For many who are conversant with Yoruba movies, Kemi Afolabi wouldn’t be a new face to them; however, if you fall in the category of those who don’t know her, continue reading.
Kemi Afolabi is an actress and producer. She is one of the famous faces in Nollywood, where she plays a role in Yoruba movies.
According to our findings, Kemi Afolabi studied Law at the prestigious University of Lagos Unilag; however, her career has been as an actress.
We have gone ahead to supply you with further details about Kemi Afolabi.
Kemi Afolabi actress profile
She was born on the 28th of April 1978 in Lagos state. She recently celebrated her 43rd birthday in April 2021. Her parents are natives of Ogun state. She is the first of three children of her parent.
Kemi Afolabi attended Tunwase Nursery & Primary School and her secondary school education at Our Lady of Apostles School and A-Z International School.
She, however, gained admission to the University of Lagos, where she graduated with an LLB Honours degree in Law.
Towards the end of her first degree at the University of Lagos, she got an invitation from students of the Department of Creative Arts to join them in their theatre production, which she accepted
It looked like the outcome of the project was what made Kemi decided to focus on acting instead of law.
She made her debut in the Yoruba movie “Alagba” however, to the surprise of many, she took a very long break away from the movie industry for nearly five years between 2008-2013. However, the surprising thing was that her absence never affected her career in the industry. Following her return, Kemi soon started writing scripts and taking up movie roles.
Kemi Afolabi Marriage
Unlike some of her colleague in the industry, Kemi manage to keep her lover a secret, but it later came public that she had been long married to Wale Adesipe, who is an engineer and building contractor.
They reportedly met in Ibadan at an engagement ceremony of one of Kemi’s friends.
Kemi and Adesipe have a daughter together named Darasimi.
In 2016, Kemi won the Best Yoruba Actress of the Year at the City People Award
Kemi was named the most Prominent Actress at the 2016 Odua Image Award
She also clinched the Yoruba Movie Producer of the Year award at the City People Awards.
There are no details available about her net worth, but she is doing well for herself in the industry.