Nigerian actor, director, and entrepreneur Ayo Olaiya was born on February 26.
Ayo was born into the Olaiya family in Orile Agege, Lagos.
His family of five includes him as the third kid.
He received his secondary education at Oke Odo Secondary School and his bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurial and business management from there.
Ayo Olaiya is a talented and versatile Nigerian artist who has made a significant impact in the entertainment industry.
Ayo Olaiya’s upbringing was in a family of theatre practitioners, with his parents being the co-founders of a local theatre group known as Oluwalomona Eda Theatre Group. In 2004, he embarked on his journey in the Nigerian movie industry.
Ayo Olaiya’s involvement in the Nigerian movie industry includes both producing and acting. He produced the movie “Wura Mi” and has also appeared in numerous other films such as “The Target,” “Above Rubies,” “Eyan Kan,” “Olowogbogboro,” “Exchange,” and more.
Throughout his career, Ayo has collaborated with renowned personalities like Ibrahim Chata, Segun Ogungbe, Saheed Balogun, Kemi Afolabi, Wale Akorede, Adeniyi Johnson, Bukunmi Oluwasina, Kenny George, Jumoke Odetola, and many other notable figures.
- Wura mi
- Kilere Mi
- The Target
- Flat 15
- The Exchange
- Eyan Kan
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
Olaiya has got numerous nomination for his effort in the industry and it include:
- Best New Actor of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Movie Award (2015)
- Most Promising Actor of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Movie Award (2017)
- Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Movie Award (2019)
The exact net worth of Ayo Olaiya has not been determined or calculated.