Inspiration: Dad-of-5, Muyiwa Ademola Shares His Humble Beginning Story as he Turns 47

Seasoned actor, producer, director and movie writer, Muyiwa Ademola turned 47 yesterday. Celebrating his birthday, the happily married father-of- 5five popularly known as ‘Mr Authentic‘ took time out to reflect on his life and small beginnings.

According to the actor, who called himself a definition of grace, he grew up in the slums of Ibadan, adding that he went to the University 13 years after leaving Secondary School.

Here’s what he wrote;

”Jan 26th of every year remain a very special day to me and my entire household. ????????????Just feeling Groovy, Nifty and of cause, Fresh ????????????.

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A superlative birthday shout out to me????????????. I’m a definition of grace. I was born into a very humble family. My father never owned a motorcycle let alone car. My father never bought a TV not until after my secondary school.

I grew up in one of the “slumest” slums in Ibadan. No electricity for several years, I had to make use of “kuufin” (local lamp????) while reading for my SSCE (We had only one lantern which no one dare touch????). I had my university education 13 years after my sec school, yet I’m being celebrated in this manner.


You have taken me beyond my childhood aspirations. I have wined and dined with those I never imagined I could even met. Thank you Lord. Thank You Lord for giving me the most wonderful and awesome “3Fs”
*Family *Friends *Fans.
I appreciate you all.”

In November 2016, Muyiwa Ademola, was in the news prior to a decision he made to jet out of Nigeria with his wife of more than a decade, Omolara and his kids including his grown up twins, whom he got from his long-time baby mama.

They all left for Houston Texas, United States of America. The rumour then was that, the tall and handsome dude left with his wife and kids to cool off and celebrate Christmas in the US.

Three months after, precisely in February 2017, Muyiwa returned to Nigeria and the question on his fans’ lips was: When would his wife and children return to Nigeria. then gathered that they have finally relocated. An insider said Muyiwa made the decision because he wanted a sound education for his children.

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There is light at the end of the tunnel! Happy birthday Mr Authentic!

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