Happy birthday to Kunle Afolayan as he turns 44 today
Popular Nollywood filmmaker Kunle Afolayan, who was born in 1974, is 44 today!
The Nigerian actor, film producer and director is of Igbomina-Yoruba descent, from Kwara State.
He is the son of the famous theater and film director and producer Adeyemi Afolayan.
Kunle is married to Tolu and they have three children.
He majored in economics and started out working in a bank while doing some casual acting, before deciding to move into full-time film making and taking a course at the New York Film Academy.
Since 2005, he has been active in the Nigerian film industry. He has made several extremely popular titles including: The Figurine: Araromire which was in the Yoruba and English languages and Phone Swap which featured Wale Ojo, Joke Silva, Nse Ikpe Etim and the legendary Chika Okpala.
The Figurine won five major awards in the African Film Academy and experienced tremendous success in the Nigerian movie theaters.
Kunle is also known for his “kembe clothing line” which is been compensated by a lot of celebrities home and abroad.
He went over the Internet to wish himself a happy birthday with a throwback photo of himself.
Mo ti ndagba, mi o ni dagba’ya! God I thank you for the grace so far. Happy birthday Adekunle Ayodeji Akande! Ire #birthday”
Happy birthday to him!
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