Damola Olatunji’s biography: age, wife, movies, net worth
Damola Olatunji Is one of the most versatile actors cum producers in the Nigerian movie industry; he is known for acting in Yoruba movies and is considered a veteran owing to the number of years he has been in the industry.
Recently, Damola Olatunji was in the news after he was arrested by the Nigerian police for confronting its officials whom he claimed assaulted him and his Personal Assistant.
Damola took to his Instagram page to show the faces of the policemen who he claimed assaulted him and his P.A by seizing their phones. He disclosed that the incident occurred in the Abule Egba area of Lagos state.
The report claimed the actor was charged to court but has now been released.
Nigerians have taken to social media to react, with many asking what would have happened if he was not a celebrity.
This article is focused on what you should know about Damola Olatunji, continue reading to see more.
|Name:||Actor Damola Olatunji|
|Real Name:||Damola Olatunji|
|Date of Birth:||February 2nd|
|State of Origin:||Osun|
|Spouse:||Raliat Abiodun-Olatunji (Div.)Olubukola Awoyemi|
|Net Worth:||$1 million|
Damola Olatunji’s biography
Damola Olatunji was born on the 2nd of February, but there are no details of the year he was born. He is, however, believed to be in his late 30s or early 40s.
There are no details of who his father is but the name of his mother is Prophetess Ajibola Anike Olatunji, JP. He revealed his mother used to be a fashion designer while he was growing up before she received the call to become a minister of God.
Damola Olatunji is a native of Edo Agbo in Osun state; he is the second child of his parent and had part of his childhood in Ife, Osun state; therefore, he is a Nigerian by birth.
Damola Olatunji had his primary and secondary school education in Ife Osun state before he proceeded to study Engineering at Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos state.
Damola Olatunji never had the dream of becoming an actor as he was trained to be an engineer; however, during his days at Yabatech, the actor found love in acting as he went on to join a drama group.
The Osun born actor would later meet with veteran actor Yomi Fash Lanso who became his mentor in the movie industry.
Damola Olatunji bagged his debut in the movie “Ojo (Rain)”, which was produced by Opeyemi Aiyeola and directed by Yomi Fash Lanso.
Listed below are some of the projects Damola Olatunji has worked on
- Man’s Best Friend
- Ona Mi
- Iyawo Koro
- Arewa Ojo
Damola has acted alongside superstars like Femi Adebayo, Bolaji Amusan, Peju Ogunmola, Damola Olatunji, Yinka Quadri, among others. He is known for his energetic and versatile roles in movies.
Damola Olatunji has been married twice, first to Raliat Abiodun, who he married at the Ikoyi Registry in April 2013. However, the reports claimed he was in a relationship with actress Bukky Awoyemi, also known as Arugba, even when he was married to Raliat.
His relationship with Raliat would later end, and he is now with Bukky Awoyemi, who has twins for him named Dave and Debby.
Damola Olatunji is reportedly worth $1 million.