Funmi Awelewa Biography – Early Life, Career, Family and Net Worth

Funmi Awelewa Biography

Funmi Awelewa widely known as Morili Omo Ibadan or Morili Sneh is a Yoruba Nollywood actress, producer, model, TV personality and writer.

She is celebrated for her amazing style of acting. She is well known for her farce roles in the Yoruba Industry. She is talented and skilled.

Funmi Awelewa Biography
NameFunmi Awelewa
Stage NameMorili Ibadan
Date of Birth12th of October
Place of BirthAyeye, Ibadan
State of OriginOsun State
Marital StatusMarried
OccupationActress, Model, Writer, Director, and Producer
Net Worth300,000 U.S dollars

Funmi Awelewa Biography

Funmi Awelewa is a Nollywood actress and producer born on the 12th of October in Ayeye, Ibadan, Oyo State Capital.

She is assumed to be around her early 30s. She is raised and brought up in Ayeye, Ibadan. She is an indigene of Osun State. She is a fast-rising actress.

She has a decent and strict upbringing. She grew up in a Christian family. She was disciplined as a child.

Funmi Awelewa Early Life

Funmi was born and raised in Bodija, a community in Ibadan, Oyo State. She did her primary school there before moving to Orogun, another community in Ibadan, Oyo Stae

Funmi Awelewa Education

Funmi did her first education at Francis M nursery and primary school, Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State. She did her secondary school education at Orogun Grammar school Akinleye Local Government Area of Oyo State.

She graduated from the University of Ibadan with a Diploma’s degree in Library Archival and Information studies.

Funmi Awelewa Career

Funmi Awelewa

Funmi was introduced into acting by prolific Nollywood actress, Sola Kosoko in 2013 in her mid-20s. She became recognised for the role she acted in ‘ Aromimawe’ in 2014 in which she produced herself. She was trained under veteran Nollywood actor, Antar Laniyan.

Funmi Awelewa Movies

She has written, directed, and produced a lot of movies. Below are a few of the movies she has done:

  • Aromimawe
  • Wosi Kenke
  • Pepeye
  • Aderopo Ijogbon
  • Ebu Ika
  • Asotele
  • Omo Ibadan
  • Morili Bilisi
  • Gbatoye

Funmi Awelewa Marriage

According to reports, she is happily married to her long-time fiance, Oluwatosin Adexteecy. She did a secret traditional marriage.

She posted her secret marriage picture on the 13th of April, 2021. She has not given birth to any son but she adopted a five-year-old boy, Taju whose parents couldn’t afford to send him to school.

The government of Oyo State is helping her to cater to the needs of the boy.

Funmi Awelewas Husband

Funmi Awelewas Husband

Who is Funmi Awelewa husband? Funmi Awelewa husband is Oluwatosin Adexteecy, he is a fashion designer. They did a secret wedding and posted the pictures on the 13th of April, 2021.

Funmi Awelewa Children

Funmi Aweleke is yet to give birth but she has an adopted child, a boy. His is Taju, he adopted him because his parents couldn’t afford to send him to school.

In support of her kind gesture, the government of Oyo State is assisting her to cater for the needs of the boy.

Funmi Awelewa Father

Who is Funmi Awelewa’s father? Funmi Awelewa father is late. He died before the actress started acting. Funmi revealed in one of the Instagram posts that her father’s family neglected her when she was growing and it was a very difficult moment for her.

Funmi Awelewa Mother

Who is Funmi Awelewa’s mother? The mother of Funmi Awelewa is Mrs Orijafumni. She stood by her daughter and gave her full support in her acting.

READ MORE: Meet The Beautiful Mother of Yoruba Actress Funmi Awelewa (Photos)

Funmi Awelewa Social Media

She is an active user of social media. Her Instagram handle is @funmiawelewa with 1.8M followers and 29 posts. Her Twitter handle is @funmi_awelewa with795 followers.

Funmi Awelewa Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated at 300,000 U.S dollars.


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