Okele's net worth, real name, age, wife, house and car

Okele's net worth, real name, age, wife, house and car

Tunde Usman, known as Okele, is a prominent Nigerian actor and comedian. He has appeared in several Nollywood films, such as Ghost Worker, Sunday Ewenje, Taxi Driver, and Akanke Alata. Whether he plays the leading or supporting role in a movie, he captivates audiences with his hilarious jokes. Discover Okele's net worth and other intriguing details about him.

Actor Okele posing for pictures on his birthday
Actor Okele posing for different pictures on his birthday. Photo: @okele_2 on Instagram (modified by author)
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Okele’s acting career started in 2015 when he was featured as Alani in the film Bella. Gradually, he gained prominence in the Nigerian film industry, appearing in more than ten films. In addition to acting, he is also a film producer and costume designer. The entertainer also enjoys a significant fan following on social media, where he promotes brands.

Profile summary

Full nameBabatunde Uthman
NicknameOkele
GenderMale
Date of birth18 July 1979
Age44 years old (as of June 2024)
Zodiac signCancer
Place of birthIlorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
Current residenceLagos, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
EthnicityAfrican
ReligionIslam
SexualityStraight
Siblings6
Hair colourBlack
Eye colourDark brown
Marital statusMarried
PartnerYanju Ayodeji
Children2
ProfessionActor, comedian, film producer, brand influencer
Net worth$200 thousand

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What is Okele's net worth?

According to The City Celeb, the Nigerian actor’s net worth is alleged to be approximately $200 thousand. His primary income source is believed to be his thriving acting career in the Nigerian film industry. He also makes money as a brand influencer, promoting different commercial brands online.

Does Okele have a new house?

The funny Yoruba entertainer made headlines in March 2024 after allegedly purchasing a luxury mansion. However, the property’s value and location are unknown.

Okele’s background

Five facts about Okele
Five facts about Okele. Photo: @okele_2 on Instagram (modified by author)
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The comedic actor was born and raised in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. He was born into a polygamous family and grew up alongside six siblings, four boys and six girls. He attended Gaa Akanbi Primary School. After his father's demise, their family moved to Ibadan, Oyo State.

What is Okele’s age?

The Nigerian comedian, who was born on 18 July 1979, is 44 years old as of June 2024. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

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What does Okele do for a living?

After completing his primary education in 1992, he moved to Lagos from Ilorin to search for a job. In an interview on Gbajumo TV, he revealed that he started as an electrician, repairing radios and television sets. In 1994, he began his acting journey by attending theatre rehearsals as he became interested in acting.

According to his IMDb profile, the Yoruba Nollywood actor has been featured in about 15 films. Here is a list of Okele’s movies.

MoviePeriodRole
Bayeseri2022Mr. Joshua
Olulaja2022Okele
SWAP (PARO)2022
Ghost Worker2022
Iwora2022Mechanic
IjeBaby Chopping Centre2022Baba Wasiu
Ejika the Tailor2021Kowope
Sunday Ewenje2021Alani
Akanke Alata2021Okele
Ajijo2020Okele
Rugudu2020Okele
Taxi Driver2018Okele
Ilu Ominira2017Student
Esun2016Lokili
Bella2015Alani

In addition to acting, he is a social media personality boasting a considerable following on Instagram. His Instagram page has approximately 313 thousand followers as of writing. Okele is also a brand influencer and uses his various social media platforms to endorse commercial brands.

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Is Okele married?

Nollywood actor Okele’s wife is Yanju Ayodeyi. The couple reportedly exchanged marriage vows on 13 July 2019 and have been married for nearly five years.  Okele and Yanju are parents of two children.

Fast facts about Okele

  1. What is the real name of Okele? His real name is Babatunde Uthman. He is popularly referred to as Tunde Usman.
  2. Where does Okele come from? His hometown is Ilorin, Kwara State, and he resides in Lagos, Nigeria.
  3. What is Okele known for? He is a Yoruba Nollywood actor and comedian. He has been featured in several Nigerian movies, including Omo University and Ghost Worker.
  4. How much is Okele worth? His net worth is alleged to be $200 thousand.
  5. Does Okele have a car? He allegedly bought his dream car in 2023.
  6. Where is Okele's house? The entertainer allegedly acquired a new house, but the property's location is unknown.
  7. Who is Okele’s wife? He is married to Yanju Ayodeyi. The couple tied the knot on 13 July 2019.
  8. Does Okele have children? Okele and his wife, Yanju Ayodeyi, share two children from their five-year marriage.

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Okele’s net worth depicts his dedication to his career as an entertainer. He has been in the Nigerian film industry for over ten years and has starred in over 15 films. The Kwara State native has been married to Yanju Ayodeyi for about five years, and they have two children. He currently resides in Lagos, Nigeria.

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