Jaiye Kuti Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Jaiye Kuti Biography
Durojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti is an award-winning Nigerian actress, film producer, screenwriter and entrepreneur.
She is the founder/CEO of Jaylex Aesthetic Production, a company that specialises in film, television, and video production. She started her career as a producer some years back when she starred in a movie titled 'Jaiyeola ni mo n Je'. The movie really did a great job in popularising her name because of the great job she did in it. She has since then produced more than 10 movies, of which many really made waves.
We'd be seeing Jaiye Kuti's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, siblings, relationship status, education, entertainment career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you'd love to know about her.
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Jaiye Kuti Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Jaiye Kuti's profile and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full name: Durojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti
Popularly known as: Jaiye Kuti
Date of birth: 10th July
Place of birth: Kano State, Nigeria
Residence: Lagos State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Lagos
Spouse: Wasiu Alabi Pasuma
Children: Two
Occupation: Actress, producer, entrepreneur
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Durojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Early Life, Family And Education

Durojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti, though originally from Yewa Ayetoro, Egbado in Ogun State, was born in Kano State, Nigeria. She started her primary education in Sunshine Nursery and Primary School but had to switch to Temidire Primary School when her father was transferred at his place of work (NITEL).
After obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate, she enrolled at the Ikorodu Grammar School for her secondary education. She further gained admission to study Secretarial Administration at the Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State.
Oluwakemi didn't just stop at that as she furthered her education at the prestigious University of Lagos, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in the English Language.

Entertainment Career

Jaiye Kuti has been passionate about acting right from her childhood. Prior to her venturing into her acting career, Kuti first worked in Finance. According to NigerianFinder.com, her mother first tried to discourage her from acting because she was afraid that a career in acting may affect her negatively.

Her original plan wasn't to act, she initially wanted to go into movie production but needed to create a network first. She debuted as an actress in 2002 when she starred in a TV series titled 'Laff Patterns', a move that helped shoot her to the limelight.

As an actress, Jaiye Kuti has produced over 12 movies. Her first work as a producer was 'Jaiyeola ni mo n Je', a Yoruba movie which featured star actors/entertainers like Femi Adebayo, Yinka Quadri, Adebayo Salami, Fathia Balogun and others.

Personal Life

Jaiye Kuti is happily married to popular Nigerian film actor and Fuji musician, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma, also known as 'Oganla one'. Just like her friend Bimbo Oshin, she believes the husband is the head of the family and also the house and it is better if every woman gives this honour to them especially in Africa.
The union is blessed with two children, a boy and a girl. Their children are also entertainment inclined as both of them enjoy music and play the piano quite well.

Awards and Recognitions

Jaiye Kuti's acting talents have earned her numerous awards snd recognitions, including:
• In 2016, she was awarded with the City People Movie Special Recognition Award
• Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year at the 2016 City People Entertainment Award (nominated)
• Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba) at the 2017 City People Entertainment Award (nominated)
• Yoruba Movie Personality of the Year (Female) at the 2019 City People Entertainment Award (won)

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Jaiye Kuti on:
Instagram @jayeola_monje
Twitter @jaiyekuti1

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