Gabriel Afolayan popularly known as Ade Love, the son of Adeyemi Afolayan, a pioneer in the Nollywood Industry is a Nigerian actor and musician who comes from a famous family in the entertainment industry. After appearing in the Wale Adenuga-produced TV series Nnenna, in which he portrayed the part of Akin, Gabriel Afolayan rose to notoriety in the Nigerian film industry. Since then, Gabriel Afolayan has been in a number of movies and won praise for them all. Gabriel Afolayan is a singer who has released a number of music albums, some of which have well-known songs like Awelewa and Kokoro Ife. Adebanke Afolayan is wed to Gabriel Afolayan.
All you need to know about Adebanke Afolayan, Gabriel Afolayan’s wife, is as follows:
Marital Life and Education
Adebanke was born in Osogbo, Osun State. She completed her basic schooling and reached the tertiary level. She resides in the United States of America, a place she workedand lived till she wed Gabriel Afolayan
After beginning a passionate relationship in 2016, Adebanke and Gabriel Afolayan wedded in 2018. On April 2, 2018, the marriage of Adebanke and Gabriel Afolayan was formally introduced in Adebanke’s hometown of Osogbo, Osun State. Adebanke and Gabriel Afolayan were married in a lavish traditional wedding in Oluyole, Ibadan, Oyo State, three days later, on April 5, 2018. Several performers, including actors, actresses, film directors, musicians, and family members, attended the wedding ceremony.
The marriage of Adebanke and Gabriel Afolayan had a nuptial quarrel in 2019, albeit the specifics of the couple’s disagreements were kept out of the public eye. However, given that, their marriage is still intact, the pair appears to have worked out their disagreements. Adebanke Afolayan had a child before she married Gabriel Afolayan, but the couple are yet to have a child of their own.
Who is Gabriel Afolayan?
Early Life and Education
Kwara State is the home of Gabriel Afolayan. Adeyemi Afolayan, better known as Ade Love, was a pioneering actor, director, dramatist, and producer in the Nollywood industry. He was born on March 1, 1985. Ade Love worked in the entertainment industry from 1966 until his death in 1996; he appeared in the movies Taxi Driver and Ajani Ogun, both of which were released in 1976. The other siblings of Moji Afolayan, Kunle Afolayan, Aremu Afolayan, and Toyin Afolayan—also known as Lola Idije—also work in the entertainment industry. Gabriel is the last of his parents’ children.
Gabriel Afolayan completed his education in elementary and secondary schools and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree. Gabriel Afolayan made the decision to hone his acting abilities while still a teenager and enrolled in secondary school, where he took part in several drama groups. After receiving his Senior Secondary Certificate at the end of his secondary education, Gabriel applied for Theatre Arts at the University of Ibadan with an increased interest in the dramatic arts. Gabriel Afolayan completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Ibadan by earning a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts.
In Nigeria’s entertainment industry, singer and actor Gabriel Afolayan has found some measure of success. When he appeared in the Baba Sala-produced movie F Opawon, Gabriel Afolayan made his debut in the world of movies. Nevertheless, he became more well-known after he appeared in the Tade Ogidan films Madam Dearest and Nnenna, as well as the Wale Adenuga TV series Nnenna. Gabriel Afolayan has been in a number of Nollywood movies since then. More praise and acclaim were given to him for his depiction of Taiver Jambari in the 2012 movie Hoodrush. In addition to Citation, 7 Inch Curve, Okafor’s Love, Ojuju, Gold Statue, Ailatunse, Coming From Insanity, and I Ride With You, he has been in other films as well.
With the stage name G-Fresh, Gabriel Afolayan also performs as a vocalist. The musical albums Cute Bunny, So Fine, Amoke, Ko Le Ye Won, and others are among the six that he has recorded. Doesn’t Count, Go Up, Ife Wa, Awelewa, Bebe Toh Duro, All My Love, Amoke, Chapters, and several other songs are among his best-known releases.
Additionally, Gabriel Afolayan owns a business called Studio 6 that works in television and radio commercial production, label management, and film and movie production.
Awards and Recognition
Gabriel Afolayan has demonstrated his acting and singing talents for well over a decade and has won numerous awards. Gabriel Afolabi received a nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in the Nollywood Movie Awards for the same movie, Hoodrush, and won the Best Supporting Actor category at the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards for his performance as Tavier Jambari. He also holds the distinction of being the recipient of the International Film Festival’s Outstanding Actor at the Abuja Award. For his work in Ailatunse, Gabriel Afolayan won awards in 2017 for Best Yoruba Supporting Actor and Best Kiss in a Movie. Gabriel Afolayan received nominations for his part in the film Coming From Insanity, which starred him.