Here is the biography of Dejo Tunfulu with relevant information you need to know about the famous Nigerian actor and movie producer.
Dejo Tunfulu was an outstanding actor who carved a niche for himself and proved to be one of the best in the industry, appearing in several Nigerian movies.
Dejo Tunfulu Biography
Kunle Adetokunbo, born May 31, 1972, better known as Dejo Tunfulu, was a popular Nigerian actor and movie producer who joined Akuko Gagara Theatre Group and Kolawole International Theatre Group, he got his first television appearance in 1987 in the drama series “Apere Ijongbon” by the Kolawole International Theatre Group.
He was born in Idumota, Lagos Island, Lagos State, the Southwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria where he grew up and had his early education.
Dejo Tunfulu was known for his movie “Omo Oran”, featuring the veteran actor Fatai Adetayo (Lalude).
Early Life and Education
Dejo Tunfulu hails from Idumota, Lagos Island, Lagos State, the Southwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria where he was born and raised by his parents Mr. & Mrs. Adetokunbo.
He began showing interest in acting while he was young and never relent in working hard in order to achieve his dream goals.
Dejo Tunfulu began his education at the Ansar-Ud-Deen primary school at Lagos Island area of Lagos State where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate (FSLC).
The legendary actor further his education at the Dolphin High School, Ebute Elefun, Lagos Island, Lagos State, where he obtained his School Certificate.
He later proceeded to the Modern Way Nigeria School of Printing for a certificate in printing.
Dejo Tunfulu started acting while he was in high school when he joined the entertainment society, a school drama club where he featured in a couple of stage plays in the early 80s.
He derived influence and motivation from other top stars including Fausat Balogun (Madam Saje) and Kayode Olasehinde (Baba Ajirebi).
Dejo Tunfulu joined Akuko Gagara Theatre Group and Kolawole International Theatre Group, which led to his first television appearance in 1987 in the drama series “Apere Ijongbon” by the Kolawole International Theatre Group.
Tunfulu played a key role in the movie titled: “Omo Oran”, featuring the veteran actor Fatai Adetayo (Lalude) which earned him massive fame in the industry.
Dejo Tunfulu Net Worth
Dejo Tunfulu was a talented and legendary Nigerian actor. He had an estimated net worth of $700,000.
Dejo Tunfulu was happily married to Mrs. Adesola Olakunle, who sadly passed away in 2012 after giving birth to a child.
Dejo Tunfulu was married to Deola Idowu Gunwa, a secondary school teacher, after his first wife died.
His previous marriage was blessed with two daughters “Sammyhat Pamilerin” and “Balogun Boje”.
Dejo Tunfulu Death
Popular Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo, who was famously known as “Dejo Tunfulu” sadly passed away at the age of 50.
The news was confirmed by Bolaji Amusan, National President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
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