Nollywood Actor Saheed Balogun Biography, Wife, Education, Personal Details, Net Worth, Real Age & Family - IgbohoConnect

Saheed Balogun Biography, Net Worth, Real Age & Family

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Saidi Kolawole Alabi Balogun, also known as Saheed Balogun and spelled Saidi, is a veteran Nigerian actor, film producer, and director. Fans refer to him as “James Bond” because of his creative delivery and action pose artistry.
Saheed Balogun is inventive, adaptable, and dynamic. He has been in the industry for over three decades and has remained relevant throughout. His official Instagram handle is @saidibalogun, where his fans can keep up with him.


Growing Up And Education 

Saheed Balogun was born 5th of February, 1967, in Enugu State, South-east region of Nigeria but hails from Oyo State, southwestern Nigeria where he was raised and had his primary, secondary education. For his tertiary education. He went to Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. There is no information about his parents and siblings as of when this article is written.

How Balogun’s Career Started.

His acting career began in 1978, when he hosted his first television show, “Youth Today,” on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). In 1989, he produced his first film, “City Girl,” and since then, Balogun has appeared in, produced, and directed several Nollywood films.



Saheed Balogun has starred in over four hundred movies and TV shows, and listed are some of those movies and shows including the ones she produced;

  • Modupe Temi (Thankful) – The first two cast movies in Africa
  • City Girl (1989)
  • Gbogbo Ere (Total profit) – The first three cast movie in west Africa
  • Third-Party – The first-ever Ankara movie in Africa
  • Òfin mósè (2006)
  • Family on Fire (2011)
  • Don’t Get Mad Get Event (2019)
  • Shadow Parties (2020)
  • The Therapist (2021)
  • The Herbert Macaulay Affair (2019)
  • Light in the Dark (2018)
  • The seed
  • Aimo
  • Ijaya
  • The lost heir
  • Outkast
  • Omo Emi
  • Emuke
  • Eti Keta
  • Club
  • Aye Keji
  • Idajo
  • Banana island ghost
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Notable Achievements

Balogun’s legacy ranges from film production to directing and acting. He is an outstanding actor as he received the City People Movie Special Recognition Award for his excellent film-making


The Nollywood old timer is a hard-working and passionate person, he has become a household name thanks to his many talents. Balogun has been nominated for many awards, including:

  • The Nollywood Movie Award for Best Lead Actor in an Indigenous Language in 2012.
  • The City People Movie Award for Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year (Male) in 2017.


Net Worth

Balogun, a veteran actor, has played key roles in the success of several films.
As a result of this, he has amassed enormous wealth; his net worth is estimated to be $700,000.
He has earned all of these through his acting career and numerous brand ambassador deals.

Personal Life

The well-known Nigerian actor has three marriages. His first marriage was to Sherifat, his second to Fathia Williams, and his third to Funke Tayo Sofoworan. He is the proud father of four kids. Zinnat and Jamal are his first two children from his first marriage to Sherifat. Saheed Balogun then married veteran actress Fathia Balogun, now Fathia Williams, on September 7th, 2000 at the Ikorodu Marriage Registry in Lagos. Their union produced two children, Khalid and Aaliyah Balogun. They announced their divorce to their fans in 2014.

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