Kunle Afod is a renowned Nigerian movie director and actor. He is popularly known for his versatility in movies and also his ability to interpret roles, and he is well respected in the Nigerian movie industry.
Kunle Afod Biography
Kunle Iyiola Afod
October 24th, 1973
Ibadan, Oyo State
Movie director, Actor.
Early Life and Education
On October 24, 1973, Kunle Iyiola Afod was born in Lagos. He is the youngest member of a family of four. He is an Ibadan, Oyo State native. He began his studies in Festac, Lagos, and completed them in Owo, Ondo state. After completing his elementary schooling, he relocated to Jos to attend the Command Day Secondary School, where he obtained his O’level certificate. He grew up listening to Fuji stars like K1 De Ultimate and Alhaji Wasiu Pasuma.
Kunle began his acting career under Jide Ogungbade, a renowned actor who is now deceased and who served as Kunle Afod’s mentor. Kunle was also trained by Ben Tomoloju and Jahman Anikulapo. They are two well-known figures in the field. At the Awada Kerikeri Theatre Group, he joined Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bello. Kunle Afod has appeared in a good number of well-known films, including “Nkan Agba,” “Odi Ade,” and “Ofin Kokanla,” among others.
His career as a movie director has also been a successful one. He directed a popular movie titled “Ori Eiye,” which featured Kiitan Bukola.
Desola Afod is the wife of Kunle Afod. Four sons are a gift from his union with Desola. However, Angel Oyinkansola Afod is a daughter that Kunle has outside of his union with Desola. Every December 30th, he commemorates Angel’s birthday. Kunle Afod’s siblings are Lanre Afod, Olayiwola Afod, and Adenike Afod.
- Nkan Agba
- Odi Ade
- Ofin kokanla
- Ade Ferrari
- Wura ati Fadaka
- Pami Nku
- Wura Ati Fadaka
- Awolu Ati Awawu
- lka Kefa
- Iya Igbo
- Awolu Ati Awawu among others.
Awards and Nomination
- His movie received a nomination for an EKAA City Award as the best soap opera in Africa.
- He received an award at Eagle Studio, Istanbul, Turkey.
He is a leading actor and director in the Yoruba film business. He is also a brand ambassador for Boundless Services, a real estate company based in Lagos, and other organisations. He has a net worth of $1.3 million.
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