Yomi Fash-Lanso Biography, Net Worth, Real Age & Family

Yomi Fash-Lanso (whose real name is Oluwayomi Oluwarotimi Akanbi Lanso), is a versatile actor who is famous in the Nollywood movie industry. He is a Nollywood actor, producer, director, and television personality.


He kick-started his career as a banker and has built a name for himself in the movie industry over the years. He is considered one of the top-rated and most sought-after actors presently. 

He has featured in more than 100 movies alongside A-list actors Jide Kosoko, Dele Odule, Yinka Quadri, Faithia Balogun, Sola Sobowale, etc.

Profile Summary

Profile Summary
Name: Oluwayomi Oluwarotimi Akanbi Lanso
Date of Birth: 7th of June 1968
Place of Birth: Lagos state
Age: 53
State of Origin: Ogun state
Profession: Actor 
Martial Status: Single

Net Worth: 1$million USD.

Early Life

Yomi has a happy childhood growing up in the neighborhood with his siblings. He was raised well as a child. His early years were full of enjoyable activities including playing dirty with his age peers, taking in highlife music, and playing street football.

He was introduced to movie theaters and movies by his siblings, and against his father’s objections, he developed a film obsession. Yomi’s love of acting and movies dates back to his early years, and this is not up for debate.

Yomi Fash-Lanso, the last of five children—three brothers and two sisters—was born on June 7, 1968, in Ebute-Meta, Lagos, Nigeria, to Mr. Alamu Olansossiwaju and Mrs. Adedoyin Fashola. He is an Ogun State native.

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In Lagos, Yomi Fash-Lanso completed his elementary and secondary studies. He received his elementary education at U.A.M.C., then moved on to Jibril Martin Grammar School in Iponri for his secondary schooling before enrolling at the University of Lagos, Akoka, to pursue a business administration degree.

He received additional training by enrolling in a Film Directing and Production course at the Independent Television Producers Association of Nigeria (ITPAN).


Yomi Fash Lanso began his career as a banking officer in the financial industry before branching out into acting and filmmaking, which would eventually make him famous. In February 1995, he made his acting debut in the film Omolade, which was directed by the seasoned performer Jide Kosoko.

Yomi Fash Lanso is notable for being one of the few actors who performed on stage during the stage play era. Since then, he has appeared in more than 100 films, including Kunle Afolayan’s most recent blockbuster, “Citation.” others consist of;

  • Aje metta
  • Jenifa
  • Idoti oju
  • Opolo
  • Tani kin fe?
  • Temidun
  • Kadara Mi
  • Jenifa
  • Omo Elemosho among numerous others.

Yomi has also put his training as a film director into use by directing some movies some of which include Ajumobi (The Relative), OmoWest, Ikun (Squirrel), Opa Agemo (The Deity Staff)  to mention a few

Awards & Nomination

Yomi Fash Lanso has received numerous honors throughout his acting career, one of which being the NEA award for best actor in a supporting role for his performance in Omo Elemosho. Additionally, he was nominated for a number of prestigious awards, including the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2014 for his performance in Omo Elemosho.

Personal Life

Yomi Fash Lanso is happily married to his heartthrob, Adetutu George whom he met at a phone booth, dated for four years, and married in 2004. The union is blessed with children.

When he is not working Yomi engages in several activities such as hanging out with friends, playing games, visiting the gym, writing, watching films, and praying. 

Yomi Fash Lanso Net Worth

Yomi Fash Lanso is one of the richest and most influential Nollywood actors with a net worth of about 1$million USD.

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