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Biography/Profile/History Of Yoruba Movie Actress Toyin Aimakhu


Toyin Aimakhu was born on September 5, 1984 She is a Nigerian film actress, filmmaker, director and producer.

Early life

She was born on September 5, 1984 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 obtained a Higher National Diploma certificate in marketing from Ibadan polytechnic same class with Dibie, C.B.N aka x7,Toyin Aimakhu recently starred in a movie called Black Val.


She began acting in 2003, when Bukky Wright, a Nigerian film actress, visited Ibadan to shoot a movie. Over the years, she has produced, directed and featured in several Nigerian films, such as Alani Baba Labake and Ebimi ni. 

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.

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) 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.

Selected filmography

  • Alani Baba labake (2013)
  • Ebi mi ni (2013)
  • Alakada (2013)
  • Sola Fe Pami


Toyin Aimakhu was nominated for Best Lead Actress in a Yoruba film (Alani Baba Labake) and for Best Supporting Actress in a Yoruba film (Ebimi ni) at the 5th Best of Nollywood Awards in 2013. On July 8, 2013, actress Toyin Aimakhu who was heavily pregnant had her white wedding with an actor Adeniyi Johnson at Oriental Hotel in Lagos.

There was no news sign of pregnancy and no news about a baby, when actress Toyin Aimakhu Johnson and her hubby Adeniyi Johnson appeared at the Unforgivable premiere on October 27, 2013.

In January, star Nollywood actress, Toyin Aimakhu and her colleague and husband, Adeniyi Johnson, split up after one year and six months of marriage.

Toyin Aimakhu and husband Adeniyi Johnson

Toyin Aimakhu and EX husband Adeniyi Johnson

VIDEO: Watch Actress Toyin Aimakhu’s wedding to Adeniyi Johnson In Lagos




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