Wale Akorede popularly known as Okunnu is a Nigeria movie actor who is known for his comic roles in the Yoruba sector. He is currently one of the sought after and Influential male in the Yoruba movie industry with an estimate net worth of $450,000.
Early Life and Personality
Wale Akorede popularly known as Okunnu was born on the 5th of November, 1967 in the city of Ibadan (The largest city in west Africa). He originally hails from Ogbomosho in Oyo state.
He studied Fine Art in the Polytechnic of Ibadan after his Secondary School Education.
Although, Wale Akorede never revealed anything about the school he had both his primary and secondary education but any updates about this information will be updated once revealed.
The Actor revealed that he had stay away from home most times, because of his passion for acting due to the fact that his mother always flog him. He stated further that he had always prepared to be flogged when he comes back because it was more or less a daily routine for him.
He also stated further that his mother gave him support until she saw his roles on screen and commended his efforts that if she had known would have supported him long ago.
The Yoruba actor is married to a beautiful wife and the union is blessed with three kids which he rarely flaunts his family unlike other actors in the movie industry. It was also revealed that the wife and his children of the actor has relocated to Toronto, Canada.
Okunnu as he is fondly called by his fans, was once a business man and came into the movie industry through a fellow actor, Muyiwa Ademola who is a movie producer and actor.
He ever since then came into limelight and has featured in many movies in both the Yoruba and Nollywood movies. Due to his comic roles and skills has made Okunnu, an household name in the movie industry.
Awards and Nominations
He has bagged notable award which includes:
- City people Movie Award for Comic Actor of the year (Yoruba)
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He has featured in numerous movies which include:
- Alhaji Legbegbe
- Pase (Authority) and many more