Toyin Abraham

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Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi[1] (born Olutoyin Aimakhu) is a Nigerian film actress, filmmaker, director and producer.[2][3]

Toyin Abraham Ajeyemi
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Toyin Abraham at AMVCA 2020
Born (1982-09-05) 5 September 1982 (age 38)
NationalityNigerian
Occupation
  • actress
  • filmmaker
  • producer
  • director
Years active2003–present

Early lifeEdit

Aimakhu was born in Auchi, a town in Edo State in southern Nigeria. But spent her early life in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State in southwestern Nigeria. She attended St Anne's School Ibadan for her secondary school education [4] She went to Osun State Polytechnic Iree; from 2005 to 2007, where she had her Pre- National Diploma, and Ordinary National Diploma. She obtained a Higher National Diploma Certificate in Marketing from Ibadan Polytechnic.[5] Toyin Abraham has starred in many movies and recently starred in a movie called Black Val.[6]

CareerEdit

She began acting in 2003, when Bukky Wright, a Nigerian film actress, visited Ibadan to shoot a movie.[7] Over the years, Toyin Abraham has produced, directed and featured in several Nigerian films, such as Alani Baba Labake and Ebimi ni.[8] She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Yoruba film titled Ebimi ni during the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards alongside Joke Muyiwa, who was nominated for Best Lead Actress in a Yoruba film titled Ayitale.[9] Based on her acting career, Toyin has also been called upon by politicians to campaign for them. At one of the programs for Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan's re-election bid in 2015, the actress said she was prepared to die for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)[10] on whose platform Jonathan is contesting. But she later came out to apologize to her fans for the comments and urged Nigerians not to spill their blood for any politician.[11][12]

Martini Animashaun the CEO Tinimash Entertainment created and managed her reality show titled (KUWTA) ‘Keeping Up With Toyin Aimakhu’ in fact, she came back a better person. Toyin's exceptional professionalism during the whole saga.[13]

In November 2020, Toyin Abraham and her husband, Kolawole Adeyemi surprised many people on social media as they shared photos of a luxurious Mansion in a plush area of Lagos. It is believed to be the new homie of the couple, although they didn't drop an official announcement.In 2020,Toyin Abraham was made the ambassador for Revolution Plus properties,a Lagos based property outfit.[14]

Toyin Abraham has also directed and released the popular Nollywood movie, Fate of Alakada.[15]

Selected filmographyEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Award Category Work Result
Five Continents International Film Festival[17] Best Supporting Actress Feature Film (2017) Hakkunde Won
Africa magic viewers' choice awards 2020[18] Best Actress in a Drama Elevator Baby Won
2020 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards[18] Best Actress in a Comedy Bling Lagosians Nominated
2020 Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards[18] Best Actress in a Comedy Kasanova Nominated

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nollywood Star, Aimakhu Now To Be Called Toyin Abraham". Channels Television. Channels TV. Channels TV. 29 December 2016. Retrieved 30 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Desola Ade-Unuigbe. "Toyin Aimakhu: We haven't done our Traditional and White Wedding Because There is no Money". BellaNaija. Retrieved 20 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Classic Peter. "Welcome to ThisDayVibes". thisdayvibes.com. Retrieved 20 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Toyin Abraham, husband reconcile after rumoured marriage crash". Vanguard News. Retrieved 20 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "No regret dating a junior actor –Toyin Abraham". The Punch - Nigeria's Most Widely Read Newspaper. Retrieved 20 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ ""Black Val" Toyin Abraham, Iyabo Ojo, Dayo Amusa, Desmond Elliott attend premiere". Pulse.ng. Chidumga Izuzu. Retrieved 16 February 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Find Out the Red Hot Gift Toyin Aimakhu received from hubby Adeniyi Williams for Valentine's Day!". BellaNaija. Retrieved 20 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-20. Retrieved 2015-02-20. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ Editor. "Dayo Amusa tops BON Awards nominees' list - Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Number 1 Entertainment Daily". Nigerian Entertainment Today - Nigeria's Number 1 Entertainment Daily. Retrieved 20 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  10. ^ "I am ready to die for PDP-Toyin Aimakhu". Gistmaster. 2015-03-02. Retrieved 2018-01-03.
  11. ^ "Nollywood Actress Toyin Aimakhu Reacts To Buhari's Victory - Pulse TV News". Pulse TV News. Jason. Retrieved 2 April 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Please, don't mention my name with any man again – Tinimash Entertainment". Encomium. Retrieved 28 April 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Tinimash boss Animashaun Martini opens up on career". The Nation. Retrieved 4 November 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Toyin Abraham gets new ambassadorial deal". The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News. 2020-07-11. Retrieved 2021-03-25.
  15. ^ "Toyin Abraham And Hubby,Kolawole Show Off New Luxury Mansion As They Move In". Peter Okereke News. Retrieved 3 November 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Toyin Abraham, Rita Dominic return to set for The Therapist". Latest Nigeria News, Nigerian Newspapers, Politics. 2020-09-02. Retrieved 2021-04-06.
  17. ^ "Toyin Abraham". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-10-10.
  18. ^ a b c "AMVCA 2020: Full list of winners". Pulse Nigeria. 2020-03-14. Retrieved 2020-10-10.

External linksEdit

Toyin Abraham at IMDb