Yinka Quadri Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth


HOW did you begin your acting career?

I can’t actually say how the whole thing started but the story of my life has been so interesting. I have been through a lot in life because the journey has been rough and smooth, so to say. I was born in the early 60’s. I attended St. Catholic School, Idumagbo for my primary education and proceeded to Christ High School, Ebute Elefun. When I got to class three, I dropped out of school but this has got nothing to do with poverty. It was not connected with money because my dad was a very influential man, and when I say influential, you can imagine what that means those days. I opted out of school to learn
business so that I could take over my dad’s business

YOU are often addressed as Kura or Fagbamila by your fans. How did you come about these names?

Fagbamila came before Kura. In those days, if you didn’t partake in traditional theatre performances, you were not a force to be reckoned with in the Yoruba theatre industry.

Early Life & Background & Education

Yinka Quadri was born September 6, 1959 in Lagos Island.
He hails from Oke-Ola in Oroo Irepodun local government area in Kwara state.
He is from a polygamous family , where hsi father had 22 children before his death in 1994.
He attended St Catholic school, Idumagbo, Lagos and Christ High school, Ebute Elefun, Lagos for his primary and secondary education respectively.

Yinka Quadri Career

Yinka started acting in 1976. He and Taiwo Olayinka along with a group of friends formed a drama group called Afopina Theatre Group. Before Yinka moved into the movie industry, he managed his father’s business. During his early career in acting around the 1980s, he combined the two. He features in Yoruba movies. Some of them include; Apaadi, Ojuse, Dara, Ojo Idajo, Abulesowo, Niwoyi Ola, Ilekun Olorun, Okinni and Eni Agbelebu. He launched his biography, Yinka Quadri: Scent of a Legend, on April 27th, 2014. He is currently the President of Odunfa Caucus.

Yinka Quadri Age

Yinka Quadri is 63 years old.


Egbinrin Ote
Niwoyi olaOkinni
Ojo Idajo
Odun Baku
Bolede O’ku

Net Worth

Yinka Quadri has an estimated net worth of $250,000.

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