Nigerian actress, Toyin Aimakhu was born September 5, 1984 and she is an actress, filmmaker, director and producer.
Toyin Aimakhu was born on September 5, 1984 at Auchi, a town in Edo State in southern Nigeria but spent her early life in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State in southwestern Nigeria. She obtained a Higher National Diploma certificate in marketing from Ibadan polytechnic same class with Dibie, C.B.N aka x7 before she proceeded to Olabisi Onabanjo University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in philosophy.
Toyin Aimakhu began acting in 2003, when Bukky Wright, a Nigerian film actress, visited Ibadan to shoot a movie. Over the years, she has produced, directed and featured in several Nigerian films, such as Alakada, Alani Baba Labake and Ebimi nito mention but a few.
Awards and Nomination
Toyin Aimakhu was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Yoruba film titled Ebimi ni at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards. She also picked up the ‘Best Actress’ and ‘Best Movie’ award at BEN TV in 2014.
Toyin found love in the arms of fellow actor and Tinsel star, Adeniyi Johnson.They met on set and the attraction was mutual. On December 31, 2012 on their way back from a movie location, he proposed to her and they got married the following year, July 8, 2013.
In January 2015, news went agog that all wasn’t well with the celebrity couple as they announced they were separating as a result of infidelity on Adeniyi’s part. It was reported that the sultry actress, who had only been married to Mr. Johnson for barely two years, walked out of the union on the grounds of gross infidelity. The couple however made up after a few weeks due to intervention from family and friends.
Just about two weeks, the couple had another rift with Toyin changing her title to “Miss” which got a lot of tongues wagging. It was alleged that Toyin caught her husband cheating on her again and she reportedly moved out of the matrimonial house.