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Celebrity Birthdays: Brymo, Adebayo Salami, Funsho Adeolu Are A Year Older Today

oga bello

Adebayo Salami popularly known by his stage name Oga Bello, is a veteran Nigerian actor, filmmaker, movie producer and director.

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Born May 9, 1953 in Lagos State, Oga Bello began his acting career in 1964 with a group called Young Concert Party, under the leadership of Ojo Ladipo, popularly known as Baba Mero.

After a few years, the group changed its name to Ojo Ladipo Theatre Group, and later metamorphosed into Awada Kerikeri Theatre Group.

He featured in the first Yoruba film, ‘Ajani Ogun‘, in which the late Adeyemi Afolayan, father of Kunle Afolayan and Gabriel Afolayan, plays the lead role.

He also featured in a movie titled ‘Kadara‘ by Adeyemi Afolayan (Ade love). He later featured in the popular Nigerian comedy series ‘Comedy half hour‘ with the stage name Oga Bello.

Since 1985, he has produced, directed and featured in several Yoruba movies. He was also a pioneer member of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners and also served as president of the association.


Born May 9, 1986, Olawale Olofo’ro, stage name, Brymo is a Nigerian recording artist and composer.

He started his professional career in 2006 with the help of a local promoter in OkokomaikoLagos then signed to Chocolate City from 2010 to 2013.

He signed an International distribution deal with Tate Music Group in 2015. Notable for his distinguished voice, ‘the son of a carpenter’ has also been likened to Aṣa, Fela, Tunji Oyelana, Beautiful Nubia and Fatai Rolling Dollar because majority of his songs are in the Yoruba language.

Funsho Adeolu

Born May 9, 1968, Funsho Adeolu  is a Nigerian film actor, director and producer.

He began his acting career in 1976, the same year he featured in a movie titled ‘Countdown at Kusini’, also known as ‘Cool Red‘ directed by Ossie Davis.

He also featured in ‘Heroes and Zeroes‘, a 2012 Nigerian drama film that stars Akin Lewis, Olu Jacobs and Bimbo Akintola.


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