Kehinde Olorunyomi is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter, filmmaker, and director who came to prominence for her role as Stella Lord-Williams in the defunct soap opera Domino. She is also known for her role in the romantic comedy movie Bachelor’s Eve, alongside Jumoke Odetola and Gbenro Ajibade.
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Kehinde Olorunyomi was born on January 13, 1981. She has three sisters, who were all raised by their mother. Their mum was a journalist, and the family lived in Lagos, Kano, Kaduna, and Abuja at different times.
She obtained a B.A in English Language from the Lagos State University, Ojo, and a diploma in Screenwriting from the London Academy of Radio, Film, and Television. She also have a character make-up degree from the Cinema Make-up School in Los Angeles, California.
Olorunyomi started acting in 1998 with a role in the TV series, One Love, produced by Tajudeen Adepetu.
She came through professionally in 2011 with the television program Everyday People. She came to the limelight for her role as Stella Lord-Williams in the defunct soap opera Domino. She also played the role of Tomiwa Ajayi in the TV series Tinsel
She starred in the Nigerian romantic comedy film Bachelor’s Eve, alongside the likes of Dorris Simeon, Gbenro Ajibade, Jumoke Odetola, Kehinde Bankole, and Wole Ojo.
As a screenwriter, she came through with the movie Mamush in 2006. She has also written over 50 titles which has been produced into movies and series for production companies such as M-Net Africa’s AMOF ( Africa Magic Original Films), Ego Boyo, Bimbo Akintola, Charles Okafor, Uche Jombo, to mention a few.
She is also the CEO of the film production company Nextlevel Cinema, which she launched in 2012. She has produced five movies such as One Moment in Time, The Novelist, Tesho,, Husbands of Lagos Season 1 for Iroko TV, Missing Steps, Oge’s Sister, The Patient, and The Perfect Plan.
She made her directorial debut in the film Couple’s Award, where she starred and was also the screenwriter.
Awards & Nominations
Olorunyomi won the Ghana Movie Awards in 2012 for Best original screenplay for the motion picture “In the Cupboard” produced by Desmond Elliot. She also received the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor for one of her original screenplays Finding Mercy.
Kehinde Olorunyomi is married to Adewunmi Odukoya, a chief operating officer for Nextlevel Cinema. The couple have a son together, born in 2013.
Kehinde Olorunyomi is active on social media. She is on Instagram, @kehindeolorunyomi
Kehinde Olorunyomi earns her career as an actress and filmmaker. She has an estimated net worth of $400k – $700k.
Frequently asked questions
Below are some frequently asked questions about Kehinde Olorunyomi:
Who is Kehinde Olorunyomi?
Kehinde Olorunyomi is a Nigerian actress, screenwriter, filmmaker, and director who came to prominence for her role as Stella Lord-Williams in the defunct soap opera Domino.
How old is Kehinde Olorunyomi?
She was born on January 13, 1981.
Where is Kehinde Olorunyomi from?
She is from Lagos, Nigeria.
Is Kehinde Olorunyomi married?
She is married to Adewunmi Odukoya.
What is Kehinde Olorunyomi’s Net Worth?
Kehinde Olorunyomi has an estimated net worth of $400k-$700k.