Funmi Awelewa Biography [Movies, Husband, Pictures, Age, Net Worth Wiki & More]

Funmi Awelewa Biography [Movies, Husband, Pictures, Age, Net Worth Wiki & More]

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Funmi Awelewa
Funmi Awelewa: History, Bio, Photo
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Full Name: Funmi Awelewa
Stage Name: Morili Omo Ibadan
Born: October 12
Age: 20s years
Place of Birth: Ayeye, Ibadan
State Of Origin: Osun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Boyfriend • Husband: Sexy Steel
Occupation: Actress • Tv Personality
Net Worth: $250,000


Funmi Awelewa became popular with the name tag Morili Omo Ibadan and Morili Sneh.

The name was derived from one of the movies she starred on which is, Omo Ibadan.

She is a creative Nigerian actress, movie producer and writer born in Ayeye, a locale in Ibadan, Oyo State.

She’s a beautiful Nollywood actress acknowledged so much in the Yoruba genre of movie in Nigeria.

Early Life

Funmi Awelewa was born on the 12th of October in Ayeye, a vicinity in Ibadan, Oyo State, but she originally hails from Southwestern part of Nigeria, Iwo Town in Osun State.


Funmi Awelewa informatively went to Francis M Nursery and Primary School, Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State, for her Primary school education which she concluded in 1999. Then went ahead to Orogun Grammar School, Akinyele, Oyo State, from whence she obtained her SSCE leaving certifcate.

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Funmi Awelewa furthered her education in University Of Ibadan where she had her National Diploma in Library Archival and Information. After her diploma, she also had Bachelor’s Degree in the same course in same institution.


Funmi Awelewa acting journey interfered when she encountered Nigerian and Nollywood film maker and actress Shola Kosoko who made sure she starred in one of her drama series Osikenke in early 2014.

Since then she’s starred in several other movies including Moriyeba and so on. Funmi Awelewa ventured into film making in 2018 when she produced the movie Omo Ibadan, which marked her name as one of fast rising Nigerian actress to watch out for.

Funmi Awelewa got nominated as the Best Supporting Actress (Yoruba) by City People Movie Awards which she lost to Eniola Ajao.

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Personal Life

Funmi Awelewa is married to Nigerian stylist and musician, Abbey Chile Abuede who is famously known as Sexy Steel. The union hasn’t bragged for any kid now due to personal reasons.

Net Worth

The talented Nollywood actress, Funmi Awelewa is proclaimed to have gathered a reasonable estimated net worth of $250,000.

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