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Kemi Afolabi Basic Information
|Stage Name:||Kemi Afolabi|
|Real Name:||Oluwakemisola Anotallahi Ajike Afolabi|
|Occupation:||Actress, Director, Producer and Legal Practitioner.|
|Date Of Birth/Age:||8 April, 1980 (43 Years Old)|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos State|
Kemi Afolabi Biography
Kemi Afolabi, also known as Oluwakemisola Anotallahi Ajike Afolabi, is a well-known Yoruba Nollywood actress, director, producer, and lawyer. Although she is from Ogun State, she was born on April 8, 1980, in Lagos State. Kemi Afolabi received her primary education at Tunwase Nursery & Primary School before continuing her secondary education at Our Lady of Apostles School and A-Z International School. She subsequently continued on to the University of Lagos, where she earned a law degree with honors, LLB.
She is an Ogun State native. She is the first child in a family of five and from the Yoruba ethnic group in Nigeria. Iya Anota is the name of her mother; and Kemi Afolabi’s father is unknown. He is just identified as Mr. Afolabi. Although their identities are not now publicly available to the media, she is rumored to have two siblings.
There are rumors that Kemi Afolabi has a child that is older than three years old. Nadia Adesipe is her name. Oluwadarasimi Oluwatamilore Morenikeji Adunni Adesipe is the name of the actress’s over 10-year-old daughter.
Wale Adesipe is Kemi Afolabi’s husband. He is an engineer and building contractor that is situated in the UK. They first connected at a family event. Her husband is a Luton University of Bedfordshire alumnus. There are rumours that the marriage has crashd but solid proof of such information hasn’t been provided to the media yet and as thus just regarded as speculation.
Numerous female Nollywood actors and actresses are role models for other women and encourage them to follow their passions and aspirations. In her biography, Kemi Afolabi describes how she overcame numerous obstacles to become the famous actress she is today. Fans adore her for her audacity and comfort in portraying a variety of personas.
She received an invitation to take part in a theater play from the Department of Creative Arts during her last year of college. Her interest in and enthusiasm for performing were inspired by this. In 2004, the actress became well-known for her acting. She played the title role in the movie Obinrin. She performed her role so admirably that she was named one of the best Yoruba actors in the business. She appeared in her second film, Alagba, a short while afterwards.
Then Kemi Afolabi disappeared from the screens. She stopped acting to concentrate on her marriage. She reappeared on television in 2013. She wrote scripts while she was away so that she could start making movies when she got back. She has appeared in more than 140 Yoruba movies to date. She has received recognition and accolades for her work. She won the best Yoruba actress honor at the 2016 City People Awards. Kemi Afolabi was named the most well-liked actress in the business the following year. In addition to acting, Kemi Afolabi also directs and produces. Kaas And Dee Entertainment is the name of the production firm she owns and oversees.
In addition to being an attorney and business entrepreneur, Kemi Afolabi is a Nigerian actor and screenwriter. She is thought to have an estimated net worth of $500,000.
Kemi Afolabi is well off enough to own vehicles within her means. She once responded to rumors that she had purchased a Ranger Rover after colleagues created a GoFundMe account for her Lupus treatment by calling them “False” and “Untrue” allegations meant to bring her into discredit.
Kemi Afolabi lives with her Husband and Family in the UK even though it is said that she also has residences in Lagos and Ogun.
Since her entry into the spotlight, Kemi Afolabi has starred in a number of movies which includes,
- Oreke Mulero
- Omo Pupa
- Obinrin Ale
- The Wedding Planner
- Iran Mi
- Gold Statue
- Taxi Driver
- Logun Ofe, etc.
Kemi Afolabi disclosed her health state in the beginning of 2022 and revealed that she had been given a Lupus diagnosis. Her relationships and work have both been impacted by the illness. According to doctors, Kemi Afolabi’s illness is terminal. Strong lighting, which is necessary in her acting job, is no longer something she is permitted to be exposed to. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), sometimes known as lupus, is an autoimmune condition brought on by the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues. Additionally, the actress disclosed that doctors had given her five more years to live. Since then, she has survived for more than a year, and she is optimistic that her health will get better. She added that she is prepared for death, that she has drafted her will, and that she has reserved a grave at Ebony Vault for her burial.