Bimbo Akintola Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Bimbo Akintola biography
Bimbo Akintola is a Nigerian actress and movie producer who became popular after featuring in the 1995 movie, 'Owo Blow'.
'Owo blow' which was dialogue in Yoruba (and sub-titled in English) has been rated one of the greatest Nigerian movies of all time. It tells the story of a young man who, as a result of the family problem, ended up on the streets. Wole ran away from home with his back against the societal wall and faced with the realities of his fate in an uncaring world. 
She acted alongside Femi Adebayo, popular Nigerian actor and son of the veteran actor, Adebayo Salami. Other stars that featured in the movie include Sunday Afolabi, Bimpe Adekola, Sam Loco-Efe, Yinka Quadri, Taiwo Hassan, Rachel Oniga, Lanre Balogun, Lanre Hassan, Ayo Mogaji and Jide Kosoko.
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Bimbo Akintola Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick rundown on Bimbo Akintola's profile and a few things you'd love to know about her:
Full name: Abimbola Akintola
Date of birth: 5th May 1970
Age: 50 years (2020)
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Ibadan
Spouse: Olawale Ayoola (divorced)
Children: One
Occupation: Actress
Net worth: $800,000 est.

Bimbo Akintola Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Bimbo Akintola was born on the 5th of May, 1970 in Lagos State, Nigeria as the third born in a family of six children. Her father hails from Itutaba, Oyo State while her mother is from Sabongida Ora, in Edo State. After completing her primary education at Maryland Convent Private School, Lagos, she proceeded to the Command Day Secondary School for her secondary education.
She further gained admission at the prestigious University of Ibadan, graduating in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Theater Arts.

Entertainment Career

Bimbo Akintola's first step into the entertainment industry was in 1995 when she starred in 'Owo Blow', a classic Yoruba movie which has been rated as one of the top Nollywood movies of all times. The movie earned her an award as the Best Actress or English Actress in Nigeria in 1997.
In 1997, she starred in another movie, 'Out of Bounds' alongside Richard Mofe Damijo

Bimbo Akintola Movies

Bimbo Akintola has been featured in numerous Nollywood movies with A-list stars. Some of them include:
• Out of Bounds
• Owo Blow
• Beyond the Verdict
• Circle of Three
• Smoke and Mirrors
• Heaven’s Hell
• The Gardner
• Ere Egele
• Dangerous Twins
• Husbands of Lagos
• 93 Days
• Ayitale
• Hoodrush

Personal Life

Not much is known about Bimbo Akintola's personal life, but according to a report by Vanguard, she got married to Olawale Ayoola, her son's father in May 2014. The couple, however, parted ways in less than two years after the wedding, when their son was barely three-months-old.
In 2015, Bimbo revealed that she would rather stay single if marriage like the one she had last was all that was left in the world.

Awards and Nominations

Bimbo Akintola as gained numerous awards and recognitions since her debut as an actress. Some of them include:
• Best Actress or English Actress in Nigeria in 1997
• Best Actress in a leading role at the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards (Nominated)
• Best Actress Award for the movie Heaven’s Hell at the 2015 Eko International Film Festival

Bimbo Akintola Net Worth

Bimbo Akintola is one of the most influential female actors in the Nollywood industry. Apart from acting, she has also produced a number of hit movies, including 'Agbara Ife' and 'Soko Sale'.
According to yen.com.gh, she has an estimated net worth of $800,000.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Bimbo Akintola on:
Instagram @BimboAkintola
Twitter @BimboAkin

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