Fisayo Akinade
Fisayo Akinade (Photo Source: Heartstoppertv's Instagram)

Nowadays, we can all agree that inclusivity can be seen in every aspect of human civilization. However, certain protests, such as 'Black Lives Matter,' are still held at the same time because, aside from harassing individuals because of their skin color, there are other forms of discrimination, such as a lack of chances for those who are regarded different in the human race. Many others have lost hope for their aspirations under similar circumstances, but people like Fisayo Akinade are living proof that if you have passion, no one can underestimate you.

Fisayo Akinade is a British-Nigerian actor widely known for his role as Dean in 2015 Channel 4’s gay life TV series, Cucumber which was directed by Russell T Davies. On another note, many people might also identify Fisayo for portraying the role of Dean Monroe in the sister series of Channel 4’s Cucumber, Banana which also aired in 2015 on E4. In his spare time, the actor likes traveling to places like London, cooking, reading, shopping for clothes, etc.

How Old Is Fisayo Akinade?

Fisayo Akinade’s birthday is on December 28, and he was born in 1987, in Liverpool, England. So, his age is 34 years. Born on December 28, his zodiac sign is Capricorn and his nationality is British. In addition, he belongs to mixed ethnicity and he follows Christianity as his religion. In the same way, Fisayo was raised in Nigeria by his parents for the first 4 years of his childhood, before relocating to the United Kingdom where he grew up mostly in the Fallowfield and Moss side areas of Manchester.

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Moreover, the actor's parents' and other family members' identities have remained a mystery. Though Akinade stated in a 2021 interview with Black History Month Magazine that when he informed his parents that he wanted to be an actor, they were initially very supportive, but they expressed their concerns that acting is a volatile industry and that they were terrified to watch Fisayo suffer. Fisayo struggled in real life, but he didn't reveal it to his parents to make them feel better.

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Is Fisayo Akinade Highly Educated?

As per the academic training of Fisayo Akinade, he attended drop-in drama classes at the Contact Theatre, and eventually joined the Contact Young Actors Company, and workshops at the Royal Exchange Theatre. Later, he enrolled at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London to train his acting on a professional level.

When Did Fisayo Akinade Start His Career?

Initially, Fisayo first debuted as a professional actor in 2013 through the role of Ben in a short film called Lifesaver. In the same year, he debuted in the TV show through the role of Vlad Supporter 1 in comedy-drama series called Fresh Meat. In the following years, Akinade gave significant movies like The Works, The Girl with All the Gifts, The Isle, and so on. Whereas, the actor also participated in several TV series like The Vote, Silent Witness, Romeo & Juliet, Atlanta, Ordinary Lies, and A Very English Scandal, to name a few.

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Conversely, the 2015 role of Dean Monroe in a series directed by Russell T Davies, ‘Cucumber’ and ‘Banana’ helped Fisayo to receive a breakthrough in his career. Nonetheless, he received worldwide recognition after appearing as Mr. Ajayi in the Netflix anticipated series, ‘Heartstopper’ of 2022. Moreover, Akinade has also been one of the rumored to be one of the actors who is expected to take over as the next Doctor in the famous sci-fi TV series, Doctor Who.

Who Is The Wife Of Fisayo Akinade?

According to the media reports, Fisayo Akinade is openly gay, but he hasn’t revealed whether or not he has a partner at present. Further, there is no rumor regarding his girlfriend or boyfriend. On top of that, unlike many other celebrities who let their fans know about their whereabouts through their social media accounts, Fisayo isn’t active on Instagram, making it more difficult to ascertain his relationship status. Nonetheless, considering that the actor is secretive, Akinade might be dating someone in private.

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What Is The Net Worth Of Fisayo Akinade?

To begin with, Fisayo Akinade is a career-driven individual who, having worked in the entertainment sector for a long time, has amassed great expertise and a sizable fortune. Fisayo has a total of more than 20 acting credits to his name. Aside from that, before deciding to pursue acting, he was an ambitious gymnast. He also provided vocal work for Blood & Truth, a 2019 first-person shooter video game.

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Not to add, in 2015, Akinade tried his hand at a web series called Tofu, which received a lot of great attention. Curtis Brown, Fisayo Akinade's agent, also assists him in finding more qualitative changes in the entertainment industry, such as modeling, advertising, acting, and so on. Therefore, according to the wiki, the net worth of Fisayo Akinade is $1 million.

How Tall Is Fisayo Akinade?

The 34-year-old performer, Fisayo Akinade has a slim body type and he stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m, 175 cm) and weighs around 70 kg (154 lbs). Likewise, he has black hair and a beautiful pair of brown eyes.

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