Who is Afeez Agoro Oladimeji

Afeez Agoro Oladimeji was a Nigerian citizen who was previously recognized as the tallest man in Nigeria. He stood at 2.25 metres (7 ft 5 in), shorter than his 2.41 metres (7 ft 11 in) compatriot, Abiodun Adegoke, who is likely the tallest man in Nigeria.

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Afeez Agoro Oladimeji was born on December 13, 1975, in Sabo Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria. He had normal growth until he developed an ailment at the age of nineteen and when taken to a hospital, was diagnosed with Acromegaly, known commonly as gigantism, which made him grow vertically at a very rapid rate. Agoro unsuccessfully tried to combat the ailment and stood at a height of 7 ft ‘5 inch” which made him among the tallest people in Africa.

He obtained his ordinary National Diploma certificate from the University of Lagos and went further to get his Higher National Diploma certificate from the Lagos state Polytechnic.

Afeez Agoro Oladimeji Cause of death, Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career


Afeez Agoro Oladimeji died on June 14, 2023, at the age of 48, after a prolonged battle with Acromegaly. He was buried in his hometown of Sabo Yaba, Lagos State.

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Cause of Death

Agoro died of complications from Acromegaly, a condition that causes the body to produce too much growth hormone. Acromegaly can lead to a number of health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.

Personal Life

Agoro was married and had two children. He was a devout Muslim and was known for his charitable work.

Afeez Agoro Oladimeji Cause of death, Biography, Net Worth, Age, Career
Afeez Agoro and His Wife

Net Worth 

Before his death, Afeez Agoro Oladimeji had an estimated net worth of $50,000.


Agoro’s career began in the early 2000s, when he started appearing in television shows and commercials. He quickly became one of the most recognizable actors in Nigeria, due to his height. 

Afeez Agoro Oladimeji,  had the opportunity to feature in movies, starred in a reality TV show called I Am Agoro that aired on Linda Ikeji TV (LITV) in August 2018. The show was centered around his life and what it feels like living as the tallest man in Nigeria.

He also appeared in a number of Nigerian films, including “The Giant” and “The Last Warrior.”

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