Niyi Akin

Info

Bio : Niyi Akin is an actor and singer-songwriter, from London. He trained at The BRIT School and then LAMDA, where he graduated with a BA (Hons) in Acting. His recent credits include 'Boarders' (BBC Three), 'Wake Up' (Amazon Prime), 'Rebel Cheer Squad' (Netflix/BBC) and the 2023 upcoming releases 'The Diplomat' (Albi/UKTV) a new crime series in which he plays the son of Danny Sapani, plus another film (current NDA) starring the likes of Hero Fiennes Tiffin. Musically, Niyi made his stage debut opening for Burna Boy in 2019 at the Wembley SSE Arena, where he performed two of his notable songs; “Cho-co-late” and “Get you” featuring Lukwatts and producer Blairy Hendrix - one half of the production duo behind the breakout song 'Dem Boi Paigon' by J Hus.

Experience: Theatre, Musician, Singer, Film, TV

Type: Voiceover, Actor, Male

Vocal Age Range: 16-20

Spotlight

Voice

Description : Fresh, youthful, urban charm with a naturally warm, engaging and conversational tone. From his native London to African to American, Niyi has a great ear for accents and all things lyrical.

Accent: Manchester, American-African, African West, Californian, Nigerian, Caribbean, African, New York, Standard American, American Southern States, Liverpool, French, RP, Northern, London

Documentary Style: Lifestyle, Conversational, Music

Native Voice: British

Style: bright, expressive, youthful, friendly, fresh, conversational, charm