Yinka Quadri Biography: Age | Movies

Yinka Quadri Bio, age, movies and family

No one could ever dispute tha fact the Nigerian actor and producer, Yinka Quadri had made positive impact in the Nigerian movie industry most especially in yoruba movies.

He has been able to distingusih and carve a niche for himself in his excellent delivery of script and interpretaion of his roles in movies.

Here is everything you need to know about the talented actor.

Early Life & Background

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 who had passion for architecture, began his acting career in 1976 where he formed a group “Afopina theatre group” along with Taiwo Olayinka.

He has starred in over 90 movies including Apaadi, Eni Agbelebu, Ojuse and so on.

Yinka quadri and his daughters
      Yinka Quadri Pose with hsi daughters

Personal Life

Yinka Quadri have a very large family as he is married to two wifes and blessed with five children and grand children.

Three of his beautiful daughters we know are Folarin, Olajuwon and Yewande Quadri. His son Muyiwa Quadri is also one the fans of his dad as he said he loves to watch him on screen.

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Yinka Quadri Movies

The talented actor is never relenting as he love what he does. here are some of his notable movies.

  • Kura
  • Araba
  • Egbinrin Ote
  • Ojiji
  • Kutupu
  • Abeni
  • Niwoyi ola
  • Okinni
  • Abulesowo
  • Ojo Idajo
  • Apaadi
  • Ilari
  • Odun Baku
  • Bolede O’ku
  • Olaniyonu


Awards & Nominations

For his relentless effort, he has been nominated for numerous awards including

  • Best actor in a supporting role at 3rd Africa Movie Academy awards (2007).
  • Best indigenous actor in a lead role (yoruba) at 2010 Best of Nollywood Awards.
  • Best actor in an indigenous movie at 2012 Nollywood movies awards.
  • Best supporting actor in a yoruba film at 2013 Best of Nollywood awards.
  • Best actor in aleading role (yoruba) at 2014 Best of Nollywood awards.

Here are the other interesting facts about him according to his son interviwe with Punch.

1. He likes Lexus Jeep and Toyota 4Runner.

2. He is a close friend of the nollywood actor, Taiwo Hassan (Ogogo).

3. He loves fruit juice.

4. He is a music lover who loves listening to Hip hop, fuji and Juju


Social Media Profile

Instagram: @yinkaquadrifilms

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