Who is Sunkanmi Omobolanle?
Sunkanmi Omobolanle is a popular Yoruba actor, who ventured into acting following his father’s footsteps. He is also a movie producer and director but popularly known for the role he played in Olaide Irawo, 2007, and Gongo, 2008. Sunkanmi Omobolanle is one of the talented actors in the Nigerian movie industry who started acting at an early stage in life. Check out Sunkanmi Omobolanle biography, age, net worth, parents and other facts about him. First, let’s look at his profile.
|Date of birth
|March 1, 1981
|Kudirat Abimbola Bakare
Sunkanmi Omobolanle Biography
Olasunkanmi Omobolanle aka Sunkanmi Omobolanle is a popular Nollywood actor born on March 1, 1981. He is also a movie producer and a brand ambassador. He hails from Ilora, a town in Oyo State, southwestern part of Nigeria. Sunkanmi Omobolanle is the son of the renowned Nollywood actor, Sunday Omobolanle aka Papi Luwe. His mum, Peju Ogunmola is also a popular actress in the Nigerian movie industry.
Sunkanmi attended Tender Age Nursery and Primary School in Lagos and he enrolled at the Nigerian Military School in Zaria, Kaduna for his secondary education level. Sunkanmi is a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Sunday Omobolanle Acting Career
Sunday Omobolanle began his acting career at the early age of 9, thanks to his father who he usually accompanies to movie sets. Sunday Omobolanle took on child roles but his father, Papi Luwe was strongly against him going into the acting. Papi Luwe was against his son venturing into acting cause he believed that actors were underpaid in Nigeria. However, Sunday Omobolanle was resilient. After he completed his secondary education in the military school at Zaria, he dived into professional acting, following his father’s footsteps but against his father’s will.
Sunday Omobolanle came to the limelight for the role he played in “Olaide Irawo”, 2007 and “Gongo” 2008. Olaide Irawo is a 2007 movie directed by Tokunbo Awoga which starred Nollywood icons such as Biola Adebayo, Toyin Adewale, and Anu Aigbe. He has also starred in several Nollywood movies such as; Alajota, Ori, Eni Olorun Ke, Ito, FunFun, and The Quest. Over his career, he has produced two movies which include; Jeje, Ife Ewe, and The Last Race.
Sunday Omobolanle Marriage
Sunday Omobolanle is married to his beautiful wife, Kudirat Abimbola Bakare. They tied the knot in 2011 after dating for 20 years. Rumors were that Sunday Omobolanle didn’t have any affection for his wife, but Sunday Omobolanle debunked that with the incessant post he made on social media expressing unlimited love for his wife, Kudirat Abimbola Bakare. In a news report, he said he can do anything for his wife, even going to the ends of the earth.
Sunkanmi Omobolanle Net worth
Sunkanmi Omobolanle is a renowned indigenous actor, he has an estimated net worth of $500,000.