Ibrahim Yekini (Itele d’icon) hails from Lafenwa, Abeokuta, Ogun State. He was born on the in Kano State. He is an award-winning Nollywood actor, writer, and producer, and director, he features mostly in Yoruba movies.
Ibrahim Yekini grew up in the northern region of Nigeria, specifically in Kano State, where he had is education.
The obtained is First Leaving School Certificate from the Zawaye primary school and his Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (SSCE) from the Ahmadiyah Secondary School. He is yet to further his education.
Itele D’Icon started his acting career in Iju Ishaga, Lagos State when he enrolled for an apprenticeship with the Folorunsho Adejobi theatre group in 1998.
In 2000, Ibrahim Yekini featured in his first Nollywood movie titled: “Dapo Tori Ti E”, he featured as a criminal in the movie.
His first movie production was titled: “Itele”, got his nickname from the movie title.
His second production was “Ekun Meta” directed by Don Richard, he learned his directorial skill from him. The two have done a lot of productions together. This movie brought him to the limelight.
in 2019, he wrote, produced, and directed the Yoruba blockbuster “Return Of Kesari” alongside the renowned director Tope Adebayo.
As he won “Best Lead Actor In A Movie” award he share photos on Instagram and wrote;
WE WON AGAIN FAM.🏆