Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

by ethnic on June 16, 2009

Birth Name: Adewale Rotimi O. O. E. Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Place of Birth: Islington, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 22 August, 1967

Ethnicity: Yoruba Nigerian

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is a British actor and model. He is known for his role on the television series Lost.

Adewale was born in Islington, London, England, to Yoruba Nigerian parents. His parents’ surnames are Akinnuoye-Agbaje and Sadique. He spent much of his childhood raised by foster parents, who were a white family.

Adewale can speak several languages, including Yoruba, Italian, and Swahili.

Adewale is a Nichiren Buddhist.

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{ 6 comments… read them below or add one }

Ardor May 21, 2017 at 10:52 pm

“When the time comes, I shall truly enjoy killing you.”

madman August 13, 2016 at 12:41 am

Adewale’s parents’ surnames are “Akinnuoye-Agbaje” and “Sadique”.

LiL V4CH4 April 2, 2010 at 9:21 am

Oops sorry ethnic. My bad. He IS from the Yoruba tribe. LOL. sorry. got mixed up lol

LiL V4CH4 April 2, 2010 at 9:19 am

I think yu should just put Nigerian because I don’t think they are Yoruba, I think his parents just speak that language, thats why.

thetruth March 15, 2010 at 2:15 pm

i loved him on lost he was so soulful and played Mr. Eko with such poignant emotion :)

kitty cat December 5, 2009 at 3:33 am

He is si fine a beautiful choclate man go head adewale

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