Bolanle Olukanni also known as Bolinto is our style crush for the day. Bolanle is a TV presenter and media personality. Bolanle co-hosts the hit reality music show ‘MTN Project Fame West Africa’ alongside the handsome Nollywood actor,Joseph Benjamin.
She began her presenting career with Moment with Mo, now called ‘Moments.’ She still co-hosts the show alongside Toke Makinwa and Michelle Dede on EbonyLife TV.
She was raised in Nigeria, Israel and Kenya. She attended St. Saviours Primary school in Lagos and went on to Queens College for secondary school. Olukanni moved to Nairobi where she attended Rosslyn Academy in Nairobi, Kenya for part of her high school. Prior to her final year of high school, she moved to America to for her senior year and attended Wichita Southeast High School in Wichita, Kansas where she participated in the National Speech and Debate Tournament for Dramatic Interpretation.
In 2007,Olukanni received a Bachelor’s degree from Loyola University, Chicago, with a double degree – Bachelors of Arts in both Communications and International Studies.
During her NYSC service year, Bolanle and a fellow corps member started ‘Girls For The Future’ – a gender based empowerment workshop for secondary school students, aimed at teaching the girl child of their rights and providing mentorship for the students.