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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Net Worth

How rich is Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje?

Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje net worth is
$3 Million

Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje's salary (annual):
8.47 million EUR

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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Those who’ve viewed the epic TV Show “OZ” cannot forget the terrible, wicked and infamous character “Simon Adebisi” and likewise in “Lost” one cannot forget the character “Mr. Eko”. When he was a baby, around only a month old, he was given to some white working class family in Tilbury. Since he couldn’t talk their ethnic language Yoruba and English had not been permitted within their home he felt disconnected. After several months, he returned to Tilbury. Akinnuoye Agbaje had a troubled life as a teen. He was unable to instantly adapt to the English lifestyle after he returned from Nigeria. At the tender age of fifteen he’d turned into a violent robber. Seeing this, his foster parents accepted him to a Boarding school in Surrey. But things got worse since he attempted to commit suicide. Nevertheless, that event changed him and he accepted his background. He began a brand new life which turned the tide in his favor. When he was studying in the university, he was used in a clothes shop. This store opened the doors of modeling for him. Eventually he got himself a character in Hollywood and his performing career kicked off with the film ‘Congo’ in the year 1995. He’s best remembered for his part as a black and wicked criminal Simon Adebisi in the TV Show OZ and Mr. Ekoon the superhit TV show Lost. Akinnuoye Agbaje is known for his films too. Be it his first part in “Congo” or the popular part of Nykwana Wombosi in the thriller film “Bourne Identity”. He could be also part of films like “The Mummy Returns” playing the part of Locknah. He was also seen in the Season 5 of the hit TV Show “Game of Thrones” in the part of Malko. The most recent film, of which he’s a part, is Suicide Squad, which will be releasing in 2016. He’s referred to as Triple A to his supporters. He’s active in the writing and direction of a film called Farming which is his own life story. It’s about showcasing the circumstances of Nigerian children who are given to British families as foster children. It describes the adversities a Nigerian had to face in Britain in the wake of the Second World War. He understands several languages such as Swahili, Yoruba, and Italian apart from English. His parents’ departure made him voluntarily stop the TV show “Lost” and returns to London. Based on the known sources he was never married and therefore there is not any question of wife, nor a girlfriend or never fathered any children. Akinnuoye Agbaje is having an estimated net worth of $3 Million.

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Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje Quick Facts

Birth date: August 22, 1967
Birth place: Islington, London, England, UK
Height:6' 2" (1.88 m)
Weight:80 kg
Profession:Actor, Writer, Director
Education:King's College London, University of London
Nationality:Bosnian
Parents:Midhat Džeko, Belma Džeko
Siblings:Merima Džeko
Awards:Premier League Player of the Month, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Nominations:Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Movies:Suicide Squad, Thor: The Dark World, Pompeii, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Bourne Identity, Get Rich or Die Tryin', The Mummy Returns, Concussion, Bullet to the Head, Annie, The Thing, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Killer Elite, Trumbo, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete, Legionnaire, The Mistress of Spices, Bilal: A New Breed of Hero, Congo, Deadly Voyage, Best Laid Plans, Faster, On the One, Unstoppable, Lip Service, The Pirates! Band of Misfits
TV shows:Hunted, Lost, Oz, Linc's, Tangled: The Series
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Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Full name is pronounced like a-de-wall-e a-key-new-ye ag-ba-he.
2Appears in both the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Cinematic Universe with roles in Thor: The Dark World and Suicide Squad.
3The woolly hat he wore as Simon Adebisi in ''Oz (1997-2003)'' was his idea and based on hats he'd seen gang members wear growing up in London.
4The name of his character, "Atticus" in the action adventure film Pompeii is similar to a role he played in the 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea TV film, the name of whom was "Cabe Attucks".
5Had a successful career as a model in Milan and Paris, before pursuing acting.
6He is a Buddhist and admitted that he had to chant more than usual while playing the brutal character of "Majestic" in Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005).
7He is fluent in several languages including Italian, Yoruba, Swahili, and (of course) English. He can "get along" in a few other languages, including French.
8The son of immigrants from Nigeria, he has played almost entirely African characters despite having been born and raised in England. He usually employs a deep, Nigerian timber while acting, while off-screen he has a very British, somewhat Cockney accent.
9He went from playing Ernie Hudson's good friend, the guide "Kahega" to Hudson's "Capt. Munro" in Congo (1995), to playing his enemy, the sociopath "Adebisi" to Hudson's hard-headed "Warden Glynn" in Oz (1997).
10Is perhaps best known for his role as the cunning, fierce super-criminal Adebisi on Oz (1997). Another role he is very much associated with is the enigmatic 'Mr. Eko' from Lost (2004), even though he played that role in only 28 of the series' 117 episodes.
11Has a masters in Law from the University of London, but took a different career path when bitten by the acting bug.


Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje Trademarks

#Trademark
1Due to his tall frame, powerful-looking physique and deep voice, he often plays sinister, imposing characters of criminal or military backgrounds


Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje Quotes

#Quote
1The only way I know how to deliver is to focus; some people can turn it on or off - I'd rather stay in character. There was no socializing. I would start two hours before I went to the set and I wouldn't say any other words other than the ones that I needed to say, that's just the way I work and I think that intensity comes across in my characters. -on his "method acting" style, which has sometimes allegedly caused resentment on sets
2When a star character on a hit show chooses to leave there's always speculation as to whether or not they've done this or that or not gotten along with this or that person. Straight up: it was probably one of the best relationships I've ever had in terms of developing a character, and I think the character will be a testament to that. -on working on Lost (2004)
3They gave me a stick and said, 'Knock those three guys out.' There's no better way to make an entrance. - when asked if he was made to feel like the "new kid on the block" when joining Lost
4I kind of feel for the people on the show who are just coming into the business and this is their first gig. They've got a big letdown coming." - on his younger cast mates on "Lost
5The only way you can influence your fate is to put your soul into your performance and hope it registers with the audience.
6I've never been really great at trusting anybody, just because of the way I grew up. I was always led to believe you should take care of yourself, trust in your abilities and you're the author of your own destiny. Coming to this show is the opposite." - talking about "Lost


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Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama SeriesLost (2004)· Naveen Andrews
· Emilie de Ravin
· Matthew Fox
· Jorge Garcia
· Maggie Grace
· Josh Holloway
· Malcolm David Kelley
· Daniel Dae Kim
· Yunjin Kim
· Evangeline Lilly
· Dominic Monaghan
· Terry O'Quinn
· Harold Perrineau
· Michelle Rodriguez
· Ian Somerhalder
· Cynthia Watros

Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureTrumbo (2015)· Louis C.K.
· Bryan Cranston
· David James Elliott
· Elle Fanning
· John Goodman
· Diane Lane
· Helen Mirren
· Michael Stuhlbarg
· Alan Tudyk
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearLost (2004)· Naveen Andrews
· Henry Ian Cusick
· Emilie de Ravin
· Michael Emerson
· Matthew Fox
· Jorge Garcia
· Josh Holloway
· Daniel Dae Kim
· Yunjin Kim
· Evangeline Lilly
· Elizabeth Mitchell
· Dominic Monaghan
· Terry O'Quinn
· Kiele Sanchez
· Rodrigo Santoro
2006Saturn AwardAcademy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USABest Supporting Actor on TelevisionLost (2004)
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearLost (2004)· Naveen Andrews
· Emilie de Ravin
· Michael Emerson
· Matthew Fox
· Jorge Garcia
· Maggie Grace
· Josh Holloway
· Malcolm David Kelley
· Daniel Dae Kim
· Yunjin Kim
· Evangeline Lilly
· Dominic Monaghan
· Terry O'Quinn
· Harold Perrineau
· Michelle Rodriguez
· Cynthia Watros
2006OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesLost (2004)
2006Scream AwardScream AwardsBreakout PerformanceLost (2004)
2001Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsNetwork/Cable - Best Supporting ActorEnslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble (2000)
2001Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesOz (1997)


