Kemi Afolabi is a renowned actress and filmmaker in the Yoruba genre of Nollywood. Over the years, she has appeared in over 100 movies giving top-notch performances in all.
The actress was on the news after revealing that she was diagnosed with Lupus Cancer in early 2022. During her Interview on Chude’s show, she noted that the Doctors said she has 5 years to live. The actress shed tears when revealing her predicament to Chude.
After the news went viral, colleagues in the movie industry solicited funds for her to get good treatment. Some of the notable actors that kick-started the fundraising campaign were Yomi Fabiyi, Shola Kosoko, Mercy Aigbe, Funke Akindele, Akin Olaiya, and a few others.
Funds of thousands of dollars were eventually raised for her treatment abroad and she traveled with her mother in June 2022. Since then, the beautiful actress has been responding to treatment.
What Happened To Kemi Afolabi
In early 2022, she revealed that she has Lupus Cancer, a chronic autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks healthy body cells and tissues resulting in organ damage.
Her colleagues, supporters, and fans were able to raise funds for her.
Kemi traveled to Maryland, the US in June 2022 and was accompanied by her beautiful mother. She was in the hospital for weeks and was responding to treatment. The actress has since got better but goes for regular checkups.
On October 10, 2022, Afolabi shared a photo of herself at the hospital, noting that mental health is real and that people should stop messing with other people’s emotions.
How Old Is Kemi Afolabi
Kemi whose full name is Oluwakemisola Anotallahi Ajike Afolabi was born on the 28th of April 1980. She’s currently 43 years old.
Who Is Kemi Afolabi Husband
Kemi was married to Adesipe years ago but in an interview she had with Lege Miami on his singles’ hookup show on Instagram, she noted that she’s single and that she’s no longer with Adesipe for over 4 years now.
In addition, she said when she tells people that she’s single they don’t believe her because she’s a celebrity. She stated that celebrities also face challenges in relationships and she’s ready for a serious relationship.
What Happened To Kemi Afolabi Recently
Kemi is Hale and hearty. Check the video she posted on her Instagram today, 31st May 2023.
Kemi Afolabi House
The light-skinned actress acquired this beautiful luxurious home in August 2021 and also had a housewarming party. It was a star-studded event as top celebrities graced the occasion. Actress, Laide Bakare was the center of attention as she sprayed dollars on her.
Kemi Afolabi New Baby
Kemi welcomed her beautiful baby, Nadia on September 15, 2019. The actress threw a big party for her on her first birthday. Nadia is 3 years old but Kemi hardly shares her photos as she keeps her away from the public. She mostly shares photos of her first child, Darasimi.
Kemi Afolabi Daughter
Kemi’s first daughter’s name is Darasimi. She’s well-known in the social media space because Kemi always shares lovely photos of her online.
Dara was born on the 5th of August 2010. She’s 12 years old and currently in Junior Secondary School.
Kemi Afolabi Mother
Kemi Afolabi’s Mother is popularly called Iya Anota. She is from the Ijaw tribe, Adagbabiri Town, Sagbama Local government area in Bayelsa State. Kemi’s Ijaw name is Ebimiere meaning someone that’s only allowed to be good all her life.
Is Kemi Afolabi Related To Late Murphy Afolabi?
They only bear the same surname but are not related by blood. Late Murphy was Kemi’s senior colleague in the Yoruba movie industry.