Alex Lanipekun Net Worth, Twitter, Age, Married, Divorce, Career, Education

Published Date   20th Sep. 2017, 23:00 pm
Alex Lanipekun Net Worth, Twitter, Age, Married, Divorce, Career, Education
Quick Info
Birth Name: Alex Lanipekun
Nationality: British

The prominent British actor Alex Lanipekun is known best for his work in the BBC drama series Spooks as character Ben Kaplan. Alex Lanipekun net worth is known to have been amassed from his work in film, TV and also theater. Alex Lanipekun career as an actor has taken him to work in movies like Second Coming, Legacy, Twenty8k, and more.


Alex Lanipekun is a British actor who has gained wide fame or his remarkable career as a TV, movie and theater artist. Alex Lanipekun net worth is known to be high and sourced from his work in movies and TV series like Homeland, The Missing, Clash of the Titans, and more. Alex Lanipekun career has mostly taken him to work for BBC TV series. Alex Lanipekun twitter has details of his personal as well as professional life.

Early Life

Alex Lanipekun was born Alexander Olaseni James Lanipekun on 7th April, 1981 in London, England. Alex Lanipekun was born to a Nigerian father and a half Italian and half English mother. His parents had a divorce when he was the tender age of 4. So, at the age, he went on to live in Brixton to Finsbury Park with his single mother. His mother worked as a secondary school music teacher. Alex Lanipekun grew up with his younger brother and sister who lived in South London with his father and his second wife.


Alex Lanipekun went on to receive his education from the Crowland Junior School. He eventually went on to attend St Aidan’s Primary School. He finally finished his school years in Rokesly Junior School. Alex then went on to attend Christ’s Hospital School in Horsham, West Sussex with a financial scholarship. Alex then joined the Westminster College. Lanipekun went on to have an A-levels degree in English, Psychology, History, Drama and Religious Studies. Alex went on to attend University College London from where he received a Grant to study for a BSc in Anthropology. He was very much interested in taking up a career in the entertainment sector thus he joined Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Since he was not much financially stable, he was helped by numerous Arts Charities and Foundations.

Film Career

Alex Lanipekun went on to work as a freelancer for Alexander Amosu’s online magazine ‘ICON’ as an Entertainment Editor for eighteen months. Alex Lanipekun then made his film debut in 2001’s The Fourth Angel as a mugger. For almost 9 years he was out of the film industry. Then in 2010, he was seen as Captain in Clash of the Titans. A year later he appeared in Blitz. In 2012 he was seen in two movies, Dead Europe, and Twenty8k. In 2014 Alex Lanipekun appeared in three movies like Legacy, Second Coming, and Resonant Frequency.

TV Career

Alex Lanipekun made his TV debut in 2007 in BBC’s Drama series Spooks as character Ben Kaplan. He is till date recognized for this character of his. Alex then appeared in BBC2’s Beautiful People and BBC 1’s Being Human. He is also noted for his work in TV series like Death in Paradise, The Borgias as charater Mohammed. For BBC, he has appeared in shows like The Missing, and Way To Go. Alex has been seen in the Channel 4 series like New Cross and London Irish. He is seen as the recurring character James Harman in 24: Live Another Day. Also he has appeared in 4 episodes of Homeland as character Hank Bonham. He also appears as character DC Sean Armitage in BBC Radio 4, show The Interrogation.

Other works

Alex Lanipekun is also famous for his work in Theatre. In 2004 he performed Eyes Catch Fire in the Finborough Theater. He has also done Hamlet in 2010 and 2011 in the National Theatre. His last theater act was in 2013’s Amygdala in The Print Room. Apart from acting, he has also offered his voice for the Nike Asia’s ‘Use Sports’ campaign. Alex Lanipekun has also voiced Nil in the PlayStation exclusive game “Horizon Zero Dawn” in 2017. Alex Lanipekun was also a member of the Hip Hop Collective named ONE. They distributed through their own label titled CARGO.

Personal Life

Alex Lanipekun is mostly seen busy in his career and rarely has time to go on dates. Although Alex Lanipekun has been associated romantically with many of his co-stars, he has not officially claimed any relationship affairs. It is safe to say that Alex Lanipekun is currently single.

Body Measurements

Alex Lanipekun age at present is 31 years. Alex Lanipekun age exceeds his charming looks. He has perfectly maintained his figure all these years. Alex Lanipekun has a clean bald head and some moustache that makes him look very desirable. Alex Lanipekun stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inches.

Net Worth and Salary

Alex Lanipekun net worth is estimated to be very high. Alex Lanipekun net worth represents his hard work and enthusiasm at his work. Alex Lanipekun salary coming from his work in movies and TV series like Homeland, Clash of the Titans, Second Coming, and more is very high. Alex Lanipekun net worth is known to increase in the coming years through his promising career.

Awards and Recognition

Alex Lanipekun is a huge inspiration to many aspiring young actors who want to be as triumphant as he is in the field of acting.  Alex has been honored many times throughout his career as an exceptional actor. He is the recipient of the Carleton Hobbs Award in 2007.

Alex Lanipekun, as a member of the Hip-Hop Collective ‘ONE’ has been recognized in the music industry as well. He along with ONE was nominated also for a MOBO Award when they reached the finale of the Unsung Competition for independent artists. However, they did not win. Alex Lanipekun twitter account has details of his day to day life and world views. Alex Lanipekun bio can be found on several social media sites like Wikipedia, IMDB, Facebook, Twitter, and more.

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