Muyiwa Ademola Biography, Career, and Net Worth

Muyiwa Ademola is a Yoruba actor, filmmaker, producer, and director in Nollywood. Muyiwa Ademola, better known as MUY Authentic by his followers, is a brand ambassador for numerous companies. He is the founder and chief executive officer of the Authentic School of Drama and Film Production.

Muyiwa Ademola Biography Career and Net Worth


Profile Summary of Muyiwa Ademola
Muyiwa Ademola
Born 26 January 1971

Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Other names Mr. Authentic
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation Actor, Film-maker and film director
Years active 1991–present
Notable work
Ori<be>, Ogo Osupa, Ile, J.J, Alapadupe, Owo Okuta, Gbarada
Parent(s) Rebecca Ademola (mother)
Relatives Isiah Ademola (Father)
Background of Muyiwa Ademola

Muyiwa Ademola was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria, on the 26th of January 1971 to Rebecca and Isaiah Ademola. He attended St. David’s High School in Molete, Ibadan, for his elementary and secondary schooling. He completed his tertiary studies at the University of Ibadan, where he earned a diploma in Adult Education and Community Development.

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Muyiwa Ademola’s Career

Muyiwa has always been arts-inclined, despite being a science student in secondary school, because he only thought of ways to be creative. He used to sketch and draw brilliantly without supervision back then, and he had a dream of writing stories for the Nigerian film business.

He went to meet Shola Ogunshola, better known as Isho, in 1988 to tell him his experiences, but Shola turned him down, claiming he was too young for the position.

After finishing secondary school, he continued to tell his stories to various individuals until he met Charles Olumo, commonly known as Agbako, who gave him his first large contract.

After some time, he met S.I Ola, a movie director who taught him everything he needed to know about performing and film production. He began his acting career in 1991 as a result of this meeting. Meanwhile, in 1995, he turned his first written story into a film, Asise, which means BLUNDER.

Muyiwa Ademola has since produced, directed, and starred in a number of Yoruba Nollywood films. In 1997, the film Ogo Osupa catapulted him into the spotlight. Aderonke, Akinkanju, Iyonu Olorun, Etutu Emi, and other films from his early career include Aderonke, Akinkanju, Iyonu Olorun, Etutu Emi, and others.


Ademola was involved in a fatal car accident in January 2013, which nearly killed him.

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Muyiwa Ademola is married to Omolara Ademola and has five children together. On the 23rd of June 2006, Ademola married Omolara. The pair met through a mutual friend in Abeokuta. They dated for four years before marrying.

Omolara claims it was love at first sight. She also stated that their marriage has lasted this long because of their patience and trust.

Omolara further remarked that Ademola is a God-fearing and kind man of God. She is from the state of Ondo.

Prior to marrying Omolara, Ademola was involved in a relationship that resulted in the birth of twins. Ademola has twin boys from a long-ago relationship with an undisclosed woman. The twins were born on July 25, 1997, and are currently residing in the United States with their families. According to a source close to the situation, the couple split up due to religious disagreements and their parents’ inability to reach an agreement.

Omolara has been looking after the twins since they were seven years old. Omolara is a successful businesswoman who also helps her husband in his Nollywood career.


Muyiwa Ademola is Schemelink Properties Limited’s brand ambassador.


A report circulated a few years ago that Ademola’s wife and Mosun Filani had fought over the actor. In actuality, Ademola’s wife, Omolara, was found to have poured acid on the actress. The actor’s wife, however, has now debunked the rumors.


Ademola and his family moved to Texas, in the United States of America, in November 2016. Initially, it was presumed that the actor and his family were on vacation, but Ademola’s return three months later was unexpected.

According to a family source, the actor relocated his family because he wanted his children to receive a good education.

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Nollywood Stars Death

At least four Nollywood movie stars died in a month in 2017, and Ademola blamed this newest fatality on cumulative stress. Actors and actresses, he claims, work around their coworkers and rarely have time to see a doctor.

Muyiwa Ademola House

In 2013, Ademola finished his residence in Ibadan’s Oluyole Estate. It is estimated that the property is valued at more than N20 million. It’s a duplex with five bedrooms.

Car Gift

Apostle Tope Onileowo, the founder of Rock of Prayer Christian Center in Houston, Texas, presented the actor with a car.

In 2013, the apostle had seen Ori for the first time. It should be remembered that Ori was released in 2004 and won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Indigenous Film. Ori was also nominated for the same award for Best Musical Score, but it didn’t win.

Oga Bello, Mama Awro, Eda, Jide Kosoko, Fathia Balogun, Saheed Balogun, Dejo Tunfulu, Shola Kosoko, and Rasaq Olayiwola starred in the film.

The Key to Success

God and his hard work are credited with the actor’s achievement. He said that he can spend up to ten years on a single script.

Muyiwa Ademola Caucus

Femi Adebayo, Toyosi Adesanya, Toyin Abraham, Adebayo Tijani, Afeez Eniola, Opeyemi Adetunji, and Dele Odule are all members of the TAMPAN Caucus.

Embarrassing Moment

According to the actor, his most uncomfortable incident occurred in Ireland when he met a lady who uncovered her breast for him to sign a document.

