Celebrity News

Deyemi Okanlawon Celebrates His 7th Wedding Anniversary

Deyemi4Nollywood actor, Deyemi Okanlawon recently marked his 7th wedding anniversary and it was obviously a memorable one.

To celebrate the day, he shared some beautiful throwback pictures of him and his dear wife on the day of their wedding ceremony several years ago.

See the photos,DeyemiDeyemi2Deyemi3Deyemi5

His words, “Yorubas are right to call marriage “Igbeyawo”… my back is still aching from this cos madam get weight, but I like it like dat! 👀😁😍 #sometimesicarry #7yearload #HappyAnniversary”


Deyemi Okanlawon is a Nigerian film, television, theatre and voice actor. He is best known for his roles in the TV Series Gidi Up and An African City and featured in Movies, If Tomorrow Comes and Road to Yesterday as well as his cameo appearances in a number of Nigerian music videos including No be You by Waje and Soldier by Falz The Bahd Guy.

Okanlawon was born in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria to an Aircraft Engineer father Adeyemi Okanlawon, and Adeyinka Okanlawon a baker and entrepreneur. He had his primary school education at Taikenny Nursery and Primary School in Lagos, and his secondary education at International School, Lagos. He then went on to study Chemical Engineering at the University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria. A former baker and sales and marketing executive he also obtained a Certificate in Acting for Film, from the New York Film Academy.

Okanlawon had his first experience with acting at the age of 5, when he featured in an ‘end-of-year’ play while in primary school. At the age of 9, Okanlawon featured in a nationally syndicated Television commercial with Kunle Bamtefa. While at the University of Lagos, Okanlawon became an active member of the drama groups Gf(x) (Harvesters Company), Xtreme Reaction and Snapshots (Covenant Christian Centre).

In 2013, he won the award for Best Actor in a Short Film at the In-Short film festival for his role as a psychotic husband in the thriller, Blink.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button