Rotimi is also known as Olurotimi Akinosho is a Nigerian-American actor, model, and singer. He is known for his role as Darius Morrison on the Starz series Boss. He is also known as DRE. He stars as Andre Coleman on Power.
His father is a Banker who deals mainly with investments and is of Yoruba origin and his mother is of Igbo origin. He attended Columbia high school in his early life and not only was he on the varsity basketball team but also in the honors choir. He continued his higher learning at Northwestern University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication with a minor in Business back in 2010.
He was born on November 30th, 1988 in Maplewood, New Jersey, in the U.S.A to Nigerian Parents. As of 2021, he is 33 years old.
He stands at 1.78 m. He has also not revealed any details about his body measurements among other personal details. They will be updated soon.
Rotimi Marriage/ Dating/Wedding/Wife
Rotimi is happily married to Tanzanian singer and songwriter, Vanessa Mdee. The two went public with their relationship in November 2019. Rotimi and Vanessa got engaged back in December 2020 in Atlanta and tied the knot in 2021. Furthermore, the couple is blessed to have a son of their own by the name of Seven Akinosho.
Rotimi and Vanessa’s Child
Rotimi and his wife Vanessa welcomed their first child together, a baby boy on September 29, 2021. The baby boy was named Seven Adeoluwa Akinosho
Quick Facts About Rotimi
|Age||33 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Rotimi Net Worth
His estimated Net worth is around $1 Million – $5 Million. Sources have revealed that his net salary, cars, and lifestyle are still under review. Therefore, it will be updated soon. It was also confirmed that he has managed to build his name in the music industry earning him endorsements from various places all over the globe.
His first trial with acting was when he auditioned and subsequently got the first role as drug dealer Darius Marrison on Boss. He then appeared in three episodes of Abc’s Betrayal. Rotimi finally made his silver screen debut in the movie Black Nativity back in 2013.
Next, he appeared in the high-grossing film Divergent in 2014. In 2016 he featured in the cast of the movie Deuces alongside Lance Gross and Larenz Tate. This made him land in the cast of Star z TV series Power as a series regular role Andre Coleman.
Rotimi was also featured severally as Danny on Battle Creek. He was also a contemporary R&B artist who released two digital mixtapes titled The Resume released in 2011 and While You Wait also released in 2011.
His music has been featured on U.S.-based entertainment and international entertainment platforms like MTV, MTV Base, and VH one Soul. He has done openings on stage for Jennifer Hudson, T.I., Estelle, and NERD. He has even performed on BET’s show 106 and Park and then appeared in R&b singer Keyshia Cole’s music Video “Trust and Believe” like Cole’s cheating boyfriend.
He garnered musical placement with “I’m the One” on the first episode of Boss. American Rapper and the executive producer of Power 50 cent signed him up to his Label in 2015. He then released his first G-Unit single LOTTO featuring 50 cents.
Rotimi finally released DOIN IT a single from his 5- track project Summer Bangerz. He released his first debut album called Jeep music VOL.1 in 2017. He is also the lead model and spokesman of rapper T.I.’s AKOO Clothing Spring and Summer campaign since April 2012.
It is an American crime drama television series created and produced by Courtney A. Kemp. It has run for five seasons now. It centers on the story of James St. Patrick a ruthless drug dealer nicknamed GHOST who is determined to quit the criminal world order to support his legal business interests as a nightclub owner.
James also aims to balance these two lives while avoiding police custody. Rotimi plays the role of the drug dealer Darius. The show is set and filmed in New York City.
The following is his filmography since he started acting:
- 2013 Black Nativity
- 2014 Divergent
- 2015 Darkest Before Dawn
- 2017 Imperial Dreams
- 2017 Burning Sands
- 2017 Deuces
- 2018 Acts of Violence
- 2011 Cooper and Stone
- 2011–12 Boss
- 2013 Betrayal
- 2015 Battle Creek
- 2015–present Power
- 2017 BET Experience
- 2018 Law and Order: Special Victims Unit
His Mix Tapes and songs include:
- Want more
- Living Foul
- Doin it
- What we do
- Anything goes
Rotimi Summer Bangerz
This an album he released in 2016 which has the following songs
- Doin it
- Have you
- Moving on
- Hit’ em