Comic Act, Wale Akorede Okunu Turns 51 In USA
Popular comic actor, Wale Akorede Okunu, who is currently dominating the Yoruba movie industry is in right frame of mind.
The Ibadan, Oyo State-based actor clocked 51 today and this will later be celebrated today in Texas, USA.
In case you don’t know, He has produced and featured in many exciting movies including Ise-Imole, Afurugbin and many others. He also shine in a movie titled”Ayekoto” written and produced by Sarafadeen Olabode, where he made an hilarious slogan “Tori Owo Nani” and this, gave him more fame and registered his face on many movie buffs’ minds.
Okunu started acting right from his primary school as one of his teachers predicted that he will end up trading in the make believe industry. He made acting a profession to hold on to in 1984, but fortunately and unfortunately for him, he left the industry to Saudi Arabia for greener pasture where he sold clothes, Shoes, Bra and other fashion accessories for good 13 years before Muyiwa Ademola Invited him back into acting in 2007.
Today, he is being celebrated not only because of his birthday but Okunu has so many things working for him in the industry. He has contributed to the uplifting of the industry. In his little quota, he also contributed to the upbringing of new actors in the industry by always making himself available to support their productions.