Bimbo Akintola is one of the most respected Veteran Nollywood actresses. She is known for her exceptional role interpretation in movies and her acting prowess. No doubt, this inspiring actress has caught the attention of so many and she continues to thrive in her industry. In this article, we detail Bimbo Akintola’s net worth, biography, age, career and family. So, stick around!
|Full Name||Bimbo Akintola|
|Date of birth||6 May 1970|
|Age||52 Years Old|
|Place of Birth||Lagos State|
|State of Origin||Oyo State|
Early Life and Education
Bimbo Akintola was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria to an Oyo State Muslim cleric and an Edo State mother. Bimbo is the third of six children. Her passion for acting was evident from childhood, and she participated in several plays, and, with the help of her mother.
Bimbo Akintola attended Maryland Convent Private School for her primary education and Command Day Secondary School for her secondary education. Afterwards, she attended the University of Ibadan and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts.
Akintola actively participated in acting while studying. She consistently expanded her passion, and she did so effortlessly in no time. She used to perform every weekend at Divine on Allen Avenue in Lagos, alongside the late Jaiye Aboderin.
Bimbo Akintola is a stunning, inventive, and incredibly talented actress. She began acting at a young age, during her school’s end-of-year events. However, her film debut was in 1995 when she co-starred with Femi Adebayo in Owo Blow. Two years later, she co-starred in another film, Out of Bounds, with Richard Mofe Damijo. Following her outstanding performances in these two films, she was offered numerous roles in Nollywood. Till today, she has won awards for her roles in numerous popular films and television shows.
Bimbo Akintola’s Net Worth
Having amassed wealth from her career as an actress and some other ventures, Bimbo Akintola’s net worth is estimated at $800,000, according to Legit.ng.
Bimbo Akintola’s Husband
The actress is not married and has no children. She allegedly walked out on her marriage in 2014. The marriage was said to have lasted for one year and one month. However, there is no evidence for this claim.
Bimbo Akintola’s Children
The actress has no biological children. She does, however, have a large number of children for whom she is responsible. Maybe we can refer to them as her adopted children. The majority of them are now adults with their own families.
Among others, the actress has appeared in the following films:
- Owo Blow
- Out of Bounds
- Beyond the Verdict
- Circle of Three
- Smoke and Mirrors
- Heaven’s Hell
- The Gardner
- Ere Egele
- Dangerous Twins
- Husbands of Lagos
- 93 Days
- Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters
- Diamonds In The Sky
- The New Normal
She has made notable appearances in the following television series:
- Newman Street (2014-2015)
- Husbands of Lagos (2015)
- Ere Egele (2016)
Since her debut in 1995, the actress has won and been nominated for a number of awards, including:
- At the Nollywood Movies Awards in 2013, she was nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
- She won the Best Actress Award at the Eko International Film Festival (EKOIFF) in 2015.