Oluwakemi Itari Owatemi popularly called Kemi Smallz, is an award winning Nigerian On-Air personality, Voice-over artiste and Events MC born on January 8,1990. She became known as the presenter for City FM.
Kemi Smallz Profile
- Real Name: Oluwakemi Itari Owatemi
- Date of Birth: January 8, 1990
- Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
- Nationality: Nigerian
- Height: 5 feet tall
- Occupation: Media Personality
- Net Worth: Not Estimated
- Twitter: @kemismallzz
- Instagram: @kemismallzz
Early Life & Background
Kemi Smallz was born and raised in Lagos
She is the first child in a family of five children.
She is from a mixed ethnicity; her dad, an artist, is from Ondo State while her mum, an interior decorator is from Bayelsa state.
She grew up in a house full of colors as it was fun living with parents who were artists.
Kemi obtained a bachelors degree in English Language from the prestigious University of Lagos.
Kemi Smallz started her career at a tender age of 14 as a Kid presenter for Tales Africa, Kiddies Island and Generation Next.
She participated in the 2013 edition of the MTV VJ Search where she emerged as one of the top 3 finalists.
She came to limelight as an On-Air personality at Lagos Lifestyle radio station, City FM and as a TV presenter at Ebony Life TV.
‘Radio Rat’ as fondly called, had worked at City FM before she left in 2017 and joined Cool FM which is already a home to the likes of Daddy Freeze, Manny, Taymi B, Dotun and so on.
She also made her television debut in the same year as part of the five cats members of Ebony Life TV’s “Moving up the squad”, which aired on DSTV in October 2017.
She also made a guest appearance on MTV base ‘fitfam’ and ELTV’s ‘on the spot’.
Kemi Smallz did not reveal things about her relationship but the big brother Naija season 5 winner, Laycon is said to have a crush on her.
Awards & Nominations
Kemi won the award of Radio Personality of the year (MAYA Awards 2016).
She has got numerous nominations such as;
- City People Music Award for Female On Air Personality of the Year (2016).
- The Future Awards Nigeria Prize for On Air Personality (Radio) (2016).
- Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Outstanding Radio Program Presenter.