Kunle Remi: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies


Kunle Remi: Biography, Age, Career, Family And Movies

Kunle Remi

Kunle Remi (born 18 October 1998 | birth name – Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi) is a Nigerian actor, who is best known for his roles in Falling, Family Forever and Tinsel. He came to prominence after winning the 7th edition of Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010. He is a graduate of the New York Film Academy.

Early life and education

Kunle Remi was born in Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria. He is the second son of six children born to Engr. Joseph Ibukun Oluwaremi and Omolara Sherifat Oluwaremi. He attended primary and secondary school in Ibadan before heading to the University of Ibadan where, after a short stint studying fisheries and wildlife management, he deferred his studies to act in films. He studied acting at the New York Film Academy, Los Angeles, and graduated in 2014. This was followed by a stint learning film making and direction from the same academy, and graduating in 2015. Remi is a Christian.




Remi started acting professionally in 2011, after winning Gulder Ultimate Search in 2010. His first major role was in Heavy Beauty, produced by Grace Edwin Okon and directed by Stanlee Ohikhuare. Later, he starred in several films, TV series, and stage plays, including Family Forever, Tinsel, Lagos Cougars Reloaded, The Getaway, Falling, and Africa Magic’s Forbidden. He has been featured in a number of Africa Magic Original Films.

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TV Hosting

While studying at the New York Film Academy, Remi worked as a TV host for Internet TV channel, Celebville 360. His first appearance was reporting live at the Academy Awards nomination event in Beverly Hills, California.


Remi began his modeling career with ISIS models. He has since featured in ad campaigns for brands such as Zain Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, DStv, and Diamond Bank.



Year Title Role Notes
2019 Golden Statue Chuks Feature Film, in post-production.
2018 The Eve Audu Feature Film produced by Cut24 and directed by Tosin Igho. Released in 2018.
2017 Sobi’s Mystic Sobi Feature Film. Written and directed by Biodun Stephen. Released 2017.
2017 Tiwa’s Baggage Lolu Feature Film. Written and directed by Biodun Stephen. Released 2017.
2017 Purple Heart Ademola Feature Film directed by Andy Amenechi. Released 2017.
2015 Any Other Monday  Greg Feature Film produced by Kafui Danko and directed by Pascal Amanfo. Released in 2016.
2015 Falling Imoh Feature film produced by Uduak Isong Oguamanam and directed by Niyi Akinmolayan. Released in 2015.
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Year Title Role Notes
2018 Forbidden Demilade Doregos TV Series aired on Africa Magic.
2016–2017 Tinsel Zane TV Series, aired on Africa Magic.
2016–2017 Lincoln’s Clan  Eric TV Series.
2015–2016 Lagos Cougars Reloaded  TV Series.
2014 The Getaway Oliseh TV Series.