Awoyemi Bukola Grace, also known as Abukola Arugba or just Awoyemi Arugba, is a prominent Nigerian actress, model, influencer, and filmmaker.

With the release of what has been dubbed “an exceptional movie,” Arugba, the actress’s fame has swept the Nigerian Nollywood industry off its feet.

In her self-produced film Arugba, the gifted and innovative actress played the lead role.

Bukola Arugba: History, Movies
Birth Name: Awoyemi Bukola Grace
Stage Name: Bukola Arugba
Born: 19 December 1988 (age 33 years old)
State Of Origin: Kwara State
Nationality: Nigerian
Occupation: Actress • Film Maker
Spouse: Damola Olatunji
Net Worth: $200,000-$800,000 (Unverified)

Early Life

Bukola Awoyemi Arugba was born and raised in Ilorin, Nigeria’s capital. On the 19th of December, 1988, she was born.

She had a successful career and upbringing in the cities of Kwara, which included her educational pursuits.


Bukola Awoyemi Arugba had both her primary and secondary school leaving certificates in Ilorin, Kwara State, since she had always liked the cinema industry and wanted to be one of the well-known characters in it.

She enrolled in the University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, for her higher education shortly after her primary school career.

Bukola Awoyemi Arugba went on to earn a degree in Performing Arts from the prestigious university.


Bukola Awoyemi Arugba began her acting career immediately after enrolling at the University of Ilorin. She appeared in a number of dramas at school, including one that was held informally.

Her desire of becoming a well-known star never materialized while she was still a full-time student. She rose to prominence quickly after completing her tertiary degree.

Bukola Awoyemi Arugba was cast in major Nollywood films such as Poisonous Affairs, which established her as a talented actress to watch.

After multiple auditions for movie roles for which she was never chosen, she was cast in the role of Adetutu in the Nigerian Nollywood hit, Arugba.

Bukola Arugba chose the character because she was perfect for it, and it was one of the most important roles in the film. She was to portray a virgin, which meant she would become the goddess’s adoration object, according to the film.

Personal Life

While most Nollywood actresses prefer to keep their personal lives secret, a story circulated online that Bukola Awoyemi Arugba had been dumped for Damola Olatunji, a prominent Nollywood actor and filmmaker.

This occurred in early 2013, and Damola Olatunji was still married to Raliat Olatunji, who is based in the United Kingdom, at the time.

When Bukola found out she was pregnant, the story went viral, and Damola Olatunji was blamed. They married without reluctance.

David and Deborah, twins, are the names of the children born to the couple.

Damola Olatunji and Bukola Awoyemi Arugba are still married.

Bukola Arugba Biography: Movies, Age, Husband, Net Worth & Facts
Bukola Arugba Biography: Movies, Age, Husband, Net Worth & Facts

Net Worth

Bukola Awoyemi Arugba, a successful Yoruba Nollywood actress, is estimated to have a net worth of $200,000-$800,000.

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