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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

RISING STAR: KEHINDE BANKOLE

Kehinde Bankole, the 4th of 6 children discovered her drawing skills on the playground of Tunwase Nursery & Primary School, Ikeja, Lagos. A graduate of Mass Communication, from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogunstate.
Kehinde has 3 major careers: Music, Acting and Speaking. She enjoys watching movies, writing and composing songs, sharing moments with family and friends to relax, her childhood love for sketching she transferred to facial makeup.

Her journey into the entertainment world began in 2003 with Miss Commonwealth beauty pageant, where she made top 10 and then unto Most Beautiful Girl  in Nigeria 2004 leading to her 1st professional runway modeling opportunity by Ace fashion designer, Mon-Ani and then other designers, she has gone on amidst many spectacular modeling jobs years later to be the model and ambassador for LUX beauty 2007- 2008 along with Olaide Olaogun and Sylvia Udeogwu.

She got her 1st acting opportunity at Wale Adenuga Productions, featuring continually since then in Super Story and This Life series over the years. Her acting exploits has taken her to more TV drama series and soaps; i.e Doctor’s Quarters, Disclosure, Papa Ajasco & Co, Echoes, Friends, Tinsel, Green Grass, Shadows, Crack in the Wall to mention a few. Kehinde was awarded the “Revelation of the Year” in 2009 by BON the  Best of Nollywood for her role in the 2008 yoruba movie Elerin Eye, she has also featured in other fantastic movie projects; Imala, Two Brides and a Baby, Awakening, The Meeting, Facase, Return of Jenifa, Igbanbajo and lots more.

Kenny Banks, a name borne from her successful hosting of African Kitchen and the “Soul Sisters” TV talk show as she is fondly called is a warm, down to earth fashionable young lady.  

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