Do you love Nollywood, especially Yoruba movies? Then you’ll love this full list of Yoruba actors and actresses.

We are going to list out all the Yoruba actors and actresses that have made the Nollywood Yoruba scene an exciting one.

Full List of Yoruba Actors and Actresses in Nollywood 2020

In addition, there is a quick profile of some of the most popular Yoruba actor actresses.

The Nigerian entertainment industry is largely filled with lots of stars and talent in acting and music.

The actors and actresses from every tribe of the nation, contributing to the rich diversity of the entertainment industry.

The Yoruba tribe is not an exception because there are a lot of Yoruba performing artists.

We’ll highlight some of the famous Yoruba actors and actresses.

 

Here are some of the most popular Yoruba Actors and Actresses in the Entertainment Industry:

 

Popular Yoruba Actors.

Taiwo Hassan

Taiwo Is a former mechanic who later became an actor.

He is well known by his nickname Ogogo.

He’s a veteran actor with an acting range of over three decades and more than 13 years of Acting experience.

 

Femi Adebayo

Adebayo is a popular Yoruba Nollywood actor.

He started his career by featuring in the hit Owo blow.

He’s an award-winning performer who won Best Actor in the City People Movie Award in 2015.

Some of the popular movies that he has acted in include Ayitale, Anini and a host of others.

 

Odunlade Adekola

Odunlade is one of the most skilled Yoruba actors and arguably the most popular.

He has featured in a lot of movies, including hits like Oyenusi, Alani pamolekun, Omo Colonel, Taxi Driver, and so many more.

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He’s also one of the most loved Yoruba actors in Nigeria, with his face being used for many memes and funny pictures online.

He also won the award as the best actor in the City People Awards.

He also won the African Magic Movie Award For Best actor for the last couple of years.

 

Tunde Owokoniran

Popularly known as Tunde tilapia, he’s one of the fast-rising actors in The Yoruba movie industry.

He has appeared more than 100 movies since he entered the industry.

 

Lateef Adedimeji

Mr. Adedimeji is a TV moderator, content author, MC, and Actor.

He became popular for his acting in the movie Kudi Klepto.

One of Lateef’s strengths is that it is very adaptable, and you get very enthusiastic when acting.

 

Here is a comprehensive list of Nigerian Yoruba Actors, both dead and alive.

 

  • Femi Adebayo
  • Tunde Adebimpe
  • Oyin Adejobi
  • Odunlade Adekola
  • Muyiwa Ademola
  • Funsho Adeolu
  • Kareem Adepoju
  • Sikiru Adesina
  • Adeyemi Afolayan
  • Aremu Afolayan
  • Gabriel Afolayan
  • Kunle Afolayan
  • Olaniyi Afonja
  • Gbenro Ajibade
  • Yemi Ajibade
  • Samuel Ajibola
  • Jimmy Akingbola
  • Gbenga Akinnagbe
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
  • Ayo Akinwale
  • Jimoh Aliu
  • Bolaji Amusan
  • Segun Arinze
  • Richard Ayoade
  • Obba Babatundé
  • Bolaji Badejo
  • Ariyon Bakare
  • Saheed Balogun
  • Mike Bamiloye
  • Banky W.
  • Adebayo Bolaji
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • John Boyega
  • Femi Branch
  • Gary Carr
  • Tosin Cole
  • Jibola Dabo
  • Frank Donga
  • Rockmond Dunbar
  • Adetomiwa Edun
  • Desmond Elliot
  • Femi Elufowoju Jr.
  • Femi Euba
  • Luti Fagbenle
  • Fagbenle
  • Olamide Faison
  • Adebayo Faleti
  • Falz
  • Peter Fatomilola
  • Sola Fosudo
  • Akinwunmi Isola
  • Femi Jacobs
  • Olu Jacobs
  • Olusegun Johnson
  • Hakeem Kae-Kazim
  • Jide Kosoko
  • Love
  • Alex Lanipekun
  • Antar Laniyan
  • Yomi Fash Lansho
  • Obafemi Lasode
  • Lateef Adedimeji
  • Akin Lewis
  • Dejumo Lewis
  • Ayo Makun
  • Bimbo Manuel
  • Bolanle Ninalowo
  • Ramsey Nouah
  • Dele Odule
  • Hubert Ogunde
  • Akin Ogungbe
  • Kola Ogunmola
  • Wale Ogunyemi
  • Wale Ojo
  • Wole Ojo
  • Deyemi Okanlawon
  • Dayo Okeniyi
  • Moses Olaiya
  • Olamide David
  • Victor Olaotan
  • Andy Ologun
  • Olumide Bakare
  • Charles Olumo
  • Babatunde Omidina
  • Sunday Omobolanle
  • Sunkanmi Omobolanle
  • Akin Omotoso
  • Adesola Osakalumi
  • Saheed Osupa
  • Tunji Oyelana
  • David Oyelowo
  • Femi Oyeniran
  • Afeez Oyetoro
  • Kola Oyewo
  • Lere Paimo
  • Wasiu Alabi Pasuma
  • Yinka Quadri
  • Kunle Remi
  • Femi Robinson
  • Rotimi
  • Adebayo Salami
  • Seun Ajayi
  • Yemi Shodimu
  • Jimi Solanke
  • Tope Tedela
  • Teju Babyface
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Popular Yoruba Movie Actresses

