Kunle Remi is a Nigerian actor, who is best known for his roles in Falling, Family Forever, Tinsel, and Aníkúlápó. He came to prominence after winning the 7th edition of Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010. He is a graduate of the New York Film Academy.
Biography of Kunle Remi
|Full Name||Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi|
|Date of Birth||18 October 1988 (age 35 years old)|
|State of Origin||Gboko, Benue state|
Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi (born 18 October 1988), in the city of Gboko, Benue State, is a Nigerian actor, who is best known for his roles in Falling, Family Forever, Tinsel, and Aníkúlápó. He has five siblings and is the second son of the family.
His father is Engineer Joseph Ibukun Oluwaremi, and his mother is a school owner, Mrs. S.O Oluwaremi. The Family of six children moved to Ibadan, where Kunle grew up and had most of his pre-tertiary education.
Kunle Remi enrolled at the University of Ibadan after his secondary education, where he studied Fishery and Wildlife Management at the University of Ibadan. While at U.I., he gained admission to study Tourism and Hospitality Management at Sheffield University in the United Kingdom. Subsequently, he left Nigeria for the United Kingdom.
The actor also graduated from the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles.
Remi started acting professionally in 2011 after winning Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010. His first major role was in Heavy Beauty, produced by Grace Edwin Okon and directed by Stanlee Ohikhuare. Later, he starred in several films, T.V. series, and stage plays, including Family Forever, Tinsel, Lagos Cougars Reloaded, The Getaway, Falling, and Africa Magic’s Forbidden. He has been featured in several Africa Magic Original Films.
While studying at the New York Film Academy, Remi worked as a T.V. host for an Internet T.V. channel, Celebville 360. His first appearance was reporting live at the Academy Awards nomination event in Beverly Hills, California. In 2021, he became the co-host (taskmaster) of Gulder Ultimate Search.
Remi began his modeling career with ISIS models. He has since been featured in ad campaigns for brands such as Airtel, MTN Nigeria, DStv, and Diamond Bank.
Kunle Remi and Gulder Ultimate Show
Kunle Remi won the 7th edition of the then-popular Gulder Ultimate Search show in 2010.
Gulder Ultimate Search is a Nigerian reality television series created and sponsored by Nigerian Breweries Plc to promote the Gulder Lager Beer.
The GUS series is also Nigeria’s first 100% local content reality television program. It is a survival-type reality program that highlights the struggle of the Contestant.
The show has also featured an all-star edition in which celebrities like Darey Art Alade, Funke Akindele, Daddy Showkey, etc., contested for 7 million later after Kunle’s edition in 2010.
The Getaway (2014)
Lagos Cougars Reloaded (2015-2016)
Lincoln’s Clan (2016-2017)
Any Other Monday (2015)
Purple Heart (2017)
Tiwa’s Baggage (2017)
Sobi’s Mystic (2017)
The Eve (2018)
Gold Statue (2019)
Mama Drama (2020)
A Naija Christmas (2021)
13 Letters (2021)
Kunle Remi is a Christian. He has never been married, nor does he have a child. He is currently single.
He had been rumored to be dating Banky W’s now-wife, Adesua Etomi. Still, it was later discovered that they dissolved before she met Banky.
Kunle Remi and Bimbo Ademoye fuel dating rumors as they share loved-up photos
Kunle Remi and Bimbo Ademoye, both Nollywood actors and actresses, have sparked dating rumors online by posting lovey-dovey photos on their social media pages.
Kunle Remi and Bimbo Ademoye shared a variety of photos from their shoot for Kunle Afolayan’s upcoming epic drama, Anikulapo.
The photos captured other Nollywood actors, including Sola Sobowale, Kunle Afolayan, and his daughter, Eyiyemi Afolayan.
Netizens have reacted to the fourth slide of the photo, which had Kunle Remi and Bimbo Ademoye in a lovely couple-themed style.
Many who reacted to the post anticipated the movie ‘Anikulapo’, which would take over the screens from the 30th of September, while others complimented the artistes’ as a couple.
One Titilayo Ajoke wrote: The 4th slide be spitting fire🔥🔥🔥🔥
One Millicent wrote: the fourth slide pressure is getting worse 😍❤️😍😍
One Mzkerry wrote: Me it’s the pre-wedding picture among the slides that I like 😁😁😁
One Kofo wrote: 🔥🔥🔥 won’t be surprised if these 2 are a thing . Love it.
In late 2016, Kunle had a near-death incident that almost claimed his life. The actor had gone to celebrate with a friend when he met a supposed “fan” which was wildly excited to see him. “While greeting each other, ‘the accident’ happened,” Kunle had written on Instagram.
He further explained:
“On the 7th of November 2016, I had an accident. On my way home, I stopped to celebrate a friend’s birthday. I Didn’t have intentions to stay for so long, I just wanted to breeze in and out (Well that was my plan).then I bumped into this exciting Fan.”
“(well I was energetic too as usual) and while we were greeting each other “the Accident” happened…he was carrying a glass which somehow broke, tearing into my flesh, leaving my arm bleeding profusely and me, fading out gradually, unconscious on getting to the hospital. I blacked out. That’s all I remember”.
2020: Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Kiss in a Movie
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Kunle Remi Net Worth
Kunle Remi is currently one of the richest and most influential actors in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $300,000. His fast becoming one of the most sort after actors in Nollywood and his worth is on a rapid rise.
People Also Ask for FAQs
How old is Kunle Remi?
Kunle Remi is 35 years of age, born on 18 October 1988
Which university did Kunle Remi attend?
Kunle Remi enrolled at the University of Ibadan after his secondary education, where he studied Fishery and Wildlife Management at the University of Ibadan.
When did Kunle Remi start acting?
Remi started acting professionally in 2011 after winning Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010. His first major role was in Heavy Beauty, produced by Grace Edwin Okon and directed by Stanlee Ohikhuare.
What state is Kunle Remi from?
Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi (born 18 October 1988), in the city of Gboko, Benue State.