Bolanle Olukanni

Bolanle Olukanni Biography / Profile

Bolanle Olukanni was born on August 19th on Lagos, Nigeria. She is a TV host and documentary film maker.

Bolanle Olukanni Age

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Bolanle Olukanni Early Life

Raised in Nigeria, Israel and Kenya, Bolanle attended St. Saviours Primary school and Queen's College, both in Lagos. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago, in Chicago, America with Honours in a double degree, of BA Communications and BA International Studies. After graduating from Loyola University Chicago, Bolanle returned to Nigeria to do her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), where she spent her service year working for a non-profit organization in Ekiti, Nigeria. During her NYSC service year, Bolanle and a fellow corps member started 'Girls For The Future', a gender based empowerment workshop for secondary school students aimed at teaching the girl child of their rights and providing mentoring for the students.

Bolanle Olukanni Career

Bolanle landed her first TV gig as a co-host on "Moments with Mo" after being chosen out of over 400 other hopefuls to host alongside talk show host and CEO of EbonyLife TV, Mo Abudu. 'Moments with Mo' has now evolved into "Moments" and airs on EbonyLife TV across forty-four different Africa countries and on TalkTalk television in UK.

During the course of hosting "Moments", she has had the opportunity to interview a variety of inspiring and influential,, celebrities and politicians such as President Muhammdu Buhari , Oscar nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, Grammy award winning singer Brandy, Minister of Power and Works Babatunde Raji Fashola, name a few. In 2014, Bolanle joined hit reality music show Project Fame West Africa as a host alongside Joseph Benjamin. Project Fame airs across various West African television stations such as on General Entertainment Television, Silverbird Television, NTA, Sound City and ONTV, to name a few. She also hosted a 4 part interview series "With Mikel" which featured acclaimed Nigerian footballer and former Chelsea player John Mikel Obi. The show was hosted alongside Lamide Akintobi , gave Bolanle an exclusive glimpse into his life in England.

In 2015 Bolanle co-founded Sage & Walls, a multimedia production company and began producing and hosting “On the Carpet with Bolinto” a red carpet entertainment show covering A-list events in Africa. She is a partner of the Self-Worth organization- an NGO that provides empowerment classes and supplies assistance to widows and single mothers in Nigeria.  She is the Founder of God's Wives Foudation and recently wrote, directed and produced her first documentary titled, Gods Wives.

Bolanle Olukanni Personal Life

In her spare time, Bolanle enjoys reading a good novel, writing poetry and watching The "Walking Dead." She revealed in 2017 that she was open to dating anyone. "I am open to dating anyone as long as they have a good heart and we connect," she said.

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Bolanle Olukanni Awards

  • In May 2010, while still in school, she won the Loyola University Chicago Kale Williams Award for Exceptional Work in Promoting Human Rights and Social Justice.
  • In 2013, she won the ‘Search for Mo’s Co-host’ competition out of all hopefuls across Africa. 

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