Muyiwa Ademola, also known as Authentic is a Nigerian Nollywood actor, film-maker, film producer and director.
He was born on 26 January 1971 in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State in south western Nigeria.
He had his primary education and later at the St. David’s High School at Molete in Ibadan where he obtained the West Africa Secondary School Certificate. He later went to the University of Ibadan where he bagged a Bachelor’s degree of Education in Adult education and Community Development.
His Acting Career
He joined the Nigerian film industry through Charles Olumo, popularly known as Agbako who was based in his hometown, Abeokuta. He later met a movie director called S.I Ola who gave him training in acting and movie production.
He began his acting career fully in 1997 when he produced his first movie titled Asise meaning Mistake in English. The production was sponsored by Dibel , a merchant in generating sets.
Since 1997, he has featured, produced and directed over 100 several Yoruba Nollywood movies some of which include:
- Omo Elemosho
- Eyinju Eledumare
- Oba Adeloyese A
- Fimidara Ire
- Tewe Tegbo
- Jj and several others.
Muyiwa in his years of acting has received several prestigious awards including:
- Best indigenous movie at the African Movie Academy Awards.
- Most outstanding indigenous actor of the year at the African Movie Academy Awards.
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Like any other human on earth, Muyiwa had a serious challenge sometime ago. On January 2013, it was reported that he was involved in a fatal accident, which almost cost his life. Glory be to God for spearing his life.
His Personal Life
He married his wife, Omolara Ademola in 2006 after dating for four years before getting married. He revealed that patience and trust have kept their marriage intact.
Prior their marriage, Muyiwa was said to have had a set of twins, nurtured by Omalara.
His Net Worth
Muyiwa Ademola is a successful Nollywood actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.