About Kunle

Kunle Remi (also known as Oyekunle Remi) is a Nigerian-born African actor, who has featured in several movies and television shows within and outside the continent. He is best known for his roles in Forbidden, Tinsel and Falling.

Kunle made his debut in the film industry in 2011, shortly after winning Season 7 of the Gulder Ultimate Search. His first major role was in Heavy Beauty. Following that, he has starred in several Films and Television shows and Stage Plays, including Family Forever, Tinsel and The Getaway and Lagos Cougars Reloaded, and the Africa Magic telenovela, Forbidden. He made his cinema debut in 2015 with the movie, Falling.

Prior to acting, Kunle was a highly sought after print, runway and television model, having featured in campaigns for a number of brands.

Following his 2011 debut, Kunle headed to the New York Film Academy to hone his craft. In 2013, he got his diploma in Acting for Film. Then, he followed this with another diploma in Filmmaking & Directing, which he completed in 2014.

While studying at the New York Film Academy, Kunle had the opportunity to audition as host for the online television station, CELEBVILLE360 in Los Angeles. He was successful and a result, he got his first break as a TV host, reporting live at the Oscar nomination ceremony in 2013. 


Kunle is involved in a number of causes. These primarily include Men Against Rape & Violence (MARV) and Hang Out with KR.

Personal Life

Kunle was born in Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria. He is the second son of six children born to Engr. Joseph Ibukun Oluwaremi and Mrs. Omolara Sherifat Oluwaremi. He is a devout Christian.