Timini Egbuson is a Nigerian film actor.[1]He is known for his roles in popular TV series, Tinsel and top-grossing 2023 movie, A Tribe Called Judah. [2]

Timini Egbuson
BornJune 10, 1987
Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Nationality (legal)Nigerian
Alma materUniversity of Lagos
Years active2009–present
Known forElevator Baby, Shuga, Fifty, Skinny Girl in Transit, Manhunting with Mum, Tinsel, Sophia
RelativesDakore Akande (sister)
AwardsAMVCA Best Actor in a Drama

Biography edit

Timini was born in Bayelsa State in the south-south region of Nigeria and is the younger brother of actress Dakore Akande.[3] He got his primary school education from Greenspring Montessori, The Afro School and St. Catherine's. He attended Adebayo Mokuolu College, Lagos State, Nigeria. He studied psychology in the University of Lagos.[4] He graduated in the year 2011. He started his acting career in 2010, on M-net's soap opera Tinsel. At the 2020 AMVCA awards, Timini won the Best Actor in a drama for his role in Elevator baby.[5]

In April 2020, he joined several actors like Jemima Osunde, Nick Mutuma and Lerato Walaza along with several actors from Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast to help with the campaign to stop the spread of COVID-19. It was achieved through a 60-part miniseries of MTV Shuga, which was initiated in order to raise awareness in the global fight to flatten the COVID-19 curve.[6]

Filmography edit

Films edit

TV shows edit

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2017 City People Award Best New Actor of the Year Nominated [7]
Best of Nollywood Awards Revelation of the Year – Male Won [8]
2019 The Future Awards Africa Prize for Acting Won
2020 AMVCA awards Best Actor in a Drama (Movie/TV series) Won [5]
Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor in a Lead role – English Nominated [9]
2021 Net Honours Most Popular Actor Won [10]
2022 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards Best Actor in A Comedy Nominated [11]
Best Actor in A Drama Nominated

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Nseyen, Nsikak (17 August 2021). "Actor Timini Egbuson reacts as ex-girlfriend accuses him of infidelity". Daily Post Nigeria. Retrieved 17 July 2022.
  2. ^ Obimma, Stanley (6 March 2024). "Timini Egbuson Biography, Net Worth, State Of Origin, Age, Girlfriend, Sister". KelvinsPlug.
  3. ^ "Timini Talks about his sister". The Nation. 5 January 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Africa! Here Are Your Winners at the 7th AMVCAs". Africa Magic – Africa! Here Are Your Winners at the 7th AMVCAs. Retrieved 23 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Timini Egbuson, Jemima Osunde, others fight COVID-19 in MTV Shuga Alone Together". Punch Newspapers. 18 April 2020. Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  7. ^ "City People Releases Nomination List For 2017 Movie Awards – City People Magazine". citypeopleonline.com. 8 September 2017.
  8. ^ "BON Awards 2017: Kannywood's Ali Nuhu receives Special Recognition Award". Daily Trust. 23 November 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2021.
  9. ^ "Behold hot steppers and winners at BON awards 2020". Vanguard News. 12 December 2020. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  10. ^ "Net Honours – The Class of 2021". Nigerian Entertainment Today. Retrieved 21 July 2021.
  11. ^ "2022 Africa Magic Awards Nominees don land- See who dey list". BBC News Pidgin. Retrieved 26 March 2022.