Lateef Adedimeji disclose amount he was paid for movie roles in 2014

Lateef Adedimeji disclose amount he was paid for movie roles in 2014

Nigerian actor and director Lateef Adedimeji has opened up about his early days in the film industry, disclosing that he was underpaid for his work despite playing lead roles.

In a recent episode of the “Deep Dive” podcast hosted by Teju Babyface, Lateef Adedimeji shared that in 2014, he received as little as N4,000 (approximately $10) for a lead role.

He considered this period a learning opportunity, and his pay increased to N100,000 to N200,000 per movie role in 2015.

Lateef expressed that many people might find it hard to believe that he wasn’t earning a higher amount until 2015-2016, emphasizing that the early days were a learning process.

His spoken truths highlights the challenges faced by actors in the Nigerian film industry, particularly during the early stages of their careers.

Despite the small pay, Lateef Adedimeji’s dedication and passion for his craft have contributed to his growth and success in the industry.

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