May 23, 2024

Waris Olayinka Akinwade (born on June 18, 1997; Age: 26 years), known professionally as Ola Of Lagos, is a renowned figure in Nigeria, celebrated for his unwavering determination and exceptional work ethic. Through relentless dedication and hard work, he has carved a prominent niche in the Nigerian social media landscape. Ola has gained widespread recognition as a prolific Instagram influencer, captivating audiences with engaging content and unique perspective.

His notable achievements lie in his expertise in car reviews, a niche where he has truly excelled. His insightful and detailed car reviews have earned him a loyal following and established him as a prominent authority in the field. His passion for automobiles is evident in the meticulous research and genuine enthusiasm he brings to his reviews.

Early Life 

Ola hails from the vibrant community of Lagos state in Nigeria. He was born into the esteemed Akinwade family, growing up along with his siblings, whose identities have been kept away from the public eye. His early years were shaped by the close-knit community where he grew up.

Education played a crucial role in Ola of Lagos’ life. He embarked on his educational journey, attending both primary and secondary school in Lagos state. These early experiences laid the foundation for his academic prowess and contributed to shaping his character and perspective on life. 

Raised in a middle-class family, Ola of Lagos faced challenges from a young age, instilling in him a drive to succeed and uplift his family. Determined to overcome adversity, he bravely undertook various odd jobs in his neighbourhood, demonstrating his resilience and tenacity to survive and make a difference in his life and the lives of his loved ones.


A tale to be told as the life of a hustler began in the vast environment of the island in Lagos, Ola found himself choked with responsibilities both for himself and his family. 

With what fate has for him, his journey took a different step as he strolled through the clear roads of Lekki in Lagos, was incited by the luxuries of an extravagant lifestyle, and took up the passion of a narrative. With a clear understanding, Ola turned his visuals into what excites the public based on the flashy cars that thrilled him and resolved that he had found a niche.

In the space of time, he became noticed by a famous influencer, Tunde Ednut, who was awed by his narrative and introduced him to the world of opportunity as he became an attraction, gradually from a thriving advert spokesman to a well-recognized personality on social media; through the influence of Davido, he launched into fame and popularity. 

Personal Life 

Ola of Lagos found love in a unique way, being introduced to his romantic partner through a scene in one of Adekunle Gold’s music videos. In this video, he openly expressed his deep affection and commitment to his girlfriend, Omobolanle Mi, making heartfelt and enduring vows for a lifetime together. This romantic chapter in his life was not kept secret; instead, he proudly showcased his love and devotion on his Instagram account, allowing his audience to witness and celebrate the love story unfolding. Through his public displays of affection, he shared the joy of his relationship, creating a beautiful narrative that resonated with his followers.

Ola currently lives in his mansion in the heart of Lagos and also drives luxurious cars, which are accounted to his name.

Social Media 

  • Instagram: @ola_of_lagos 
  • Youtube: @Ola of Lagos 
  • Twitter: @ItsHimOlaa 

Net Worth 

The automobile narrative and influential personality have earned himself a name and fame due to his thrive for success and accounted to have an estimated net worth of $500,000

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