After the then NBC hit The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air aired its final episode after six seasons and 148 episodes on 20 May 1996, it was announced in August 2021 that Will Smith and Morgan Cooper will be developing a reboot of the series. As confirmation, Peacock gave Bel-Air a 2-season order in September 2021. And soon the full cast for a more dramatic reboot was also declared.
Now, in the rest of the Wiki-writing get to know all about Olly Sholotan, the Nigerian-American actor, musician, songwriter, and producer who is said to play the role of pompous Carlton Banks who was well-portrayed by actor Alfonso Ribeiro in the original film.
Olly Sholotan On Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air
Olly Sholotan, with the full name Olamide Sholotan, is very excited about Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
The ‘Carlton Banks’ he is going to play has been a fan-favorite among the original film audience for decades.
Viewers have loved to see the character become a complex and sympathetic foil with an arc of personal growth with time. Carlton was also praised for his “The Carlton” dance with humorously exaggerated movements.
Now, we will have to wait till the series to release, to see if Olly will do justice to the role.
Around mid-September 2021, Olly and his costar Jabari Banks were seen shooting a scene from the soon-releasing show on a beach in Los Angeles.
Newcomers Jabari Banks cast as Will Smith, Adrian Holmes as Philip Banks, Cassandra Freeman as Vivian Banks, Coco Jones as Hilary Banks, Akira Akbar as Ashley Banks, Jimmy Akingbola as Geoffrey, Jordan L. Jones as Jazz and Simone Joy Jones as Lisa are joining Olly on the Fresh Prince reboot.
Olly Sholotan Age
Olly Sholotan was born on 5 April 1998. This makes him an Aries and 23 years old in 2021.
Is Olly Sholotan Gay?
Olly Sholotan is not gay as he points out he/him as his gender pronoun on each one of his social media accounts. At the same time, he is laying out his thoughts on homophobia and toxic masculinity every chance he gets. One of his such tweets read:
“Toxic masculinity is so ass backwards awful that guys are straight up afraid to show how passionate they are about something for fear of coming across as gay
Come on kings we can do better than this”
Does Olly Sholotan Have A Girlfriend?
“National Girlfriend Day is a scam because it’s past midnight and I’m still single” — Olly tweeted on 2 August 2019.
Then around April 2020, one of Olly’s fans claimed over Twitter that he has been dating his Run Hide Fight co-star Isabel May.
With that being said, Olly still seemed single to us.
Olly Sholotan Height
Olly Sholotan stands around 5’6” tall.
Talking about his physical attributes, he is slim built, his eyes are brown and his hair is short black.
Olly Sholotan Family
Olly Sholotan seeming has two siblings, a sister and a brother, who you may find on their respective Instagram @moddddddi and @fvmouseni.
Then, there is Olly’s mother Yemi Sholotan, who from the look of her social media, is a speaker, event/business consultant, peak performance coach, strategist, and community leader.
The matriarch seemed happily married to a man named Bosun. Last December she wished him on his birthday writing:
“Happy birthday to the love of my life. The one who completes me. I am able to do all I do because of his love and support. My heart Bosun, and my quiet strong support, many happy returns of the day to you sweetheart. Our children and I celebrate you today and always. I love you forever.”
Be that as it may, it was not understood if Bosun is also Olly and his siblings’ biological father.
Where Was Olly Sholotan Born?
It is said, Olly Sholotan was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Still, on his Facebook, Olly mentioned Houston, Texas as his hometown, and Los Angeles, California as his residence as of November 2021.
Is Olly Sholotan On Instagram?
Yes. Olly Sholotan is on Instagram.
Until 25 November 2021, Olly Sholotan’s Instagram @ollysho had 89 posts and 3,907 followers on it.
How Much Is Olly Sholotan Net Worth?
Olly Sholotan had less than $300K net worth until November 2021.
his acting debut in 2017’s Main Street short film. He has since starred in Run Hide Fight and Evolution of Nate Gibson.
Before Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air came to him, he starred in the 2020 Venice International Film Festival selection, Run Hide Fight opposite Thomas Jane, Radha Mitchell, and Isabel May.
He was also set to appear in the upcoming film Evolution of Nate Gibson that has been penned by David Hudgins and directed by Nick Hamm.
Olly made his acting debut in a short film on Main Street in 2017 and trained out of the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television in June 2019.
The 2015 YoungArts finalist in theater also went to Kinder High School for Performing and Visual Arts studies.