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Award Winning Director, Kemi Adetiba Is 40 Today And Here Is Everything To Know About Her

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Award Winning Director, Kemi Adetiba Is 40 Today And Here Is Everything To Know About Her








Kemi Adetiba is an award-winning videographer and director who has managed to pave a way for herself in the entertainment industry in so short a while.

The talented young lady is 38 years old today, the 8th of January 2018 and she is definitely worth celebrating as an icon who has inspired many women across the globe.

She would forever go down in history as that director who was behind the brilliance and success of most revered Nollywood movie- “The Wedding Party”


In honour of her birth, we have compiled a comprehensive profile of her.





Date of birth

She was born in Lagos on the 8th of January 1980 to Dele and Mayen Adetiba.

Marital life

She is proudly single and has said numerous times that a woman’s worth should not be judged by marriage.


Kemi Adetiba started her journey into the media as a young child where she headlined two national television commercials for the iconic detergent brand OMO, following the footsteps of her father, Dele Adetiba, a veteran in the advertising and broadcast industries who played a pivotal role in the development in Nigeria.

Professionally, she began as a radio presenter with Rhythm 93.7 FM, where she became the voice behind two nationally proclaimed hit shows: ‘Soul’d Out and Sunday at the Seaside.’

Kemi Adetiba started to make a transition from being a voice on radio to being a face on television by producing and presenting several shows on Mnet, which includes Studio 53, Temptation Nigeria which she presented alongside Ik Osakioduwa.

She was also a presenter on Soundcity TV and amazingly hosted Maltina Dance All for three consecutive seasons.

On 8 September 2016, Kemi Adetiba’s first feature film “The Wedding Party” (a Nigerian Rom-com film) premiered opening night, at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as the opening film of the City-to-City Spotlight.

Awards and nominations

Some of the awards for her works include:  Best Female Video for the song “Ekundayo” by TY Bello at the Soundcity TV Music Video Awards, Best Female Video for the song “Today na Today” by Omawumi at the 2010 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Adetiba’s most recent works are music video direction of Waje’s “Onye” which features Tiwa Savage, Olamide’s “Anifowose”, “Sitting on the Throne” and Bez’s R&B single “Say”.

Kemi was nominated for Best Music Video Director of the Year at The Headies 2014. She also won the City People Entertainment Award for Best Music Video Director Of The Year (2015).

A list of her works as a videographer

  • 2017: King Women2015: “Last Bus-stop” by Niyola
  • 2015: “Dance Go (Eau de Vie)” for Hennessy Artistry ’15 {feat. Wizkid and 2face Idibia}2015: “Out A Magazine” by Lindsey
  • 2014:”My Darlin” by Tiwa Savage
  • 2014:”My Place” by Lynxxx
  • 2014:”Love to Love You” by Niyola (featuring Banky W.)
  • 2014:”Sitting on the Throne” by Olamide
  • 2014:”Anifowose” by Olamide
  • 2014:”Onye” by Waje
  • 2013:”Toh Bad” by Niyola
  • 2013:”Say” by Bez
  • 2012:”If I Die” by Da Grin
  • 2012:”Tease Me/Bad Guys” by Wizkid
  • 2011:”I Believe” by Ego
  • 2011:”Follow You Go” by Banky W.
  • 2011:”The Future” by TY Bello
  • 2010:”Fall in Love” by Ego
  • 2010:”Lagos Party” by Banky W.
  • 2010:”More You” by Banky W.
  • 2011:”Today Na Today” by Omawumi
  • 2008:”Ekundayo” by TY Bello

Legacy she aims to give

She has asserted that her greatest motivation is to leave a legacy behind and NOT fail those that believe in her and her work.


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