This post of 3 popular families in the yoruba movie industry who at all times rocking movie scene according to research. There are many families in the industry who are also doing well but this certain set of families are obviously the peak of the sector. They are:
ADEBAYO SALAMI’S FAMILY
Adebayo Aremu Salami popularly known as Oga Bello was born on May 9, 1953 in Lagos, but he’s a native of Ilorin, Kwara state. He started acting at the age of 11 in 1964 with a group called Young Concert Party. He led late Ojo Ladipo’s Theatre Group which was later named Awada Kerikeri Theatre Group.
Adebayo was inspired by watching Television series peoduced by late Huber Ogunde called the Village Doctor.
His first appearance was in a Yoruba film by Dr. Ola Balogun titled Ajani Ogun, where late Ade Love played the lead role. Apart from that, Adebayo has many children amongst who are also in the Yoruba Film Industry. They are Omolara Adebayo, Femi Adebayo, Sodiq Adebayo, Kemi Adebayo and his oldest wife, Risikat Ejide, the CEO Ejide Movie Production. Femi and his elder brother, Wale first acted In the yesteryears’ movie titled Owo Blow by Tade Ogidan. Sodiq is a location manager and he produces movies. In Adebayo family, there are movie producers, director, actors and actresses as well as marketer. The family has the largest number of people in the industry. It is very easy for them to produce movies which ultimately made them number one family dominating Yoruba movie genre.