Yomi Fabiyi is a renowned Nigerian actor, producer, director, screen play artist and master of ceremony.
He was born on the 31st of May, the year not known. The multiple awarding winning actor has been in the movie industry for years now. He is the second child in his family and he had his up-bringing in the Somolu Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Yomi Fabiyi had his primary and secondary education at Igbobi College in Shomolu area of Lagos state.
His Acting Career
Yomi who began acting in 2001 after he was introduced to acting by the renowned actor Baba Suwe. He acted his first movie “Obelomo”, a movie he featured alongside Toyin Abraham. The movie shot to fame and recognition in Nollywood.
He has since acted in over 100 movies some of which include Ebi Iku, Metomi, Omi Adagun, Ona Abayo and others. Notable celebrities he acts with include Jide Kosoko, Ayo Mogaji, Hafiz Oyetoro (Saka), Kemi Afolabi, Desmond Elliot and other celebrities.
He is creative, skillful and exceptionally talented Nollywood actor. He is good at interpreting movie roles and can as well accept any character given to him in most movies. He features in both English and Yoruba genres.
The actor revealed that he has had challenges of funding which has hampered his profession a great deal.
The actor revealed that he owns tributes to his mother who he said was his number one strong role model. He stated that she is next after God to him and that “he will never forget her humility and care for people”.
Yomi Fabiyi in his years of acting has received several prestigious awards. Some of the awards Fabiyi has won include:
- Best Movie (YOMAFA 2016),
- Best Producer (City People Awards 2016),
- Best Producer (African Films Award, London 2016), And
- Best Actor in Leading Role (Yoruba) BON Awards 2016,
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role (African Films Award, London 2016).
His Personal Life
Fabiyi is married to a British woman, Fran and they together for over 5 years.
It was reported a few years ago that the Fabiyi’s marriage had hit the rocks and the actor admitted that his marriage had been ups and downs and there was a time he almost filed for divorce.
The actor revealed in an interview that his parents taught him good values and he is extremely grateful to them.
His Net Worth
Yomi Fabiyi is a renowned Nollywood actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of over $1 million dollars.