Bukunmi Oluwashina (born May 7, 1990) is a highly accomplished and multifaceted Nigerian singer, songwritter, and actress who has made significant contributions to the film and music industries. Her versatile talents encompass acting, producing, scriptwriting, and singing, making her a prominent figure in the Nigerian entertainment landscape.
Bukunmi Oluwashina was born in the small town of Okemesi, Ekiti, into a loving family of seven children. Her emotions were always close to the surface from a young age, and her capacity to express herself via tears set her apart. Her tears held the weight of her ambitions and dreams even as a child.
Bukunmi realized her passion for performing as she grew older. She would watch movies with rapt attention, her eyes welling up with tears as she felt strongly linked to the emotions of the characters.
Bukunmi is a literate who attended her Basic School in Ekiti before she got her Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts from Obafemi Awolowo University.
Bukunmi Oluwashina has undeniably carved a prominent niche for herself within the dynamic world of the entertainment industry. Her passion for performing took root early, nurtured and encouraged by her parents, who recognized her talent. Bukunmi’s journey into the limelight began with school plays and community performances, but her relentless pursuit of excellence set her on a path towards stardom.
The turning point in Bukunmi’s career arrived in 2010 when she secured a minor role in a widely acclaimed Nigerian television series. This initial breakthrough opened doors to possibilities, and she diligently honed her craft through acting workshops as she matured in the industry.
In 2015, Bukunmi Oluwashina made a significant stride by producing and starring in the movie “Ayomi,” a critically praised film that garnered recognition from audiences and industry insiders alike. This pivotal project catapulted her name to prominence in the entertainment industry, firmly establishing her status as a rising star.
From 2016 onwards, Bukunmi Oluwashina consistently showcased her versatility as an actress by embracing diverse roles and portraying characters that resonated deeply with audiences. Her unwavering commitment to her craft and innate ability to deliver emotionally charged performances set her apart in a fiercely competitive market.
Her remarkable talent was further validated when she received the prestigious Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award in 2015, solidifying her reputation as a leading actress in the Nigerian entertainment sector. Bukunmi’s dedication, relentless hard work, and unquestionable talent endeared her to fans and critics.
One of her most recent accomplishments includes a prominent role in the blockbuster Nollywood Netflix movie “Jagun Jagun,” where she portrayed a “monstrous war weapon” in human disguise known as “Agemo.” Her compelling performance in this high-profile project further underscores her ability to take on challenging and multifaceted characters.
She acted alongside some other prominent actors like Femi Adebayo as Ogundiji, Lateef Adedimeji as Gbotija, Adebayo Salami (Oga Bello), Ibrahim Yekini as Gbogunmi, Bimbo Ademoye as Morohunmbo, Fathia Balogun as Erinfunto, Dayo Amusa as Ajepe and others.
In addition to her acting prowess, Bukunmi Oluwashina has also proven herself as a talented songwriter and musician. She first made her mark in the music industry in 2018 with the release of the song “See Wahala,” featuring Oladips. Since then, she has continued to delight her audience with remarkable tunes highlighting her artistic prowess.
- Story Like Mine
- Itan temi
- You are me
- Beautiful Song
- Jagun Jagun
- Eazy Eazy
- See Wahala Ft. Oladips
- Ranti Mi
- Beautiful Songs
- Happy Girl
- Everyday Crush
- Eiye Adaba
- Ise Oluwa
- You Will Never Be Mine ft. Johnny Drille
Awards & Nomination
- Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards
- Best of Nollywood Awards
In September 2020, Bukunmi Oluwashina embarked on a new and exciting chapter of her life as she exchanged vows with her long-term boyfriend, Mr. Ebun. Their union was a joyous occasion marked by love and commitment. However, the most cherished moment of their journey together arrived on March 3, 2021, when they joyfully shared the news of the birth of their first child. This significant milestone added a new dimension of happiness and fulfilment to Bukunmi’s life.
Beyond her thriving career in singing and acting, Bukunmi Oluwashina is also a shrewd entrepreneur. She has ventured into the business world, establishing her own company, Bukunmi Oluwashina Studio. This enterprise serves as a testament to her ambition and creativity, offering a platform for her to explore various aspects of her artistic talents.
In addition to her studio, Bukunmi is the proud owner of Avia Luxuries, a company specializing in providing styling services for children’s photos and offering a range of quality goods. The name “Avia Luxuries” carries a special significance as it is inspired by her beloved daughter, who has undoubtedly brought immense joy and inspiration into her life.
Furthermore, Bukunmi Oluwashina has assumed the role of a brand ambassador for Posh Glow Skincare and Naturalgain Mart. This role reflects her commitment to promoting high-quality skincare products and endorsing natural health solutions. Her association with these brands underscores her dedication to endorsing products and services that align with her values and resonate with her audience.
Bukunmi’s foray into entrepreneurship demonstrates her versatility and ability to leverage her public profile to build successful businesses. Her commitment to her family, career, and business ventures exemplifies her strong work ethic and determination to excel in all aspects of her life.
- Instagram: @bukunmioluwasina
- Twitter: @bukunmigrace1
- TikTok: @ibrahfgs1ac
As a successful actress and artist, She is estimated to be worth around US$700k.