Tunde was born into a polygamous home in Lagos State but hails from Ogun state in south western Nigeria. He lost his mother at a young age leaving Tunde to face the challenges of life.
He worked as a road transport worker and later sold plantain at Ojuwoye market. His story however changed when he met a popular Yoruba actor Odunlade Adekola, when he was anchoring a meeting in Mushin in Lagos.
Tunde had his primary education at Mainland Children School and Ilupeju College both in Lagos.
He later bagged a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from Lagos State University in 2010.
His Acting Career
Tunde made it into Nollywood through the help of a popular Yoruba actor, Odunlade Adekola.
Tunde got his first role in a movie given to him by Odunlade and since then played subsequent roles in several Nollywood movies both English and Yoruba. Some of his movies include:
• Oro Jade
• Penkele Mess
• Sunday Dagboru
• Pepeye Meje and many others.
Tunde Owokoniran is exceptionally creative and talented Nollywood actor known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He can fit into any character assigned him in movies and his style of acting is lovely.
His Personal Life
Tunde got married to his American based wife, Tunmise on 24th of January 2016 at the NAM Islamic Centre in New Jersey, in the United States of America. The union is blessed with two children.
Her Net Worth
Tunde Owokoniran has become a regular face in Nollywood Yoruba movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.