Jaiye Kuti Biography, Husband, Age, Children, Net Worth, Daughter, House, Date Of Birth, Wikipedia, Birthday, First Child, Related To Fela

Jaiye Kuti Biography: Husband, Age, Children, Net Worth, Daughter, House, Date Of Birth, Wikipedia, Birthday, First Child, Related To Fela?

Posted By Sade Tolani


Jaiye Kuti (born 10 July 1969) is one of the Nigerian finest and most well-known actresses, producers, and entrepreneurs. Aside from acting, she is the CEO of Jaylex Aesthetic Production, a company that produces movies, TV series, and video production.

The internet may remember that Jaiye Kuti was rumored to be dating popular artiste Wasiu Alabi Pasuma. Later, the actress acknowledged that they were married.

We’ll discover a lot about this well-known actress in this article, including her age, movies, family, and profession.

Jaiye Kuti
Jaiye Kuti: History • Bio • Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Real Name:Jaiye Kuti
Born:10 July 1969 (age 54 years old)
Place of Birth:Ilaro, Ogun, Nigeria
State Of Origin:Ogun State
Parents:Rufus Adisa Oluwale
Husband • Spouse:Lanre Kuti
Boyfriend • Partner:Wasiu Alabi Pasuma (rum.)
Children:Anatasia Kuti
Occupation:Actress • Filmmaker
Net Worth:US$500,000

Early Life & Education

On July 10th, Jaiye Kuti was born in Ilaro, Ogun State. Her birth year is 1969, which makes her 54 years old. Her father’s name is Rufus Adisa Oluwale.

She hails from Yewa Ayetoro, Egbado in Ogun state. She began her elementary school at Sunshine Primary School, but when her father was transferred to NITEL, she had to shift to Temidire Primary School. 

Jaiye Kuti joined Ikorodu High School for secondary school after receiving her first certificate of completion. She was also accepted into the Ilaro Federal Polytechnic in Ogun State to study secretarial administration. 

Jaiye Kuti didn’t stop there; she continued her education at the elite University of Lagos, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in English.


Before becoming an actor, Jaiye Kuti worked in finance. Her mother tried to stop her from pursuing a profession in acting because she was concerned that it would negatively affect her. 

First of all, her original plan was to be a film producer, but she decided to act in films to build a network first.

In 2002, she made her film debut in Laff Patterns‘ television series. This series catapulted her into the spotlight. 

Other programs in which Jaiye Kuti has appeared include Everyday People, One Love, Face To Face, and Spiders. Ashewo Airport, Si Gbogbo Okunrin, Ogun mi, and many others are among the films she has appeared in.

Despite her status as a well-known actress and producer, Jaiye Kuti said that there are some things she would never perform on set. She revealed, for example, that she is unable to have a wet kiss on the screen. 

Awards & Recognition

In 2016, Jaiye Kuti was appointed as an ambassador at the Lagos State Polytechnic. Her contribution to the Nollywood film business earned her the honor. 

Personal Life 

Jaiye Kuti is married to Wasiu Alabi Odetola, often known as Pasuma, a prominent Fuji musician. 

The actress confessed that she met her husband at a night vigil in an interview. According to her, she was an incredibly devout Christian at the time, and she rarely wore jewelry, trousers, or makeup. Her husband was the one who made some of the changes.

They have two children, a boy, and a girl, who are the joy of their lives. Their children are entertainment-oriented, as they both like music and are proficient pianists. 

The actress moved her mother in with her to help her combine her job and family life. This approach is especially useful for her when she must stay at a movie location for up to a month. 

Her husband, Wasiu Alabi Odetola, is also very understanding and capable of taking care of the house when she is unavailable. 

According to Google Knowledge Panel, her partner is Lanre Kuti, which makes her have the Kuti as her last name. She is not related to Fela Kuti.

Jaiye Kuti is married and she has two children, a son and a daughter. Her daughter’s name is Anatasia Kuti.

Movie Production 

On the same day in 2017, Jaiye Kuti released two films, Olori Amolege (Queen Amolege) and Oro mi (My Wealth).

Oro mi, the film, was inspired by a story she was told by a woman. According to her, the story accounted for 40% of the film, while the remainder was made up. 

Oro mi is about a mom with three children who were targeted for murder. However, God designed it so that she did not perish. 

Even though these films were not released in theaters, they were quickly sold out. The actress also mentioned that her next film would be released in theaters. 

According to her, the film is an epic that has to do with Nigerian heritage and culture. The film combines Yoruba and Igbo cultures and shows how they coexist.

Jaiye Kuti said that soap operas pay more than movies when asked about her acting compensation. For example, she can earn up to ₦1 million per month on a soap opera and between ₦600,000 and ₦700,000 every film.

Net Worth

From her acting and production career, Jaiye Kuti‘s net worth is estimated at around US$500,000.

Social Media 

  • Instagram: @jayeola_monje
  • Twitter: @jaiyekuti1

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