Smart Adeyemi Biography, Age, Wife, Daughter, Education, Family, Career, Net Worth

Senator Smart Adeyemi is a Nigerian Journalist, politician and lawmaker. He is the senator representing Kogi West in the 9th National Assembly. Smart Adeyemi was born on 18th August 1960 in Kogi State, Nigeria.

Smart Adeyemi Profile


Smart Adeyemi

Real Name

Smart Adeyemi

Date of Birth

18th August 1960


60 years (2020)

State of Origin

Kogi, Nigeria




Political Party

All Progressive Congress (APC)




Yemisi Smart Adeyemi

Net Worth

$1 Million – $5 Million

Smart Adeyemi Biography

Smart Adeyemi Education

Smart Adeyemi attended Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO). He holds a post-graduate diploma in Public Relations, diploma in Law, advanced diploma in Mass Communication, and master’s in Public Administration all from the same university.

Smart Adeyemi Age

Smart Adeyemi was born on the 18th of August, 1960.

Smart Adeyemi Daughter Wedding

Deola Smart, daughter of Senator Adeyemi Smart married luxury designer, Malivelihood on Saturday, December 5th.

The wedding took place at the National Ecumenical Centre Abuja.

Present at the wedding ceremony was Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo.

See photos of the wedding ceremony below

Smart Adeyemi Career

Smart Adeyemi is a journalist. He was the National President of the Nigerian Union of Journalists from 1999 to 2006.

In 2006, Sen. Adeyemi picked nomination form to represent Kogi West under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He won the party primaries and was elected for a first term in office.

While in the Senate, Adeyemi was the chairman senate committee on Privatization, Industry, Federal Character & Inter-Government Affairs and the vice chairman of the Northern Senators Forum.

In 2011, Smart Adeyemi ran for a second term in office under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was elected for a second term in office.

In 2015, Adeyemi was defeated by Senator Dino Melaye in the 2015 general elections.

Adeyemi defected to All Progressive Congress (APC). He lost to Dino Melaye in the 2019 gubernatorial election.

However, he defeated the incumbent lawmaker Dino Melaye of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a supplementary election ordered by the Supreme Court.

Senator Smart Adeyemi

Smart Adeyemi Wife

Smart Adeyemi is happily married to Mrs Yemisi Smart Adeyemi. The couple met while Yemisi was working as a newscaster with the Nigerian Television Authority, Ilorin. Sen. Smart was also working with the NTA then as a sports reporter.

In an interview with Vanguardngr, Mrs Adeyemi revealed that they went this far because of their belief in God. According to her, they were living based on the teaching of Jesus Christ.

The union is blessed with children, including Deola Smart, the founder of Tuvia Mobile and No1 Hotel. Deola got married to her heartthrob, Malivelihood in December 2020.

Yemisi, the wife of Senator Smart Adeyemi, is dead.

Late Yemisi Adeyemi
Late Yemisi Adeyemi
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