BIRTH NAME : Afeez Oyetoro
STAGE NAME : “Saka”
NET WORTH : $750,000
DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born August 20, 1963
PLACE OF BIRTH: Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State
STATE OF ORIGIN : Oyo State
OCCUPATION : Nigerian comic actor
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/WIFE : Olaide Oyetoro
CHILDREN : Abdullahi Oyetoro, Munim Oyetoro and Rufiat Oyetoro
Afeez Oyetoro whose stage name is “Saka”, is a Nigerian comic actor, popularly known in the Yoruba movies industry. Afeez Oyetoro is famously addressed as ‘Saka’ , he is a top Nigeria comic actor you see in both English and Yoruba movies .
According to his profile, he is labelled as the first customer to port from Etisalat to MTN. It’s only few persons that know much about this talented actor, we shall be using this medium to introduce him to everyone.
Early Life And Background
Saka whose real name is Afeez Oyetoro was birthed on August 20, 1963, in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State southwestern Nigeria. Saka who is currently an MTN ambassador was born into the family of Pa and Mrs. Oyetoro and he is currently 54 years old according to his profile. Saka is one of the most celebrated Nigerian actor as a result of his contribution to the growth of Nigeria movie industry.
The funny man is a very funny, versatile, stylish , gifted, creative, skillful and talented in acting and his ability to interpret any movie role he is being given has placed him on an edge and above his counterparts.
Most people don’t know how his nick name ‘Saka’ came about, The nickname ‘Saka’ came from his character in a TV show: Remember Area C and House Apart? Area C was a very popular show on Nigerian Police Men, and at the time it was the second most popular comedy show in Nigeria.
The highly celebrated Nollywood actor had his primary and secondary school education in Iseyin, Oyo State and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate before he proceeded to bag a Bachelor and Master of Art degree in Theatre art from Obafemi Awolowo University and the University of Ibadan respectively. He also hold a doctorate degree from the prestigious University of Ibadan in addition.
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The actor is known for his clown role in Nollywood movies and has featured in several Nigerian films. He has appeared in several Nollywood movies . In 2016, he appeared in popular Nollywood movie “The Wedding Party” alongside with Banky W, Adesua Etomi and RMD. The following year, he appeared in popular Nollywood movie “The Wedding Party” alongside with Banky W, Adesua Etomi and RMD. He has also featured in the comedy-crime film “Ojukokoro” (Meaning Greed)
Saka is currently a lecturer in the department of theatre art at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Lagos State, Nigeria. He attained massive success after his main character in a 2013 MTN advert where he announced “I don port o.” The veteran Nollywood merchant has won couples of awards and earned numerous nominations. He was Best Comic Actor of the Year (English) at the City People Movie Awards, Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards , Best Actor in Comedy at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and Most Promising Comic Act to Watch Actor at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Saka is one of the wealthiest actors in Nigeria and most influential comic actor in Nigeria. I am sure many of you didn’t know that is a lecturer. Just Imagine Saka as your professor! I would have guessed that he would be a very fun one.
He loves to do research: It is one of his hobbies, as a lecturer. He also loves to read and spend time with his children.
Saka officially become a married man in 2013 when he walk down the aisle with his beautiful wife Olaide Oyetoro.
His union with his wife is cemented with three beautiful children comprising of two boys and one girl namely Abdullahi Oyetoro, Munim Oyetoro and Rufiat Oyetoro.
Selected movies include;
- Ojukokoro (2016)
- The Wedding Party (2016)
- The Wedding Party 2 (2017)