Ibrahim Yekini Itele Biography

Ibrahim Yekini Bakare popularly known as Itele d'icon is an award winning Nigerian actor, movie producer and scriptwriter born on January 1, 1980 in Bariga, Lagos state. He is originally from Abeokuta, Ogun state and attended Moshood biola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta. His popular works are Kesari and Lucifer both released in 2019.

Ibrahim Yekini Itele

Ibrahim Yekini Itele
Ibrahim Yekini Itele

Birth Name Ibrahim Yekini Bakare
Birth Date / Age January 1, 1980 (age 40 years)
Birth Place Bariga, Lagos
Residence Lagos State, Nigeria
Home Town Abeokuta, Ogun state
Nationality Nigerian
Gender Male
Other Names
  • Itele
  • Itele d'icon
Spouse(s) Wunmi (m. 2016)
Children 1
Marital Status Married
Relationship Type Heterosexual
  • Actor
  • Scriptwriter
  • Producer
  • Director
Years Active 2005 – Present
Associated acts
  • Lateef Adedimeji
  • Aremu Afolayan
Net Worth n/a
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Favorite People
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Skin Complexion Black Skin
Hair Color Black hair
Religion Muslim
  • Yoruba
  • English
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Alma mater
  • Moshood biola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta
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Social Media Handles
Social Facebook
Website https://instagram.com/iteledicon01

Birth Place and Origin

born on January 1, 1980 in Bariga, Lagos state. He is originally a native of Abeokuta, Ogun state by parents.


Ibrahim attended Moshood biola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta.


Ibrahim Yekini Itele got his first appearance in the movie “Ijakumo Mefa” and the movie made impact in his life, this movie “Ijakumo Mefa” was one of the movie that break him through.

In 2019, Ibrahim Yekini became the first ever nollywood actor to have millions of views on YouTube with "Return of Kesari" and "Lucifer" both released in 2019.

Associated Acts

Ibrahim has worked with top notable actors across the country such as Odunlade Adekola, Femi Adebayo, Tunde Usman, Kelvin Ikeduba, and many others.

Personal Life

Ibrahim Yekini Itele got engaged to his beautiful wife, Wunmi in June 2016 and their union is blessed with a child.


2015AniniAnini the lawProducer & Director
2018KesariKesariProducer & Director
2018The ChefDirector
2019Billionaire's DaughtersDirector

  • Kesari (2019)
  • Return of Kesari (2019)
  • Lucifer (2019)


  • City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba)
  • City People Movie Award for Movie Director of the Year (Yoruba)