Dejo Tunfulu, a popular Yoruba comic actor was reported to have left the surface of the earth on April 1, 2022, according to source.
Dejo Tunfulu was one of the lengedary comic actors who made the waves in 1990s to early 2000s alongside Baba Suwe and others.
However, as famous as Dejo Tunfulu was amongst the Yoruba tribe, there is need to share more light on the profile of the actor for Nigerians from other tribes as the report of his death makes the rounds on Friday morning.
Below, I will be sharing with you a detailed biography of Dejo Tunfulu, his wife, children, movies, net worth, age and state of origin.
Who is Dejo Tunfulu
Dejo Tunfulu whose real name is Kunle Adetokunbo was a prominent Nigerian comic actor and producer of Yoruba movies.
Dejo Tunfulu Age
Dejo Tunfulu date of birth: Dejo Tunfulu was born May 31, 1972 in 1972 in Idumota, Lagos Island area of Lagos State.
Dejo Tunfulu State of Origin
Dejo Tunfulu hailed from Ikija, in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Dejo Tunfulu Educational Background
Dejo Tunfulu started his elementary education at the Ansar-Ud-Deen primary school at Lagos Island area of Lagos State and obtained his First School Leaving Certificate.
He had his high school education at the Dolphin High School, Ebute Elefun, Lagos Island, Lagos State, and obtained his School Certificate.
He furthered his education by attending the Modern Way Nigeria School of Printing for a certificate in printing.
Dejo Tunfulu Acting Career
According to source, Dejo Tunfulu started off acting way back in high school when he joined the entertainment society (a school drama club) and did some stage plays in the early 1980s. He lived in close proximity to some notable stars like Fausat Balogun (Madam Saje) and Kayode Olasehinde (Baba Ajirebi) while growing up and had the opportunity to receive training from them even as a boy.
A few years later, he joined Akuko Gagara Theatre Group and Kolawole International Theatre Group, he got his first television appearance in 1987 in the drama series “Apere Ijongbon” by the Kolawole International Theatre Group.
He shot into limelight for his role in the movie titled: “Omo Oran”, featuring the veteran actor Fatai Adetayo (Lalude).
Dejo Tunfulu Movies/Films
Dejo Tunfulu had produced and featured in several movies which include: Erekere-Dangerous Play (2018), Hally The Drummer (2016), Aiye Kere (TBD) amongst others.
Dejo Tunfulu Wife
Dejo Tunfulu remarried to Deola Idowu Gunwa in 2016 after losing his first wife, Mrs. Adesola Olakunle who died during childbirth in 2012.
Dejo Tunfulu Children
Dejo Tunfulu is blessed with wonderful children and grandchildren. He has 2 grown-up daughters from his previous marriage with his late wife.
Dejo Tunfulu Net Worth
Report on Dejo Tunfulu’s net worth is unknown as the time of compiling this piece as no verified source has information about the late actor’s wealth.