Gbemi was born on July 18, 1984 into the Olagbegi family in Owo, a city in Ondo State, southwestern Nigeria.
She attended Pampers private school, Surulere, and Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Ojo. She also attended Queens college, Yaba before she proceeded to Oakland University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. She obtained a master’s degree in Media and Communication from Pan African University, Lagos State in 2009.
She won the future awards in 2008 for “On Air Personality of the Year”, ‘Dynamix award’ for Radio Presenter of the year in 2008. She also won the “Green Awards for Excellence” for the radio category that same year. In 2009, she won the “Exquisite Lady of the Year” award for “Best female radio presenter” and in 2010, she was nominated again for the “The Future Awards”. She won the City People Awards in 2016 for OAP of the year.
Gbemi launched her shoes line, Gbémisókè, in 2015 to cater for women with bigger feet.