Denrele real/full name is Adenrele Oluwafemi Edun, He was born on 13th June 1973 in Hamburg, Germany, to a Yoruba father and an Indian-Mauritius mother. He is a Nigerian television presenter for Channel O. He was also a TV presenter for Soundcit.
Denrele grew up in Germany and came to Nigeria at the age of five with his parents and he attended attended St Gregory’s College, Ikoyi and the University of Lagoswhere he obtained his first degree in English Education.
Denrele came to public notice because of his unique fashion style and personality.He started his television career as an actor at eleven when he played a presenter/producer on Kiddievision 101 on NTA Network. As an undergraduate at the University of Lagos he went into modelling, and after graduation, he joined Sound City as a TV presenter.
Denrele is an entertainment personality whose style has been described as “punk and fun”.
Denrele has won 16 awards and over 30 nominations in his career. He has previously worked with SoundCity before he was forced out and he moved on to become one of Channel O’s VJs.
Denrele has interviewed the likes of Akon, Beyoncé Knowles, Tyler Perry, Lil’ Kim, Snoop Dogg, Cuba Gooding, Amerie, and Lloyd. Edun hosted the movie premier of Hoodrush. Denrele has been credited for being behind the success of Big Brother Amplified Winner Karen Igho.
Denrele Edun and other A-list celebrities starred in the Nollywood movie Make a Move. The movie features artistes like Omawumi, 2face Idibia etc. It was directed by Niyi Akinmolayan and premiered on 6 June 2014