|Birth name||Bayegun Oluwatoyin|
|Born||February 22, 1990|
|Alma mater||Obafemi Awolowo University|
Early life and education
Woli Arole was born in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria. He had his primary education in Olopade Agoro Apata, Ibadan, and his secondary school education was at Government College, Ibadan. He proceeded to the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University where he studied psychology. He also obtained a degree in filmmaking in 2020 from the Met Film School in the UK.
Woli Arole started as an actor and stand-up comedian from Obafemi Awolowo University. He embraced social media and gained attention with short videos on Instagram. He auditioned and became a finalist at the Alibaba Spontaneity contest in Lagos. He recently debuted with his live show called ‘The Chat Room With Woli Arole’, on April 8, and it was met with applause.
In 2018, Woli Arole premiered his movie titled The Call which he produced and was featured as lead actor.
- "Nigerian comedians Woli Arole and Asiri bestow 'blessings' on BBC". BBC. December 20, 2018.
- "Woli Arole Set To Unveil New Movie "The Call"". Punch Newspaper. December 18, 2018.
- "Before Stardom With… Woli Arole". Punch Newspaper. January 12, 2019.
- "Obafemi Awolowo University is the king of all universities in Africa". Punch PulseNG. November 28, 2016.
- "Woli Arole, now a graduate". Pmnews. November 8, 2019.
- "I AM A REAL PROPHET". Ibadan City Info. January 4, 2017.
- "COVID-19: Woli Arole Engages Fans With The Chat Room Show". independent news. April 25, 2017.
- "Woli Arole, Frank Donga, Kelvin Ikeduba attend 'The Call' premiere". PulseNG. December 31, 2018.