Kunle Remi Biography | Career, Movies & Marriage Controversy

Kunle Remi is a Nigerian-born actor, host, Model, content creator, motivational speaker, Host Filmmaker, and producer who has so many movies under his belt and has appeared in many Nigerian movie series.

He won the 7th Edition of the Guilder Ultimate search in 2010. As a Student at the New York Film Academy, he hosted an Internet TV channel, Celebville 360, and made his first significant hosting appearance at the Academy Awards nomination events which took place in Beverly Hills.

Kunle Remi Biography

Kunle Remi Biography Profile Summary

  • Full name: Oyekunle Opeyemi Oluwaremi
  • Stage name: Kunle Remi
  • Date of Birth: 18 October 1988
  • Age: 36 years (as of 2024)
  • Place of birth: Gboko, Benue State
  • State of origin: Ekiti state
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Marital Status: Married (2024)
  • Wife: Tiwi
  • Net Worth: $500,000

Background and Education

The A-rated Nollywood Actor was born in Benue state on 18th October 1988. into the family of Engineer Joseph Ibukun Oluwaremi and Mrs S.O Oluwaremi. Kunle’s father was an Engineer, and his mother was a school owner/administrator. The family of six children moved to Ibadan where Kunle Remi grew up and had his education.

He studied Fisheries and Wildlife Management at the University of Ibadan before enrolling at Sheffield University where he studied Tourism and Hospitality Management. After his degree education, he moved to New York City to study acting, filmmaking, and directing at the New York Film Academy and graduated in 2014.

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Kunle Remi Biography Career

Kunle Remi had a passion for acting as a teenager which he discovered, subsequently, he became a youth drama teacher. He started acting professionally in 2011 after he won the 2010 Gulder Ultimate Search. He appeared in his first movie “Heavy Beauty ” which was released in 2012.

He also performed stunts in Kpains: The Frest of Souls in 2014 and also landed roles in short films like Sister’s Keeper, Sting, and Hex. Kunle Remi produced and released the short film ”Sting” which was screened at the Zimbabwe Film Festival. He also produced Lemonade which was produced and distributed across multiple platforms in Nigeria.

Kunle Remi Biography

As a TV host, he has worked as a taskmaster for Gulder Ultimate Search season 12 with fellow host Toke Makinwa. He was also the green carpet host of the 2022 Glo Dance Battle of the Year with Moet Abebe.

Kunle has also worked as a model and began his career with ISIS models at the age of 24 featured in advertisement campaigns for brands like Airtel, ARISE magazine, DSTv, MTN Nigeria, The Reele Magazine, and Access bank.

Remi co-founded 1810 Empire Studios in 2012 which was previously listed as the 7th Media Entertainment. 1810 Empire Studios global talent management firm and production company looks to create entertainment for a wide range of media platforms.

Kunle Remi Biography Movies and Series

  • Deserted
  • Forbidden
  • Tinsel
  • Lincon’s Clan
  • The Gateway
  • Flaws
  • Purple
  • Love, Lust & other things
  • The Kujus Again
  • Ijakumo (The Born Again stripper)
  • Anikulapo
  • Treasury
  • A Naija Christmas
  • April Showers
  • Hide ‘N’ Seek
  • 13 letters
  • The Prophetess
  • Volcano
  • Camouflage
  • No more secret
  • Maybe mine
  • Introducing the Kujus
  • Lemonade
  • Mama Drama
  • JOCA (Just one call away)
  • Quagmire
  • Gold Statue
  • Sin City
  • Boys Will Be Boys
  • The Eve
  • Stronger Together
  • Purple Heart
  • Surprise Wedding
  • Alter Ego
  • Sobi’s Mystic
  • Tiwa’s Baggage
  • Any Other Monday
  • Falling
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Kunle Remi has been A recipient of several awards which will be listed below

  • Yoruba Movie Gist Awards (Best Kiss in a movie)
  • Yoruba Movie Gist Awards (Best Cinema Actor)
  • Cine Paris Film Festival (Best Actor in a Feature Film)
  • Nigeria Achievers Awards 2023 (Nollywood Best Lead Actor)
  • AFRICON 2023   (African Excellence for outstanding achievement in the field of Media & Entertainment)
  • 2023 Scream All Youth Award 2023  (Best Actor in a Lead Role – Anikulapo)
  • 2023     Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival (TINFF) 2023      (Best Actor – Flaws)
  • 2023     African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) Globe Award Honoree ( Anikulapo)


Nollywood Actor Kunle Remi and his wife Tiwi made headlines with a deleted naughty video showcasing bedroom styles in preparation for a baby. The couple who married traditionally and in church ij the month of January 2024 piqued the interest of netizens with a dirty video.

The video which was taken down after their wedding showed the newlyweds in a public spot with some friends cheering them as they publicly expressed their love for each other. He positioned his wife behind his wife who bent down, and they laughed together.

Kunle Remi Biography

In the viral video, Kunle could be heard saying he wants to put twins in Tiwi’s belly; she responded by saying there’s no time to waste viral clip generated mixed comments from netizens. Some believed that the sexual display was worrisome and they were doing too much.

Personal Life

Remi opened up in December 2022 about his battles with depression stating how overwhelmed he felt at some point in time. In his words,

I was overthinking my career, am I doing enough, am I enough, am I with the right person, so many thoughts in my mind.”


Kunle Remi married his Longtime girlfriend Tiwi in January 2024 which he announced on his official Instagram page.

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Kunle Remi Biography

Kunle Remi Biography state of origin

The Young Nollywood actor hails from Ekiti state.

Is Kunle Remi married?

Yes, Kunle Remi is married to his wife Tiwi.

Kunle Remi Biography

how old is Kunle Remi’s wife?

We have Information about how old is his wife, we will update this article when we find out.

Kunle Remi wife picture

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kunle remi wedding

The wedding was held in Ibadan and several Nollywood stars like Stars like Ini Dima-Okojie, Beverly Osu, Sharon Ooja, Bimbo Ademoye, Omowunmi Dada, Shaffy Bello, Stan Nze, Nnani Akah, Deyemi Okanlawon, and Enyinna Nwigwe graced the occasion.

Kunle Remi Biography

Kunle Remi parents

Kunle Remi’s parents’ names are Engineer Joseph Ibukun Oluwaremi and Mrs S. Oluwaremi. His father was an Engineer, and his mother, a school owner/administrator.

Kunle Remi brother

We don’t know the name of Kunle Remi’s brother but he was present at his wedding.

Kunle Remi Biography  Social Handles

Instagram: @kunleremiofficial

Twitter: @kunleremi


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