Samuel Ajibola Biography | Profile
Birth And Early Life
Ajibola was born in Mazamaza, Lagos State.
He is the first child of one of Nigeria’s Military Veteran, Rtd. Commander Lanre Ajibola who is married to Irene Ajibola.
Other than Samuel, the Ajibola’s also had 3 bright children –two of them males, and third a beautiful Lady.
He is of Yoruba descent and hails from Ekiti State.
In 2003, Samuel took a long hiatus from acting to finish his high school education.
Then went ahead to further his University education and got a B.SC in Political Science from the University of Lagos.
After which he had his National Youth Service programme.
He also obtained a Diploma in Acting from Amaka Igwe’s Centre from Excellence in Film and Media Studies, Lagos.
Ajibola began his acting career in 1995 at the age of 6 in the Opa Williams directed movie, Tears for Love.
He got the role, after he impressed his aunt, Moyinoluwa Odutayo, an actress, during a stage play in the Church.
Samuel took a hiatus from acting in 2003, to finish his high school education.
In 2009, Ajibola returned to acting in the Teco Benson produced and directed movie, The Fake Prophet alongside Grace Amah.
Then 2013, he featured in the MTV Base produced television series, Shuga.
Ajibola made his production debut with the release of his web series “Dele Issues” on March 10, 2017.
In October 2017, he featured former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo on the web series.
Samuel Ajibola In 1996, won the award for Best Kid Actor at the Rhema Awards for his role in the movie Eye-Witness, an award he went on to win at the 1997 and 1998 Reel Awards for the movies Onome II and Day of Reckoning respectively.
In 2014, he won the award for Best Actor at the In-Short Movie Awards.
Then in 2016, he also won the Best Actor in a Comedy (The Johnsons) at the Nigerian Reliable Iconic Awards.
In March 2017, Ajibola won the Best Actor in a Comedy Award at the 2017 AMVCA Awards.
Ajibola also won the Comic Actor of the Year Award at the 2017 City People Awards in October, 2017.