Antar Laniyan Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Early Life & Education

Antar Laniyan was born on the 26th of May, during the 1960s, in Oshogbo, Osun State, which falls in the Southwestern region of Nigeria. He hailed and grew up in Osun State. He had his secondary school education in Baptist secondary school in Lagos State. Antar Laiyan went further to the University of Ibadan(UI), where he studied Theater Arts and later graduated with a Bachelor of Art certificate. 


He began acting in 1981 and the first major role he played as a professional actor was the role of a “major general” in a film titled Everybody want to know during his days at the Kakaki Art Squad. He has featured in several Nigerian films including Sango, a film scripted by Wale Ogunyemi and produced by Obafemi Lasode. He was the director of the first episode of Super Story, the award-winning Nigerian soap opera produced by Wale Adenuga in the year 2000. He also directed Oh Father Oh Daughter and This Life produced from the stable of Wale Adenuga Production.

Personal Life

Antar Laniyan has a happy family which consists of a wife and three children. He is known for his strict and principled life, especially in movies. 


Idunu Mi




Ololade Omo Baba Olowo

Oju Awe

Most Wanted 



Last Request


The Return of Jenifa

Black Val

The Oap

Akobi Gomina


Wanted at all Cost

Last Request


The Return of Jenifa

Black Val


The Cleanser

Eje adegbenro


Eje adegbenro

Net Worth

According to different online sources, Antar Laniyan’s net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million.

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