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Kunle Remi Biography: Career, Family, Movies, and Net Worth

Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi, known better as Kunle Remi, is a renowned Nigerian Nollywood Movie actor, filmmaker, media personality, and ex-Gulder Ultimate Search contestant.

Early Life

Kunle Remi, a well-known Nigerian Nollywood movie actor, filmmaker, media personality, and ex-Gulder Ultimate Search contestant, was born on October 18, 1988, in his hometown of Benue State.

Kunle was raised by his parents and siblings in Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria’s southernmost state, as a child. Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi is the second son of his parents, who have six children. His parents are Engr. Joseph Oluwaremi and Mrs Omolara Sherifat Oluwaremi.

Kunle holds a Bachelor’s degree and obtained both his First School Leaving Certificate and West African Examination Certificate in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Despite not finishing his degree program in Fisheries and Wildlife Management at the prestigious University of Ibadan, Kunle Remi studied Acting at the New York Film Academy and graduated in 2014. He also studied Filmmaking and Directing at the same university, where he graduated in 2015.

Early Career

Kunle dropped out of school to pursue a career in the film industry because he was more interested in his passion. Before deciding to pursue acting, Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi competed in the 7th edition of the popular Nigerian TV show Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010.

However, after winning the competition in 2010, Kunle Remi decided to pursue a career in the entertainment industry, which he did in 2011. His first film in the industry was Heavy Beauty.

Kunle began her modeling career with ISIS and has since worked with a variety of well-known brands, including Zain Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, DStv, Diamond Bank, and others.

Marriage, Is Kunle Remi Married?

Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi is married. He’s married to Gunz Kunle with whom he has a child named Zane.


Since he rose to prominence after featuring and winning the 7th edition of the Gulder Ultimate Search, Kunle has featured in over 50 movies and TV series, including:

  • Sobi’s Mystic (2017)
  • The Eve (2018)
  • The Getaway (2014)
  • Falling (2015)
  • Any Other Monday (2015)
  • Lagos Cougars Reloaded (2015-2016)
  • Forbidden (2018)
  • Purple Heart (2017)
  • Tiwa’s Baggage (2017)
  • Gold Statue (2019)
  • Lincoln’s Clan (2016-2017)
  • Tinsel (2016-2017)
  • Anikulapo (2022)

Net Worth

Kunle Remi’s net worth is estimated to be $500,000 and $1 million.


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