Fatai Lalude is an household name in the Yoruba Nigerian movie industry. He has acted in quite a lot of movies, where he is known to have mostly played the role of a powerful herbalist, a role he is so good at, almost perfect if need be.
Below is a detailed information about Fatai Lalude. Everything about Fatai and all there is to known have been explained here, so read up.
|Full Name/Popular Name
|Fatai Odua Adekunle Adetayo/Fatai Lalude
Fatai Lalude Background and Education
Fatai Odua Adekunle Adetayo, often known as Lalude, is a Nigerian actor who was born on the 8th of January in Abeokuta, Ogun State, in the southwest of the country. Outside this fact, there is nothing else that is known about Fatai’s life as a teenager, though he was known to ahve started acting from a tender age and was never recognised until he made his appearance in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry.
Fatai went on to enhance his studies after completing his elementary and secondary school education and earning his First School Certificate and Secondary School Certificate of Examination, respectively, before deciding to fully embrace the entertainment industry.
Fatai Lalude’s Acting Career
Actor Lalude began his acting career while he was just a child. While still in primary school, he was seen in many theatre organizations. Fatai Lalude first appeared in tiny roles as a newcomer before being promoted to supporting roles. Actor Lalude is a gifted storyteller who excels in the role of herbalist.
Fatai Lalude has been doing this job for 51 years. The journey began in 1970, the year he made my professional debut. He said when he looks back on how far he has come since that time, he’s grateful to God. He is even more grateful now that he realize that others who started with him are no longer around. It has only been by God’s grace that he has remained relevant to this point.
People wonder why he acts as an herbalist in movies, however, this was how the story began for Fatai Lalude. Hear him speak,
“We had a theatre house not far from where I resided in Lagos back in the day. Actors congregated in the evenings to practice, and whenever they did, I would head over to see what they were up to. The individual who was scheduled to play the role of a priest wasn’t available one day, so they asked me to fill in for him, which I did. That was the seed of my interest in the performing arts.”
Fatai Lalude’s Personal Life
Actor Fatai Lalude is happily married and also the father of three children, one of whom is Ifawale, an aspiring actor who follows in his father’s footsteps professionally.
Ifawale, just like his father, is interested in traditions and is well-versed in Yoruba customs. He decided to move to Ibadan because after giving birth to his set of twins in the largest city in Nigeria, he arranged to stay there with his family.
How Did He Come Up With The Nickname” Lalude”?
One day, while we were at the National Theatre for rehearsals, our then-chairman, Yinka Quadri, asked me what stage name I would like to use, and I told him I preferred Lalude. On the job, I wasn’t given that name. I came up with the moniker for myself. I was originally Fatai Adekunle Adetayo, but when I decided to pursue a career in theater, I changed my name to Lalude
Fatai Lalude Movies
The talented Nigerian Actor has been featured in more than 100 Yoruba movies. Some of his popular movies include;
- Akinlajaodeogun (2019)
- Mayegun, Ibinu Balogun
- Olori Egbe Agba, Arikuyeri
- Ogbojo Kudeti
- Olowe Odumosa and many more.
Fatai ;alude have already made a name for himself and is quite famous in the country as a whole. He is believed to have amassed a fortune from his years in the entertainment industry. Though his net worth is currently unknown, he is still believed to have gathered quite enough wealth for himself.
Frequently Asked questions And Answers About Fatai Lalude
Who is Fatai Lalude?
Fatai Odua Adekunle Adetayo, often known as Lalude, is a Nigerian actress who was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, in the southwest of the country.
Did Fatai Lalude Have Children?
Actor Lalude is happily married and the father of three children, one of whom, Ifawale, an aspiring actor who follows in his father’s footsteps professionally.
When Did Fatai Lalude Begin His Acting Career?
Actor Lalude began his acting career while he was just a child. While still in primary school, he was seen in many theatre organizations.