Kolawole Oluwasegun Ajeyemi or simply addressed, Kolawole Ajeyemi, is a prominent Nigerian actor, movie director, and producer. He is fondly called “Awilo” in most of the Yoruba movies he acts due to the significant energetic roles he plays in the movies. Last year, Kolawole Oluwasegun Ajeyemi got married to Toyin Abraham, a popular Nollywood actress whose influence brought Kolawole to the limelight.
Kolawole Ajeyemi Biography
Kolawole Oluwasegun Ajeyemi was born on January 17th, his birth year is not known so his age cannot be ascertained either. However, Kolawole Oluwasegun Ajeyemi could be in his late 30s or early 40s. He is a native of Ogbomosho a city in Oyo State, south-western Nigeria, founded in the mid 17th century. During his early life growing up, Kolawole Ajeyemi attended Ogbomosho Grammar School.
Kolawole Ajeyemi Career
Permit me to iterate that since the award-winning movie actress, Toyin Abraham‘s marriage to the Kolawole Oluwasegun Ajeyemi. Kolawole Ajeyemi turned up in many search requests. Movie lovers did not know of him until he tied knots with Toyin Abraham. However, Kolawole solely built his career path to success. He started acting professionally since 1997 while under the mentorship of Segun Ogungbe, a popular Yoruba filmmaker and actor. Segun Ogungbe is the nephew of late actor and filmmaker, Akin Ogungbe. Kolawole Ajeyemi since the onset of his career has produced over 25 Nollywood movies and starred in over 100 movies including;
- Sunday Dagboru
- Eruku Nla
- Tani Odaju
- Kokoro, etc.
Kolawole Ajeyem’s popular name in movies is “Awilo” cause he takes up daunting roles that require a certain level of ruggedness. Meanwhile, in real life, Kolawole the rugged type of person. He can switch seamlessly into a rugged character due to his unique talent in acting. He is simply in appearance and attitude and possesses the same in personality.
Kolawole Ajeyemi Marriage
Kolawole Ajeyemi is married to Toyin Abraham. They got married on July 4, 2019. A month after their wedding, they welcomed their first child together, a baby boy on August 15, 2019. However, sources reveal that Kolawole already has a 14-year-old daughter named Temitope Ajeyemi whose mother could not be identified but we know that Ajeyemi’s son with Toyin Abraham has an older half-sister.
On his wife’s part. Kolawole Ajeyemi is Toyin Abraham’s third husband. She was once married to different Nollywood actors for three years. She was once engaged to Adeniyi Solanke between 2010 and 2011, and Adeniyi Johnson between 2014 and 2016.
Kolawole Ajeyemi Award and Nomination
Kolawole Ajeyemi has not bagged any award but has been nominated for numerous reputable awards including;
- Best New Actor of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Movie Award
- Best Supporting Actor of the Year (Yoruba) at City People Movie Award
Kolawole Ajeyemi Net Worth
Kolawole Ajeyemi is the founder of Aje Omo Aje School of Performing Arts, located in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He is also the CEO of Kolawole Clothings. On June 10, 2019, he acquired a luxurious mansion. Kolawole Ajeyemi ‘s net worth is an estimated $10,000.