Kunle Afod, born October 24, 1973, is a popular Nigerian movie director and actor. He is widely recognized for his directorial work, particularly for the movie “Ori Eiye.” Kunle Afod is dedicated to the production of Yoruba indigenous Nollywood films. In his personal life, Kunle Afod is happily married to Desola, and together, they have been blessed with four children.
|Full Name:||Kunle Afod|
|Date of Birth:||October 24, 1973|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos|
|State of Origin:||Lagos State|
|Net Worth:||$1.3 million|
Early Life and Education
Kunle Iyiola Afod was born in Lagos on October 24, 1973. He is the eldest of four siblings. Although he was brought up in Lagos, his roots trace back to Ibadan in Oyo State, located in the southwestern region of Nigeria, predominantly inhabited by the Yoruba people.
Kunle Afod’s siblings include Lanre Afod, Olayiwola Afod, and Adenike Afod. He received his primary education in Lagos but completed it in Ondo State.
Following his primary education, he continued his academic journey in Jos, where he attended Command Day Secondary School for his secondary education.
During his formative years, Kunle had a penchant for listening to Fuji music stars like Alhaji Wasiu Pasuma and K1 De Ultimate.
Kunle Afod underwent his training under the tutelage of the late legendary actor, Jide Ogungbade.
He was also introduced to the industry by well-known figures such as Ben Tomoloju and Jahman Anikulapo.
His journey led him to join Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bello, at the Awada Kerikeri theatre group.
To date, Kunle Afod has made a significant mark in the industry, having appeared in over 20 acclaimed movies, including “Nkan Agba,” “Odi Ade,” “Ofin Kokanla,” “Pitan,” “Orindola,” “Ade Ferrari,” “Wura Ati Fadaka,” “Imado,” “Pami Nku,” “Wura Ati Fadaka,” “Awolu Ati Awawu,” “Orindola,” “Ijewuru,” “Omoboriowo,” “Pitan,” “Ika Kefa,” “Iya Igbo,” “Jenrayo,” and “Awolu Ati Awawu.”
Furthermore, Kunle Afod has added directorial credits to his portfolio with the movie “Ori Eiye,” featuring Kiitan Bukola.
Kunle Afod Net Worth
Kunle Afod’s estimated net worth is around $1.3 million. He is a renowned actor and film producer in the Yoruba film industry. He holds the position of a brand ambassador for Boundless Services, a real estate company located in Lagos.
Kunle Afod is happily married to Desola Afod, and their marriage has been blessed with four sons. In addition to his children with Desola, Kunle also has a daughter named Angel Oyinkansola Afod from a relationship outside of his marriage to Desola.