He was born on February 2, the year of his birth not known in Edo Agbo in Osun State. He is the second child in a family of six children. He was raised by his mother, Ajibola Anike, a strict disciplinarian as his father was always up and doing.
Damola had his primary and secondary education in his home town, Edo Agbo in Osun state respectively.
He later studied Electrical Engineering at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.
His Acting Career
Damola began acting dated back to his early days as a member of drama group in his local Church when he used to perform stage plays.
He started acting professionally when a veteran actor and producer Yomi Fash Lanso brought him to the movie scene and was given a role in a moive “Ojo” (Rain), produced by Opeyemi Aiyeola and directed by Yomi Fash Lanso.
Damola is creative and highly talented Nollywood actor, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He is known to acts in Yoruba genres of movie and can fit into any character assigned him by captains in the industry.
He is a regular face in the Yoruba movie industry with a number of movies to his credit, some notably:
• Ojo meaning (Rain)
• Dazzling Mirage
• Poisonous Affairs
• Church on Fire
• Ire Okunkun among others.
Damola is also a movie producer and director and has successfully produced and directed several movies which Bukola, his wife featured prominently. This no doubt further strengthened their relationship.
Damola acts mainly in romantic movies and his style of acting is loved by his numerous fans across the Yoruba decent.
His Personal Life
Damola is married to a co-actress in the industry, Bukola Awoyemi and the marriage is blessed with twins named Dave and Debby on January 3, 2015 in the United States of America.
It is revealed that Damola married one Raliate Abiodun Olatunji based in the UK which lasted just one year before he met the current wife, Bukola during one of their movie shooting.
The revelation was that the distance or what people would call “love across the Niger” that existed between Damola and his ex-wife actually caused this break in their marriage which gave Bukola the advantage to dethrone the now former wife of Damola. It was also gathered that all efforts by Raliate Abiodun to revive the marriage proved abortive.
His Net Worth
Damola Olatunji is indeed a force to reckon with in the Yoruba movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $1million dollars.