Motilola Akinlami Adekunle is her real full name but widely known as Motilola Adekunle by her stage name. She is a full-time Nollywood actress, scriptwriter and producer.
She was born on the 21st of January, 1980 in Ondo State. She grew up with her mother after the death of her father, Chief Bamikole Akinlami in 1991. She hails from Ondo Town, in south western Nigeria.
She started her primary education at St. Raphael kiddies School, Akure. She moved to Omole Nursery and Primary school also in Akure where she finished her primary education. She later attended St. Louis Girls Grammar school and eventually obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
Motilola holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Obafemi Awolowo university Ile-Ife in Osun State. She speaks English and Yoruba languages.
Her Acting Career.
Motilola started acting dated back to her secondary school days as a stage play performer.
She began acting professionally in the year 2000, with Soap Opera. Her first movie was Basorun gaa, shot in the town of Jago, produced by Adebayo Faleti.
She also played the role of Bimpe in the Soap Opera ‘Share of the sun’, produced by the HANDEF a pet project of Mrs Segun Agagu wife of the former Ondo state governor.
However, she was the troublesome Ada in Valley between. Her first Yoruba lead role movie was Imo, produced by Kunle Afod.
Motilola has since starred in several movies, some of which include:
• Ariwo Oja
• Ogbon (Thirty)
Motilola Adekunle is a talented Nollywood actress known for good interpretation of movie roles. She is also liberal at accepting any character assigned her and her style of acting is loved by her numerous fans who delight in watching her movies.
Her Role Models
Motilola cites Binta Ayo Mogaji, Toyin Abrahim, Mercy Johnson and Kunle Afod as her role models because of their embodiments of talents and confessed she always watch their movies.
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Her Personal Life
Motilola is happily married to the love of her life, Mr Adekunle, an Air Force Officer and the union is blessed with a beautiful daughter. Motilola revealed she loves relaxing with her family. She is also a lover of designer Chanel.
Her Net Worth
Motilola Adekunle is a regular face in the Nollywood Yoruba movies, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.