Adetomiwa Edun Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 May, 2021
Facts of Adetomiwa Edun
Date of Birth: 1984 , March-4
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Nigeria
Name Adetomiwa Edun
Birth Name Babtunde Adetomiwa Stafford “Tomuwa” Edun
Father Olawale Edun
Mother Amy Adwoa
Nationality Nigerian
Birth Place/City Lagos, Lagos State
Ethnicity mixed
Profession Actor
Net Worth $2 million
Education Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
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Adetomiwa Edun is a rising Nigerian actor who is widely known for portraying the role of Sir Elyan in the 2008 television series Merlin. The actor, who started professional career in 2000, is famous for appearing as Marcus Young in Bates Motel, as Mr. Brock in Doctor Who, and as Akello Ankeny in Elementary.

Age And Family

Adetomiwa’s full name is Babtunde Adetomiwa Stafford “Tomuwa” Edun. He was born in 1984 and celebrates his birthday on 4th March every year. As of 2021, he is 37 years old. He was born in Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria, and belongs to Nigerian nationality.

Edun was born to Nigerian financier Olawale Edun and mother, Amy Adwoa. He belongs to mixed ethnicity; Nigerian, Ghanaian, and English. His maternal grandparents were Joseph Emmanuel Appiah. His maternal uncle is Kwame Anthony Appiah, who is a philosopher, cultural theorist, and novelist.

Edun was eleven years old when he moved to the United Kingdom. He attended Eton College and later read Classics at Christ’s College, Cambridge (University of Cambridge). He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting in 2008.

Edun’s Father Encouraged Him To Enter Banking

The 37 years old actor’s father, who is a financier, encouraged him to start banking as a career. So, he even interned with Citigroup. Regarding acting career, he started his acting career in 2000, appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the show Kassandra as the character of Clifford. 

His theatre works Romeo and Juliet, Lionboy, The Deep Blue Sea, and Translations. The actor has worked in television series like The Fixer, Lucifer, Merlin, Law & Order: UK, Doctor Who, Elementary, Bates Motel, The Hour, A Discovery of Witches, The capture, Death in Paradise, among others.

Similarly, Edun has worked in a handful of movies like A Serial Killer’s Guide to Life, What Happened to Monday, Dying of the Light, Cinderella, Banana Island Ghost, In the Cloud, Dara Ju, and many others.

What Is Edun’s Current Relationship Status?

The 37 years old actor has not opened up much about his personal life. He did not reveal anything about his dating life and relationship history.

Also, while surfing around his Instagram, he has posted numerous pictures with stars like Cassper Nyovest, Aisha Lesley Bentham, and others.

CAPTION: Adetomiwa Edun often posts updates of his professional activities SOURCE: Instagram

How Much Is Adetomiwa Edun’s Net Worth?

Edun has worked on dozens of projects, including theatre works, movies, and television series. He definitely is earning a decent figure of money from his acting career, endorsements, and deals.

As of 2021, Adetomiwa Edun’s net worth is reported to be $2 million. As an actor, his salary might be around $50 thousand per annum, which is the basic average salary of an actor.

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