The growth of Nollywood industry is a result of various inputs from the practitioners across the country which Ekiti State is not left out.
Ekitit State is in southwestern part of Nigeria ad t was created in October 1, 1996 by General Sani Abacha. It shared borders with Kwara State, Kogi State, Ondo State, and Osun State.
1. Odunlade Adekola
Odunlade Adekolais the first on out=r list among the Nollywood actors that are from Ekiti State. He is a Nigerian actor and producer born on the 31st of December, 1976 at Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Though Odunkade was born in Abeokuta and gid his childhood there buy he hails from Otun Ekiti, in Ekiti. He is an indigene of Ekiti State.
2. Samuel Ajibola
Samuel Ajibola is a Nigerian television and film actor and model born on the 26th of December, 1989 in Mazamaza, Lagos State.
He hails from Ekiti State. He is another prominent actor in Nollywood that is from the Southwestern state, Ekiti State.
3. Yemi Blaq
Yemi Blaq born Folayemi Olatunji is another actor from Ekiti State. He is a Nigerian film actor, filmmaker, songwriter and model.
He was born on the 19th of May 1978 in Ondo State but he hails from Ekiti State.
4. Abayomi Alvin
Abayomi Alvin is another actor from Ekiti State. He was born on the 20th of June,1993. Abayomi hails from Ekiti State in Southwestern Nigeria.
5. Jimoh Aliu
Jimoh Aliu, MFR is another prominent actor from Ekiti State. He is a Nigerian dramatist, sculptor, film writer, playwright and director born on November 11, 1939. He died on the 17th of September 2020 at the age of 80.
He was born at Oke-Imesi, a city in Ekiti State southwestern Nigeria. Jimoh Aliu is an indigene of Ekiti State.
Folarin Falana popularly known by his stage name as Falz or Falz the bahd guy is a fast-rising Nigerian comic artiste, singer, songwriter, recording artist, stage performer, actor and philanthropist.
He was born on 27 October 1990 in Lagos State in the western part of Nigeria. he is also an indigene of Ekiti State.
7. Seun Akindele
Seun Akindele is a popular Nigerian actor and entertainer in movies and television series . He was born on the 7th of October in Jos. he is another Nollywood actor that hails from Ekiti State.
8. Fadeyi Oloro
Ojo Arowosafe Popularly Known as Fadeyi Oloro is a veteran Yoruba movie producer and actor. was Born on the 15th of September, 1957 in Igbara Odo, Ekiti State, Nigeria.
He is another popular actor that is from Ekiti State.
9. Peju Ogunmola
Peju Ogunmola is another actress from Ekiti State. She is a Yoruba film actress and producer born on the 10th of April, 1966 in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital.
10. Mosun Filani
Mosun Filani is a Nigerian film and voice actress born in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital on July 5, 1968. She hails from Ekiti State.
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