Zainab Bakare Biography, Age, Husband, Mother, Brother, Children, Instagram, Movies, Net Worth, and Career

Zainab Bakare Biography, Age, Husband, Mother, Brother, Children, Instagram, Movies, Net Worth, and Career

Zainab Bakare, born Bakare Zainab Opeyemi, is a Nigerian actress, model, and brand influencer. She became well-known as the star of the self-produced film “Eda,” in which she also appeared. Her debut feature, “Owu Oya Gbon,” is a joy to watch.

Zainab Bakare Biography

Date of BirthMarch 10, 1988
Age36 years old
Place of BirthLagos
Net Worth$300,000

Early Life

Bakare Zainab (born March 10, 1988) was born in Lagos and hailed from Ijebu Lekki, Lagos State, in the Southwestern part of Nigeria, Africa. She grew up in the Southwestern part of the country, which has positively impacted her career.

Bakare Zainab seems to keep her family away from social media. The actress hardly shows off her father, mother, sister, or brother on her Instagram or Twitter page.


She attended CMS Grammar School in Lagos State and obtained a Mass Communication degree from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.

Zainab Bakare attended CMS Girls Grammar School, Lagos State, where she obtained her certificate respectively. She proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ilaro, where she bagged her degree in Mass Communication.


Her intriguing role in her self-produced film “Eda” catapulted her to fame. She has also appeared in films such as Ayoka, Owu Iya Gbon, Golden Boy, and Senior Girl.

Bakare began acting in 2011 after joining the Nigerian film industry and training at the Wunmi Ajiboye Theatre Group. With her exciting roles, she has risen to the top.

She had to balance schoolwork and act initially but overcame every obstacle.

Zainab Bakare says she has always wanted to be an actress and producer. Zainab entered the Nigerian film industry, known as Nollywood, in 2011 after meeting popular Nollywood Yoruba actor Omowumi Ajiboye.

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She began training with the Omowumi Ajiboye theatre group and has since appeared in numerous films.

She produced her first movie, “Owu Iya Gbon”, in 2017 and is credited for making the movies Delilah and Brainchild.

Since her breakthrough in the movie, ‘Eda’, Zainab hasn’t looked back. Rather, she has carved a niche for herself in the entertainment industry; she starred in over 40 flicks of movies, including ‘Owu Iya Gbon’, ‘Ayoka’, ‘Senior Girl’, and ‘Golden Boy’ among others.

The talented fast-rising Nollywood Actress and producer Zainab Bakare also revealed that she had produced four movies in her name for the past eight years.

In an interview, she was asked what acting has added to her life. She replied by saying:

“Acting has added a whole lot of positive things to my life. Aside from fame, acting has also made me discover myself in diverse ways. It has brought me closer to people, made me know how to interact well, and also taken me to places.”


  • Olukoni 2 (2019)
  • Kumolu (2019)
  • Olukoni (2019)
  • Emi The Spirit (2019)
  • Ejire Oyila (2019)
  • WAGES OF SIN (ERE ESE) (2018)
  • Agartha (2018)
  • Alabi De Terror (2018)
  • Stardom (2018)
  • Suicide Mission (2018)
  • WHAT NEXT? (2018)
  • Abara Meji (2018)
  • Aburo Mi (2018)
  • Osha Pra Pra (2018)
  • Caro-phobia (2018)
  • Osha Pra Pra 2 (2018)
  • Agartha 3 (2018)
  • Agartha 2 (2018)
  • Alabi De Terror 2 (2018)
  • Alabi De Terror 3 (2018)
  • Otakoko (2018)
  • Owu Iya Gbon (2018)
  • Fisayo Alagbara (2017)
  • Ohun Abemi (2017)
  • Omo Keshinro (2016)

Personal Life

Zainab Bakare likes keeping her personal life private; she doesn’t like flaunting her boyfriend on her Instagram account. She maintains that aspect private.

Act Nud£ For ₦20 Million?

She was asked in an interview if she would act N*de for ₦20 million, and she said

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“Can you still remember my lines in Eda? I said, ‘Ihoho lawaye, ihoho lama pada’ (we came to the world naked, and naked we shall return). But then, no, I can’t act nude for any amount.”

Women Are Lucky

In the same interview, she was also asked if she thinks women are lucky in this part of the world. She said:

“Yes! Women are very lucky and I am delighted that I am a woman. Why did I say so? It’s because so many doors have been opened to me, all in the name of my gender. People see us as weaker vessels, but genuine people help women willingly.”

How Liposuction boosted my self-esteem and increased the number of my ‘toasters’

Nollywood actress, Zainab Bakare, has said acquiring ikébè boosted her self-esteem and also increased the number of men coming her way.

Speaking in a recent interview with The Sun, the 34-year-old thespian said: “Liposuction has really boosted my self-esteem. Oh yes. It did 100 percent. So far, no regrets about going under the knife.

I feel nobody will be@t me for saying the truth. Why should I hide? I don’t have to hide because I am not living my life for people. My man gave me the nod to go ahead with the procedure.

Now, that I have a near-perfect body more toasters and suitors are coming my way. I have been rejecting them. If you are irresponsible I can’t stan you! In every situation you find yourself in, you try to manage well. So, I tend to manage myself with the whole situation.”

Why I love to expose my body

Zainab Bakare, a Nollywood actress, has revealed why she enjoys exposing her body on social media.

In an interview with City People TV, the Yoruba actress, who has been chastised for her raunchy photos, stated that she wears what she feels comfortable in.

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Her motivation, she claims, is to be comfortable in her dress rather than to expose her body.

Bakare defended herself further by stating that Nigeria’s weather is always hot, which is why she enjoys showing off her skin.

Bakare Zainab reminded her critics in a message that she is an adult and can choose her own outfit. She went on to say that many of her peers her age are already married and living in their husband’s home.

“I wear what I am comfortable in. This isn’t about exposing my body. Fashion isn’t what people think about you, it is what you are comfortable in. Nigeria weather is bad and sometimes I feel hot and sometimes I feel okay. I don’t think it is anybody’s business the way I dress. I am an adult. I am 35 – really! Some of my age mates have given birth in their husband’s house”.


She is36 years of age, born March 10, 1988

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Net Worth

Zainab Bakare is currently one of the richest and most influential actresses in Nigeria, with an estimated net worth of $300,000. Zainab Bakare is a well-known actress—one of the most wealthy and powerful. The actress, who made a living as an actress, producer, model, and brand influencer, recently purchased a brand-new car.

People Also Ask For FAQs

Who is bakare Zainab?

Zainab Bakare, born Bakare Zainab Opeyemi, is a Nigerian actress, model, and brand influencer.

How old is zainab bakare?

She is 36 years of age, born March 10, 1988.

is kiki bakare married to zainab bakare?

Kiki Bakare is married to a UK-based woman. He welcomed his first child with his UK-based wife in 2023, the child’s name is Jason Kikiola Bakare 

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