Jaiye Kuti: all you need to about Lanre Kuti’s wife

Lanre Kuti's wife

Jaiye Kuti: all you need to about Lanre Kuti’s wife

Jaiye Kuti is a versatile actress in the Nollywood industry as she acts in Yoruba and English movies and plays her roles comfortably.

Aside from acting, Jaiye Kuti is a businesswoman and, in fact, didn’t start her career as an actress.

There are also controversies surrounding her with popular Fuji singer Alabi Pasuma, who many assumed was her husband.

Below are some of the details we found out about Jaiye Kuti.

Profile Summary

Name: Durojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti

Nickname: Jaiye Kuti

Date of Birth: unknown

State of Origin: Ogun

Occupation: Actress and businesswoman

Marital status: married

Children: 2

Jaiye Kuti’s Biography

Born Durojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti, she, however, better known as Jaiye Kuti. She is from Yewa Ayetoro, Egbado in Ogun State. Her parents are Mr and Mrs Rufus Adisa Olawale.


While there are no details about her primary and secondary school education, she went to Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State, where she studied Secretarial Administration. She later moved to the University of Lagos Unilag, where she bagged a bachelor degree in English Language. She also met her husband, Lanre Kuti, at Unilag.


According to the reports, Jaiye Kuti started her career in Nollywood with English soap operas and made her debut in Laff Patterns in 2002. After which, she joined the Yoruba film industry, which she started with Adebayo Salami, also known as Oga Bello and then joined Prince Jide Kosoko’s team for scriptwriting and acting.

The first movie she produced was ‘Jaiyeola ni mo nje.’


Below are some of the movies she has acted in;

The Grudge



The Stunt 



Olori Amolegbe

Oro My

Jaiye Kuti’s husband

The Nollywood star is married to Lanre Kuti, who is the CEO of C.Ray company limited. She revealed she met her husband when she a very much committed Christian, the kind that never wore trousers, makeups and earrings. Her husband, however, made her know God’s not complex as she made Him seems.

The date when they got married is unknown, but their marriage is reported to be over 20 years.


Jaiye and Kuti marriage is blessed with two children, one son and one daughter. While nothing is known about her son, her daughter, Anatasia Kuti, is a brand Ambassador for Dano Milk.

Rumoured relationship with Pasuma

Some years back, a rumour went viral that Jaiye Kuti was married to Fuji maestro, Alh. Alabi Pasuma, after photos of them dressed as husband and wife, surfaced online and left many assuming they were married.

However, in an interview in 2019, Jaiye Kuti debunked the reports as she revealed that since the time of her movie, ‘Jayeola Monje’ and the movie wedding pictures, many have said that it is an accurate wedding picture of her wedding.

She declared that it was only a movie and that she is married to the Kuti’s family and not Pasuma.

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Owe YORUBA: 100+ proverbs and their meaning

Owe YORUBA 100 proverbs

Owe YORUBA: 100+ proverbs and their meaning

The Yorubas are one of the major ethnic groups in Nigeria, alongside the Igbos and Hausas. They dominate the country's western area and are found in all of the six states (Osun, Oyo, Ogun, Ekiti, Lagos and Ondo) in the zone.

Apart from Nigeria, the Yorubas are also found in Togo, Benin Republic, and Brazil.

The Yoruba culture is a beautiful one, like other cultures, they have proverbs and idioms that applies to every situation, while some of it may be funny they however carry strong meanings.

In this post we have been able to gather 150 proverbs and their meaning, they are listed below;

1. Kosi eni to ma...

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