Who is Wunmi Toriola?
Olawunmi Toriola, otherwise known as Wunmi Toriola, is a Nigerian movie actress, movie producer, filmmaker, and TV personality.
Olawunmi Toriola is well-known for featuring in blockbuster Nigerian Nollywood movies like Eto, Obinrin, and Ajewumi. She was first featured in a movie titled “Isese Lagba”, which was produced by Tawa Ajisefini. In this post, I will share with you Wunmi Toriola’s biography, career, education, real name, age, social media handles, and some other interesting things you probably didn’t know about her. Before we continue, let’s take a quick look at her profile.
|Date of Birth||July 11, 1988|
|Net worth||$200,000 – $400,000|
Wunmi Toriola Biography
Especially famous for featuring in blockbuster Nigerian Nollywood movies like Eto, Obinrin, and Ajewumi. Olawunmi Toriola was born on the 11th of July 1988 in her home country, Nigeria.
Born and raised in Lagos State (Lagos State is a state in the South-Western part of Nigeria), Wunmi grew up in a middle-class family.
Losing her mother at a very young age (sadly), Wunmi was raised single-handedly by her father along with her other three siblings.
Although she was born and raised in Lagos State, Wunmi is from Ogun State—also a state in the South-Western part of Nigeria.
Wunmi Toriola Education
Studying and obtaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art from the prestigious University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Olawunmi Toriola also obtained a diploma in Theater Arts from Odunfa Caucus.
As it were, she more likely has both her First School Leaving Certificate and her West African Examination Certificate certifications in the bag.
Wunmi Toriola Career
Kick-started her career in the Nigerian movie industry, otherwise known as Nollywood, in 2009, Olawunmi Toriola first started her career at Odunfa Caucus.
“Odunfa Caucus” is a Yoruba theater group founded by Taiwo Hassan (Ogogo), Sunny Ali, Yinka Quadri, Razak Ajao, and Abbey Lanre.
Winning the “Fastest Rising Actress (Yoruba)” award at the City People Awards in 2018, Wunmi Toriola has been in the Nigerian movie industry for more than a decade and counting.
Having “Ajewumi” as the movie which brought her to the limelight in 2012, Wunmi has, since she started movie production, produced thirteen movies. Side by side, she has featured in over 100 movies and counting.
Wunmi Toriola Movies
As a movie actress, movie producer, and filmmaker, Wunmi Toriola has featured in and has produced a couple of movies. These are some of the movies she had produced and featured in, arranged in no order:
- Amomo Beta
- Lori Titi
- Eni Owo
- Wedding Ring
- The Ring
- EX fiance
- Double Double
- My Past
- Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho
- Iya Aje
- My ex
Wunmi Toriola Husband, Children
Toriola is happily married to her lovely US-based husband whose name has remained a mystery, and whom she had met on Facebook on the 13th of May 2018.
Together, the love duo had their first child, the first son in December 2019 —Zion is the name of their now-two-year-old son.
Social Media Handles
Olawunmi Toriola is on Instagram as @wumitoriola with hundreds of thousands of followers. Moreover, she is on Facebook as Wunmi Toriola with thousands of followers, follow her to see more of her. She is also on Twitter under the handle @WunmiToriola.
Wunmi Toriola Age, Other Information
At the time this article was last updated, Wunmi was 33 years old. She was born on the 11th of July and so should celebrate her birthday on 11th July.
Ethnically a Yoruba, Wunmi is from Ogun State, so is she a Southerner by region. Additionally, she holds Nigerian citizenship by birth and practices the Christian religion.
Wunmi Toriola Net worth
Olawunmi Toriola has an estimated net worth of between $200,000 thousand and $400,000 thousand. She earns her net worth from her career as a movie actress and filmmaker.