Biography & Career Of Rotimi Salami

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Rotimi Salami is an actor and producer, known for Omoye (2017), Mentally (2017) and Ofeefe (Mirage) (2019).

Early Life & Background

Rotimi Salami is an award winning Nigerian actor, filmmaker, scriptwriter and MC born on November 30.

Rotimi was born in Surelere Lagos before he moved to Ajangbadi area of the state where he spent most of his life.

His father is a steel construction engineer while his mother is a business woman.

He is the first son in a family of 5 children; two boys and three girls.

He attended St Mary’s Nursery and Primary School in Ajangbadi, Lagos and Abeokuta Grammar School, Abeokuta in Ogun State for his primary and secondary education.

He also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Lagos State University.

He also has Diploma in Film Directing at the New York Film Academy in the United States of America.


Rotimi has a passion and burning desire to become an actor right from his primary school days.

He came through professionally in 2007 where he got his first role in a movie titled “Unknown Revenge”.

Rotimi also got roles in television series “Shangisha Kingdom”, a film by Ola Razak.

He also directed numerous television series of which include “Kuti’s Career Palace” which aired on the major television channels in the country.

He also produced two movies such as “Letter to my Mother” and “Beautiful World”.

Aside acting, Salami is also an entrepreneur, television personality, a set designer and the CEO of Manski Media Concept.


Some of the movies and television series he has starred in include:

  • About to Wed

  • One Love

  • Dear Mother

  • Super Story

  • Bella’s Place

  • 11th Hour

  • This Life

  • Cascade

  • Alan Poza

  • Crack in the Wall

  • Silent Night

  • Emerald

  • Leave My Boyfriend

  • Papa Ajasco

Personal Life

Rotimi Salami got married to his beautiful wife, Jumoke Arinola Salami in June 2015 and their union is blessed with a child.

Awards & Nominations

Rotimi Salami has earned numerous awards for his effort in the Nigerian movie industry. Some of his awards include:

  • Most Promising Actor at BON Awards (2016)

  • Best Actor In Nigeria at Africa Movie Academy Awards

  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role at Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards

  • Most Promising Act To Watch at City People Entertainment Awards.

Net Worth

Rotimi Salami is one of the most influential Nigerian actor with an estimated net worth of $500,000.

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