Lovers of Wale Adenuga‘s Super Story series have been acquainted with this fast-rising and forever young actor and producer. He is also a popular face in most Yoruba movies and isn’t quitting your screen anytime soon.
Rotimi Salami’s Birth and Early Childhood
Rotimi Salami was born on the 1st of December in Surulere, Lagos. His family relocated to Ajangbadi, still in Lagos when he was quite young. Acting has been a childhood hobby for Rotimi because he had always thought actors were created not born and he didn‘t believe they were human beings.
Rotimi Salami’s Family
He is the first son in the family of 5; 2 boys and 3 girls. Rotimi’s childhood was interesting because his mum though been a businesswoman was involved in his growing up. If it was left for his father who was a construction engineer and a strict disciplinarian, he wouldn’t have had the voice he has now. He gives his mum all credit for where he is now.
Rotimi Salami’s Education and Early Adulthood
Rotimi had his primary school education at St. Mary Nursery/Primary School Ajangbadi, and proceeded to Abeokuta Grammar school, in Ogun state for his secondary school. He further attended Lagos State University (LASU), where he got a degree in Sociology. His passion for acting made him go for a diploma in directing from the New York Film Academy in the United States of America.
Rotimi Salami’s Career
Rotimi’s passion for acting made him join the drama‘s club in primary school and started acting professionally in 2007. He went tirelessly to various audition and was finally selected to feature in “Unknown Revenge” and after that, got a role in “Shangisha Kingdom”, an Ola Razak movie, and landed other roles in other movies which includes
Crack in the wall
This lifeAbout to wed
Leave my boyfriend e.t.c
He also directed a television series titled “Kuti’s Career Palace” which is aired on 7 states in Nigeria and was nominated in 2014 for Best Film at the African Magic Viewers Choice Awards. He also produced “Letter to my Mother“ and “Beautiful World”.
Rotimi Salami’s Marital Life
Rotimi got married to his heartthrob Jumoke Arinola Salami in June 2015 and they have a child together. She supported his career and advised him not to quit in his low time in the industry. It was rumored that he was having an affair with Allwell Ademola after his declared love for an older woman and this is what he had to say “Allwell Ademola is my everything, I love her so much, she is someone I can say in the Yoruba sector, she got my back big time”.
He has admitted cheating on his wife if looking at a woman‘s backside is cheating though he still controls himself from making a costly mistake
Rotimi Salami’s Net Worth
Rotimi’s net worth is estimated to be about $500,000.