Olakunle Sobukanla was born in Lagos to the family of Late Mr. Johnson Ademola Sobukanla of Ogere Remo (of blessed memory) and Mrs. Labake Sobukanla.
He had his primary education at K.Kotun Memorial School, Surulere and secondary education at Federal Government College, Odogbolu. He proceeded to Dean College of London for a Degree foundation course and later obtained a Bachelors Degree (B.A. Hons) in Accounting and Finance from University of North London.
He worked as a Financial Manager in various blue chip companies in the United Kingdom before relocating to Nigeria.
He is happily married to Temitayo Sobukanla, a Legal Practitioner and they are blessed with children.