Peter Fatomilola Biography

The biography of Chief Peter Fatomilola, Nigerian dramatist, actor, poet and prolific playwright. He has been in the industry for decades now.

According to Wikipedia, Peter was born on the 16th of January 1946 in Ifisin-Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Southwestern Part of Nigeria.

Peter Fatomilola Biography
NamePeter Fatomilola
Date of BirthJanuary 16, 1946
Age76 (2022)
Place of BirthIfisin-Ekiti, Ekiti State
State of OriginEkiti State
Marital StatusMarried
OccupationDramatist. Actor and Poet
Net WorthUnknown

Peter Fatomilola Biography

Peter Fatomilola is a Nigerian dramatist, actor, poet and prolific playwright born on the 16th of January 1946 in Ifisin-Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State

Peter Fatomilola Early Life

Peter Fatomilola was born to Chief Abraham Ojo Fatomilola and Mrs. Elizabeth Fatomilola. He is a son of Chief Ifa Priest, known as the Oluwo (Olu-awo, meaning Lord of the oracle), which was believed to have influenced his herbalist role in Nigerian film.

Peter Fatomilola Education

Fatomilola attended Ife City Commercial College, Ile-Ife for his secondary education. After completing his secondary school he joined the late Prof. Ola Rotimi in the year 1967. It was the Professor that advised him to study Drama at the University.

The Dramatic Society later became the Uni-Ife Theatre and then the Obafemi Awolowo University Travelling Theatre which remains its name to date. He bagged a Bachelor of Art degree in Theatre Art in 1978.

Peter Fatomilola Career

Peter Fatomilola began acting when he joined the Olokun Theatre group in 1967. He was under the tutelage of the late Professor Ola Rotimi, a renowned dramatist and prolific playwright at the Obafemi Awolowo University.

He revealed that Professor Wole Soyinka trained him for 10 years and also learnt some aspects of Yoruba oral literature from Professor Wande Abimbola.

Fatomilola was the first-ever Papa Ajasco in the Nigerian comedy movie produced by Wale Adenuga. Also, he featured in the movie, Sango which was an epic African film produced by Obafemi Lasode and scripted by Wale Ogunyemi in 1997.

Peter Fatomilola Movies

Peter has featured in over 100 movies since he started acting. Some of these movies include:

  • Living in Bondage, 1992
  • Sango (Film), 1997
  • Saworoide, 1999
  • Osuofia in London, 2003
  • Arugba, 2008,
  • Maami, 2011
  • Omo Elemosho, 2013
  • Ilu, 2017

Pater Fatomilola Marriage

Pater is married to several wives and has 11 children. One of his wives sells local concoctions and herbs (Iya Fat) at a market at the Obafemi Awolowo University.

Peter Fatomilola Children

How many children does Peter Fatomilola have? Peter Fatomiola as 11 children.

Pater Fatomilola Father

Who is Peter Fatomilola Father? The father of Peter Fatomilola is Chief Abraham Ojo Fatomilola. He is a Chief priest and he was known as the Oluwo (Olu-awo, meaning Lord of the oracle).

Peter Fatomilola Mother

Who is Peter Fatomilola Mother? The mother of Peter Fatomilola is Mrs. Elizabeth Fatomilola. She was from the town of Isare-Oge in Kwara State. In 1967.

Peter Fatomilola Religion

Fatomilola revealed that he’s a born again Christian but he practises all religions. He is an Ifa descendant and practitioner. Also, he said he has a good knowledge of the Quran.

According to the actor, all religions worship the same God but in different ways. He worships Ifa, goes to church and prays in Arabic.

Peter Fatomilola Net Worth

The net worth of Peter Fatomilola is yet to be known.



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