Dele was born in the town of Oru Ijebu, in Ijebu North local government of Ogun State in 1961, where he had his basic and secondary school education.
He holds a Grade II Certificate from the Teacher’s Training College, Oru before he proceeded to the University of Ibadan, Oyo State where he studied Theatre Arts.
Dele started acting in a drama group called Oloko Theatre Group. He has since gone on to star in over 200 movies.
He starred in Superstory ‘Nnenna’.