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Laide Bakare Biography | Age | Movies | Career | Education | Net Worth

Early Life & Education

Laide was born on October 7, 1980, in Ibadan, Oyo State, to Alhaja and Alhaji Bakare in Oyo State. She’s also a native of Ibadan, in Oyo State, Nigeria. Laide Bakare was born into a family of predominantly girls and was fortunate to have one boy. Her family is known as the Bakare’s because her street was named after her father.

She had her primary and secondary school education in Lagos before proceeding to the University of Lagos, where she graduated with a degree in History and Strategic Studies. She also holds a diploma in Theatre Studies from the University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

Entertainment Career

Laide Bakare’s journey into the Nigerian entertainment industry was through her father who owned a hotel where Nollywood actors lodged.

In 1999, she debuted as an actress in a movie titled; ‘Adeyemi’, which was produced by Muka Ray.

She has since then,  acted in over 50 movies among them which include ‘Okun Omo Iya’, ‘Asiri Owo’, and ‘Ore Meta’.

Personal Life

Laide Bakare is married to Alhaji Mutairu Atanda Orilowo, who lives in the United States of America. The marriage is blessed with two boys. She also had a daughter in her previous relationship with  Olumide Okufulure, which never led to marriage, where she gave birth to Simi. 
Due to her marriage to Alhaji Mutairu Atanda Orilowo, Laide and her kids became American citizens. She also has plans to launch a travel agency, a foundation, and a film academy sometime in the future.


Idamu Ojo Kan in 2011

MI o fi owo ra Ola in 2005

Adun Ewuro in 2006

Esin in 2009

Adelebo in 2008

Omowunmi in 2010

Laide Bakare Age

42 years

7 October 1980

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated at $2 million.

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