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As A Director, Actor, And Producer

1995 – 2017

  • Ile
  • Ami Ayo
  • Fimidara Ire
  • Iranse Aje
  • Asise – 1995
  • Fadeyi Oloro – 2001
  • Orí (Fate) – 2004
  • Indomie Lomo – 2004
  • Apesin – 2006
  • Igi owo – 2007
  • Owo Okuta (The Law of Karma) – 2008
  • Omo Elemosho – 2013
  • Eyinju Eledumare – 2014
  • Tewe Tegbo – 2014
  • Eni Owo – 2017


  • Bipolar (Amodi) – 2018
  • Connection – 2018
  • Dairy of Hamzat – 2018
  • Oga Okunrin (Male Chameleon) – 2018
  • Dalemo – 2018
  • The Golden Seed (Irugbin Wura) – 2018
  • Aimo Ni (Ignorance) – 2018
  • Gbeje Oloko – 2018
  • Ewatomi – 2018
  • Adaba – 2018
  • Eyitayo – 2018
  • Aro Meta Clinic – 2018
  • Ji Masun – 2018
  • Oko mi Ore mi – 2018
  • Eyitayo – 2018
  • Ayederu – 2018
  • Mod’ Orisa (The Epic) – 2018
  • Satan’s Bride – 2018
  • Ajolaye – 2018
  • Zombie – 2018
  • Aarinola – 2018
  • Ori Olori – 2018
  • Wahala – 2018
  • Abawo Mi – 2018
  • Sunday Igboho – 2018
  • Alagata (Third Party) – 2018
  • Ewatomi – 2018
  • Twisted – 2018
  • Autism – 2018
  • Sekunola – 2018
  • Ayo Olopon – 2018
  • Arugbo Ojo – 2018
  • Ege – 2018
  • Osun Wande – 2018
  • Addict (Baraku) – 2018
  • Eebo bu – 2018
  • Amunisin 2 – 2018

2019 – 2020

  • Omoniyun – 2019
  • Gbarada – 2019
  • Itelorun – 2019
  • Gale Gale – 2019
  • Ekisa – 2019
  • Ija Ekun – 2019
  • Secrets Asiri – 2019
  • Ere Aye – 2019
  • Oro Olori – 2019
  • Eleda Opo – 2019
  • Aforji (Forgiveness) – 2019
  • Agbaje Omo Onile – 2019
  • Amope Ajabiiji – 2019
  • Intent (Igbati) – 2019
  • Cold Hearted – 2019
  • Survival of Jelili – 2019
  • Omo Anibiire, Part 2 – 2019
  • Majele – 2019
  • Hook Up – 2019
  • Ajebi’Dan – 2019
  • Ololufe – 2019
  • Alumooni – 2019
  • Amope Ajabiiji – 2019
  • Asiri Aje – 2019
  • Childe Internationale – 2019
  • Yonusimi – 2019
  • Say It – 2019
  • Shame – 2019
  • Ajanaku – 2019
  • Barrister Seilat – 2019
  • Depression – 2019
  • Omo Ologo – 2019
  • Paradox – 2019
  • Oko Bange – 2019
  • Aje Oja – 2019
  • The Twins – Ejiworo (Yet to be shot) – 2020
Awards And Nominations
  • At the 1st Africa Movie Academy Awards, he won the Best Indigenous Film Award – 2005.
  • Nominee at the 4th Africa Movie Academy Awards for Most Outstanding Indigenous Actor – 2008.
  • Best Actor of the year at the Odua Image Awards – 2015
  • BON Awards named him the Best Yoruba Actor of the Year – 2015
  • Nominee at the City People Movie Awards in the Best Yoruba Actor Category – 2017
  • Pacesetters Entertainment and Recognition Awards (PERA) Winner – 2017
  • He received the Best Director Award from Boblia – 2018
  • Best Versatile Actor at the Greenview Awards – 2018
  • Glam Male Best Actor of the Year nominee at the Nigerian Glam Awards – 2018
  • Award of Excellence at the Nigerian Canadian Celebrities Entertainment Award – 2018
  • Inspirational Award at the Symbol of Hope Foundation 5th Leadership Conference and Humanitarian Service Award – 2018
  • Recognition Award for his Contribution to Development of the Nigerian Entertainment Industry – 2018
  • Slate 1 Entertainment Award for Evergreen Director – 2018
  • Most Creative Actor at the 1st Yoruba Movie Gists Award – 2018
  • Enyaa Awards recipient – 2019
  • Golden Ticket at the Blingz Events Awards – 2019
  • Nominee for Best Producer at the African Film Awards – 2019
  • Gbarada was nominated for the Best Yoruba Movie at the African Film Awards – 2019
  • Actor of the Year at the Prominent Oyo People’s Award – 2019
  • Indigenous Movie of the Year (GBÀRÀDÁ) at the Prominent Oyo People’s Award – 2019
  • Special Recognition Award at the Emperor Award – 2019
  • Best Actor in a Movie at the Yoruba Movie Gist – 2019
  • Recognition Award at the 60 Most Influential Brands and Personality in Ibadan Award – 2019
Muyiwa Ademola Quotes

“Most times, disappointments could be huge blessings. Don’t be let down when the one in whom you put so much hope comes short of your expectations.”

“Let’s live like tomorrow will never come. Let’s work like we want to feed the world. Love like you are loving yourself.”

“Sometimes, we are punished for offenses we never committed!”

“Live and let live, shine and allow others to shine as well. No man born of woman will have the power to obstruct your greatness.”

“Stay on your lane and stay focused. Be consistent and be optimistic. You are envious of other people’s achievements, who says yours which is on the way isn’t bigger? Many achieved nothing because they left certainty.”

“Don’t let success get to your head or failure get to your heart.”

“Road to greatness is never smooth. The path to success is always rough. The journey isn’t always attractive but refusal to embark on it amounts to failure.”

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