Elvon Jarrett

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Born (1967-06-07) June 7, 1967 (age 56)
Ibadan, Nigeria
Alma materUniversity of Ibadan
  • Actor
  • Dramatist
  • Producer
  • Director
Known forFounder of Friends Of God Media
Spouse(s)Olumide Olatokunbo Jarrett
  • Bankole
  • Emmanuel
  • Esther
  • Ruth Jarrett
  • Mr E S Jarrett (father)
  • Mrs E S Jarrett (mother)

Elvon Babatunde Jarrett (born 7 June 1967) is a Nigerian film actor, dramatist, producer and director. He is an evangelist and founder of Friends Of God Media.

Early life

Jarrett was born on June 7, 1967 in Ibadan, a town in Oyo State Nigeria. He studied at the staff school in University Of Ibadan, where his mother worked as a secretary in the registrar's office.

He studied Anthropology as his First degree with subsidiary bias in Theater Arts from University of Ibadan in 1985.[1] He went on to obtain a Masters Degree in Communications Arts from the same University.

Personal life

On December 16, 1995 Elvon married his wife Olumide Olatokunbo Jarrett, together they have four children (Bankole, Emmanuel, Esther and Ruth Jarrett).[2] Elvon is a Christian.


Year Film Role Notes Ref(s)
1988 Eye Of Life Set Designer
1996 The Story Of My Life Folu (lead) with Gloria Bamiloye
1997 Blood Covenant
1999 Ki la ba bo
2000 The Gods are dead
Captives Of The Mighty
2003 Enemy Of my Soul Maxwell (lead) with Mike Bamiloye, Gloria Bamiloye, Kolade Segun Okewo
Great Mandate
Time Bomb
Fall of a thousand
Free but costly
Journey in a Circle with Esther Jarrett, Ruth Jarrett, Tokunbo Jarrett
Back to Zero Point also Director
Hell Razer
Hidden Treasure with Esther Jarrett, Ruth Jarrett. Also Director
Wounded heart
2004 Strongholds Thompson (lead) also Director
2005 The Haunting Shadows 1-3 with Mike Bamiloye, Gloria Bamiloye also Asst. Director
2006 The Forgotten Ones 1-4
2006 Be my Coach with Bankole Jarrett. Teaching aid partnership with 7up Bottling company NG.
2006 Blood on the altar 1-4
2008 One Careless Night 1-5 Co-Directed
2008 The Centurion Nelson Gbade with Oreofe Williams Also Producer/Director [1]
2009 Death of a dream Producer/Director. Made in sign language
Youthful Lust
Costly mistake
Costly Games
Without Excuse with Esther Jarrett, Ruth Jarrett
If Tears Were Gold
2010 Accursed Children
2015 House on Fire with Gloria Bamiloye
2016 Bloodline also Director
Battle across boarders
Glorious Church
Fall out
The Seed
The Reformer
Eni ran ni nise
Set Aside also Director
2020 Clean Doctor with Ruth Jarrett. also Director

Television series

Year Film Role Notes Ref(s)
2007 God Loves The Nigerian Police Producer/Director
The Gatekeeper
2016- present House on The Rock Emeka
2018-present Spiritual Rhapsodies Host [3]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Ref.
2003 National film and Census board Nigeria 2nd Best Film in Nigeria Enemy Of my Soul Won


  1. 1.0 1.1 "FOCUS PERSONALITY: ELVON JARRETT". gospelfilmsng. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  2. "How I Keep My Temper As Director -Elvon Jarret". Nigeria Films. Retrieved 2020-07-06.
  3. "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2020-07-06.

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