Olunike Adeliyi was born in Toronto, Canada and raised in both St. Anne's, Jamaica and Brampton, Ontario in Canada. She got the acting bug after being cast as the Artful Dodger in her middle school play "Oliver Twist". She studied her craft at The Canadian Academy of Method Acting and continued her studies at the Professional Actors Lab, working with Canada's well-known artistic director, David Rotenberg. Oluniké also studied at the Lonsdale Smith Studio in Toronto and Los Angeles. A graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, Oluniké has performed in theaters throughout Canada and the U.S. She is also an accomplished dancer who has toured for major international recording artists.