Bukola Awoyemi Biography
Bukola Awoyemi is a Nigerian actor, known for Arugba (2010). She is one of the beautiful faces in the Yoruba movie sector who has amazing looks and a good personality. Other Famous Nigerian Actors Include: Michael Godson
Prior to this, she has featured in movies such as Poisonous affairs and Arugba produced by Tunde Kelani. Most noteworthy, her big break came after her lead role in Arugba. Since then, she has been fondly called Arugba by her fans.
When she started off her career as an actress, she lost some roles because she refused to sleep with certain producers.
Bukola Awoyemi Age
Awoyemi was born on December 19, 1988, in Kwara, Nigeria. Therefore, she is 30 years of age as of 2019.
Bukola Awoyemi Husband
Bukola became film director Damola Olatunji’s baby mama under messy circumstances a few years ago. Nevertheless, she has been telling everyone no one should care she is married to him or not.
Prior to this, she has been posting make-believe photos in order to please fans. Besides, she is yet to show their fans their wedding rings.
Moreover, many in the entertainment industry believe that they are both co-parents as the two have never really married in real life except in movies.
Most noteworthy, Damola is yet to make the bold move to propose to Bukola, hence gladdening the hearts of their fans.
However, this will depend on whether Damola’s family accepts her since she ruined his chance of becoming a British citizen.
Bukola Awoyemi Twins
Bukola and her man Damola Olatunji met each other on a movie set in 2013. Most importantly, they share a set of twins whom they welcomed in 2015.
In an interview with Punch’s Arts & Life, this is what she had to say about nursing twins, “To nurse a single baby is not a joke, let alone taking care of two simultaneously,” she adds.
“Twins are a twofold dear baby, yet they likewise accompany twofold difficulties. It implies you need to nourish two individuals, frequently, simultaneously.
You need to dress two; you need to draw two individuals to bed nearly simultaneously. Now and again, they may play. On occasion, they may battle one another – you know, as other kids do.
They may snicker together; they may cry simultaneously. Along these lines, every one of the assignments and difficulties come twofold, similarly as the delight comes.”
Secondary School Attended by Bukola Awoyemi
Awoyemi attended ECWA Secondary School, later to Kwara State Polytechnic and ended up at the University of Ilorin, where she studied performing arts. Prior to this, she Attended St Banerdettes private schools Ibara Abeokuta, Abeokuta Girls Grammar School Onikolobo Abeokuta before proceeding to obtain a Bachelor of Arts Degree in international relations from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State.
Furthermore, she was certified in Film Making and Acting from the La Cinefabrique multimedia Cine in Lyon, France, in 2017 after she won a Ford Foundation, scholarship at the Africa International Film Festival. In addition to this, at her completion of a DSLR Film Making Training For Young Nigerian Film Makers in 2016.
Bukola Awoyemi Arugba
Arugba is a Yoruba movie that is centered on the life of a young girl named Adetutu (Bukola Awoyemi). She is supposed to be the intermediary between the gods and the people as she periodically carries sacrifices to appease the gods.
Prior to this, the movie proper opens with an extremely long shot which shows a mountainous city Ilu Nla which eventually turns out to be the setting of the movie. Furthermore, it focuses on a market with a high angle camera placement which gradually finds a celestial prophet who is preaching the coming back of Christ.
Most importantly, the movie is rurally shot, though, with a high standard, it is meant to depict the trials of a developing community that is being disturbed by some spell that has to be solved by appeasing the gods.
Moreover, most part of the movie’s camera shots is medium shots. Nevertheless, there are also a lot of long shots complimenting them as well. Also, the pre-dominant camera placement is mid-angle and complimented by High angle views.
She( Adetutu) eventually falls in love with a man named Makinwa, a traditional dancer in the movie who heads a dance group in the film.
In addition, she gets kidnapped and frees herself via her extraordinary abilities granted to her by Yemoja (the river Goddess). She also went through a lot in the movie as her newfound love Makinwa had to drop his girlfriend for her.
Most noteworthy, the movie teaches the lesson of wisdom as it ends with the proverb ‘a word is enough for the wise’.
The final scene ends with an extreme Crane shot and it is also a high angle cam placement.
Bukola Awoyemi Movies
- Poisonous Affairs
- Dazzling Mirage
- My Secret
- Ona Mi
- Ninolowo Bolanle
- Ibrahim Chatta
- Owo Ori
- Igba nba Jo
Bukola Awoyemi Songs
- Afi Fila P’erin
- I’ve Found Love
- Invasion 1897 song
Bukola Awoyemi Pictures
Bukola Awoyemi Damola Olatunji
Awoyemi remained Nigerians’ sweetheart Damola on the silver screen, ever since her stellar performance in the movie, ‘Arugba,’ directed by legendary filmmaker, Tunde Kilani. That was ten years ago until 2014 when she encountered her first scandal as an actress.
Citing this, reports emerged that Bukky snatched her actor husband, Damola, from another woman.
However, in an exclusive chat with Saturday Beats, she said that it was the most challenging time of her life.
“Though people fail to know the actual story of an event, they don’t mind concluding and passing their judgment. Honestly, it was not easy for me back then because it was my most challenging moment in life. One thing about me is that I am a very quiet person and it was a very gloomy period of my life but I thank God it is over. Besides, it was just the grace of God that kept me through that period and I would not want to comment further on that issue,” Bukola stated during an interview.
Prior to this, she has since got her groove back and returned to grace the silver screen told Saturday Beats how Damola reacts when another man kisses her on set.
Citing this, she said, “I am a professional so I don’t feel anyhow when I see him kiss another woman but as for me, I really don’t like doing things like that in a movie. But when I don’t do it well, my husband criticizes me. He would tell me that I have to make it real. Moreover, he would say that if I don’t do it well, it would not be real enough.
“Whenever my husband is working on any project, he shows me the script first because I would analyze it thoroughly and objectively. Nevertheless, I am always honest with my opinion about his work because no one can tell him the truth as I would. Therefore, he knows that I would not be biased.”
Prior to this, she speaks on how she has been able to handle the teeming female fans under her husband’s spell based on his acting prowess.
In addition, “We both don’t get jealous when we are with our fans or admirers because it is something we had been experiencing even before we got married. ” She says. Furthermore, they would not take him home after they are done talking with him or taking pictures with him,” she said.
Bukola Awoyemi Actress
Bukola claims she has always wanted to be an actress and she had decided to pursue a career in acting even before she gained admission into the university to study Performing Arts.
Interestingly, Performing Arts were not Bukola’s first choice course of study at the university. Bukola’s journey into acting hasn’t always been rosy. She reiterates that she lost some roles in the past due to her refusal to sleep with certain producers. According to her, there was a particular movie where she was already wrapping up the deal only for everything to be abruptly terminated. This is her narration of the story.
Apart from the frustrations from the overtures of randy producers, Bukola had face several disappointments each time she went to the National Theatre for auditioning as she was always considered unfit for the available roles. Apart from her big break with Arugba, Bukola has featured in several other movies. Some of these include:
- Poisonous Affairs
- Church on fire
- Ire okunkun
In the prevalent motion picture, Arugba, Bukola assumed the job of a virgin young lady, Adetutu who was said to be the object of love for a specific goddess. The Arugba motion picture depended on the narrative that Mainframe had done on the OsunOsogbo’s Arugba.
Bukola Awoyemi Net Worth
She sits at an approximate net worth of $10 Million as of 2019