Adeolu Adefarasin is a NIgerian born actor. After discovering his passion for acting at a young age Adeolu poured himself into the craft. Working tirelessly to understand his duty as an actor to create and portray truth that draws cathartic responses from his audiences.

Adeolu trained both in the UK and the United States. In the UK Adeolu trained, primarily in theatre, at the Arts University Bournemouth, where he honed his skill and developed the ability to command the attention of his audience no matter the size of his role. Spending a few years working as an actor in London, England, Adeolu earned rave review for his performances in Hamlet and Silent Shakespeare before moving to the United States.

Whilst in the United States Adeolu spent his first year training at the prestigious New York Film Academy, looking to make the transition from stage the camera. Whilst at the New York Film Academy Adeolu stood out earning himself a lead role in their end of year performance of 'The Lady and The Tyger'. After graduating Adeolu landed roles in multiples off-broadway productions and has since moved home to Lagos, NIgeria.


Since moving home Adeolu has featured in EbonyLife's highly anticipated 'The Wedding Party' starring Adesua Etomi and Banky W, as well as roles in popular series, 'Skinny Girl iI Transit' and 'Gidi Up'.


Photographer: TY Bello

Actor: Adeolu Adefarasin