Kehinde Olorunyomi: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Kehinde Olorunyomi: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Kehinde Olorunyomi

Kehinde Olorunyomi (born January 13, 1981) is a Nigerian actress and screenwriter, and filmmaker notable for her role in the defunct soap opera DOMINO and several screenplays.

Career

Acting

Olorunyomi started her acting career in 2001 with the television program Everyday people She is remembered for her role in the defunct soap opera Domino, where she played Stella Lord-Williams, the wife of the lead character, Oscar (played by Femi Branch).

In March 2017, Olorunyomi joined the cast of the TV series Tinsel, where she plays the character Tomiwa Ajayi.

Olorunyomi has featured in movies like The Novelist, Couple’s Award, Divorce not allowed, Bachelor’s eve, bloodlines season 1, Forever Within Us,

Screenwriting

As a screenwriter, Olorunyomi started her career in 2006 with the movie Mamush. She has written over 50 titles that have been produced into movies and series. Olorunyomi has written for Nigerian filmmakers and production companies like M-Net Africa’s AMOF (Africa Magic Original Films), Desmond Elliot, Uche Jombo, Ayo Adesanya, Bimbo Akintola, Charles Okafor, Ego Boyo, Ramsey Nuoah, and Mike Ezuruonye.

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Olorunyomi is CEO of Nextlevel Cinema, a film production company she started in 2012. Next level Cinema has produced five movies The Perfect Plan (2012), Forever Within Us (2014), One Moment in Time (2014), The Novelist (2015), Tesho (2016). The Novelist was in the Nigerian Cinemas in 2016 and showed great potentials, it also has great reviews online. Couple’s Award 

Olorunyomi won the Ghana Movie Awards (GMA) in 2012 for best original screenplay for the motion picture titled In the Cupboard produced by Desmond Elliot. Recent films under Olorunyomi’s purview include Husbands of Lagos Season 1 (2014) for Irokotv, Missing Steps (2016) written for Switzerland/Nigerian government produced by Charles Okafor, Oge’s Sister produced by Uche Jombo, Oju Anu Produced by Ayo Adesanya, The Patient produced by M-Net Africa. In addition to Olorunyomi receiving the Best screenplay award in 2012, Finding Mercy one of her original screenplays received 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

Directing

Couple’s Award is Olorunyomi’s directorial debut, she featured in it and was also the screenwriter. Couple’s award got critical acclaim and mentions by movie critics in Nigeria 

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Personal life

Olorunyomi is married to Adewunmi Odukoya who is chief operating officer/aggregator for Nextlevel Cinema. They have a son who was born in 2013.

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