Damola Olatunji is a popular Nigerian actor, producer and movie director. Renowned for his performances in Nollywood Yoruba, he has graced the screen in over 100 films. Commencing his journey as an actor, he has since expanded his repertoire to encompass roles as a producer and director.
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Early Life and Education
Damola Olatunji, a Nigerian actor, producer, and movie director, hails from Edo Agbo in Osun State.
He pursued his primary and secondary education in Nigeria before furthering his studies at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, where he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering.
Damola Olatunji, originally trained as an engineer, never envisioned becoming an actor. However, during his Yabatech days, he discovered a passion for acting and joined a drama group.
The Osun-born actor’s journey took a turn when he encountered veteran actor Yomi Fash Lanso, who became his mentor in the film industry.
His cinematic debut came with the movie “Ojo (Rain),” produced by Opeyemi Aiyeola and directed by Yomi Fash Lanso.
Throughout his career, Damola has shared the screen with luminaries such as Femi Adebayo, Bolaji Amusan, Peju Ogunmola, Yinka Quadri, among others. Known for his dynamic and versatile performances, Damola Olatunji has left his mark in the world of cinema.
Damola Olatunji Net Worth
Damola Olatunji has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He stands as a formidable presence in the Yoruba movie industry, acknowledged as one of the wealthiest and most influential figures.
Damola Olatunji is married to Bukky Awoyemi (also known as Bukola Awoyemi), a notable Nigerian actress recognized for her performance in the film “Arugba.”
Rumors circulate about allegations that Bukola may have taken him from his previous wife. Initially keeping their relationship discreet, they later made it public after Bukky became pregnant.
Damola proudly embraces fatherhood, having a set of twins named Kehinde and Taiwo born on January 3, 2015, in America with his second wife, Bukky Awoyemi (Bukola Awoyemi).
Initially maintaining the privacy of their relationship, the couple decided to formalize their union after Bukky’s pregnancy.