Who is Adeniyi Johnson?
Adeniyi Johnson is a popular Nollywood actor and filmmaker who has featured in over 100 movies. Adeniyi Johnson is also popular for being the former husband of actress Toyin Abraham.
Adeniyi Johnson is often called Niyi Johnson by his close friends and supporters.
Full data profile of Adeniyi Johnson
|Full name||Adeniyi Johnson|
|Age||42 years old|
|Birthday||February 27, 1978|
|State of origin||Lagos|
|Career||Actor, film producer|
Adeniyi Johnson’s childhood and education
Adeniyi Johnson was born and raised in Lagos State. He grew up in the Ikotun area of Lagos. Johnson has revealed in an interview that he had a humble beginning. His parents were comfortable but not particularly rich.
Adeniyi Johnson first studied Mass Communication at the Polytechnic of Ibadan (Ibadan Poly) before proceeding to the Lagos State University to study History and International Relations.
Adeniyi Johnson’s first marriage
Adeniyi Johnson is the ex-husband of Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham (nee Aimakhu). The two got married in 2013 but divorced three years later. It was a tumultuous marriage riddled with a lot of controversies including allegations of cheating from both parties. There were also rumours that Adeniyi Johnson tried to poison Toyin Abraham which he denied.
Their divorce was finalized in 2016 and both parties went their separate ways. Both Niyi and Toyin have since remarried.
Adeniyi Johnson’s new wife
Following the end of his first marriage, Adeniyi Johnson married another actress and film producer Oluseyi Edun. There were rumours that Adeniyi Johnson and Seyi Edun were having a romantic relationship at the time he was still married to Toyin Abraham.
Adeniyi Johnson’s new wife, Seyi Edun, later debunked the rumours. She said during an interview:
“That is untrue. People say different things from afar, but the truth is sacred. I can count how many times I set my eyes on them together with a couple or so. When I met Adeniyi, they were already separated.”
Adeniyi Johnson’s acting career
The big break in Adeniyi Johnson’s acting career came after he featured in the popular Mnet TV series, Tinsel. Adeniyi Johnson later left Tinsel to join the Yoruba section of Nollywood. He felt his appearance in Tinsel did not get enough recognition as the series’ major stars. He began featuring in Yoruba movies and soon dominated the industry. Adeniyi Johnson is one of the highest-paid Yoruba actors of his age right now.
Adeniyi Johnson’s movies
Here is a list of some of Adeniyi Johnson’s most notable movies:
- Meet The In-Laws
- Blogger’s Wife
- Full House
- Ori Ola
- Magnetic Woman
- Eta Oko
- Ori Ola
- Play Boy
- Ogo Mi
- Iso Inu Eku
Adeniyi Johnson’s awards and nominations
Adeniyi Johnson won the City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba) in 2018.
Adeniyi Johnson’s net worth
Based on calculated earnings from his income sources, Adeniyi Johnson’s current net worth is estimated at $400,000 (N150 million naira).
Adeniyi Johnson’s Instagram and Twitter
Other interesting facts about Adeniyi Johnson
Adeniyi Johnson is one of the few Nigerian actors of Yoruba origin who comfortably feature in both English and Yoruba Language films.