confirmed they were good friends to each other before the relationship. Lateef Adedimeji admitted that the budding actress’ friendship, understanding, and respect attracted him.
Movie Industry Career
Like her husband, Adebimpe has witnessed tremendous growth since her debut in the Nigerian movie scene in 2016. After graduation, she auditioned for several roles and luckily got her first feature in Agbede Meji. Her portrayal of the character in Agbede Meji set the path for growth as Adebimpe has amassed over 50 movie features in the five years she has been a professional actor. Notable mentions of the movies she starred in include Onikede, The Cokers Aderonke, Jade’s Cross, Imole Ife, The New Patriot, For Love, Ero Darasimi, and a host of others too numerous to outline. Aside from acting, Adebimpe also produces films. So far, she has produced the following movies; Dear Sister, A Day to Remember, Entrapped, and Jade’s Cross.
She has received nominations for roles played in several movies and has also won awards such as the Best Actress in a Lead Role by Emperor Awards for her role in Jade’s Cross, and a few others where her acting prowess trumped contenders.
Aside from being an actress, Adebimpe is a model, writer, entrepreneur, and brand influencer. Adebimpe’s foray into modeling began in February 2016, just before being posted for the National Youth Service Corps. A modeling agency, GnG Models, signed her up and provided her with the opportunity to work with several brands such as Mobe’s Clothing, Digest Magazine, House of Royalty, Zirock Entertainment, and several others.
As an entrepreneur, Adebimpe has vested interests in several business opportunities. She runs a skincare brand named Just Horganiks, which it’s products are specifically designed to cleanse, exfoliate, protect and replenish the skin. She also works in collaboration with a New York City-based clothing brand called Medina Keshiro, through her M. O. Luxury Clothing brand, in making an available ready-to-wear fashion line for women. With the use of her 1.6 million strong Instagram followership which she has built vital emotional connections, she brings to life the values of the brands she associates with, thereby generating sales and revenue.
Who is Lateef Adedimeji?
Lateef Adedimeji is an actor in the Nollywood English and Yoruba industry. He was born in Isolo, Lagos State, on February 1, 1986, although he is a native of Abeokuta, Ogun State. He had both primary and secondary education in Lagos State. Thereafter, he enrolled in the Performance Studio Workshop, Onikan, where he had performance training. He went on to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from the Olabisi Onabanjo University in Ogun State.
Lateef Adedimeji’s inroad to acting was in 2007 whilst working for Orisun TV. He has featured in many videos, both in the mainstream Nollywood and the Yoruba movie industry. He won the Best Actor in the 2016 Best of Nollywood Awards, among others not mentioned.
He is a brand ambassador for Airtel and Numatville Megacity.