Ibrahim Yekini, widely known by his stage name Itele, is a renowned Nigerian actor and movie producer with a flourishing career in Nollywood. Born on January 21, 1980, in Adimula, Osun State, Nigeria, Itele’s early life and education laid the foundation for his success in the entertainment industry. He pursued his passion for acting during his university days at Lagos State University (LASU), where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Ibrahim Yekini Career Beginnings:
After completing his studies, Ibrahim Yekini entered the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, in 2005, making his debut in the movie “Oro Abere,” directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Tunde Kelani. Since then, he has displayed his versatility by excelling in various genres of movies, including drama, action, and comedy.
Ibrahim Yekini Notable Movies:
Itele’s acting prowess has led him to feature in several popular movies, such as “Tafa Onimoto,” “Igbeyawo Ife,” “Alapa Kan,” “Agbara Ife,” “Itelorun,” “Mokalik,” “Igi Aladi,” “Jibiti,” and “Odun Igbeyawo.” His performances have garnered critical acclaim and earned him prestigious awards, including the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2016 and the Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Yoruba Movie Gist Awards in 2019.