Akinola Emmanuel Akano is his real birth name. He is also fondly called Segbowe by his stage name. He is a popular Nigerian Yoruba actor, model, scriptwriter, songwriter, movie producer and TV personality.
He is famous in a movie, Awon Aladun which shows on De DSTv family sitcom and Magic Yoruba Channel 157.
He was born on October 4, 1987 in one of the western states.
Akano holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Literature (Education) from Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State. He has remained very active and relevant to the Nigerian Yoruba Movie industry.
His Acting Career
Akinola Akano began his acting career some years back and has made tremendous progress in the Yoruba movie industry.
He played the role of a friend to Junior, the son of Mr and Mrs Adun.
Akano has made several appearances in movies, some of which include:
• Omorisa part 1
• Omorisa part 2
• Awon Aladun De
• Hotel Magestic and Tinsel among others.
The Yoruba born star is creative and highly talented, known for brilliant interpretation of roles in movies prominent in Yoruba genres of movie.
Akano is also a producer and has successfully produced a number of movies which he wrote and produced. He has so far produced hit movies including Issues, The Witness, Omorisa among others.
His Role Model
Akano cites the famous American actor, Tyler Perry as his role model because of his fame and success in the international arena.
His Personal Life
Akinola Akano is not yet married. He is one of those who keeps his family affairs top secret from the public.
He has a younger sister Titiola, who he revealed is a blessing to the family and expressed gratitude to God for having her as a sister.
His Net Worth:
Akinola Akano is indeed one of the rare talents in the Yoruba movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.