Jaiye Kuti: Biography, Career and Family

Durojaiyeola Oluwakemi Kuti, popularly known as (Jaiye Kuti) is a Nollywood actress and producer born on July 10.

Early Life and Career

The famous actress hails from Ogun state (Yewa Ayetoro, Egbado to be precise).

Born in Kano state where she started her early education in Sunshine Nursery and Primary school.

She later continued her early education in Temidire Primary School when her father was transferred at his place of work (NITEL).

Jaiye attended Ikorodu grammar school and from there proceeded to Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun state where she studied Secretarial Administration.

The beautiful actress also furthered her education at the University of Lagos when she met her husband and obtained a bachelor’s degree in the English language.

Kuti chose her career in acting because she has a passion for it since childhood.

Her acting started with registration with AGM which is an artists associate in Nigeria after which she had gone through artists audition.

She started with English soap opera before joining Yoruba film Industry which she started with Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello) and then joined Prince Jide Kosoko’s team for scriptwriting and acting.

The title of her first movie produced that made her popular was “Jaiyeola ni mo n Je”.

Jaiyeola had produced at least 12 movies so far by herself.

The most challenging time of hers in the movie industry was during her movie titled “Akikaka” which is yet to be released.

Mentor/Role model

Sola Sobowale

Marital Status

Happily Married

Number of Children

Two (a boy and a girl)


She is into real estate, selling clothes and bags.

Social media profile

Instagram: @jayeola_monje


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