“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”
— NELSON MANDELA
Akeem was born on September 16, 1988, in Pasadena, California, to entrepreneur Erol James Mair and Queen Alice Mair, a public service professional. Akeem was named after Eddie Murphy's character in the box office hit Coming to America. He is the oldest of four siblings.
Movie star Akeem Mair is the entertainment industry’s up-and-coming icon. In his career as an artist, he has appeared in several movie productions including Its on You, 417: Person with a Gun, Gangster City, Jolly Boy Friday, Life of a Villain, Red, Fine Line, Happy Birthday, The Kidnap, etc.
Akeem has signed with two agencies: Commercial Talent Agency (under Sarah Angeli) and Minc Talent (under Mariko Ballentine). At 33, Akeem is in his prime. With his noteworthy work ethic and passion, he is destined for greater heights. In fact, he has over 5 million views for a single video alone – the time when he appeared for The Ellen DeGeneres Show, which Ellen described as “the best episode she’s ever seen.” Also appearing on Iyanla’s Fix My Life on Oprah’s network, Apex Legends commercial with over 1 Million views on YouTube, Let’s Make A Deal with Wayne Brady, and many more.
Besides this feature with Shoutout LA,
Akeem appears in many publications such as Voyage LA, 360 Magazine, Cliche Magazine, Occhi Magazine, KB Popculture, Kivo Daily, Naluda Magazine, Tha Wilson Block Magazine, The Hype Magazine, Dark Magazine, Vents Magazine, We Entertainment News, Star Central Magazine, Natfluence, US Reporter, American Reporter, Time Bulletin, Top 15 Entrepreneurs, LA Wire’s Top 20 IG Accounts to Follow in 2020, and many more.
Ad Council Do It for Me: COVID 19 Vaccine Education Initiative Commercial ft. Akeem J. Mair & Wesley J. Mair Some young people are not ready to get the COVID-19 vaccine and in this video, their friends and family to discuss the vaccine, how they can educate themselves and where they can learn more. If you want to learn more about the Vaccine, please visit https://www.adcouncil.org/covid-vaccine. The Ad Council is where creativity and causes converge. We bring together the most creative minds in advertising, media, technology and marketing to address many of the nation’s most important causes. We’ve created many of the most iconic campaigns in advertising history in order to raise awareness, inspire action and save lives. akeemjmair.com
The Ellen Show: Speak The Lyrics! When Ellen sent her writer Lauren to Barnes & Noble to speak lyrics to popular song by Taylor Swift Ft. Brendon Urie called “ME!” Find out what happened when an unsuspecting Akeem J. Mair responded to Lauren a little too well.
Akeem J Mair appeared as a contestant on Let's Make a Deal as Superhero Zonk! LMAD is an American television musical comedy variety-game show that originated in the United States in 1963 and has since been produced in many countries throughout the world. The program was created and produced by Stefan Hatos and Monty Hall, the latter serving as its host for nearly 30 years.
Akeem J. Mair featured in McDonald's Sweet Tea Commercial
Nintendo Switch Apex Legends commercial featuring Akeem J Mair and Wesley J Mair
Akeem J. Mair ft. in a Domiguez Firm Commercial
@BlackDoctor.org @Ad Council Dr. Reed Tuckson and Dr. Chris T. Pernell talk real conversations about Covid-19 with Akeem J. Mair, who recently was featured along side his brother, Wesley Mair, in a Ad Council commercial series “Do it for Me.”
A farewell special episode of Fix My Life. As we say goodbye to Iyanla, we remember all the episodes and people she has helped over the years. Oprah opens up sharing her deepest gratitude and love for Iyanla. Super fan, Akeem J. Mair, also talks about how Iyanla’s influence with Terrell Owen has changed his life.
Actor Akeem J.. Mair participates in the voice that gives which he offers his talent and donation to people in need.