Seun Ajayi

Seun Ajayi is a Nigerian Nollywood actor, filmmaker, voice over artist, model, and media entrepreneur. He is a native of Ijebu Ibefun, Ogun State, Nigeria.[1] He is popularly known for his role in the television series Hustle.

Life and career

Seun Ajayi was born on March 31 in Kaduna, the Northern part of Nigeria and is the last child amongst five children. His family moved to Lagos when he was nine years old. His father is a Civil servant and his mother is a business woman. He had his primary and Secondary education in Lagos and further continued his tertiary education in the University of Lagos where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in theatre arts in the Department of Creative Arts.

His career commenced as an undergraduate in the University of Lagos where as a student in the Department of Creative Arts, he began acting and co-directing course plays.[2] From then he has continued to feature in several films and television series like Hustle, Crimson, For King, Blackout, Erased, Gidi Up, God Calling, and Ojukokoro (Greed),[3] amongst others.

Personal life

Seun Ajayi married his long-time girlfriend, Damilola Oluwabiyi on September 9, 2017.[4] A video of Ajayi excitedly dancing after unveiling his wife at their wedding went viral.[2] In January 2019, he and his wife had their first child together, a boy.[5]



Short film

  • Erased (2016)[8]
  • Stuck (2019)[9]


Web series

  • Crimson (as Akin)

Awards and nominations

Seun Ajayi has been nominated for awards like:

  • The Future awards Africa prize for acting,
  • Best actor in a supporting role at Africa Movie Academy Award
  • Revelation of the year at City People Movie Award.


  1. ^ "5 things you should know about actor". 2016-04-01. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  2. ^ a b "First thing to do when assigned a movie role is… —Actor Seun Ajayi". Tribune Online. 2019-01-12. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  3. ^ Orubo, Daniel (2017-04-18). "Meet Seun Ajayi, The Breakout Star Of 'Ojukokoro (Greed)'". Konbini Nigeria. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  4. ^ "Actor speaks about epic first kiss moment at his wedding". 2018-02-10. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  5. ^ "Seun Ajayi welcomes son with wife". 2019-01-25. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  6. ^ "Alex Ekubo, Ali Nuhu Nominated For BON Awards 2016 [FULL LIST]". Nigerian Bulletin - Naija Trending News. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  7. ^ "BB Sasore releases official trailer for new movie, 'God Calling'". 2018-11-18. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  8. ^ (2016-05-13). "Nigerian Short Film "Erased" starring Tope Tedela, Diana Yekinni, Seun Ajayi & More to be Showcased at Cannes Festival 2016 | Watch the Trailer". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2019-05-17.
  9. ^ Tv, Bn (2019-01-23). "Ozioma Ogbaji's Short Film "Stuck" starring Seun Ajayi, Lala Akindoju & Uzoamaka Aniunoh is a Must Watch". BellaNaija. Retrieved 2019-05-17.

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