IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Veteran actor, Dele Odule, is celebrating his 61st birthday on Wednesday, 23 November, 2022.
The actor shared a picture of himself via his Instagram account and expressed gratitude to God saying, “ +1 🎉🎉. My father, my father, today marks another year since you sent me to this world through Abel and Anike Odule. You’ve been a wonderful father for where I am today. I never knew it could be me.
“Thank you lord for making me a symbol of relevance. I know you will grant me more years of fruitful existence and I also know you will take me when it pleases you.”
Born on 23 November, 1961, in Ile-Ife, Osun State, Dele Odule hails from Oru Ijebu, in Ijebu North local government of Ogun State.
He had his basic and secondary school education. He holds a Grade II Certificate from the Teacher’s Training College, Oru before he proceeded to the University of Ibadan, Oyo State where he studied Theatre Arts.
Dele started acting in a drama group called Oloko Theatre Group under the mentorship of Mukaila Adebisi.
He made his debut appearance in 1986 before he was shot into the limelight after starring in the movie titled “Ti Oluwa Ni Ile”. He has since gone on to star in over 200 movies
He was nominated in the “Best Supporting Actor (Yoruba)” category at the 2014 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the film “Kori Koto”.