Bukunmi Oluwasina

Bukunmi Oluwasina Listen is a Nigerian actress, producer, screenwriter and singer.[2][3][4] Her awards include the 2015 Best Actress of the Year award from the Best of Nollywood Awards for her film Ayomi.

Bukunmi Oluwasina
BornMay 7
Citizenship Nigeria
Alma materObafemi Awolowo University
Occupation(s)Film actress

Early life and educationEdit

Bukunmi Oluwasina born to the family of seven, hails from Okemesi-Ekiti.[5][6] She holds a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts from Obafemi Awolowo University.[7][5]


Oluwasina produced the movie Ayomi in 2015, which got nominated at the Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards and won Best of Nollywood Awards.[5][8] In 2021, she became the first Nollywood actress to act four different character roles in the movie titled Jankariwo.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

She married her longtime boyfriend, Mr Ebun, in September 2020.[10] They announced the birth of their first child on March 3, 2021.[11]



  • Happy Girl[16]
  • Everyday Crush
  • Kurukuru
  • Eiye Adaba

Awards and nominationEdit

Year Award Category work Result Ref
2015 Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba) Ayomi Nominated [17]
Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress of the Year Won
Moreklue Africa Youths Awards (MAYA Africa Awards) Best Actress Won
2019 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba) Akalamagbo Nominated [18]
2022 Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards Best Indigenous Language Movie (Yoruba) Jankariwo Nominated [19][20]


  1. ^ "Why I kept my daughter away from social media –Bukunmi Oluwasina". Punch Newspapers. March 4, 2022. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  2. ^ "21 Entertainers to watch out for in 2021". Punch Newspapers. 2021-01-02. Retrieved 2022-07-22.
  3. ^ Oboh (2022-09-08). "Poshglowskincare signs Bukunmi as their global Ambassador in the UK". Vanguard News. Retrieved 2022-10-08.
  4. ^ Oboh (2022-09-08). "Poshglowskincare signs Bukunmi as their global Ambassador in the UK". Vanguard News. Retrieved 2022-11-17.
  5. ^ a b c "Bukunmi Oluwasina: Who be dis Nigerian actress wey her love tori totori Nigerians - BBC News Pidgin". BBC News Pidgin. September 17, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  6. ^ Apindi, Cyprine (2022-10-04). "Bukunmi Oluwashina's bio: age, family, education, career, net worth". Legit.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved 2022-11-17.
  7. ^ "Actress Bukunmi Oluwasina bags new award – P.M. News". Retrieved 2022-07-22.
  8. ^ "Nollywood Actress, Bukunmi Oluwasina, condemns`baby mama`syndrome among artists - Nigeria and World News". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. July 3, 2017. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  9. ^ a b "Actress, Bukunmi Oluwasina breaks another record with new movie Jankariwo". New Telegraph. December 10, 2021. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  10. ^ "Bukunmi Oluwasina: Nollywood actress marries longtime boyfriend". Retrieved 2022-08-15.
  11. ^ "Actress Bukunmi Oluwashina welcomes first child - [Pictures]". DNB Stories Africa. 2021-03-09. Retrieved 2022-08-15.
  12. ^ Falade, Tomi (May 21, 2022). "AMVCAs: Jankariwo's Bukunmi Oluwasina Is StyleMania's Best Dressed". Independent Newspaper Nigeria. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  13. ^ Nwogu, Precious 'Mamazeus' (2020-11-03). "I have been unable to separate myself from my character in 'Citation' - Temi Otedola". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  14. ^ Augoye, Jayne (2020-08-31). "First Bank Chairman debuts in Kunle Afolayan's 'Citation'". Premium Times Nigeria. Retrieved 2022-07-25.
  15. ^ Ogala, George (2022-01-22). "Movie Review: 'Soole' is an ambitious roller coaster movie that is easily forgotten". Premium Times Nigeria. Retrieved 2022-11-17.
  16. ^ "Toyin Abraham gifts actress Bukunmi Oluwasina N500,00 on music launch". Punch Newspapers. 2021-12-25. Retrieved 2022-07-22.
  17. ^ Odimayo, Kelechi (November 19, 2020). "Bukunmi Oluwashina's biography and amazing career". Legit.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  18. ^ Bada, Gbenga (December 14, 2019). "BON Awards 2019: Nollywood stars gather for 11th edition in Kano". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved July 26, 2022.
  19. ^ "AMVCA: 2022 Africa Magic Awards Nominees don land- See who dey list - BBC News Pidgin". BBC News Pidgin. March 21, 2022. Retrieved July 22, 2022.
  20. ^ Oyero, Ezekiel (March 20, 2022). "AMVCA 8: Organisers announce nominees in 33 categories". Premium Times Nigeria. Retrieved November 17, 2022.

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