Jide Kosoko is an actor, film director, and producer from Nigeria. He was born into a royal family and has the traditional title of “omoba” or “prince” in the Yoruba language. The actor’s film career has spanned decades, and he has earned an impressive amount of success.
Despite being known as a veteran of Nigerian cinema, Jide Kosoko is also a father and role model. He is married with 12 children. Most of his roles involve a father or king, although he has acted in several other roles. He is a very good actor and portrays these roles perfectly.
Jide Kosoko is one of the founding fathers of Yoruba cinema, and has starred in several films. He is a versatile actor who can portray a wide range of characters and gives every role his best. Born in Lagos Island, Jide Kosoko has been a part of the Nollywood industry for more than five decades. He has played numerous Yoruba films and has been an integral part of many projects.
In his personal life, Jide Kosoko has been married four times. His first two wives died within eleven months of one another. After he divorced his first wife, he married another woman, the actress Henrietta Kosoko. Together, they have 12 children, as well as a few grandchildren.
Jide Kosoko is a veteran Nollywood actor who first entered the entertainment industry at the age of 10. He continues to stay relevant and has benefited from a wide range of opportunities. He has been in more than 300 films. Some of his notable films include: Merry Men, Last Flight to Abuja, and Super Story.
The acting career of Jide Kosoko began at the early age of 10 when he appeared in a stage play called Makanjuola. His neighbour, Dele Toyibo, was a member of the Ifelodun Travelling Theatre, and encouraged him to audition for the lead role. After that, he became popular and formed his own theatre group, which he named after himself.
The actor was also a producer and director, and has collaborated with several prominent artistes. Kosoko has been married to four women. He was previously married to actress Henrietta. He later married Alhaja Karimat. The couple has two children. In addition to these two wives, Kosoko has had several children.
The actor is also a brand ambassador. He has appeared in television advertisements for several brands in Nigeria. His first wife, Henrietta, died in 2016. He had six children, including three sons, Tunde Kosoko and Temilade. Temilade is currently studying theatre at the University of Lagos. Temilade is the youngest daughter and is nominated for Best Actress in Theatre in 2019 and 2016. She also makes videos for social media platforms like TikTok. She has been compared to the popular DJ Cuppy.