Kemi Afolabi Bio : Everything we know about the Yoruba Actress

Profile Summary

  • Name: Kemi Afolabi
  • Date of Birth: 28 April 1978.
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Citizenship: Nigerian
  • Ethnicity: Black
  • Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria

Kemi was born in Lagos on 28 April 1978. She attended Tunwase Nursery & Primary School before proceeding to A-Z International school for her high school education. Kemi gained admission into the University of Lagos, where she received her law (LLB).


Kemi’s first professional acting career started in 2008 after being featured in a Yoruba movie, Alagba; since then, Kemi has been featured in hundreds of movies.

She’s also the founder of Kaas and Dee Entertainment, a firm that is into production.

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Kemi was rewarded with an award in 2016 at the city people Awards as the best Yoruba Actress. 

On the 8th of March 2020, Kemi was conferred with Islamic title Imole Adinni by the Hizbullah International prayer.

Kemi Afolabi Personal Life

Kemi is married to Wale Adesipe, the UK based Nigerian. The couple is blessed with a daughter name Darasimi.

A statement was released that scared Kemi’s fan of recent;

According to the statement issued, she was taken to the hospital by the paramedics after falling ill. 

It was discovered that she has malaria fever and was placed on Intra-muscular injections for three days. 

Yoruba actress Kemi Afolabi rushed to the Hospital

According to the statement released by Dr. Aro, A medical practitioner with Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board (LSMPWB), said that they had warned pilgrims before their arrival to Nigeria to use anti-malaria drugs.

He said, after noticing her symptoms, he alerted the Lagos State team to arrange for an ambulance to transfer her to the Hospital.

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