The filmmaker Kunle Afolayan who is well known for his films, October 31st, and The Figurine: Araromire, posted a photo of his 12-year-old daughter and prayed for her on his Instagram page, and Here is what he wrote below;
“Kunle Afolayan celebates Daughter
And …Darasimi is 12. Grow in Wisdom, knowledge and understanding. Happy birthday daughter. The Nigerian actor is of Igbomina-Yoruba descent, from Kwara State. He is the son of the famous theatre and film director and producer Ade Love. He is married to Tolu.
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He majored in economics and started out working in a bank while doing some casual acting, before deciding to move into full-time film making and taking a course at the New York Film Academy.
Kunle Afolayan is of Igbomina-Yoruba descent, from Kwara State. He is the son of the famous theater and film director and producer Ade Love. He majored in economics and started out working in a bank while doing some casual acting, before deciding to move into full-time filmmaking and taking a course at the New York Film Academy. Since 2005 he has been active in the Nigerian film industry.
He has made several extremely popular titles including The Figurine: Araromire which was in the Yoruba and English languages and Phone Swap which featured Wale Ojo, Joke Silva, Nse Ikpe Etim, and the legendary Chika Okpala. The Figurine won five major awards in the African Film Academy and experienced tremendous success in the Nigerian movie theaters.
Kunle Afolayan appeared at the Subversive Film Festival in 2011 where he represented the Nigerian film industry, said, in 2009, to be the world’s second largest, with his colleague Zeb Ejiro. In May 2013, Phone Swap premiered in France at the first edition of NollywoodWeek Paris and won the Public Choice Award. Afolayan’s father Adeyemi Josiah Afolayan (Ade-Love) was a Nigerian artist of the second half of the 20th century who worked in traveling theater, then turned to the film-making industry.
Kunle is married to Tolu and they have three children. He identifies as a Free-thinker.
Kunle Afolayan is silently doing well in the Nigerian movie industry where he recently got himself a very unusual car – Thunderbird Ford 1965. The model is the fourth generation of the Ford Thunderbird which is a large personal luxury car produced by Ford. The V8 engine needed nearly 11 seconds to push the heavy T-bird to 96 km/h.