He was born in Lagos, on October 24th, 1973. He is the first child in a family of four children. He had his up-bringing in Lagos but hails from Ibadan in Oyo state in the south-western Nigeria
Kunle had his primary education in Festac, Lagos and completed it up in Owo in Ondo state. He later went to Command Day secondary school in Jos, Plateau state where he obtained his secondary school certificate.
His Acting Career
Kunle Afod began his acting career under the mentorship of Jide Ogungbade, a legendary actor, now late. Kunle was also trained by popular names in the industry in the likes of Ben Tomoloju and Jahman Anikulapo.
He joined Adebayo Salami, fondly known as Oga Bello at the Awada Kerikeri Theatre Group.
Kunle Afod has since starred in several popular Yoruba movies including, some of which include:
• Nkan Agba
• Odi Ade
• Ofin kokanla
• Ade Ferrari
• Wura ati Fadaka
• Pami Nku
• Wura Ati Fadaka
• Awolu Ati Awawu
• lka Kefa
• Iya Igbo
• Awolu Ati Awawu among others.
Kunle is such a creative and highly talented actor known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He can fit into any character assigned him and his style of acting is cherished by his numerous customers who love watching his movies.
Kunle revealed that at his young age, he enjoyed listening to Fuji Stars like Alhaji Wasiu Pasuma and K1 De Ultimate.
In his records, Kunle Afod has directed a movie titled “Ori Eiye”, which featured Kitan Bukola. He is known for producing Yoruba indigenous Nollywood movies.
Kunle Afod is a recipient of an award for movie Best director of the year (Yoruba) at the City People Movie Awards.
Kunle Afod is also a brand Ambassador to Boundless Services, a Real Estate Company based in Lagos.
His Personal Life
Kunle has been happily married to his lovely wife, Desola and their union is blessed with four children, all boys. However, Kunle has a Daughter named Angel Oyinkansola Afod, outside his marriage to Desola.
His Net Worth
Kunle Afod is indeed a popular actor and movie producer in the Yoruba-movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.