Tobi Bakre Marks 7 Nollywood Honours within 3 years.



Tobi Bakre gained prominence as a contestant on Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) in 2018. Born on June 1, 1994, in Lagos, Nigeria, he is a former investment banker. Tobi’s charisma and strategic gameplay endeared him to viewers, making him a fan favorite throughout the show. Despite facing challenges and controversies, he showcased resilience and maintained a positive attitude.


Post-BBNaija, Tobi leveraged his newfound fame to explore various opportunities in the entertainment industry. He ventured into acting, securing roles in Nollywood productions, and became an influential figure on social media. Tobi also delved into hosting and presenting, further expanding his career horizons.


Beyond his entertainment pursuits, Tobi has engaged in philanthropy and motivational speaking, using his platform to inspire and uplift others. His journey from the BBNaija house to multifaceted success exemplifies the potential for personal growth and achievement in the dynamic world of Nigerian entertainment.


Earlier today on a social media platform, Tobi Bakre, formerly of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija), shared a comprehensive list of accomplishments achieved since his departure from the BBNaija house and entry into acting.

Bakre highlighted seven notable recognitions spanning from 2022 to 2024. These accolades include winning Best Actor at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2023, Best Actor at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2023, and Best Actor at the Future Awards 2023. He also received the Special Recognition Award at the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) 2023, the Sunnewsonline Prize for Acting in 2023, and recently joined the Berlinale Talents 2024 set. Additionally, he proudly acknowledged being recognized as the Highest Grossing Actor in 2022.


Sharing captivating images of his achievements, Tobi Bakre expressed his aspirations to eventually attain the prestigious Golden Globe and Oscars International Awards.


While fans eagerly await news of the actor’s next project in 2024, accolades for Tobi Bakre’s performance in “Slum King” continue to pour in. Bakre portrayed the character Edafe ‘Majemijesu’ Umukoro in this captivating tale centered around an 11-year-old boy who witnesses the tragic massacre of his family by armed robbers. The narrative unfolds with a cycle of guilt and trauma as the young protagonist blames himself for forgetting to lock the front door, providing the entry point for the robbers into his family home.


Premiering in October 2023, the African Magic crime series concluded its gripping storyline after a 10-week run, leaving a lasting impact on viewers and further establishing Bakre as a versatile and skilled actor in the industry.

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