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Bimbo Oshin

Biography, Age, Net Worth, House, Cars, Husband, Children, Parents, Siblings & Movies

Bimbo Oshin Basic Information

Stage Name: Bimbo Oshin
Real Name: Abimbola Oshin-Ibironke
Occupation: Actress, Writer, Producer, and Businesswoman
Date Of Birth/Age: 24 July 1971 (52 Years Old)
Place of Birth: Ondo State
Gender: Female
Nationality: Nigerian
Marital Status: Married
Education:
  • Saint Anne’s Primary School
  • Staff Primary School in Ifẹ
  • Girls Academy, Sandgrouse
  • University of Lagos
Height: 5Ft 6In
Net Worth: $500,000

Bimbo Oshin Biography

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Oshin was born in Ondo State, southwest Nigeria, on July 24, 1971. Oshin was raised in Ondo State, where she attended Saint Anne’s Primary School for her elementary schooling. She subsequently attended Staff Primary School in Ife, Osun State. She received secondary education at Girls Academy, Sandgrouse, in Lagos State. Oshin continued her education by enrolling in the University of Lagos, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Philosophy.

Family

Parents

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She is one of Pa Olasanmi Theophilus Oshin’s eight children, the second to last. More detailed information about her parents isn’t available to the media, and she tries to keep her family away from the press if possible. She sometimes posts images of them on social media, though on special occasions.

Siblings

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She has seven siblings and is the second-to-the-last child. Funke Oshin, a TV presenter, PR expert, and CEO of Phero Media, is said to be her younger sister.

Children

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Bimbo has two children with her late husband. They are known as Michael Olusegun Ibironke and Iyanuoluwa Ibironke.

Husband

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Bimbo Oshin was married to Lagos-based promoter Ola Ibironke (Dudu Heritage). She lost him to the cold hands of death in 2021. Rumors that she intended to get married to another popular Yoruba movie personality, Akin Olaiya, circulated on social media for a while though there was no subsequent confirmation of this.

Bimbo Oshin, Yours Truly, People, April 19, 2024

Lifestyle

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Oshin’s love for acting began at a tender age. She has been doing some minor drama in the house with her elder sibling in which they recorded their pseudo videos. But her career in acting started initially during her undergraduate days at the University of Lagos. Her friend’s sister introduced her to a group called “Ara Osan” group. She told her she had joined and she should follow her too. Oshin agreed, joined the group (Ara Osan) in 1996, and started going for rehearsals. Rasaq Ajao owns the Ara Osan theatre group, and she spent four years under her boss.

Although she started a movie career with English soap operas right now, she is in the Yoruba movie industry and doing well. Oshin commenced her acting career in 1996 but rose to recognition after starring in a 2012 Yoruba film titled “Omo Elemosho.” The first movie released, which made her famous, was titled “Akobi” in 1997. In 2001, the eminent performer co-starred with Sola Sobowale, Bukky Wright, Antar Laniyan, and many other renowned actors in the TV episode “Oh Father! Oh Daughter!” from Wale Adenuga’s Super Story.

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Two years later, Bimbo Oshin produced the Yoruba movie Eji Owuro. She starred alongside Fausat Balogun, Lanre Hassan, Toyin Abraham, and other well-known actors in the 2012 Yoruba film Omo Elemosho. Additionally, Bimbo Oshin contributed to the 2020 hit movie “Kakanfo.”

2016 she was honored with an Icon Category Award at the 2016 Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment Awards. She was also recognized at the Yoruba Movies Academy Awards, with nominations at the Best Actress in a Leading Role category, City People Entertainment Awards for Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba), and ZAFAA African Film Academy Awards for Best Female Indigenous Actor.

She has been a brand ambassador for Guinness, Unilever, Stonetrust Realty, and SparklingBee. She also owns the fashion brand “Dashing by Bimbo Oshin” and retails cars.

Net Worth

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The celebrity is said to be worth an estimated $500,000

Cars

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Bimbo is healthy enough to acquire any choice of automobile that falls within her net worth range. These include a Range Rover, Mercedes Benz, and Highlander Jeep, amongst other cars in her garage.

House

She resides in Lagos and showed off her mansion at a 2021 housewarming party.

Movies

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Bimbo has been featured in many Nollywood movies across the English and Yoruba industry. Her filmography includes Eji Owuro, Omo Elemosho (2012), Alangba (2017), Bipolar (2018), réBIRTH, Strangers, Alimi, Olugbeja Olorun, The New Patriots, Abebi, May 29, Kakanfo, Amin: Amen, Iman, Child of Elemosho, Igi ola mi, Beyi oku, Idunnu mi, Ota, Òwú ìyá 1&2, Omo oku òrun, Civil War, Oyato, and Èèkù-idà, amongst others.

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