Folake Aremu ‘Orisabunmi’ Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Death

Folake Aremu

Folake Aremu (popularly known as Orisabunmi) was a veteran Nollywood actress and movie producer.

She was very popular in the Yoruba entertainment industry. Orisabunmi's death reportedly came months after the death of her ex-husband, Jimoh Aliu aka Aworo, who died on September 17, 2020.
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Folake Aremu Profile

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Full name: Folake Aremu
Nickname: Orisabunmi
Born: 10th October 1960
Death: 6th Jan 2021
Age: 60 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Eruku Commercial College
Spouse(s): Jimoh Aliu (divorced)
Occupation: Actress
Net worth

Folake Aremu Biography and Educational Background

Folake Aremu was born on the 10th of October, 1960 in Ilu Ola, Kwara State. She had her primary education at Eruku in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State.

After obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate, she enrolled at Eruku Commercial College for her secondary education.


The Kwara born thespian worked as a teacher for two years before working as a secretary at Sunny Radio in Ilorin, Kwara State.

Orisabunmi She joined the Nigerian movie industry after being discovered by her ex-husband, Chief Jimoh Aliu (Aworo) in the 80s while working as a teacher. She was subsequently mentored and within a short period of time, landed her first movie role.

She debuted as an actress in a stage play titled 'Ori Ma Binu'. She, however, came to limelight after starring in 'Arelu', where she played the role 'Orisabunmi'.

She has over the years appeared in several movies and TV series, including Ayanmo Eda'', 'Oluwerimagboojo', 'Yanponyanrin' and ''Agbaarin.

As a producer, she has movies like 'Atupa Imole', 'Tani O' and 'Ase Ilu' to her credit.

She won the Best Actress award from 1986 to 1992.

Personal Life

Folake Aremu was married to Jimoh Aliu (popularly known as Aworo) before they separated after over 36 years of living together. The marriage was blessed with children.

Orisabunmi reportedly died on the 6th of January, 2020, months after the death of her ex-husband Jimoh Aliu, who died on September 17, 2020.

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