BIRTH NAME : Gbenro Emmanuel Ajibade
STAGE NAME : Gbenro Ajibade
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DATE OF BIRTH/AGE : Born December 8
PLACE OF BIRTH: Maidugiri
STATE OF ORIGIN : Kogi state
OCCUPATION : Nigerian actor, producer, model, and presenter.
NATIONALITY : Nigerian
MARITAL STATUS/WIFE : Osas Ighodaro
CHILDREN : Azariah Tiwatope Osarugue Ajibade.
EDUCATION : He attended Makurdi International School and later Mount Saint Gabriels Secondary School. He graduated from Benue State University with a degree in Biology
Emmanuel Ajibade better know as Gbenro Ajibade is a top Nigerian actor, producer, model, and presenter. He rose to stardom when he played leading role in a tv opera Tinsel in year 2007. Gbenro Ajibade is one of the famous hunk in Nollywood and he has been labelled amongst the best.
Early Life And Background
Ajibade was born on December 8 in Maiduguri, Bornu State to a family of six children where he is the fourth child . He is originally a native of Kogi state, Gbenro was born in Maidugiri, but grew up in Benue state. He is the fourth child born into a family of six children including Jude Ige Ajibade. His acting career kick started while he was in high school and that was where he decided to pursue a career in Nollywood because he was a fan of Nollywood.
Emmanuel Ajibade attended Makurdi International School and later Mount Saint Gabriels Secondary School and successfully obtained his senior secondary school leaving certificate before he proceeded to higher institution. After completing his secondary school education , he completed his university education at Benue State University and obtaining a degree in Biology from the institution.
Ajibade Gbenro Emmanuel or Gbenro Ajibade for shorts has describes himself as adventurous, industrious, easy-going, kind , lovable, happy, down-to-earth, determined young man with a little bit of quiet side, a special personality that is quite similar to the one he plays on Mnet’s Tinsel soap opera . The Mnet’s Tinsel soap opera is airs five days a week on their magic station and he played the role of Soji Bankole , a loving and gentle man. He played a lead character in the popular soap operaTinsel and has acted in Gbomo Gbomo Express and The Wages.
Career and Life
According to his official biography, Gbenro Ajibade Career started when he acted as Soji in “Tinsel” in the year 2007. But prior to this, he started off his career as a model in 2005 shortly after graduating from the University and since that time, he has graced hundreds of runways within the country and beyond. Ajibade Gbenro has also be the notable face on Billboards, TV commercials, press adverts and more. The dark skinned young man was the recipient of the Most Outstanding Actor Model in the Nigerian Model Achievers Awards 2011.
Ajibade Gbenro got his big break through the MNet Series, ‘Tinsel’ where he played the character of , ‘Soji’ Bankole’, Ziggy’s bartender and aspiring photographer and the very protective boyfriend of ‘Telema Duke’. He has also featured in other big movies which include “Shattered Romance,” “Gbomo Gbomo Express” to name a few.
He got engaged to Osas Ighodaro in August 2014. They legally tied the knot on July 4th, 2015. The union is blessed with one daughter named, Azariah Tiwatope Osarugue Ajibade.
- Gbomo Gbomo Express (2015)
- 30’s (2015)
- The Wages (2013)
- Twisted Thorne (2011)
- Tinsel (2008–current)