Kunle Afod is a famous and renowned Nigerian movie director and actor. He is popularly known for “Ori Eiye” a movie which he directed.
Full Name: Kunle Iyiola Afod
Born: 24 October 1973
Birth place: Ibadan
Famous as: actor, movie director
Years active: 1999 – present
Spouse: Desola Afod
Movies: Ade Ferrari
Nominations: City People Movie Award for Best Movie Producer of the Year (Yoruba)
Awards: City People Movie Award for Movie Director of the Year (Yoruba)
Biographical and educational history
Kunle Afod was born in Lagos, on October 24th, 1973. He is the first child in a family of four. Although he was raised in Lagos, he hails from Ibadan in Oyo state in the south-western part of Nigeria dominated by Yorubas. Kunle Afod’s siblings are Lanre Afod, Olayiwola Afod, and Adenike Afod.
He had his primary education in Lagos, but he finished it up at Ondo state. After, his basic education, he went to Jos for his secondary school education where he schooled at Command Day secondary school.
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Kunle Afod was trained under Jide Ogungbade, a legendary actor, now late. Kunle was also trained by popular names in the industry such as Ben Tomoloju and Jahman Anikulapo. He joined Adebayo Salami, aka Oga Bello at the Awada Kerikeri theatre group.
Kunle Afod directed the movie titled “Ori Eiye”, which featured Kiitan Bukola and he also featured, directed and produced several Nigeria Yoruba movie.
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Kunle Afod has featured in up to 20 popular movies including “Nkan agba”, “Odi ade”, “Ofin kokanla”, “Pitan”, “Orindola”, “Ade Ferrari”, “Wura ati Fadaka”, “lmado”, “Pami Nku”, “Wura Ati Fadaka”, “Awolu Ati Awawu”, “Orindola”, “Ijewuru”, “Omoboriowo”, “Pitan”, “lka Kefa”, “Iya Igbo”, “Jenrayo”and “Awolu ati Awawu”.
Family and personal life
Kunle is married to Desola Afod. His marriage with Desola is blessed with four sons.
Kunle has a Daughter, Angel Oyinkansola Afod, outside his marriage to Desola. He celebrates Angel’s birthday every 30th day of December.
Kunle is a brand ambassador to Boundless Services, a real estate company based in Logas. Kunle Afod’s net worth is estimated around $1.3 million.