Kunle Ajayi Biography: Age, Wife, Children & Net Worth

Kunle Ajayi – Gospel Artist

Stage Name: Kunle Ajayi
Real Name: Kunle Ajayi
Occupation: Gospel Artist & Pastor
Date Of Birth/Age: 16th June, 1964 (59 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos State, Nigeria
Gender: Male
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Oluwatoyin Tope Ajayi (Wife)
Education: Royal College of Music, London
Known for: Saxophone

Kunle Ajayi, born on June 16, 1964, is a multifaceted Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter, saxophonist, televangelist, and the esteemed Director of Music at the Redeemed Christian Church of God. His life’s journey is a harmonious blend of musical talent, spiritual devotion, and unwavering dedication to spreading the message of faith through melodies.

Early Life and Education

‘Hailing from Mushin, a vibrant local government area in Lagos State, Kunle Ajayi’s musical odyssey began early. He attended Mushin Local Council Primary School, Idioro, where the seeds of his musical inclination were sown. As he progressed to Eko Boys High School, he demonstrated a fervent passion for music, eventually earning the West Africa School Certificate.

After high school, he pursued his passion by delving into the study of music at Ijanikin. His dedication led him to the Royal College of Music in London, where he honed his musical prowess and obtained a certificate in music. Ajayi’s educational journey equipped him with the skills and knowledge to transcend genres and bring a unique musical perspective to the world.

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Music & Pastoral Career

Kunle Ajayi’s musical journey was accompanied by a parallel spiritual quest. In the early 1980s, he immersed himself in playing musical instruments, particularly the saxophone. His talents garnered attention, but a lung-related ailment nearly dashed his dreams. This setback, however, did not deter him. Instead, it solidified his resolve to continue using his gift to inspire and uplift.

Ajayi’s devotion to his faith deepened over the years, and in 1991, he was ordained as an assistant pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, and has often played in services where Paster E. A. Adeboye presides. This step marked the convergence of his passion for music and his commitment to ministry. He later ascended to the position of a full pastor in 1997, having completed a rigorous one-year program at Faith Bible College.

Kunle Ajayi Biography
Kunle Ajayi

Contributions and Accolades

Kunle Ajayi’s contribution to the Nigerian gospel music landscape has been nothing short of transformative. His melodic compositions resonate with listeners, carrying messages of hope, faith, and love. This contribution did not go unnoticed. In 2007, the Redeemed Christian Church of God recognized his outstanding influence by bestowing upon him the Award of Excellence. A year later, in 2008, he received the prestigious “Leadership Award in Nigeria Music.”

Celebrating 30 Years of Musical Grace

Ajayi’s devotion to his craft and his ceaseless pursuit of excellence culminated in a remarkable milestone. On January 21, 2018, he celebrated three decades of musical artistry with a grand music concert at the illustrious Eko Hotels and Suites. This event not only celebrated his achievements but also showcased his unwavering dedication to the spiritual and artistic realms.

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Wife and Kids

He is married to Oluwatoyin Tope Ajayi, and the marriage is blessed with two children. 

Net Worth

At the time of this publication,his net worth is unknown. You can connect with him on Instagram.