Kunle Remi Biography, Career, Girlfriend and Net Worth

Kunle Remi, born Oyekunle Oluwaremi Opeyemi on October 18, 1988, is a renowned Nigerian actress, model, and TV host.

After winning the seventh season of the Gulder Ultimate Search, he gained notoriety in 2010. Although Kunle Remi was raised in Ekiti, he was born in Benue State.

The charismatic actor has made a name for himself in Nollywood.

Kunle Remi Profile Summary

  • Full Name: Oyekunle Oluwaremi
  • Date of Birth: October 18, 1988
  • Place of Birth: Benue State
  • State of Origin: Ekiti State
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Net Worth: $400,000
  • Wife/Girlfriend: Not Married
Kunle Remi
Kunle Remi. Photo Credit: @KunleRemiofficial: Instagram

Kunle Remi Early Life

Kunle Remi was born on October 18, 1988 in Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria as Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi.

Oyekunle Oluwaremi is from the state of Ekiti. Engineer Joseph Ibukun Oluwaremi and Mrs. S. Oluwaremi were his parents.

His father was an engineer, while his mother was the owner/administrator of a school. Kunle Remi’s family of six children relocated to Ibadan, where he grew up and received the majority of his pre-tertiary education.

In Ibadan, Oyo State, he earned his First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificate. He then went on to study Fisheries and Wildlife Management at the famed University of Ibadan.

He did not finish his studies there, however, because he wanted to pursue a professional acting career.

While at U.I., he was accepted to study Tourism and Hospitality Management at Sheffield University in the United Kingdom, and he later moved to the United Kingdom.

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Kunle Remi Career

Kunle Remi was a youth theatre leader in his Ibadan church, and his exposure to acting affected his desire to pursue a career as an actor. While in university, he was also involved in acting.

He had been in various soap operas and television shows across the country in 2009. Kunle Remi graduated from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles in 2014.

Before graduating in 2015, a term was spent at the same academy studying filmmaking and directing after that. The devoted Christian Remi.

After winning the seventh episode of Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010, Kunle Remi made his professional acting debut in 2011. His debut lead role was in the Grace Edwin Okon and Stanlee Ohikhuare production Heavy Beauty.

Later in his career, he appeared in several films, TV shows, and stage plays, including Lagos Cougars Reloaded, The Getaway, and Africa Magic’s Forbidden. He has appeared in several Africa Magic Original Films.

While pursuing his education at the New York Film Academy, Remi worked as a TV personality for the online television program Celebville 360.

At the Academy Awards nomination event in Beverly Hills, California, he gave his debut live performance. In 2021, he assumed the role of co-host (taskmaster) for Gulder Ultimate Search.

With ISIS models, Remi started his modelling career. Since then, he has been in advertisements for brands including Airtel, MTN Nigeria, DSTV, and Diamond Bank.


  • Shades of Love
  • Unspoken
  • Sting
  • Carbage Between
  • The Date
  • Stop
  • Alter Ego
  • Sobis Mystic
  • The Getaway (2014)
  • Lagos Cougars Reloaded (2015-2016)
  • Lincolns Clan (2016-2017)
  • Tinsel (2016-2017)
  • Forbidden (2018)
  • Falling (2015)
  • Any Other Monday (2015)
  • Purple Heart (2017)
  • Tiwas Baggage (2017)
  • Sobis Mystic (2017)
  • The Eve (2018)
  • Gold Statue (2019)
  • Anikulapo (2022)

Personal Life

Kunle Remi is a devout Christian. He has never been married and has no children. He is currently unattached.

He was thought to be dating Banky W’s now-wife, Adesua Etomi, however, it was later revealed that their relationship ended before she met Banky.

Net Worth

Kunle Remi is a well-known actress in Nigerian Nollywood, with an estimated net worth of $100,000-$800,000.

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