Full biography of Nollywood actress Bukunmi Oluwasina and other facts about her

Who is Bukunmi Oluwasina?

Bukunmi Oluwasina is a Nigerian actress who has featured in over 100 movies. The talented actress is also a singer and movie producer. Bukunmi Oluwasina is known for her ability to interpret any movie role assigned to her effortlessly. Her versatility has turned her into a fan favourite among lovers of Yoruba movies.

Full data profile of Nigerian actress, Bukunmi Oluwasina

Full nameBukunmi Oluwasina Grace
Age27 years
BirthdayMay 7
State of originEkiti State
Marital statusMarried
CareerActress, singer and
movie producer

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s childhood

Bukunmi Oluwasina was born in Oke-Imesi, Ekiti state, in the early 1990s. She is the third child of a family of seven.

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s education

Bukunmi Oluwasina had her primary education at College of Education Staff School and Peace and Joy Model School, Ikere- Ekiti. She had her secondary education at African Church Comprehensive High School and College of Education Demonstration Secondary School also at Ikere- Ekiti in Ekiti State, before proceeding to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, where she graduated with a degree in Theatre Arts.

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s acting career

Bukunmi Oluwasina started her acting career in her final-year days at the university. She joined the Nigerian movie industry officially after her graduation.

She is the first actor in her family, but, unlike the cases of most other actresses, her parents accepted and supported her decision to go into the entertainment industry.

Her 2015 self-produced movie “Ayomi” was the landmark of her career in the Nigerian movie industry. The movie was directed by Muyeeden Oladapo and gave Bukunmi Oluwasina the opportunity to work with great actors like Joke Muyiwa, Gabriel Afolayan, Damola Olatunji, and others.

The actress was also privileged to partner with different big brands like Pepsi and AFV for the production of the movie. Bukunmi Oluwasina’s self-produced movie “Ayomi” was the only indigenous movie showcased in Viva Cinemas for its premiering.

“Ayomi” was shot in July 2014 in Lagos and was released on September 21, 2015. It was nominated for many awards and won several.

Bukunmi Oluwasina has also been praised for her creativity in developing original love stories.

Other successful movies Bukunmi Oluwasina has written and produced include:

  • A Story Like Mine (2015)
  • Oluwere (2015)
  • Beautiful Song (2016)
  • Itan Temi (2019)

List of Bukunmi Oluwasina’s movies

  • Ayomi (2015)
  • A story like mine (2015)
  • Oluwere (2015)
  • Beautiful Song (2016)
  • Itan Temi (2019)
  • The Blogger’s Wife (2017)
  • Modebi Olami (2013)
  • Excursion (2015)
  • Enitan (2020)
  • Test (2019)
  • Eje Ibi (2020)
  • Citation (2020)

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s singing career

Bukunmi Oluwasina is also a beautiful singer who has released a number of well-received songs. She is the voice behind most of the soundtracks used in Yoruba films.

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s songs

  • Jigi
  • Eazy Eazy
  • See Wahala Ft Oladips
  • Girlfriend
  • Ranti Mi
  • Ise Oluwa
  • Samia (Produced by T.Piano)
  • Hey
  • You Are Me
  • Surface
  • Lost

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s awards

  • Best of Nollywood Awards (BON Awards) for Most Promising Actress (2015) – Nominated
  • Best of Nollywood Awards (BON Awards) for Best Use of Nigerian Food in a Movie – Won
  • Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards for Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba Category) – 2016 – Nominated
  • ELOY Awards for Actress of the Year (2018) – Nominated
  • Best of Nollywood Awards (BON Awards) for Best Actress in a Leading Role (2018) – Won
  • Best of Nollywood Awards (BON Awards) for Best Actress in a Leading Role (2019) – Nominated
  • City People Movie Awards for Fast Rising Actress of the Year (2019) – Won
  • MAYA Awards for Best Actress – Won
  • Nigeria Achiever’s Award for Best Lead Actress of the Year (2020) – Won

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s marriage and husband

Bukunmi Oluwasina got married to her boyfriend of eleven years, Ebun, on September 17, 2020.

Before her marriage, there were rumours that Bukunmi Oluwasina was in a relationship with Nigerian rapper Oladips as the two were mostly seen together.

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s husband, Ebun, likes to keep a low profile and shies away from public attention. According to the actress and singer, she got married to someone who is not in the movie industry because she doesn’t mix work with pleasure.

The versatile actress and singer shared the news of her wedding on her official Instagram page. She had kept the ceremony away from the media until it was concluded.

She shared the video of herself in her flamboyant wedding dress accompanied by her beloved husband. She revealed how far they have come in their relationship in her caption and stated she and Ebun have been together for 11 years.

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s net worth

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s current net worth is estimated at $600,000 dollars (around N250 million naira).

Bukunmi Oluwasina on social media

Bukunmi Oluwasina’s Instagram handle is @bukunmioluwasina. Her Twitter handle is @bukunmigrace1.

Other interesting facts about Bukunmi Oluwasina

Bukunmi Oluwasina is currently rated as one of the more successful Yoruba actresses in Nollywood. With over 2 million followers on Instagram, Bukunmi Oluwasina is also a social media personality.

The movie producer has an NGO called the Bukunmi Oluwasina Foundation created to cater for the needy.

Bukunmi Oluwasina has revealed that her role model in Nollywood is the renowned Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji.

Bukunmi Oluwasina has also said that she loves wearing clothes that make her feel comfortable. According to her, she rarely attends traditional parties as she hates the idea of putting on gele.

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