He was born March 23, 1956, in Keta, Ghana to the family of Mr. Johnny and Madam Matilda Adjorlolo. He is the second child in a family of three children.
Adjorlolo completed AME Zion School in Keta, Ghana and gained admission to Keta Senior High Technical School before obtaining his sixth form Certificate from Ebenezer Secondary school, Dansoman.
He later went to the University of Ghana to have a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.
Adjorlolo began his career as a musician, playing instruments including trumpet and organ.
In his twenties, he travelled to Nigeria and played with veteran Nigerian musician, Victor Uwaifo of Joromi fame. He performed with the legendary Felix Bell as well.
On his relocation to Ghana, Kofi formed the Osagyefo band, and played with Dasebre band.
He also worked as a civil servant and a radio presenter at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and Peace FM. He was instrumental in the establishment of the religious radio station Channel R, and was honoured by radio station, HOT 93.9 FM in Accra for 30 years of meritorious service to the showbiz industry.
Kofi Adjorlolo joined the Ghana movie industry in 2003 and acted his first movie “The Will”, a movie that shot him to fame and recognition in Ghanaian movie industry.
He again starred in another hit movie, ‘End of the Will’, an award-winning movie that earned him Best actor in Ghana at the African Movie Academy Awards.
Kofi is also a Nollywood actor with several movies to his credit. He has since acted over 150 movies in both Nollywood and Ghallywood movies, some of which include:
• Power of the Gods
• My First Experience
• Golden Adventure
• Official Prostitutes
• The Will
• Mummy’s Daughter
• End of the Will
• My Mother’s Heart among others.
Kofi Adjorlolo is creative and exceptionally talented actor known for good interpretation of roles in movies. His style of acting is very matured, calm, cool and collected, loved by his numerous fans both in Nigeria and Ghana.
Kofi co-associates in the movie industry has the cast of top Nollywood and Ghallywood celebrities like Olu Jacobs, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Noah, Kenneth Okonkwo, Tonto Dikeh, Regina Daniels, Van Vickers, John Domelo, Nada Buari, Jackie Appiah, Yvonne Nelson and others.
Kofi Adjorlolo is a recipient of several awards. They include:
• Best actor in Ghana at the African Movie Academy Awards
• Best actor in a supporting role also at the African Movie Academy Awards.
• Best actor in a leading role at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
• Most prominent actor in Ghana at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
• International Golden Image Award from then Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
• Best Cameo Actor at the 2011 Ghana Movie Awards.
His Personal Life
Kofi has married twice and divorced two different women before now settling down with a very young woman named Victoria, a model. She is reported to be her late 20s.
His Net Worth
Kofi Adjorlolo is indeed a talented and successful Ghanaian actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.