He was born on the 24th of March, 1975 in Agbole Alubata in Oyo State. He is said to have originated from Bata Drummers family, but revealed that he does not know how to drum.
Adebayo Tijani had his primary and secondary education respectively in Oyo State and the Federal school of Survey in Oyo Town, where he obtained his National Diploma in Survey and Geo-Formatics Engineering.
His Acting Career
Tijani began his acting and production of movies in the early 2000 when he was President of a Theatre Group.
He has since remained very active and relevant in the Yoruba movie industry with a number of movies produced to his credit. Some of the movies include:
• Igbein Ewuro
• Ogun Aiku and others.
In 2016, he co-acted a movie “Oku Aye” with Femi Phillips, a romantic thriller movie. The movie was very successful and had the cast of top actors like Femi Adebayo, Toyin Afolayan, Idowu Philips, Wale Akerede, Bayo Adedeji and others.
The movie was shot in Nigeria and United Kingdom and centred on very vital issues in our society of today. It was emotionally laden, full of suspense and actions.
Adebayo Tijani is an award-winner (Yoruba) at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2006.
His Personal Life
Tijani married in 2012 to Folashade Adebayo, a Lawyer by profession after dating for about 3 years. They had their first child in 2012.
The superstar Nollywood Adebayo Tijani sees Muyiwa Ademola as his mentor.
His Net Worth
Adebayo Tijani is a veteran Yoruba celebrity, currently one of the highest paid directors with a net worth of about $700,000 dollars.