Rotimi Salami Biography: Age, Career, Spouse, Family, Net Worth
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Rotimi Salami is a Nigerian actor as well as entrepreneur and filmmaker born on November 30, the 30th of November in Surulere, Lagos state but was raised in the Ajagbandi region of the state.
Rotimi Salami completed his primary education in St. Mary’s Nursery, and Primary School in Ajagbandi before making the move to Ogun state to pursue his secondary schooling through Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta.
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|Full Names||Rotimi Salami|
|Stage Name||Rotimi Salami|
|Date Of Birth||30, November 1980|
|Age||41 Years Old|
|State of Origin||Lagos State, Nigeria
|Occupation||Actor • Film Maker
|Academics||Lagos State University|
|Net Worth||$500,000 – $1 Million
Rotimi Salami is an attractive skilled, imaginative skilled, gifted, and talented director/producer who is perfectly suited to any role or character assigned to him by film producers and directors.
He’s located in Lagos State located in the southwest region of Nigeria and also the Yoruba tribe.
Rotimi Salami completed his primary and secondary education within Lagos State and acquired both the West African senior school certificate as well as the first school leaving certificate.
When Rotimi Salami had completed his primary and secondary schooling He then went to Lagos State University where he graduated with an undergraduate degree in sociology and then went on to the New York film academy in the United States to obtain a Diploma in film direction.
How old is Rotimi Salami? He was born on the 30th of November 1980. He is 41 years old as of September 2022.
Rotimi Salami began stage acting and performing during his school days in secondary and primary schools and was an extremely active participant in the drama club. He started professional acting and was a part of the industry of Nollywood in 2007, after recognizing that he was depressed about his acting.
Since the age of 10, he was making auditions on a regular basis until he finally had the chance to play in the film titled “unknown revenge”. A second opportunity was subsequently presented to him and he was chosen for a show on television called”the Shangisha Kingdom; the film was created by Razak Ola who is currently the director of Cobweb Audiovisual Production.
Since his first appearance in the year 2000, he’s been featured in a variety of TV shows and films, including Emerald, Super story, Silent Night, Dear Mother, Bella’s Place, Unknown Revenge, Leave My Boyfriend, 11th Hour, About to Wed, This Life, Cascade, Papa Ajasco, One Love, Alan Poza crack in the wall, etc.
Rotimi Salami is among the most skilled hands that the industry of Nollywood has to date. In addition to the stage and acting, Salami is a professional film director and producer.
After completing his studies at the New York film academy in the year 2010, salami created and directed a sitcom on television called Kuti’s Career Palace, a film that focuses on the challenges of a career in every stage of Life, particularly in Africa. The film has been nominated for a 4 for the best film in the Africa magic viewers’ choice awards in 2014.
Before that, he directed and produced two other short films A Letter to My Mom as well as Beautiful World.
He is considered to be an ambitious, visionary skilled, highly skilled, focused, hard-working person, and determined person.
He claims that he’s got the desire to utilize his film production business to create jobs for actors who are passionate as well as aspiring filmmakers and teach the nonliterate or those who have a lack of knowledge in the industry of entertainment, as well as the financial and commercial worth he plans to bring.
The talented actor was wedded to his wife Jumoke Arinola Salami, in June of 2015 and the couple has been blessed with a baby.
Rotimi was once adamant during an interview with Kore Ogidan from Punch Newspaper that his wife had stopped him from quitting acting when the decision was made to take just a year before he won his very first accolade.
Rotimi is known for his films like Omoye (2017), Mentally (2017), and Ofeefe (Mirage) (2019) and has been featured in more than 40 films and counting.
He has appeared in the same roles with a number of other famous actors in the film industry, including Hanks Anuku Bob Manuel and Udokwu Livinus.
His list of movies includes;
- The OAP
- The Lost Heir
- Stormy Heart
- Divorce Not Allowed
- African Queen
- Prodigal Son
- About to Wed
- Afokansi (Mind)
- Silent Night
- Leave My Boyfriend
- Just Not Married
Awards and Nominations
In recognition of his outstanding career in the film industry, Rotimi has been awarded numerous awards including Best Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.
His list of awards includes;
- Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Movie Award.
- Most Promising Actor at Best of Nollywood Awards Awards.
- Best Actor In Nigeria at Africa Movie Academy Awards.
- Most Promising Act To Watch at City People Entertainment Awards.
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
Rotimi Salami‘s net worth’s about $500,000 – $ 1 million.
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