Full biography of actor Adeniyi Johnson, former husband of Toyin Abraham

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 nameAdeniyi Johnson
Age42 years old
BirthdayFebruary 27, 1978
GenderMale
State of originLagos
ParentsUnknown
Height5″11
Marital statusMarried
TribeYoruba
CareerActor, 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
  • Afopina
  • Eta Oko
  • Pepeye
  • Ungrateful
  • Ori Ola
  • Play Boy
  • Ogo Mi
  • Iso Inu Eku
  • Mirror

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

Adeniyi Johnson is active on social media. His Instagram handle is @adeniyijohnson. His Twitter handle is @adeniyijohnsonn.

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.

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