Oluwabusayomi Olaiya is a talented Nigerian actor, filmmaker, and entrepreneur, he is popularly known by his stage name, Ayo Olaiya. He is born into a family of theatre practitioners as his father is known as the legendary highlife musician and trumpeter, Dr. Victor Olaiya.
Ayo Olaiya Biography
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Orile Agege, LagOS
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Early Life and Education
Ayo was born in Orile Agege, Lagos State, Nigeria into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Olaiya born on February 26, while his year of birth is still unknown. He is the third child in a family of five. He attended Oke Odo Senior High School, Ile Epo, Lagos State, Nigeria, and also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurial and Business Management.
Ayo Olaiya is not a stranger to the movie industry, he was born into the industry, since he was born into a family of theatre professionals, with his parents co-founding the Oluwalomona Eda Theatre Group. In 2004, he began working in the Nigerian film industry.
He produced “Wura Mi” and appeared in a number of films, including The Target, Above Rubies, Eyan Kan, Olowogbogboro, Exchange, and others.
Ayo Olaiya is known to be a celebrity who does not put much about his life on the media for public consumption. It would interest you to know that the legendary Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON, also known as Dr. Victor Oliaya is Ayo Oaiya’s father. He was a trumpeter from Nigeria who specialized in highlife music. Dr. Olaiya was born on December 31, 1930, and passed away on February 12, 2020. Mrs. Olaiya is Ayo Olaiya’s mother who is still very much alive.
- Flat 15
- Kilere Mi
- The Target
- Wura Mi
- The Exchange
- Eyan Kan
Awards and Nominations
|City People Movie Award||Best New Actor of the Year (Yoruba)||2015|
|City People Movie Award||Most Promising Actor of the Year (Yoruba)||2017|
|City People Movie Award||Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba)||2019|
His current net worth is yet to be known and estimated
Social Media Profile
Ayo Olaiya has proved himself as a versatile actor and producer over the years and he has risen to stardom in the Nollywood Industry. I will like to hear from you through the comment section.