Ogun state has produced various actors and actresses in Nigeria and they are well savvy which has also made them icons in the industry.
The growth of the Nollywood industry is a result of various inputs from the thespians across the country without the exemption of Ogun State.
Ogun State is known for producing great individuals in various careers and professions, the Yoruba movie industry is one sector that has had the input of great individuals from the gateway state.
1. Olu Jacobs
Oludotun Jacobs popularly known as Pa Olu Jacobs is a veteran actor in Nollywood.He is from Egba Alake, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
2. Papa Ajasco
Abiodun Ayoyinka aka Papa Ajasco is a comic actor in Wale Adenuga’s weekly soap opera Papa Ajasco and company, he is the first to play the role of Papa Ajasco.He is from Ipara Remo, Ogun State.
3. Tunde Kelani
Uncle T.K as he is popularly called is one of the filmmakers in Africa, he has produced some incredible movies like Saworoide, Ago ewo, Yellow card, Thunderbolt, and so on. He is from Egba in Ogun State.
4. Dele Odule
Prince Dele Odule is a veteran actor and the first president of the Theater Arts Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN). He is from Ijebu Oru, a town close to Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State.
5. Muyiwa Ademola
The Ibadan, Oyo based actor is one of the most talented actors in Nollywood, He has produced film-like, Ori, Ile, Ogo Osupa, Igi Owo and soon.He us from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
6. Ayo Adesanya
Many do know that this beautiful actress is from Ogun State. Let me shock you Ayo Adesanya is from Ijagun Ijebu in Ogun State, a town where TASUED is located.
7. Ronke Odusanya
Flakky Ididiwo as she is fondly called was brought up in Lagos but her parents are from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
8. Kemi Afolabi
She is one of the hottest babes in Yoruba movies. Having studied Law at the University of Lagos (UNILAG). She is from Aiyepe Ijebu, Ogun State.
9. Toyosi Adesanya
Toyosi Adesanya is one of the faces that people want to see when it comes to Yoruba movies. She is married and lived in Ondo State with her family, she is from Sagamu, Ogun State.
10. Aina Gold
Aina Gold is one of the veteran actors with his hardworking, he is the owner of a Multi-Gold construction company. He has an estate in Lagos and Ogun state. He is from Owu, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
11. Jaiye Kuti
Jaiye Kuti is not new in the Nollywood industry, she is a hard-working woman, she is from Ilaro, Ogun State.
12. Bukky Wright
Bukky wright is one of the successful actresses in Nigeria.Oluwabukola Wright is from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
13. Taiwo Hassan Ogogo
Ogogo is one of the best actors Yoruba movies have ever produced, with his wisdom and understanding, Ogogo is from Ilaro.
14. Eniola Badmus
Gbogbo big girl as she is fondly called by her fans. Eniola is from Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State.
15. Iyabo Ojo
Iyabo Ojo is one of the beautiful faces one needs to see in Yoruba Nollywood movies, though she cross from English speaking Nollywood through Bimbo Akintola in 1997, she is from Itoko, a subarea of Abeokuta, Ogun State.
16. Tayo Amokade
Ijebu is a household name, very popular comedian. He joined Yoruba Nollywood through his boss Muyiwa Adekola. He is from Ilisan Remo, Ogun State.
17. Lateef Adedimeji
This talented and gifted actor, has been carving a niche for himself in the industry.He is from Abeokuta, Ogun State
18. Yomi Fash Lanso
Oluwayomi Fash Lanso is an actor, writer and director, he is one of the people that make Yoruba Nollywood grow till today. He is also a native of Ogun State.
19. Tope Osoba
This beautiful and sexiest actress, is one the ladies that make the Yoruba Nollywood fun, she hailed from Abeokuta, Ogun State.
20. Tayo Sobola
She is popularly known as Sotayo Sogaga, she is the faces that people want to see on their screen, she hail from Obafemi in Ogun State.
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