Gabriel Afolayan Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Gabriel Afolayan

Gabriel Afolayan is an award-winning Nigerian actor and singer.

He is also known by the musical stage G-Fresh and some of his popular songs include 'Kokoro Ife' and 'Awelewa'. As an actor, Afolayan has starred in several successful movies, including 'Okafor's Law' and 'Citation'.
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Gabriel Afolayan Profile

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Full name: Gabriel Afolayan
Born: 1st March 1985
Age: 36 years (2021)
Nationality: Nigerian
Parents: Adeyemi Afolayan
Siblings:  Moji Afolayan, Kunle Afolayan and Aremu Afolayan
Education: University of Ibadan (UI)
Spouse(s): Adebanke Afolayan
Occupation: Actor
Net worth

Gabriel Afolayan Biography and Educational Background

Gabriel Afolayan was born on the 1st of March 1985. His father, Adeyemi Afolayan (aka Ade Love) was also very influential in the Nigerian film industry. He was a popular actor, producer and director.

Gabriel, though originally from Agbamu, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, was raised in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State, Nigeria, where he also had his primary, secondary and tertiary education.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts from the prestigious University of Ibadan (U.I) and another certificate from the Identity School of Acting in London.

Entertainment Career

Gabriel Afolayan began his acting career in 1990 with the movie 'F Opawon' by Baba Sala. He, however, came to the limelight after starring in Tade Ogidan's 'Madam Dearest' and the popular TV series – 'Super Story'. He played the role of Akin in the 'Super Story' Series titled 'NNENNA'.

In addition to acting, Afolayan is also a talented singer. His music career begun in 1997 when he joined the Phoenix Studio, Ibadan as a backup singer. As a musician, he is known mostly for 'Kokoro Ife' and 'Awelewa'.

Gabriel Afolayan Movies

Gabriel Afolayan has been featured in a good number of Nollywood movies and TV series, including:
• Ojuju
• Ija Okan
• Heroes and Zeros
• Gold Statue
• Madam Dearest
• Okafor's Law
• Kasala
• Hoodrush
• Tatu
• 7 Inch Curve
• Tomi has a gun
• Nnenna (Super Story series)
• Closet (TV Series)
• Citation (film)


• Kpasi Kona
• Kokoro Ife
• Kokoro Ife
• Awelewa
• Plug it

Awards and Recognition

• Best Supporting Actor in the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards (Won)
• Best Actor in a Supporting Role in the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actor in a Leading Role in the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actor (Male) in the 2019 Intellects Awards (Nominated)
• Actor of the year in the 2019 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) (Nominated)
• Best Actor (Male) in the 2019 Intellects Awards (Won)
• Outstanding Actor at the Abuja in the 2019 International Film Festival (AIFF) (Nominated)

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Gabriel Afolayan on:
Instagram @gabbylucciii
Twitter @gabbylucciii

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