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Samuel Ajibola Biography | Profile

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Introduction

 

SAMUEL AJIBOLA is a natural-born, versatile and intensely disciplined Nigerian television and film Actor.
He is also a Model, Master of Ceremonies(MC) and an inspiration to Children. Born for the Screens.
He is best known for his role as a child-actor in the Opa Williams directed movie Tears for Love.
Also, his role as “Spiff” in the Africa Magic TV series The Johnsons, has brought him to limelight.
Ajibola is also famous for being the first Nigerian child actor to win the award for Best Kid Actor for three years in a row.
On March 4, 2017 He won the AMVCA (Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award) for best Actor in an M-net comedy series The Johnsons.

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.

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Education

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.

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Career

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.

Ajibola went on to feature as a child actor in other feature films including; Without Love, Shame, Eye-witness, Onome II, Conspiracy, Street kids and Day of Reckoning.

Samuel took a hiatus from acting in 2003, to finish his high school education.

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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.

He has also featured in several Nigerian box office movies including; Last Flight to Abuja with Omotola Jalade Ekeinde and The Antique alongside Kiki Omeili, Judith Audu and Gloria Young.

As of 2016, he had played the role of Spiff, a character in the Africa Magic produced television series The Johnsons for four seasons.

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.

Awards

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.

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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.

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