He was born on October 18, 1988 in Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria. He is the second child in a family of six children born to Engr. Joseph Ibukun Oluwaremi and Omolara Sherifat Oluwaremi. Kunle hails from Ekiti State in south western Nigeria.
Kunle had his primary and secondary school in Ibadan, Oyo State where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
He went further to have a Bachelor’s degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Management at the University of Ibadan. After a short stint studying, he deferred his studies to go into acting.
He studied acting at the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, and graduated in 2014 where he specializes in film making and direction.
His Acting Career
Kunle Remi started acting professionally in 2011, after winning Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010.
He acted his first movie, Heavy Beauty, produced by Grace Edwin Okon and directed by Stanley Ohikhuare. His brilliant performance earned him roles in subsequent movies, TV series and stage plays, including;
• Family Forever
• Lagos Cougars Reloaded
• The Getaway
• Shades of Love
• Africa Magic’s Forbidden.
Kunle has also featured in a number of Africa Magic Original Films.
Kunle is such a creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood star, gifted in interpreting roles in movies. He can fit into any role assigned him and his style of acting is loved and cherished by his numerous fans across Nigeria and beyond because of his simplicity and comportment.
Kunle worked as a TV host for an Internet TV channel, Celebville 360 while studying at the New York Film Academy. His first appearance was reporting live at the Academy Awards nomination event in Beverly Hills, California.
He was also a TV host for “For the 18+ Show”.
Kunle is a model and part of ISIS models, currently the biggest and largest International Modelling Agency in Nigeria. He has since made several appearances for brands such as Airtel Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, DStv, and Diamond Bank.
Sadly in 2016, the versatile young man met his untimely death when he was stabbed by a fan on his way to a birthday event. He bled to death.
His Net Worth
Kunle Remi was a force to reckon with in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $400,000 dollars.