Kunle Remi Biography
Oyekunle Oluwaremi Opeyemi, born on October 18, 1988, better known as Kunle Remi, is a popular Nigerian actor, model, and TV host. He came into the limelight in 2010 after emerging as the winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search season 7. Kunle Remi was born in Benue State but hails from Ekiti State.
The versatile actor has made a name in the Nollywood industry. In this post, you will learn 10 facts about him that you probably didn’t know.
He obtained his First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Then, he proceeded to the prestigious University of Ibadan to study Fisheries and Wild Life Management. But he didn’t complete his studies there because he decided to pursue a professional acting career.
He later went on to study acting at New York Film Academy, graduating in 2014. Thereafter he studied filmmaking and directing from the same academy, graduating in 2015.
Kunle Remi Career
Remi rose to prominence when he won the popular Nigerian Television competition, the 7th edition of the Gulder Ultimate Show in 2010.
He started acting professionally in 2011 although it wasn’t until later that he landed his first major role in Heavy Beauty, a movie produced by Grace Edwin Okon and directed by Stanlee Ohikhuare. After his success in that movie, he starred in several films, TV series, and stage plays, including Family Forever, Tinsel, Lagos Cougars Reloaded, The Getaway, Falling, and Africa Magic’s Forbidden. He has been featured in several Africa Magic Original Films and Netflix movies.
He got his first TV hosting job while he was studying at the New York Film Academy. He worked as a TV host for an Internet TV channel, Celebville 360. Remi’s first appearance for Celebville 360 was reporting live at the Academy Awards nomination event in Beverly Hills, California. In 2021, Remi became the co-host (taskmaster) of Gulder Ultimate Search, the show that brought him fame. He remained in the same position for the 2022 edition of the show.
Kunle Remi is a Christian. He has never been married neither does he have a child. He is currently single.
He had been rumored to be dating Banky W‘s now-wife, Adesua Etomi but it was later discovered that they dissolved before she met Banky.
Purple Heart (2017)
Tiwa’s Baggage (2017)
Gold Statue (2019)
Lincoln’s Clan (2016-2017)
Sobi’s Mystic (2017)
The Eve (2018)
The Getaway (2014)
Any Other Monday (2015)
Lagos Cougars Reloaded (2015-2016)
Net Worth of Kunle Remi
Altogether, Kunle Remi’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000 thousand and $1 million. Of course, this is linked to the fact that he is doing so well for himself in the industry.