Yemi Shodimu is a multi-talented individual from Nigeria known for his roles as a Yoruba dramatist, television presenter, film director, and filmmaker. Born in Abeokuta, he grew up immersed in the Yoruba culture, spending his formative years at the palace of the Alake of Egbaland. His educational journey led him to Obafemi Awolowo University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in dramatic art. He furthered his studies at the University of Lagos, obtaining a Master of Arts degree in Mass communication.
Yemi Shodimu embarked on his acting journey in 1976, marking the same year he debuted in the movie "Village Head Master." One of his prominent roles was portraying Ajani in the iconic movie "Oleku," which was directed and produced by Tunde Kelani. In 2018, he took on the role of producer for the satirical stage play series titled "Isale Eko." With a career spanning various artistic endeavors, Yemi Shodimu Listen has made significant contributions to the Nigerian entertainment industry.