Kemi Adetiba Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Kemi Adetiba

Kemi Adetiba is an award-winning Nigerian television director, filmmaker and music video director.

She is one of the most popular Nigerian filmmakers, with her works appearing on Netflix, Soundcity TV,  Channel O, BET and MTV Base. Some of her popular works include ''King of Boys, 'The Wedding Party' and 'Across a Bloodied Ocean'.
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Kemi Adetiba Profile

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Full name: Kemi Adetiba
Born: 8th January 1980
Age: 41 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Dele Adetiba, Mayen Adetiba
Education: University of Lagos (UniLag)
Marital status: Single
Occupation: Filmmaker
Net worth

Kemi Adetiba Biography and Educational Background

Kemi Adetiba was born on the 8th of January, 1980 in Lagos State, Nigeria. Her father, Dele Adetiba is a veteran in the advertising and broadcast industries, who played a pivotal role in the development in Nigeria while her mother Mayen Adetiba is a civil engineer and actor. Mayen Adetiba is the first female civil engineer to be elected into the Executive Committee of the Nigerian Society of Engineers.

After obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate, she enrolled at Atlantic Hall High School, Lagos for her secondary education. She holds a degree in Law from the prestigious University of Lagos (UniLag) and was called to bar after one year at Nigeria Law School. She also holds a certificate from the New York Film Academy.


Kemi Adetiba's first step into the media was as a young child when she headlined two national television commercials for the iconic detergent brand OMO.

She started her professional career as a radio presenter with Rhythm 93.7 FM. She, however, came to spotlight after anchoring the 'Maltina Dance All' TV competition for three consecutive years, from 2009 to 2012. The exposure she got from the show helped make her name a household brand in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

She has over the years, grown to become one of the biggest Nigerian filmmakers. Her movie, 'King of Boys' grossed over ₦100 million in cinemas nationwide.

On September 8th 2016, her first feature film 'The Wedding Party' premiered opening night, at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as the opening film of the City-to-City Spotlight. 'The Wedding Party' was a great achievement and broke box office records by raking in over ₦3.5 billion. 

As a music video director, Adetiba has worked with top names in the industry, including TY Bello, Olamide, Waje and Omawumi.

Kemi Adetiba Works

Some of Kemi Adetiba's works as a director include:
• My Darlin (Tiwa Savage)
• Love to Love You (Niyola ft. Banky W.)
• Toh Bad (Niyola)
• Last Bus-Stop (Niyola)
• Out A Magazine (Lindsey Abudei)
• Anifowose (Olamide)
• My Place (Lynxxx)
• Onye (Waje)
• If I Die (Da Grin)
• Tease Me/Bad Guys (Wizkid)
• Say (Bez)
• Fall in Love (Ego)
• Sitting on the Throne (Olamide)
• Follow You Go (Banky W.)
• Lagos Party (Banky W.)
• The Future (TY Bello)
• Today Na Today (Omawumi)
• Ekundayo (TY Bello)
• More You (Banky W.)
• I Believe (Ego)


• The Wedding Party
• King of Boys

Awards and Nominations

Kemi Adetiba's works have earned her several awards and nominations, including:
• Best Music Video at 2010 SoundCity Awards (Nominated)
• Best Female Video for the Song ‘Ekundayo’ by TY Bello at the 2009 SoundCity TV Music Video Awards.
• On-Air-Personality of the Year award by The Future Nigeria Awards (nominated for five years)
• Best Female Video for the Song 'Today na Today' by Omawunmi at the 2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards in New York.
• City People Entertainment Awards for the Best Video Director of the Year (2015)

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Kemi Adetiba on:
Instagram @kemiadetiba
Twitter @kemiadetiba

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