Getting to Know Kunle Remi: From GUS Winner to Leading Man

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Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi, popularly known as Kunle Remi, is a multi-talented Nigerian personality making waves in the world of entertainment. Born on October 18, 1988, in Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria, he is currently 35 years old and originally hails from Ekiti State, though he spent his formative years in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Kunle Remi pursued an academic journey that led him from studying Fisheries and Wildlife Management at the University of Ibadan to further studies in Tourism and Hospitality Management at The University of Sheffield, England. He later honed his skills in Acting, Filmmaking, and Directing at the New York Film Academy, graduating in 2014. Notably, he achieved recognition by winning the 7th edition of Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010, themed “The Ultimate Hero,” held in Omo Forest, Ogun State.

In 2013, Kunle Remi made his debut at the Academy Awards (Oscar) nomination event in Beverly Hills, California, showcasing his burgeoning career. His foray into modeling began with ISIS models, featuring in ad campaigns for renowned brands like Airtel, DStv, MTN, and Access Bank.

Returning to his roots, Kunle Remi co-hosted the 12th season of Gulder Ultimate Search in 2021 alongside Toke Makinwa, bringing his wealth of experience to the iconic Nigerian reality TV show.

Transitioning to the big screen, Kunle Remi has left an indelible mark on Nollywood. His breakout moment came in 2015 when he played Imoh in the romantic drama film “Falling.” Subsequently, he showcased his versatility in roles, portraying Mauyan in the 2020 comedy-drama “Introducing the Kujus,” Dipo in the 2021 hit movie “The Prophetess,” and Saro in the 2022 epic fantasy film “AnΓ­kΓΊlΓ‘pΓ³,” directed by Kunle Afolayan.

In 2023, he took on the character Sevi Brown in the movie “Flaws,” adding another layer to his impressive filmography.

Beyond the spotlight, Kunle Remi embarked on a significant personal journey. On Friday, January 19, 2024, he celebrated his traditional wedding with Boluwatiwi Oye, culminating in a grand ceremony at the altar on Saturday, January 20, 2024.

 

Credit Adesina Kasali (medullar concept)

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