Who are the best Yoruba comedian actors?

Would you like to find out more about most handsome and hottest Yoruba comedian actors?

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If you are reading this article, this way it seems to me that you are really fond of movies, especially Yoruba ones, Nollywood actors and actresses, best comedians and just those, who keep you sitting on the edje of your chair.

This time you will get acquainted with a set of actors, who make you feel satisfied and pleased.

It is worth mentioning that Yoruba movie industry has gained unbeliavable success and popularity. Such outstanding movies will help you feel all the value of Nigeria cultural heritage, all the beauty of the language and such unusual but proud nation. Watching the movies with Yoruba comedian actors, you can feel the influence and the impact of the great Oduduwa - be one of his descendants.


Iyabo Ojo, Moji Olaiya, Bimbo Oshin, Odunlade Adekola, Femi Adebayo, Adebayo Salami, Yinka Quadri - these are all stars of Nigerian cinematograph.

They have also been known as those, who make you burst into laughter as the movies are so funny and hilarious.

Let's start with Odunlade Adekola. He is one of the representatives of actors who play some important roles in the Yoruba movies.

Great perfomance

A great number of people is willing to see his performance in the films in order just to let their hair down and have a laugh with friends.

You can come across his excellent play in such movies, as: Sunday Dagboru, Opa kan, Alapa stainless and Samu Alajo.

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The next representative of the comedian movies is James Olanrewaju Omiyinka, who is widely known as Baba Ijesha.

You may have already got acquainted with him while watching Baba Masoko, Baba Mario, Gelede, Opolo, Sagba di and others.

Genius to make you laugh

His main mission is just to make you laugh and feel happy. Having special accent, he is used to performing the role of a gatesman or driver. In addition, he can just be a part of some hilarious scene.

The next actor is Bolaji Amusan, who also known and called as Mr Latin. He tends to be one of the most respectful Nollywood movie stars. It is inevitable that you will laugh out loud.

In search of some movies with him? Here they are - Alakada, Baba Insurance and Ofin Mose.

In addition, it's worth noteing that he performed with Odunlade in one film - acting as father and son.

If you have never seen Olatayo Omokade, also known as Ijebu, you are certainly not a fan of Yoruba comedy. What's more, he can also boast his Ijebu accent - so, you will definitely have a belly laugh while watching films with his perfomance - Kofo Tinubu and Akoni Sikira Alako.

Finally, the last but not the least celebrity in this list of comedians, and maybe the most promiment is Olaniyi Afonja aka Sanyeri.

Let's watch a comedy

Speaking about his personality, it can be said that he can make you feel extremely happy because of its skin hair cut, height and tribal mark. He often plays the role of a gateman, troublesome villager, rejected boyfriend or stubborn son. For instance, you can see him in Opa kan or in Aweda.

Besides, it is worth paying attention to Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, known for the films "The Mummy Returns" and "The Bourne Identity," as well as TV series of "Lost" and "Oz".

Akinnuoye-Agbaje was born in Islington (Greater London), but his parents are from Nigeria. He is fluent speaking  several languages, including English, Italian, Swahili and Yoruba language (native language of his parents).

During his career Akinnuoye-Agbaje has appeared in many films. Adewale also participated in writing the script for the TV series «Africana». The actor mentioned that he was going to make a film about his own life. In 2014, he joined the cast of the fifth season of the series "Game of Thrones". Follow his further activity! It is going to be interesting.

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