Akin Lewis Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Early Life & Education

Akin Lewis was born on the 7th of April, 1957, in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, which falls in the Southwestern region of Nigeria. He grew up in Lagos State, where he had both his primary and secondary education. He went further to the University of Ife, which is now recognized as Obafemi Awolowo University, where he obtained his B.Sc certificate. After his B.Sc, he won a scholarship to study for his Master’s at the University of Sophia, Bulgaria, where he earned an M.Sc in dramatic Arts.


He joined a drama company directed by Nigerian writer and dramatist Professor Bode Sowande in 1973, the same year he started his acting career.
He first gained attention when he played the title character in the comedy sitcom Why Worry on NTA Ibadan in 1980. Based on the series, he won best actor in 1982.

He reached massive fame and recognition in 2005 following his role in Tade Ogidan‘s film Madam Dearest.
Akin Lewis appeared in Heroes and Zeroes, a 2010 Nigerian film written and directed by Niji Akanni, as well as Tinsel, a Nigerian soap opera that premiered in August 2008.

Personal Life

Much of Akin Lewis’s personal life is not published online, but it is widely known that he is married. Although, it was reported that he already had two failed marriages.


A Soldier’s Story  

Ade Ferarri 




The Vacation


Two Sides of a Coin


Wedlock of the Gods

Were Alaso

Why Worry 

Wild Wolf

Your Excellency

Better than the Beginning  

Blood in the Lagoon  


Dream on Monkey Mountains

First Cause 

Heroes and Zeroes 

Hotel Majestic 


Judas Kiss 

King of Boys

King of Boys: The Return of the King 

Koko Close

Love Is War 

Love, Sex, and Money  

Mad King of Ijudiya  

Madam Dearest 

Mind Bending


Mr and Mrs, Chapter  

My Blood  

Olabisi Oloyingbo  

Omo Gomina  

Opa Abo  

Red Hot 

Return From The Dead 

Rivers Between 

Seven and a Half Dates 

Silver Lining

Soft Work 


The Benjamins

The Gods are not to Blame

The New Patriots 

The Night Before

The Vacation


Akin Lewis Age

About 66 years


Net Worth

Akin Lewis’s net worth is estimated at around $800,000. Although, no verified online sources published his exact net worth.

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