Yomi Fabiyi Biography; Early Life, Early Career, Awards

Yomi Fabiyi Biography.
Yomi Fabiyi Biography.

Yomi Fabiyi is a renowned Yoruba actor, television personality, movie producer, entertainer, and brand ambassador. 

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Yomi Fabiyi Early Life

The renowned Yoruba actor Yomi Fabiyi was born on May 31st in Ogun State.

Born and raised in Ogun State, Yomi is also a native of Ogun State. Ogun State is a State in the South Western part of Nigeria.

Notably, the Yoruba superstar Yomi attended Odunlade Primary School for his primary education.

For his Secondary education, Yomi attended Igbobi College, Shomolu.

Early Career

Yomi Fabiyi joined the Yoruba movie industry in 2001. In plain words, Yomi started acting in 2001.

As it were, the Yoruba movie star Babatunde Omidina popularly known as Baba Suwe introduced him to the industry.

He landed his first movie role ‘Obelomo,’ in 2001 but rose to prominence after the release of the Yoruba blockbuster movie, ‘Ona Abayo.’

Of course, he featured in the blockbuster movie. In fact, he did play a dual role in the movie.


Since he rose to fame Yomi Fabiyi has been able to win many hearts, awards, recognitions, and nominations to himself.

These among others include;

° Best Actor in Leading Role (Yoruba) BON Awards 2016

° Best Producer (City People Awards 2016)

° Best Movie (YOMAFA 2016)

° Best Producer (African Films Award, London 2016)

° Best Actor in a Supporting Role (African Films Award, London 2016)


The Yoruba renowned actor Yomi Fabiyi has featured in over 50 movies, and has worked with the likes of Toyin Abraham, Desmond Elliot, Saka, Kemi Afolabi, Ayo Mogaji, Hakeem Rahman, and others.

These are some of his movies;

° Ebi Iku

° Metomi

° Aje Metta

° Alakada Reloaded

As a movie producer, Yomi has produced a lot of movies. In fact, his expertise in movie production won him the Best Producer at the 2016 City People awards and the African Films Award, London.

Yomi Fabiyi on Instagram

You may want to follow Yomi on Instagram @realyomifabiyi to stay connected to him and his craft.

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