Ruth Adekola: Meet Odunlade Adekola’s Wife

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If you’ve been interested in knowing who Odunlade Adekola’s wife is, then you are on the right webpage. In this article, we will expose you to every bit of information about Ruth Adekola, the wife of the award-winning Nigerian actor Odunlade Adekola.

Primarily, you will learn about her childhood, education, husband, children, and net worth.

Who is the real wife of Odunlade Adekola?

The real wife of Odunlade Adekola is Ruth Adekola. Although the nature of his profession has made many people think he has another wife, but no, Ruth Adekola is his real wife. Aside from being the real wife, it is safe to say she’s the only wife. 

Ruth Abosede Adekola Early Life

The wife of the prominent Nigerian actor Odunlade Adekola was born on December 31, 1977. Ruth Adekola was born in Abeokuta, the capital city of Ogun State in Southwest Nigeria. 

By December 2022, she would be 45 years old. 

Education of Ruth Adekola

Ruth Adekola had her primary and secondary school education in Abeokuta, where she was born. After leaving secondary school, she proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic for higher learning.

How old is Ruth Adekola, the wife of Odunlade Adekola?

As mentioned in the information above, Ruth Adekola is 44 years old at the time of publishing this article, but she would clock 45 years old on December 31, 2022.

Did Odunlade Adekola marry two wives?

As already mentioned, there are misconceptions about the marital status of Odunlade Adekola. Some think Ruth Adekola is the only wife; some don’t even know her, but some do believe her husband married a second wife.

However, this widespread rumor is not founded as there’s never been any time the actor mentioned he married another wife. Also, no woman has said to the public that she’s in a marital relationship with Odunlade Adekola. 

So, the available information proves people’s erroneous belief that Odunlade Adekola has a second wife. 

Ruth Adekola’s Husband: Odunlade Adekola

Ruth Adekola

Odunlade Adekola, one of Nigeria’s most recognized actors, got married to Ruth Adekola in 2003.

The famous actor in the Nigerian movie industry, Odunlade Adekola, is a native of Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria and was born on December 31, 1976, in Abeokuta, Ogun State. 

He started his early life in Abeokuta as he attended St. John’s Primary School for his elementary education before he proceeded to St. Peter’s College for his secondary education. From there, he obtained his West African School Certificate Examination, popularly called WAEC.

Later, he began higher learning and enrolled in Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he bagged a diploma certificate. 

Odunlade didn’t put a full stop to his tertiary education at this point. In 2018, he graduated from the University of Lagos with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

The veteran Nigerian actor is a household name, especially in Southwest Nigeria. 

He’s known for his ability to fit in any role he’s meant to play, and he does them excellently. 

Apart from acting, Odunlade Adekola is also a filmmaker, film director, and singer. His popularity ignited when he took the lead role in Asiri Gomina Wa, an Ishola Durojaye movie released in 2003. Since then, he has been featured in several movies.

Also, Odunlade Adekola is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Odunlade Adekola Film Production (OAFP). Among many others, people know him for the following movies: 

  • Alani Pamolekun 
  • Asiri Gomina Wa 
  • Mufu Olosa Oko 
  • Kabi O Osi 
  • Oyenusi 
  • Sunday Dagboru 
  • Monday Omo Adugbo
  • Emi Nire Kan 
  • Eje Tutu 
  • Ma ko fun E 
  • Gbolahan 
  • Oju Eni Mala 
  • Kurukuru 
  • Samu Alajo

Odunlade Adekola has bagged several awards for his ever-radiant talent. 

In 2018 he won the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for Best Actor in a Comedy. 

Additionally, in 2022, NET Honours awarded him the Most Popular Actor and won Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor. 

Children of Ruth Adekola 

Ruth and Odunlade Adekola have four children together. The four children are all males, so we can say they have four sons. Not much information is available about the first two, but the third and last born are Adedotun Adekola and Adedore Adekola, respectively.

Adedotun Adekola, the third born of Ruth and odunlade Adekola, was born on April 13, 2013, while Adedore Adekola, the last born of the couple, was born on November 23, 2015, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Ruth Adekola’s Net Worth

Research shows Ruth Adekola doesn’t have a reported net worth of her own. Logically speaking, she enjoys the wealth of her husband.


Reading through this means you understand the correct information about Ruth Abosede Adekola, the wife of the Nollywood famous face, Odunlade Adekola. We discussed her early life, education, children, and her husband.


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