Sunkanmi Omobolanle is a popular Nigerian actor, producer, director and television personality. He is the son of the veteran comic actor, Sunday Omobolanle widely known as Papi Luwe.
Sunkanmi was born on the 1st of March, 1981 in Oyo State, in south western Nigeria. He hails from Ilora, a community in Oyo State.
Sunkanmi had his primary education at the Tender Age Nursery and Primary School in Lagos and later at the Nigerian Military School in Kaduna State where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
The actor later went to Olabisi Onabanjo University in Osun state to have Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Since graduation, he has been very active and relevant in the movie industry in Nigeria especially in the Yoruba movies.
His Acting Career
Sunkanmi began acting at a tender age of nine years old. Interestingly, this young versatile Nigerian actor has grown to become a prominent figure in many Yoruba movies.
Sunkanmi has featured and directed several Nigerian movies and has also gone on to produce his own movies.
He is creative skillful and highly talented actor. He is the only child of Papi Luwe who took after his father’s footstep of acting profession. He knows how to interpret movie roles and can as well accept any character assigned him in the industry. He is one of the strong members of Nollywood with long years of experience in the movie industry.
Sunkanmi’s years in the Military School in Zaria was a short break. But when he came back, he decided to focus on acting fully.
He revealed that his father, Papiluwe didn’t want him to become an actor because of the poor financial remuneration at the time. As fate would have it, the dynamic nature of the society turned things around for Sunkami, who today has become a force to reckon with in the movie industry.
Sunkanmi has featured, produced and directed a number of movies some of which include “Jeje”, “Ife Ewe”, Olaide Irawo, Gongo Aso, Ori, Eni Olorun Ke, Ito Fun Fun and Alajota to mention among others.
His Personal Life
Sunkanmi is happily married to Abimbola Bakare. The wedding took place in 2011 after dating for almost twenty years. Bimbo was based in Dublin before she married Sunkanmi.
Both couple revealed in an interview their undying love for each other.
His Net Worth
Sunkanmi Omobolanle is a renowned Nollywood actor, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of over $500,000 dollars.