Adewale Rotimi O. C. E. Akinnuoye Agbaje Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Concussion2015Dave Duerson
Trumbo2015Virgil Brooks
Major Lazer2015TV SeriesMajor Lazer / Evil Lazer
American Odyssey2015TV SeriesFrank Majors
Game of Thrones2015TV SeriesMalko
Annie2014Nash
Pompeii2014/IAtticus
Thor: The Dark World2013Algrim Kurse
The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete2013Sergeant Pike
Hunted2012TV SeriesDeacon Crane
Bullet to the Head2012Robert Nkomo Morel
Best Laid Plans2012Joseph
The Thing2011/IDerek Jameson
Strike Back2011TV SeriesTahir
Killer Elite2011Agent
Faster2010The Evangelist
Monk2009TV SeriesSamuel Waingaya
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra2009Heavy Duty
Lost2005-2006TV SeriesMr. Eko
Get Rich or Die Tryin'2005Majestic
Preaching to the Choir2005Bull Sharky
The Mistress of Spices2005Kwesi
Black/Blue2005ShortThe Target
Unstoppable2004Agent Junod
The Bourne Identity2002Wombosi
Lip Service2001Sebastion
The Mummy Returns2001Lock-Nah
Oz1997-2000TV SeriesSimon Adebisi
Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble2000TV MovieJoe
Red Shoe Diaries 12: Girl on a Bike2000VideoThe Student (segment "The Written Word") (as Adewale)
Legionnaire1998Luther
Linc's1998TV Series
Pensacola: Wings of Gold1997TV SeriesAmbassador Odeku
Cracker: Mind Over Murder1997TV SeriesJohn Doe
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea1997TV Mini-SeriesCabe Attucks
Screen Two1996TV SeriesEmmanuel
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls1995Hitu (as Adewale)
Congo1995Kahega (as Adewalé)
Delta of Venus1995The Clairvoyant (as Wale)
New York Undercover1995TV SeriesCliff Ramsey
Red Shoe Diaries1994TV SeriesDavis Bateman
Elizabeth Blue2017post-productionDr. Bowman
Tangled2017TV Series announcedXavier
Wetlands2017post-productionBabel 'Babs' Johnson
Watership DownTV Mini-Series filmingCaptain Vervain
Suicide Squad2016Killer Croc
Bilal: A New Breed of Hero2015Bilal (voice)

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Africana!2007TV Series written by - 2007-2008
Farming2004Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elizabeth Blue2017executive producer post-production
Farming2004Short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Farming2004Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Made in Hollywood2014-2016TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2016TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2016TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2006-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Conan2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Chelsea2016TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2016TV SeriesHimself
22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2016TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture
The Queen Latifah Show2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Talk2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Reel Junkie2014TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Day L.A.2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Thing Evolves2012Video shortHimself
The Chew2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Mo'Nique Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Screen Nation Television and Film Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Africana!2007TV SeriesHimself - Host
Fuse Celebrity Playlist2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Richard & Judy2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
Tavis Smiley2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Making of Special: '20,000 Leagues Under the Sea'1997TV Movie documentaryCabe Attucks

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
TMZ on TV2014TV SeriesSimon Adebisi
Lost Survivor Guide2007TV Movie documentaryMr. Eko (uncredited)
Lost: A Tale of Survival2006TV Movie documentaryMr. Eko
Fire + Water: Anatomy of an Episode2006Video documentary shortMr. Eko
The Lost Survival Guide2006TV MovieMr. Eko
Lost: Reckoning2006TV MovieMr. Eko
Lost: Revelation2006TV MovieMr. Eko

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