Born on 13 December 1975 in the city of Sabo Yaba, Lagos State, Afeez Agoro is popularly known as the tallest man in Nigeria. He is an actor, model and reality TV show star. He’s the last child of three children of his mother the second wife to his father.
For his education, he attended St. Finbarr’s College, Yaba and later attended Lagos State Polytechnic where he obtained his Ordinary National Diploma certificate and Higher National Diploma certificate. His growth was normal until he fell ill at the age of Nineteen and the condition brought about rapid growth. The sickness got worse and he fell ill several times more, this resulted in more growth. Presently he stands at 7 ft. 4 inches tall and this makes him the tallest man in Nigeria and among the tallest people in Africa.
After completing his education and going for the compulsory one-year National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme in Bayelsa State, he couldn’t secure a job on his return to Lagos. This affected him until finally, he decided to set some businesses for himself. He later had the opportunity to feature in movies and in August 2018, I Am Agoro a Reality TV Show centered around his life. It aired exclusively on Linda Ikeji TV (LITV).