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Jide Kosoko Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Prince Jide Kosoko Biography

Prince Jide Kosoko was born on January 12, 1954 to the Kosoko royal family of Lagos Island. He had both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos island andin Ebute Metta, Lagos and attended Yaba College of Education, Yaba where he studied Business Administration. Also, at age 60, Jide attended Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State where he studied Performing Arts.


had both his primary and secondary school education in Lagos island andin Ebute Metta, Lagos and attended Yaba College of Education

Jide Kosoko Personal Life

Kosoko has been married four times. He is currently married to Nollywood actress, Henrietta Kosoko and Alhaja Kareemat Kosoko. They both are blessed with children  including Sola Kosoko, Bidemi Kosoko, and Tunji Kosoko and grandchildren such as Oluwasindara Abina. He lost his first and second wife to untimely death few years back.

Jide Kosoko Career

Kosoko was one of the founding members of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners. He became an executive member under the late Hubert Ogunde. He started out as PRO and rose to become the president of the Assocation. He commenced his acting career in 1964 at the age of 10-years in a television production, Makanjuola. He produced the Nollywood film titled Asiri Nla in 1992. He has featured in several Nollywood movies of both English and Yoruba Genres. The movies include; The Figurine released in 2009, I’ll Take My Chances released in 2011, Last Flight to Abuja released in 2012 and The Department released in 2015. 

Jide Kosoko Age

Jide Kosoko is 68 years old.


He has been starred in many  movies and television series. Some of them include;

Nkan La, 1992

Oro Nla, 1993

Koseegbe, 1995

Dirty Game, 1998

Hatred 1-3, 2001

Valentino 1&2, 2002

Alani Counsellor, 2002

Family Crisis 1&2, 2003

Perosoko, 2003

Arewa Okunrin, 2003

Koroba, koraba, 2003

Ori, 2004

Omo Britiko, 2004

Perfect Murder, 2004

Caretaker, 2005

Deadly Affair, 2005

Olufunmi, 2005

Durodola 1&2, 2005

Aimasiko Eda, 2006

Abeni, 2006

Ologbon Meji 1&2, 2006

Ile Itura, 2007

Edunjobi, 1&2, 2007

Nkan Agbara, 2008

Jenifa 1&2, 2008 & 2009

Omo Iya Meta Leyi, 2009

The Figurine, 2009

Bolode O’ku, 2009

Farrayola, 2009

I’ll Take my Chances, 2011

The Meeting, 2012

Net Worth

His net worth was estimated to  $700,000. He is one of the richest and influential actors in the movie industry.

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