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.
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’.
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
7 October 1980
Her net worth is estimated at $2 million.