Actor Wale Akorede (Okunnu): Biography And Net Worth

Wale Akorede widely known by his stage name as Okunnu is a popular Nollywood actor, script writer, a director and a producer known for his comic roles in most Yoruba movies.

He was born on November 5, in Ibadan, the year of his birth not known. Wale had his up-bringing in Ibadan but hails from Ogbomosho area of Oyo state in south western Nigeria.

Educational Backgrkound

Wale had his Primary and Secondary Education in Ibadan for his first and secondary school certificates respectively. He later went to Ibadan State Polytechnic where he studied Fine Arts.

His Acting Career

Wale Akorede acting potentials started dated back to his Primary and secondary school days. Though his parents did not initially support him at the time, it was only a matter of time and fate.
Wale finally made up his mind to make a full time career in acting after his tertiary education. He dabbled into business while still nursing his desire to be an actor, until opportunity presented itself and eventually launched into full time acting profession.
Wale Akorede has starred in several Nollywood movies, mainly Yoruba genres. Some of his movies include:
• Omoanibiire
• Iya paiko
• Igbeyawo Rebecca
• Layepe
• Ebun Oluwa
• Abara meji
• Afolayan
• Eyitayo
• Kofun
• Iyawo Baba
• Ayederu
• Okirika
• Oba Korope
• Omo Olusho
• Kariile
• Gbarada
• Iyebiye
• Mallam Musa
• Gbajumo among others.

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Wale Akorede is such a creative, skillful and highly talented Yoruba actor known to interpret roles perfectly well. He can as well accept any character assigned him to the delight of his numerous fans. He is famous with comedy roles, very humourous in most Yoruba movies.

Wale Akorede is also a movie producer and has successfully produced several movies to his credit.

His Personal Life
Wale Akorede is happily married to the love of his life, and the marriage is blessed with three children, a boy and two girls. He enjoys staying with his family.

Net worth

Wale Akorede is a regular face in the Yoruba movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.

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