Kunle Afolayan was born on 30 September, 1974. He is a Nigerian actor, film producer and director.
Kunle is of Igbomina-Yoruba descent, hails from Kwara State, Western region of Nigeria. He is the son of the famous theater and film director and producer Ade Love.
During his education he majored in economics and started out working in a bank while doing some casual acting, before deciding to move into full-time film making and taking a course at the New York Film Academy. Since 2005 Afolayan has been active in the Nigerian film industry.
He has made several extremely popular movies including: The Figurine: Araromire which was in the Yoruba and English languages and Phone Swap which featured Wale Ojo, Joke Silva, Nse Ikpe Etim and the legendary Chika Okpala. The Figurine won five major awards in the African Film Academy and experienced tremendous success in the Nigerian movie theaters.