Full Name: Bimbo Akintola
Date of Birth: Born on 5 May 1970
Occupation: Nigerian actress
Net Worth :
Languages: English, Yoruba
Hobbies: Singing and dancing
Place of Birth: Edo State
Marita Status: Not married
Awards: Best Actress/English Actress
Education: Maryland Convent Private School, Maryland,Lagos State, Command Day Secondary School, Lagos and University of Ibadan
Achievements: Best Actress/English Actress
Who Is Bimbo Akintola ?
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Bimbo Akintola is a veteran Nigerian actress who is labelled as one of the most talented, wealthiest, most beautiful, most versatile , most celebrated and most respected in this part of the world .
She is been doing what she knows how to do best since the inception of Nollywood and she is one of the pillars and one of the veterans that forged a niche for others to follow in Nigeria movie industry.
Bimbo Akintola Biography | Early Life And Background
The Nigerian actress was born on 5 May 1970 to a Muslim cleric father from Oyo State and a mother from Edo State. She is the third in a family of five brothers and sisters. She is regarded as one of the most versatile character in the Nollywood Movie Industry and is very easy going. She kick started her acting career as a pupil with her peers for the school’s end-of-year drama events.
She obtained her junior l;leaving certificate from Maryland Convent Private School, Maryland, Lagos State. She then proceeded to Command Day Secondary School, Lagos. After completing her basic education , She bagged a National Diploma Certificate and a First Degree in Theater Arts from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Career And Success
Bimbo officially had her first taste of acting during her primary school days , she started as a pupil with her peers for the school’s end-of-year drama events. As she took part in more plays, her passion for acting grew and became effortless with time.
She started her professional acting career in a 1995 in a movie titled OWO BLOW alongside Femi Adebayo and followed up with Out of Bounds in year 1997 with Richard Mofe Damijo. She has won couple of awards and earned some decent nominations as well.
She was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading role at the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards. She won the Best Actress/English Actress in Nigeria.
She has appeared in more than 100 Nollywood movies including The Mourning After, Out of Bounds, Diamond Ring, Dangerous Twins, and 90Ninth Day to name a few.
Almost everybody believes that Bimbo Akintola is still not married that’s not true. She has finally tied the knot. She married a younger colleague, 44-year-old Yemi Blaq at a secret location in Ibadantwo years ago.
According to revelations, most of their colleagues were not aware of the secret wedding, we learnt that few colleagues based in Ibadan attended the wedding ceremony by invitation.
I’m sorry for keeping you in the dark, she is not married yet o and she only got married on the set of an upcoming flick. Lol
Why I didn’t marry Bimbo Akintola – Dede Mabiaku
But people believe you dumped Bimbo?
No, if I dumped Bimbo, will I be talking like this? Let me tell you, if I call Bimbo now, the first thing she’d say is “hello darling”. We are that close. She’s called me twice today. Can’t people be true friends? I have true friends but she stands out and that’s why you guys are raising eyebrows and keep harassing me about her.
- Owo Blow (1995)
- Out of Bounds (1997)
- The Gardner (1998)
- Dangerous Twins (2004)
- Beyond the Verdict (2007)
- Smoke and Mirrors (2008)
- Hoodrush (2012)
- Ayitale (2013)
- Heaven’s Hell (2015)
- 93 Days (2016)
She has also appeared in some TV series like Husbands of Lagos and Ere Egele .