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Yomi Obileye



Profile & Biography Of Yomi Obileye (Alias Chief Daddy)

Real Name Yomi Obileye
Age 60-75yrs
Nationality Nigeria
Career Actor
Popular Movie Role Chief Daddy (2018 Film Role)
Died Friday, April 24, 2020

Who Is Yomi Obileye

Meet Nigerian veteran actor Yomi Obileye  (Alias Chief Daddy) the popular name which he has been known with since  after his role in the 2018 drama and comic film  “Chief Daddy”  released in 2018,  Yomi  died in the early hours of Friday, April 24, 2020 after an undisclosed sickness.

Yomi Cause of Death

There was no onformation revealing what caused the Nigerian actor’s death, almost certainly Yomi’s death was  a natural cause.

Yomi Obileye’ s Education

Yomi Obileye wanted to venture into the Dramatic world and that pushed into studying Dramatic Art in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria in 1968.

Few Things You Need To Know About Late Yomi Obileye

Yomi has featured on so many Nigerian movies and has made a reputable name in the Film making Industry of the country.

Known for his role Tade Ogidan’s 1997 film ‘Hostages’ as well as the soap opera ‘Palace,’ he has acted alongside other veteran Nollywood stars like Liz Benson, Jide Kosoko, Antar Laniyan, Dayo Adeneye, Jide Alabi, Tunji Bamishigbin.

He also starred in “Head Gone” in which he played the character Dr. Smith. A comedy, “Head Gone” is a reflection of the globally accepted truism that a thin line separates sanity and insanity.

He was the elder brother to Taiwo Obileye, broadcaster cum actor.

Taiwo is famous for his roles in films like Chief Daddy (2018) and Tales of Eve: Thanks for Coming (2015).

In 2020, the Nigerian film industry has lost stars like Pa Kasumu, Frank Dallas, Jennifer Omole and Rasheed Abu to mention some.

Yomi Obileye Chief Daddy Role


Chief Daddy was released in 2018, it was a Nigerian comedy drama film directed by Niyi Akinmolayan and written by Bode Asiyanb, Film produced by Mosunmola Abudu and Temidayo Abudu.

The movie was about a billionaire industrialist, Chief Beecroft- Chief Daddy starred by (Taiwo,Yomi Obileye) who serves as a benefactor to a large extended family of relatives, household staff and mistresses. He dies suddenly and his will creates a saga among his extended families.

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  1. Vaya con Dios

    April 25, 2020 at 2:12 am

    It was Taiwo Obileye that acted in Chief Daddy, NOT Yomi Obileye.

    You have used the wrong photograph in your story. That is NOT Yomi Obileye’s picture! 😲

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