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Wale Adenuga Biography And Net Worth 2023

Wale Adenuga (Also Known as Papa Ajasco) was born on 24 September 1950, Ile-Ife. He is from Osun State, Nigeria. Wale is a cartoonist, publisher and Movie industry producer. His Notable works include; Super Story and Papa Ajasco. 

Wale Adenuga Net Worth 2023

Wale Adenuga has been in existence in the Nigerian Movies Industry.

Wale Adenuga net worth is estimated to be about  $5 million as of 2023. The source of income is generated from brand endorsement deals, investment and Movie Productions.

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Full Name Wale Adenuga
Also Known As Papa Ajasco
Date Of Birth 24 September 1950
State Of Origin Ogun State,Nigeria
Year Of Active 1983 – presently
Net Worth $5m
Wife Ehiwenma Adenuga 


Adenuga, the son of a tobacco merchant, grew up in Ibadan and attended the Ibadan City Academy for his O-Levels before transferring to King’s College in Lagos for his higher school diploma, where he established a pop band that eventually disbanded.

Acting Career

In 1983, Adenuga published the celluloid film Papa Ajasco, which was modeled on the main character in Ikebe Super and was launched before the growth of the film industry. In an industry driven by Yoruba productions, Papa Ajasco made history as the first English comedy. 

In 1995, a film adaptation of Binta was released, renamed Binta My Daughter. A year later, the Nigerian television sitcom Papa Ajasco (previously The Ajasco Family) premiered to acclaim. The old characters returned in this small-screen adaptation, as well as a new character named Pa James, who was created to avoid insulting Muslims. (“We didn’t want [a muslim] who did things like Pa Jimoh by himself.”) 

Wale Adenuga’s awards

He was honored with five (5) awards at the Nigeria Film Festival, 2002. Which are The Best Producer, Best Script Writer, Best Director, Best Television Drama and Best Socially Relevant Television Production.

Also, he was a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR), 2009.

Wale Adenuga Wife

He has been married to Ehiwenma Adenuga since 1975. The couple who were once students at the University of Lagos, Nigeria and their marriage is blessed with five children.

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