Laide Bakare

She has been in the business for quite a while and is the maker of the Blockbuster film, Jejere.

The film featured some stars like 9ice, Fathia Balogun, and Akin Lewis. She also owns a music organization called Simline Records.

 

Funke Adesiyan

Funke is known for a captivating role in Yoruba movies.

She started out as a high school model and has been associated with several big-ticket organizations.

She is a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, where she studied Performing Arts.

 

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele is arguably one of the most popular female Yoruba actresses in the entertainment industry.

She is popularly known to all and sundry as Jenifa.

She came into the spotlight when she featured in the UNPFA supported movie, Jenifa,

where she played the lead role.

Since then, it has been a story of one success after another.

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She has since established her own film-making company ‘Scene One Film Production.

She also runs a Non-governmental Organization, The Jenifa Foundation, where she supports individuals to secure professional aptitudes.

 

Here’s a comprehensive list of Yoruba Movie Actresses, both dead and alive

 

  • Remi Abiola
  • Toyin Abraham
  • Adunni Ade
  • Bukola Adeeyo
  • Damilola Adegbite
  • Toyin Adegbola
  • Yewande Adekoya
  • Aderonke Adeniyi Esther
  • Ayo Adesanya
  • Shola Adewusi
  • Modupe Adeyeye
  • Moji Afolayan
  • Toyin Afolayan
  • Bisola Aiyeola
  • Taiwo Ajai-Lycett
  • Eniola Ajao
  • Bukky Ajayi
  • Fisayo Ajisola
  • Ariyike Akinbobola
  • Funke Akindele
  • Kemi Lala Akindoju
  • Bimbo Akintola
  • Hassanat Akinwande
  • Tope Alabi
  • Bose Alao
  • Dayo Amusa
  • Liz Anjorin
  • Funlola Aofiyebi-Raimi
  • Sola Asedeko
  • Ayọ
  • Rakie Ayola
  • Lilian Bach
  • Eniola Badmus
  • Fausat Balogun
  • Zainab Balogun
  • Gloria Bamiloye
  • Kehinde Bankole
  • Shafy Bello
  • Pauline Black
  • Stephanie Coker
  • Liz Da-Silva
  • Omowumi Dada
  • Foluke Daramola
  • Doris Simeon
  • Sola Sobowale
  • Titilope Sonuga
  • Nina Sosanya
  • Femi Taylor
  • Bukky Wright
  • Diana Yekinni
  • Yetunde Barnabas
  • Sylvia del Villard
  • Iretiola Doyle
  • Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
  • Femi Emiola
  • Adesua Etomi
  • Kehinde Fadipe
  • Fatima Faloye
  • Mosun Filani
  • Folake Olowofoyeku
  • Lanre Hassan
  • Khabirat Kafidipe
  • Angélique Kidjo
  • Bisi Komolafe
  • Helen Abdulai Koya
  • Moyo Lawal
  • Lola Margaret
  • Binta Ayo Mogaji
  • Wunmi Mosaku
  • Jumoke Odetola
  • Tomi Odunsi
  • Ronke Odusanya
  • Bolaji Ogunmola
  • Peju Ogunmola
  • Iyabo Ojo
  • Ronke Ojo
  • Toks Olagundoye
  • Moji Olaiya
  • Juliana Olayode
  • Yinka Olukunga
  • Eunice Olumide
  • Shade Omoniyi
  • Tope Oshin
  • Bimbo Oshin
  • Andi Osho
  • Nike Peller
  • Idowu Philips
  • Toyin Raji
  • Rukky Sanda
  • Tiwa Savage
  • Seyi Shay
  • Kayo Shekoni
  • Idiat Shobande
  • Joke Silva

 

This is a comprehensive Full list of Yoruba actors and actresses. Who are your favorites?

 

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