Biography Profile: Kemi Afolabi

Kemi Afolabi (Born on 28 April 1978 Lagos) is an Actress, though her parents hail from Ogun State. She’s the first of three kids with two younger brothers. Kemi attended her primary and secondary education at A-Z International School and Our Lady of Apostles School, respectively. She later graduated from University of Lagos with a Bachelor’s degree in Law, LL.B (Hons).

Name Kemi Afolabi
Birth Date / Age 28 April 1978 (age 41)
Birth Place Lagos, Nigeria
Residence Lagos
Nationality Nigerian
Gender Female
Other Names Modorisa
Spouse(s) Wale Adesipe
Children Darasimi Adesipe (Daughter)
Relationship Status Married
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Producer
  • ScriptWriter
Years Active 2006 — Present
Height N/A
Favorite People
  • Odunlade Adekola
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Religion Christianity
Relatives N/A
Languages Yoruba, English
Education Bachelor’s degree in Law
Alma mater University of Lagos.
Associated acts
  • Odunlade Adekola
  • Phoebe Tonkin
  • Bukola Adeeyo
  • Femi Adebayo
Mobile Phone No: N/A
Social Facebook
Twitter.com
Instagram
Website N/A

Early life

Kemi Afolabi was born on the 28th of April in Lagos although her parents hail from Ogun State. She’s the first of three kids with two younger brothers.

Education

She had her primary education at Tunwashe Nursery and Primary School, Ikeja. Afolabi attended A-Z International School and Our Lady of Apostles School before proceeding to the University of Lagos where she bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Law.

Career

In her final year at the University, students of the Creative Arts Department invited her to participation in a theatre production which she obliged. Her first movie in Nollywood Yoruba was Alagba. The actress got married in 2008 and was with her husband before returning in 2013.

Marriage

Afolabi is married to Wale Adesipe who lives in the United Kingdom. He is building engineering and a contractor. Wale is also a graduate of the University of Bedfordshire in Luton England. The couple met through a mutual friend at a wedding ceremony in Ibadan. They have a daughter together, Darasimi Adesipe.

Personal life

According to Afolabi, despite her status as a celebrity and the lack of privacy, she revealed that she’s a very simple person. She also disclosed that her life is quite straightforward as a result people have come to see her as a very frank person.

The actress revealed that she hates liars and people that live fake lives In an interview, the actress also disclosed that she no longer had male admirers because she was married with a kid. Although, she disclosed that there are still men that persist despite knowing her status as a married woman and mother.

Movie Project

Recently, Kemi featured in a movie project, Mo’dorisha which addresses the issues of domestic violence, rape and other issues affecting the female gender. The actress revealed that her husband has provided her with the much needed leadership and support structure for her as an actress. As a result, marriage hasn’t slowed down her career as an actress.

Fashion

The actress revealed that she loves quality wristwatches, hand bag and shoes. According to Afolabi, she’s a designer freak particularly Gucci products .

Hobbies

When she’s not acting, she loves her maximizing her family time by cooking for her family. The actress also revealed that she loves to watch movies including those she features in so that she can criticize and see how things could have been done better.

Controversy

In 2016, it was reported that Afolabi had a clash with Seyi Ariyo popularly called She Baby over some clothes. According to the report, it was revealed that Afolabi had borrowed clothes from She Baby which she failed to return. On the other hand, Afolabi had disclosed the She baby had refused to pay for her hotel accommodation when she was on the location of her movie and she had held on to the clothes in her car which was that of She Baby.

Awards

The actress received the award for Best Yoruba Actress of the Year at City People Awards and the Most Prominent Actress award at the Odua Image Awards in 2016. She also won the award for Best Yoruba Movie producer of the year at the City People Awards.

Net Worth

Kemi Afolabi Net Worth is not available at this moment, her worth has not been mentioned in public or any recent interviews, as soon as she’s estimated it will be published.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.