Sunday Omobolanle MON, is a Nigerian actor, comedian, and media personality. Also Known as Aluwe, he is one of the biggest comic actors that Nigeria has ever produced. Aluwe, has lived a life of distinction; his popularity has cut across all spheres and ethnicities within Nigeria, and he has also become well recognized in nearby countries adjoining Nigeria.
Sunday Omobolanle was awarded with the National Honour MON in recognition of his great work that has spanned over 40 years. Sunday Omobolanle has unified the country in laughter through his work, and has risen to a height of fame that serves as a beacon for the younger generation; for them to see how famous a person can become through show business, and also for them to see how society elevates a person based on his hard work.
Sunday Omobolanle got the name Aluwe from a character he played in a popular sitcom during the 80’s. That character superseded all others he had played prior to that; it showered him with fame, and gave him the name. From there he went on to feature in several other movies and films; and he has also featured in several adverts and commercials; and then he has also directed and produced his own works.
Sunday Omobolanle has been described as naturally funny; his words, movement and actions all combine to bring hilarity to otherwise simple scenarios. Even after several years, Sunday Omobolanle continues to remain popular, and the older generation happily tell his exploits to the younger ones who were not privileged to witness this genius perform his art.
He is the father of Sunkanmi Omobolanle, a popular yollywood actor.
Sunday Omobolanle Biography
Aluwe’s real name is Sunday Omobolanle and he was born on 10 January 1954, in Ilora, a town in Oyo State southwestern Nigeria. Sunday Omobolanle went to school in Ibadan, and proceeded to venture into acting.
After the success of the movie he went to get married. He has 2 wives and four children; Peju Ogunmola, renown Yoruba actress is his wife, and Sunkanmi Omobolanle, popular Yoruba actor is his first son.
Sunday Omobolanle became popular with his Aluwe show which was a huge success in the 80’s. That show cemented his position as one of the best and biggest comic actors that Nigeria has ever seen. Some of the actors of his caliber are Chika Okpala (Zebrudiah), John Okafor (Mr. Ibu), and Nkem Owoh (Osuofia).
On the personal front, he has successfully built a good family life; case in point being the mother and son love between Sukanmi Omobolanle and his step mum, Peju Ogunmola. The relationship between Aluwe’s other children Victoria Omobolanle Bello and Kemi Olayemi are all very good.
Sunday Omobolanle Net Worth 2023 – $200,000
Sunday Omobolanle’s Net worth is estimated to be in the region of $200,000. His sources of wealth include salaries from acting, royalties from directing, and earnings from brand endorsements. Most notably Sunday Omobolanle is a brand ambassador for Glo, the third largest telecommunications company in Nigeria.
During his active acting days he was extremely popular, but did not make a lot of money; and that was why he tried to dissuade his son Sunkanmi from pursuing a career in acting.
A major change in fortunes occurred around 2019 when he became a brand ambassador for Glo, and by 2020 he had started making hilarious and dramatic commercials for the company.
Sunday Omobolanle Wife
Sunday Omobolanle is married to Peju Ogunmola, although she is not his only wife. In one of his interviews, he narrated how he met Peju the love of his life. The veteran actor has done well in keeping his polygamous family out of controversies and public discussion.
Sunday Omobolanle Age
He was born on was born on 10 January 1954, making him 68 years old. As usual, he has a tradition of celebrating his birthday with family, friends and industry colleaues.
Sunday Omobolanle House
Sunday Omobolanle lives in a beautiful house in the Surulere area of Lagos, although he also spends a lot of time at his country home in Oyo State.
Sunday Omobolanle is a Nigerian comedian, actor, director, producer, and brand ambassador. He ranks as one of the best comic actors that Nigeria has ever seen, and for this he was given the national honour of Member of the Order of the Niger MON. He is popularly known as Aluwe; the character he played for a sitcom during the 80s. He is the husband of Nigerian actress Peju Ogunmola, and father of actor Sunkanmi Omobolanle.