Saheed Balogun: Biography, Age, Movies, Family & Career

Saheed Balogun: Biography, Age, Movies, Family & Career

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

Saheed Balogun

Early life and career

Saidi was born on February 5, 1967, in Enugu State, South-east Nigeria but hails from Oyo State, Nigeria where he had his primary, secondary and tertiary education. He graduated from Kwara State Polytechnic. 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 before then.

Personal life

He was initially married to nollywood actress, Fathia Balogun but they got separated. He has two children Khalid and Aliyah 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)