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Bukola Awoyemi

Bukola Awoyemi

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Bukola Awoyemi is a popular Nollywood actress, producer, television personality and model. She came to limelight she featured in the movie Arugba.

Background information

Full Name: Bukola Awoyemi

Born: 19 December 1988

Birth place: Kwara State

Nationality: Nigerian

Famous as: Actress

Years active: 2008 – present

Partner: Damola Olatunji

Nominations: Africa Movie Academy Award for Most Promising Actress

Religion: Christian

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Early childhood and Educational career

Bukola Awoyemi was born on November 1988 and she hail from Kwara state.

Bukola had her primary and secondary education in Ilorin where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively.

She later went to the University of Ilorin, Kwara State where she studied Performing Arts at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria.

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Acting career

Bukola Awoyemi claims she has always wanted to be an actress and she had decided to pursue a career in acting even before she gained admission into the university to study Performing Arts.

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Interestingly, Performing Arts were not Bukola’s first choice course of study at the university. Bukola’s journey into acting hasn’t always been rosy.

Bukola revealed that her dream was to become an actress even before she gained admission into the University. The irony of it all was that her first choice course of study was Mass Communication. But as fate would have it, she was given admission to study Performing Arts.

She however revealed her journey into acting hasn’t always been that rosy. Sex harassments and intimidation in the industry made her to lose some vital roles in movies because of her refusal to sleep with certain producers in the industry.

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Bukola added that there was a particular movie where she was almost through to the final arrangement but was abruptly terminated.

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She is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actress. She knows to interpret movie roles but she is selective of characters assigned her by movie producers because of her discipline and avoidance of scandal.

She has acted a number of Nollywood movies including the popular ‘Two sides of a coin’, ‘Igba Nba Jo’, Poisonous Affairs and Arugba.

In the prevalent motion picture, Arugba, Bukola assumed the job of a virgin young lady, Adetutu who was said to be the object of love for a specific goddess. The Arugba motion picture depended on the narrative that Mainframe had done on the OsunOsogbo’s Arugba

She is a proud recipient of an award as best actress of the year at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2009.

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Family and personal Life

Bukola Awoyemi is happily married and union produced twins. She disclosed that nursing a single baby is not easy, let alone taking care of two at the same time.

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In her words, “Twins are a double bundle of joy, but they also come with double challenges. It means you have to feed two people, often, at the same time. You have to dress two; you have to lure two people to bed almost at the same time. At times, they may choose to play. At times, they may fight each other – you know, as other children do. They may laugh together; they may choose to cry at the same time. So, all the tasks and challenges come double-double, just as the joy comes.”

Bukola Awoyemi is a renowned Nollywood actress, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.

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Bukola Awoyemi Movies


Poisonous Affairs

Dazzling Mirage

My Secret

Ona Mi



Ninolowo Bolanle

Ibrahim Chatta

Owo Ori

Igba nba Jo

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