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Dayo Okeniyi

Nigerian American Actor, Popularly Known for Playing the Role of Thresh in The Hunger Games

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Raised in Lagos Nigeria, Dayo Okeniyi (Pronounced: Die-o Okay-ni-yii) began acting in theatre at his elementary school. In 2003, Okeniyi, the youngest of five siblings, moved from Nigeria with his family to the United States. His father, now a retired customs officer and mother, a British literature teacher, were adamant that their children receive an education in the United States. Dayo Okeniyi received a Bachelor's degree of visual communications design in 2009. After College he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting, his true passion.

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  • Dayo Okeniyi is probably the first Nigerian actor to be shot by J-Lo

    He's the cop who gets shot by Jennifer Lopez. In the new NBC police drama, "Shades of Blue," actor Dayo Okeniyi plays an officer who takes a bullet to his bulletproof vest as part of an elaborate cover-up for shooting a guy. And he's part of a mini-trend: Actors with Nigerian roots making it big in Hollywood.

  • Dayo Okeniyi Books Plump Role In Dark Love Triangle Drama ...

    Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh in The Hunger Games) is in negotiations to star opposite Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde in Universal's Endless Love. Said to be a big ...

  • 'Endless Love' actor Dayo Okeniyi is busy and he likes it that way ...

    Dayo Okeniyi might have to think about getting a personal assistant. The Nigerian actor's schedule is filling up quickly with recent roles in The Hunger Games ...

  • Dayo Okeniyi to Appear on ‘Revolution’ Tonight

    Not only is Maria Howell (Seeder) a part of NBC’s “Revolution”, but in this week’s episode, you can also catch Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh)!

  • Dayo Okeniyi's star is rising

    If you’ve seen Dayo Okeniyi’s turn as beyond-buff Thresh in last year’s adaptation of The Hunger Games, you won’t be surprised that, when I ask if he’ll split an order of dumplings at RA Sushi in Midtown, he asks if they’re steamed. But you might be surprised at his response when I explain that, regrettably, they aren’t, and wonder, is he on a diet?

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Dayo Okeniyi?

    Booking fees for Dayo Okeniyi, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dayo Okeniyi, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Dayo Okeniyi?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dayo Okeniyi for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dayo Okeniyi for your next private or corporate function.
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Dayo Okeniyi

Nigerian American Actor, Popularly Known for Playing the Role of Thresh in The Hunger Games

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Dayo Okeniyi Biography

Raised in Lagos Nigeria, Dayo Okeniyi (Pronounced: Die-o Okay-ni-yii) began acting in theatre at his elementary school. In 2003, Okeniyi, the youngest of five siblings, moved from Nigeria with his family to the United States. His father, now a retired customs officer and mother, a British literature teacher, were adamant that their children receive an education in the United States. Dayo Okeniyi received a Bachelor's degree of visual communications design in 2009. After College he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting, his true passion.

Dayo Okeniyi Videos

  • Dayo Okeniyi Talks CAVMEN & ENDLESS LOVE - YouTube
  • Dayo Okeniyi Of HUNGER GAMES With AJ (Official) - YouTube
  • Dayo Okeniyi on 'The Hunger Games,' Audition & Jennifer Lawrence ...

FAQs on booking Dayo Okeniyi

  • How to book Dayo Okeniyi?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dayo Okeniyi for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dayo Okeniyi, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dayo Okeniyi or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dayo Okeniyi?

    Booking fees for Dayo Okeniyi, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dayo Okeniyi, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dayo Okeniyi?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dayo Okeniyi for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dayo Okeniyi for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dayo Okeniyi or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dayo Okeniyi or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dayo Okeniyi is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dayo Okeniyi for your event is available upon request. Dayo Okeniyi generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peter Facinelli, John Cena, Colton Haynes, Edward Furlong and Bruce Boxleitner. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dayo Okeniyi for an upcoming event.

Dayo Okeniyi Speaker Videos

  • Dayo Okeniyi Talks CAVMEN & ENDLESS LOVE - YouTube
    Dayo Okeniyi Of HUNGER GAMES With AJ (Official) - YouTube
  • Dayo Okeniyi on 'The Hunger Games,' Audition & Jennifer Lawrence ...

Dayo Okeniyi News

  • Dayo Okeniyi is probably the first Nigerian actor to be shot by J-Lo

    He's the cop who gets shot by Jennifer Lopez. In the new NBC police drama, "Shades of Blue," actor Dayo Okeniyi plays an officer who takes a bullet to his bulletproof vest as part of an elaborate cover-up for shooting a guy. And he's part of a mini-trend: Actors with Nigerian roots making it big in Hollywood.

  • Dayo Okeniyi Books Plump Role In Dark Love Triangle Drama ...

    Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh in The Hunger Games) is in negotiations to star opposite Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde in Universal's Endless Love. Said to be a big ...

  • 'Endless Love' actor Dayo Okeniyi is busy and he likes it that way ...

    Dayo Okeniyi might have to think about getting a personal assistant. The Nigerian actor's schedule is filling up quickly with recent roles in The Hunger Games ...

  • Dayo Okeniyi to Appear on ‘Revolution’ Tonight

    Not only is Maria Howell (Seeder) a part of NBC’s “Revolution”, but in this week’s episode, you can also catch Dayo Okeniyi (Thresh)!

  • Dayo Okeniyi's star is rising

    If you’ve seen Dayo Okeniyi’s turn as beyond-buff Thresh in last year’s adaptation of The Hunger Games, you won’t be surprised that, when I ask if he’ll split an order of dumplings at RA Sushi in Midtown, he asks if they’re steamed. But you might be surprised at his response when I explain that, regrettably, they aren’t, and wonder, is he on a diet?

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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