Jaiye Kuti's biography: age, husband, children, net worth

Jaiye Kuti's biography: age, husband, children, net worth

Who is Jaiye Kuti? She is a Nigerian businesswoman, actress, and film producer. She is popularly known as the CEO of Jaylex Aesthetic Production. The company specialises in television and film production. She is also famous for her roles in various films and TV shows, such as The Grudge and Mofe Ni Mofe.

Jaiye Kuti
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Jaiye Kuti made her acting debut in 2014 when she appeared in the TV series Tales of Eve: Caged. Due to her versatile acting skills, she was later appointed as an ambassador at the Lagos State Polytechnic in 2016.

Profile summary

Full nameDurojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti
Date of birth10 July 1969
Age53 years old (as of 2022)
Zodiac signCancer
Place of birthIlaro, Ogun State Nigeria
Current residenceLagos State, Nigeria
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourBlack
FatherRufus Adisa Oluwale
Relationship statusMarried
ProfessionActress, film producer, entrepreneur
Net worth $1 million
Instagram @jayeola_monje

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Jaiye Kuti’s biography

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Where is Jaiye Kuti from? The famous actress was born in Ilaro, Ogun State, Nigeria. Her father is called Rufus Adisa Oluwale. Rufus was a NITEL employee and a pastor at the Cherubim and Seraphim church. He died of diabetes and kidney problems in 2015. Jaiye has Nigerian nationality and follows the Christian faith.

Educational background

Jaiye began her education at Sunshine Primary School, but when her father was transferred to NITEL, she had to move to Temidire Primary School. She later had her high school at Ikorodu High School.

Later on, she was admitted to the Ilaro Federal Polytechnic in Ogun State to study secretarial administration. Finally, she attended the University of Lagos, where she earned her bachelor's degree in English.

Is Jaiye Kuti a PHD holder? The Nigerian actress has an honorary doctorate in Fine Arts from Prowess University in Delaware, United States.

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How old is Jaiye Kuti?

Jaiye Kuti’s age is 53 years old as of 2022. The famous actress was born on 10 July 1969. Her zodiac sign is Cancer.


Jaiye's professional acting career began in 2014 when she was cast in the television series Tales of Eve: Caged. Afterwards, she made another appearance in the television show Ifedolapo in 2015, playing Richard's mother. The same year, she landed another role as Olori Asake in the film Kabiosi.

Jaiye Kuti's movies and TV shows

According to her IMDb page, here are the actress' credits:

YearTV show Role
2022My Home (Ile Mi)Mrs Dele
2021Progressive Tailors ClubMummy Junior
2021Mofe Ni MofeAunt Jane
2020Last Card
2020Ero MiMrs Williams
2020MosadoluwaMisa's Mother
2020A Thousand Ways to Break a Cheating ManMrs Wright
2019The Reunion (Fojo Media)
2019Wife Package
2018Evil Deeds
2016Omoge LekkiMama Jay
2016-2011The GrudgeMrs Kikelomo
2016Arewa OkunrinAbeni
2015Ewon Laafin
2015KabiosiOlori Asake
2015IfedolapoRichard's Mother
2014Tales of Eve: Caged

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The Nigerian actress' passion for Nollywood inspired her to start her own film production company, Jaylex Aesthetic Production, through which she produced the famous film Ewon Laafin. Aside from that, she has also worked as a secretary for C.Ray Company Limited. This is a Lagos-based automobile company owned by her husband, Lanre.

What is Jaiye Kuti’s net worth?

According to Gist Flare, her net worth is estimated to be $1 million. However, this information is unverifiable. She mainly earns her income from acting, as well as her production company.

Who is Jaiye Kuti's husband?

Her husband is called Lanre Kuti. He is the CEO of C.Ray Company Limited. They got married in 2000 and have been together ever since. They have two children together. Jaiye Kuti's daughter is called Anastasia Kuti; she was born on 9 September 2009. Her son is Mayowa Kuti, born 30 August 2001.

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Did Jaiye Kuti date Pasuma?

Following a photo of Jaiye and the popular singer Wasiu Alabi Pasuma in traditional attire, rumours spread that they were married. According to the actress, the view was from a film scene in which they acted as a couple. Despite the actress' denial, many people still believe the two got married.


  1. Who is Jaiye Kuti? She is a Nigerian businesswoman, actress, and film producer popularly recognised as the CEO of Jaylex Aesthetic Production.
  2. When is Jaiye Kuti’s date of birth? The popular actress was born on 10 July 1969.
  3. Who are Jaiye Kuti's children? She is a mother of two. She has a son named Mayowa and a daughter named Anastasia.
  4. Who is the father of Jaiye Kuti? Her father is called Rufus Adisa Oluwale. He died of kidney problems in 2015.
  5. Who is Jaiye Kuti's husband? The high-profile celebrity has been married to Lanre since 2000.
  6. Is Jaiye Kuti related to Fela Kuti? Many people believe that Jaiye is the daughter of the late singer Fela Kuti. However, this is not true as the two only share the last name.
  7. What is Jaiye Kuti’s net worth? Her net worth is alleged to be $1 million as of 2022.

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