[Biography] Saheed Balogun



Saheed Balogun (sometimes spelled as “Saidi”) (born February 5, 1967) is a veteran Nigerian actor, film-maker, director and producer.

Early life and career

Saidi was born on February 5, 1967, in Kwara State, North Central Nigeria but hails from Oyo State, Nigeria where he had his primary, secondary and tertiary education. He graduated from Kwara State Polytechnic (now Kwara State University).  He began acting in 1978, when he presented his first television program titled “Youth Today” on NTA. He produced his first film titled City Girl in 1989 but had featured, produced and directed several Nigerian films. He has featured, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years.

Personal life

He was married to nollywood actress, Fathia Balogun but is now separated. He has two children Khalid and Aaliyah Balogun.

Selected filmography

  • Modupe Temi ( Thankful ) – The first two cast movie in Africa
  • Gbogbo Ere ( Total profit ) – The first three cast movie in west Africa
  • Third Party – The first ever ankara movie in Africa
  • Òfin mósè (2006).
  • Family on Fire (2011)

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