Ebun Oloyede is a professional and super talented Yoruba Actor and is popularly called Olaiya Igwe, he can act any role being given to him in movies, he has starred in hit Movies such as Village king, Poor man, Village man, Cook and so many more. Fans are asking to know How old is Akin Olaiya? we’ll discuss that and more in this article.
How old is Akin Olaiya?
Olaiya Igwe is 46years old as of 2022. He is not only unique with his tribal marks, he is an amazing talent that has a carved niche for himself in the movie industry.
Olaiya Igwe Biography
Lukmon Ebun Oloyede popularly, known as Igwe Olaiya, is a popular Yoruba actor and movie producer born in Kenta, Oke-Ejigbo Abeokuta, Oguns state 46 years ago.
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Olaiya Igwe Education
Ebun Oloyede went to St. Judes primary school, Abeokuta and had his secondary school education at Premier Grammar School in Abeokuta. He read Mass Communication at Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, Abeokuta.
Olaiya Igwe Career
He began his acting career as a TV personality at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), where he acted on stage plays with the Musbau Shodimu Theatre Organisation in the 1970s.
He was good on stage plays that he was able to advance into acting home videos. Since then, Olaiya has featured in over one hundred Nollywood movies, making him one of the industry’s top actors. Olaiya never liked his tribal marks.
According to the him, if he were a footballer, he would not have been able to play professionally because of the tribal patterns.
Olaiya Igwe Movies
He has starred in numerous movies such as Ololade (Mr Money), Iru Esin, kosi tabi sugbon, Baale Oko ilu and son. He also features in the popular Africa Magic television series Awon Aladun De.
Olaiya Igwe Awards
He has got nominations such as City People Movie Award for Comic Actor of the Year (Yoruba).