Queen Ronke Ademiluyi-Ogunwusi Biography: Family, Age, Net worth, Career, Husband
Ronke Ademiluyi-Ogunwusi is a Nigerian fashion entrepreneur and Olori (queen) of the Ife Kingdom. She is a lawyer and the founder of Africa Fashion Week London and Africa Fashion Week Nigeria.
|Occupation||Nigerian fashion expert and entrepreneur|
|State of Origin||Osun State|
Ronke Ademiluyi-Ogunwusi was born on August 23rd, in England, United Kingdom to a scion of the Ife royal family. Queen Ronke Ademiluyi Royalty is the great-granddaughter of late Ooni Ajagun Ademiluyi, King of the Ife Kingdom in South West Nigeria and the largest tribe in Africa. She attended the Fiwasaye Girls’ Grammar School from where she graduated in 1985. Thereafter, she studied law at the Thames Valley University in London. In 2011, she founded Africa Fashion Week London to showcase the work of African and African-inspired designers. The event has grown to become one of the largest and most prestigious fashion weeks in Africa.
Queen Ronke is the CEO of Africa Fashion Week London and Nigeria, which she founded in August 2011 to showcase the work of African and African-inspired designers. The event has grown to become one of the largest and most prestigious fashion weeks in Africa.
Since 2011, she has under AFWL, hosted 8 catwalk events and contributed expertise to at least 10 more events produced by 3rd parties such as The Mayor of London’s Black History Month celebrations. She also showcased over 800 emerging designers & exhibitors, from Africa, Europe and America, to almost 70,000 visitors including buyers, retailers, influential industry professionals, and the media and is now a highlight on the annual fashion calendar.
Ademiluyi is also a passionate advocate for women’s empowerment. She founded the Adire Oodua Textile Training Hub in Ile Ife, South West Nigeria, which provides training and employment opportunities for women in the traditional Adire textile industry.
In June 2017, he Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, appointed Princess Ademiluyi as the Heritage Ambassador for Queen Moremi Legacy as part of his efforts to add value to the Yoruba culture. With this appointment, the Princess is now the living embodiment of Moremi with the responsibility to promote and safeguard the legacies of the great African heroine.
She is the co-author of the ‘African fashion book The Eyes of Originality & Creativity’. Queen Ronke Ademiluyi-Ogunwusi is the producer of the documentary ‘Ingenious Aso Oke Fabric of Nigeria’.
On 20th October 2022, it was reported that Ronke married the Ooni of Ife who made her his fifth bride days after his marriage to Queen Ashley. According to reports, she has known Oba Ogunwusi long before he became king in 2015.
Ronke’s Net Worth is estimated to be $2 million.
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