Wunmi Toriola biography, age, husband, child, other updates
Wunmi Toriola is a Yoruba actress who is well known in the movie industry and has come a long way. She is known for her loud and angry voice in movies.
She has worked with veteran Yoruba actors like Ogogo, Yinka Quadri, Kunle Afod, Odunlade Adekola, among others.
Apart from being an actress, Wunmi Toriola is a movie producer and has a number of projects to her name. She is also a business person.
To know more about Wunmi Toriola, combine reading this article.
|Full Name:||Olawunmi Toriola|
|Stage Name:||Wunmi Toriola|
|Born:||11 July 1988|
|Age:||33 years old in 2021|
|Birth Place:||Lagos State|
|State Of Origin:||Ogun State|
Wunmi Toriola’s Biography
Her full name is Olawunmi Toriola, and she was born on the 11th of July 1988 in Lagos state to a disciplinary and strict father; she, however, lost her mother while she was growing up. She has three siblings, but there are no details about them available online.
She is a native of Ogun state and grew up involving herself in church activities.
Wunmi Toriola had her primary and secondary school in Lagos, after which she gained admission to the University of Ilorin, where she graduated with a degree in Art.
She was also interested in acting and went on to join Odunfa Caucus, a Yoruba theatre group led by Yinka Quadri, Taiwo Hassan (Ogogo), Abbey Lanre, Sunny Ali, and Razak Ajao; she bagged a diploma in theatre arts from the group.
After joining Odunfa Caucus in 2009, she landed her first role in the movie titled “Isese Lagba”, produced by Tawa Ajisefeni.
Over the years, she gained more experience in the industry and went from being an actress to becoming a movie producer.
So far, Wunmi Toriola has produced 13 movies and has featured in over 100 movies since she made her debut as an actress.
Her first project as a producer was ”Ajewunmi”, released in 2012, which further brought her to the limelight.
Some other movies she has acted in are; Eto, Obinrin, My Past, Amomo Beta, Lori Titi, among others.
Wunmi has acted in movies like Double Double, Eni Owo, Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho, Iya Aje, Wedding Ring, The Ring, Atorise, among others.
In 2018, she was named the “Fastest Rising Actress (Yoruba)” award at the City People Awards.
She and actress Toyin Abraham used to be friends, but their once cordial relationship crashed when she advised Toyin to return to her ex-husband, Adeniyi Johnson. The two stars have, however, since apologised to each other and are now getting along together.
Wunmi Toriola is married to a US-based man, who she met on Facebook on the 13th of May, 2018, but his name remains a mystery to date.
During the pregnancy of their son named Zion, rumours went viral that her marriage had crashed. This started after she deleted every of her husband’s photos on her social media accounts few weeks after the birth of their son.
Wunmi would, however, debunk the reports as she said she deliberately deleted the photos.
Her son Zion, who she gave birth to in 2019 in the US, started school in 2021, and the actress also shared photos from his first day at school on social media.
Wunmi Toriola has done quite well for herself and has built a successful acting career in the Yoruba sector of the movie industry. She reportedly has a net worth valued between $100,000 and $350,000.