Kemi Afolabi Biography, Career, Controversies, And Net Worth

Kemi Afolabi biography

Kemi Afolabi is a Yoruba Nollywood actress, director, producer, and legal practitioner. She was born on April 8, 1980, in Lagos State but she hails from Ogun State Nigeria.

Kemi Afolabi is the first of three children of her parents and she is married to Wale Adesipe, an engineer and building contractor they have a daughter named Darasimi.

Kemi Afolabi Profile

NameKemi Afolabi
Real Name Oluwakemisola Anotallahi Ajike Afolabi
Date of Birth 8 April 1980
Age43 years
State of Origin Ogun State
Nationality Nigerian
Religion Islam
Marital Status Married
Occupation Yoruba Actress, Director, Producer and Legal Practitioner
Net Worth $1 million
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Educational Background

Kemi Afolabi educational background

Kemi Afolabi attended Tunwase Nursery & Primary School for her elementary education before heading to Our Lady of Apostles School and A-Z International School for her secondary education. She then proceeded to the University of Lagos, where she graduated with an LLB Honours degree in Law.


Kemi Afolabi Career

Kemi Afolabi started acting when she was at the University of Lagos studying Law, then she got an invitation from the students of the Department of Creative Arts to join them in their theatre production, and she obliged.

Kemi Afolabi made her debut in the Yoruba movie “Alagba” after taking a very long break away from the movie industry for nearly five years between 2008-2013, and her absence never affected her career in the industry. Following her return, Kemi started writing scripts and taking up movie roles.

Kemi Afolabi is an actress and producer, she is one of the famous faces in Nollywood, where she plays different roles in Yoruba movies. Kemi Afolabi has different awards like the Yoruba Movie Producer of the Year award at the City People Awards.

Kemi is a recipient of the Best Yoruba Actress of the Year at the City People Award and she was given the most prominent actress at the 2016 Odua Image Award. Some of her movies are Oreke, Mulero, Omo Pupa, Ayomi, Obinrin Ale, Gold Statue, and Wedding Planner, among others.


Kemi Afolabi controversies

Kemi Afolabi announced that she has lupus and has begun treatment at the John Hopkins Hospital. In early 2022, she disclosed that she was battling an autoimmune disease.

Kemi Afolabi also shared pictures of herself at the hospital and she talked about having mental health issues.

Kemi Afolabi also revealed she has little time to live, but thankfully she is still alive hale, and healthy, after commencing her treatment on the 30th of June 2022.

Kemi Afolabi Social Media Handles

Kemi Afolabi is on Instagram @kemiafolabiadesipe and on facebook @kemiafolabi.

Personal Life

Kemi Afolabi Personal Life

Kemi Afolabi was born in Lagos State but she hails from Ogun State, in the Southwestern part of Nigeria. She is the first of three children of her parents, She was born on the 28th of April 1978. Kemi Afolabi is married to Wale Adesipe, an engineer and building contractor and they have a daughter named Darasimi.

Kemi Afolabi Net Worth

Kemi Afolabi Net Worth

Kemi Afolabi is estimated to be worth over $1 million.


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