Jide Kosoko Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family, Parents, Career, Movies, State of Origin, Children, Son Daughter, Wives

Who is Jide Kosoko? 

Jide Kosoko ( born January 12, 1954) is a well-known Nigerian actor, director and producer. He was born into a royal family, hence his traditional title of prince or “omoba” in the Yoruba language.

Profile Summary 

Name:Jide Kosoko
Date of Birth:January 12, 1954
Age:70 years (2024)
Place of Birth:Lagos State
Wives:Karimat and Henrietta
Net Worth:$600,000
Jide Kosoko Biography

Early Life and Education 

Prince Jide Kosoko was born on January 12, 1954, in Lagos, Nigeria, to the Kosoko royal family of Lagos Island. His father, Prince Adeyinka Kosoko, was a famous traditional musician, while his mother, Henrietta Kosoko, was a renowned actress.

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After completing his primary and secondary education, Jide Kosoko enrolled at the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, where he studied Business Administration.

Jide Kosoko Career

Jide Kosoko has been involved in acting since when he was very young and is among the actor that started as child actors. At the age of 10 in 1964, Jide Kosoko acted in a stage play titled Makanjuola, which was produced by Ifelodun Traveling Theatre Group.  

Jide Kosoko gained attention after he participated in a pidgin English program titled Awada Kerikeri alongside prominent artists like Lanre Hassan, Oga Bello, and Sunday Omobolanle.

Over the years, he has worked with prominent artistes like Ini Edo, Sola Sobowale, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Jim Iyke, Rita Dominic, Genevieve Nnaji, Desmond Elliot, Sam Loco Efe, Majid Michel, Richard Mofe Damijo, among others.

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Jide Kosoko Movies

  • Breaded Life 
  • Love Castle 
  • Kiki’s Dilemma 
  • The Mystic River – Nigerian Series
  • Shadow Parties 
  • Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman 
  • Rising City of Dreams 
  • The Stand Up 
  • The Wildflower 
  • Atunwa 
  • A Bag of Trouble 

Personal Life 

Prince Jide Kosoko was married to two wives, Karimat and Henrietta, ‚Ā£and has children and grandchildren. He is known to be the biological father of six children which are Bidemi, Shola, Temilade, Tunji, Muyiwa, and Tunde Kosoko.

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Jide Kosoko Net worth 

Jide Kosoko has an estimated net worth of $600,000. Jide Kosoko is a well-known Nigerian actor, director and producer.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who is Jide Kosoko?

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Jide Kosoko is a well-known Nigerian actor, director and producer.

When was Jide Kosoko born?

He was born on January 12, 1954.

Where was Jide Kosoko born?

He was born in Lagos State.

What is Jide Kosoko Nationality?

Jide Kosoko holds a Nigerian nationality.

What is Jide Kosoko net worth?

Jide Kosoko has an estimated net worth of $600,000.

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