May 23, 2024

Tobi Bakare (born June 1, 1990) is a Nigerian model, Actor, TV Host, Influencer, and Photographer who became well-known after participating as one of the housemates who qualified and emerged as a second runner-up in the big brother Naija 3rd edition in 2018.

Early Life

Tobi Bakare is presently [calculate_years datestring=”06/01/1990″] years of age, born and raised in Lagos. Tobi traces his ancestry from Ogun state, of the Yoruba ethnicity in the southwestern part of Nigeria,

He was born into the wealthy family of Mr. Femi Bakare and Mrs. Funke Bakare

Tobi is the youngest of four siblings, including his elder brother Femi (CEO of Cracks Tv) and two sisters. In school, He was passionate and interested in football and photography, which made him also pursue a career in the photography field. 

He grew up in Lagos, receiving primary and secondary education in notable schools.

After acquiring his senior school certificate (SSCE), he gained admission into the University of Lagos, where he studied and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in banking and finance in 2012.

Career

Tobi Bakare, while he was in school, had a keen interest in football and a passion for photography. After graduating from university with good grades, he secured employment in various banking sectors, gaining valuable experience. Some places he previously worked include Heritage Bank, Laudable Express, and the office of the accountant general of the federation in Abuja, where he worked as a protocol officer.

During his career, Tobi became interested in acting and audited for different shows and television programs. He debuted in “Meet the Rich Kids of Nigeria and Their Flamboyant Lifestyles” in 2013 and 2017 and appeared in several movies.

Currently, Tobi Bakare is focusing on his photography career and pursuing his goals in the entertainment industry. He gained widespread recognition after making it to the Big Brother Naija reality TV show finals. Prior to his appearance on the show, Tobi had a successful career as an investment banking expert, where he revealed in an interview that he earned a monthly salary of 130 thousand nairas.

Tobi Bakare has recently landed a prominent role in a well-known Nigerian movie, “Gang of Lagos, ” by Jadesola Osiberu. The movie features prominent actors such as Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Chike Osebuka, Chioma Chukwuka, Olarotimi Fakunle, Bimbo Ademoye, Iyabo Ojo, and Zlatan.

In the movie, Tobi played the character of Obalola, one of the lead roles, which has further catapulted him to greater heights in the entertainment industry. His impressive performance has earned him widespread recognition and contributed significantly to his rise to fame.

Social Media

  • Instagram @Tobibakre
  • Twitter@2bakaretobi 

 Personal Life

In 2020, Tobi Bakare shared a dance challenge video on his Instagram page featuring Anu Oladosu, who he referred to as his fiancée. However, the duration of their relationship was not disclosed. Anu is also a graduate of the University of Lagos and was a contestant in the Miss UNILAG 2013 beauty pageant.

In August 2021, Tobi and Anu tied the knot in an elaborate wedding ceremony held in Lekki, Lagos. The event was graced by several celebrities, including Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Folorunsho Alakija, and Timi Dakolo.

On December 30, 2022, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Malik Bakare.

Filmography

  • Kingman
  • The secret service
  • Gangs of Lagos
  •  Brotherhood
  • Sub-Sahara
  • Sanitation day etc
  • Mokalik
  • Omugwo
  • Unbroken
  • Battleground
  • Tinsel
  • Before 30

Net Worth

Tobi Bakare is among the rich entertainers in Nigeria, with a net worth of approximately US$100,000- US$500,000. He makes his earnings from his ambassadorial contracts, movies, and entertainment.


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