Rotimi, an American actor and singer of Nigerian descent, real name Olurotimi Akinosho is best known for his role as Darius Morrison on the Starz Network’s Boss in Power series
Here are 8 facts about the handsome actor.
1. Rotimi was born in Maplewood, New Jersey to Nigerian parents, his father an investment banker of Yoruba origin and his mother of Igbo origin,
2. He attended Columbia High School where he was marked out as a talent both on the school’s basketball team and the choir. He continued his studies at Northwester University and graduated with a Communications minor in Business.
3. Back in high school, he won the Apollo Theater’s Amateur Night award twice at the age of 15.
4. At his first with acting, Rotimi auditioned and subsequently got his first acting role on Boss (TV series) as drug dealer Darius Morrison Rotimi also appeared in three episodes of ABC’s Betrayal.
5. A contemporary R&B artist, Rotimi released two digital mixtapes, titled The Resume and While You Wait.
6. Rotimi is the lead model/spokesperson of rapper T.I.’s AKOO Clothing
7. Rotimi in 2012 was affiliated to Nigerian record label, Empire Mates Entertainment and made a US Tour with WizKid, Banky W and Skales
8. Rotimi is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of FrontRoSeat Productions.