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Tunde Usman

Tunde Usman

Tunde Usman Okele is a popular Nigeria comic actor and producer and Master of Ceremony (MC) in the Yoruba movie industry

Background information

Full Name: Babatunde Usman

Born: 18 July

Birth place: Kwara state

Nationality: Nigerian

Famous as: comedian, actor, m c

Years active: 2009 – present

Net Worth: $20,000 – $100,000 (2019)

Religion: Muslim

Instagram: @okele_2

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Tunde Usman Biographical history

Tunde Usman hail from Kwara State, South Western part of Nigeria, he is from Ilorin and he was born on the 18th of July he picked up the new name Okele ever before he became an actor

He had his primary education in Ilorin, and he later relocated to Lagos, to start fending for himself.

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Acting career

In an interview session, he explained how he got into the movie industry through the help of a man called Amuda, before then he used to be an Electronics Technician when he met the man who was also an actor.

Around 1994/1995 they came up with a drama based group and he became a part of it.

Tunde Usman couldn’t continue with the group and in a short while he had to join another group in Surulere named Triple-A.

Sometimes later, he joined up with some of his friends also into drama to start shooting drama series that get shown on TV on a weekly basis. He got a career boost when he met Lala.

Tunde Usman has had more than 20 years experience in the Industry. It is hard to come up with a list of the most reverence Yoruba comedic actor without naming.

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Tunde Usman, his contributions to the industry is well-received to reasons that he is one of the few actors who always invent laughs into movie scenes and make some of those movies more memorable and less boring while adding everything else.

His years of experience in the industry has given a proven track record, he is one of the Yoruba comedic actors who has had the most movie appearance.

He has appeared in more than 200 Yoruba movies and also produced his own works. Some of his projects that got him lots of recognition includes “Kosofe”, “Orin Dola” and “ljoba Ose kan”.

He has had several comedic appearances with Wale Akorede popularly known as “Okunnu.

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Awards and recognitions

Tunde Usman has also won numerous award including Best Comedy movie for “Ijoba Ose Kan” at YOFAMA (2014).

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Family and personal life

Tunde Usman is married and their union is blessed with a baby girl in September 2018.

His Net Worth is around $20,000 – $100,000 (2019) and he has up to 120,000 instagram followers.


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