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Tobi Makinde’s career as an actor was a success because of his friendship with top established Nollywood actors especially Funke Akindele. How do I mean by his friendship with top actors? This specific multi-talented actor knows and understands how the entertainment industry in Nigeria works.

What actually made me like him was not the fact that he has good acting skills but because he knows how to use his talent. You know fully well that there are many people who actually have mind-blowing acting skills but hasn’t come into the limelight for years just because they don’t have the idea on how to showcase it to the world.

Making everyone know you have a good talent is a very hard task and is quite time consuming but it’s always worth it at the end.
Tobi Makinde got an opportunity, he made good use of it which ended up turning into his breakthrough.

There are many things you don’t know about Tobi Makinde, that’s why in this article, I will walk you through the biography of this special actor who is fond of causing a buzz on social media with his unique acting skills.

Tobi Makinde Profile

Real Name Tobi Makinde
Date Of Birth May 16, 1988
Age 36-Years-Old (as of 2023)
Occupation Actor, Social Influencer
Nationality Nigerian
State Of Origin Osun State
Tribe Yoruba
Networth $1.2 Million

Early Life & Education

Tobi Makinde grew up in a typical Yoruba land in Ilesha, Osun state. This particular place was filled with adults who assisted his parents in bringing him up. His background was a very big part of his success because he came from an environment filled with people who don’t give up on their goals easily, so he took that character from them.

He spent most of his years in Ilesha, Osun state and i am suspecting he completed his education there since he later on moved to Lagos State for his University education. Well, the details about his early education remains undisclosed for now but you can get to know more about his University education from the table below.

Course/Degree Institution
Theatre Arts University of Lagos (UNILAG)
Theatre Arts (Masters degree) University of Lagos (UNILAG)


When Tobi Makinde started his career, he tried so much to get popular but it wasn’t working well, this happened for quite a long time until he met with one of the boss in the Nollywood movie industry, Funke Akindele. He was starred in the famous series movie “Jennifer Diary” produced by Funke Akindele where he played the role as “Timini”.

So “Timini” was actually Tobi Makinde? I was shocked when I found out during my research about hi?. I used to be a very big fan of “Jennifer Diary” and I personally love all the actors that were featured but didn’t really know their names then. To be sincere, Tobi Makinde is a very good actor who puts a lot of energy into acting just to prove that he actually has passion for it.

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He never let go of Funke Akindele after that movie because he knew she was the person behind his success and would be of help to him later in the future. Tobi Makinde did the right thing because Funke Akindele ended up featuring him in one of her popular movies titled “A Tribe Called Judah” with the movie having over 1 Billion views gaining him more fame.


  • A Tribe Called Judah
  • Industreet
  • Battle on Buka Street
  • My Siblings and I
  • as Samson
  • Jenifa’s Diary
  • Battle on Buka Street

Personal life

Despite his fame, this actor made up his mind not to give any information concerning his private life. However, we were able to find out that he is actually married but don’t know if he has children yet and who is wife is.


Where is Tobi Makinde from?

He hails from Osun State, Nigeria.

When was Tobi Makinde born?

He was born on the 16th of May, 1988.

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