Toheeb Jimoh Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Married, Girlfriend, Wikipedia, TV Shows, Movies, Nationality, Instagram, Partner, Football, Interview, Net Worth, and Career

Toheeb Jimoh Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Married, Wikipedia, TV Shows, Movies, Nationality, Instagram, Partner, Football, Interview, Net Worth, and Career

Toheeb Gbolabo O. Jimoh, popularly known as Toheeb Jimoh, is an English actor known for his role as Sam Obisanya in the Apple TV+ series “Ted Lasso,” which aired from 2020 to 2023. His performance earned him a Primetime Emmy Award nomination. Jimoh also starred in “Anthony,” a 2020 BBC One biographical film about Anthony Walker, who was murdered in a racially motivated attack. In 2023, he appeared in the Amazon Prime series “The Power,” based on Naomi Alderman’s novel, which explores power dynamics and societal changes.

Toheeb Jimoh Biography

Real Name/Full NameToheeb Jimoh
ProfessionActor
Age27 years old
Date Of Birth/ BirthdateApril 15, 1997
BirthplaceBrixton, South London
Net Worth$1 million
Nationality/FromBritish/Nigerian
GenderMale

Early Life

Toheeb Gbolabo O. Jimoh was (Born April 15, 1997) to Nigerian parents in Brixton, South London. When he was a toddler, his family moved back to Nigeria, where he spent his early childhood.

At the age of seven, he returned to London and continued his upbringing in the bustling city. This experience of living in both Nigeria and the UK shaped his cultural perspective and played a significant role in his life journey.

Toheeb Jimoh Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Married, Wikipedia, TV Shows, Movies, Nationality, Instagram, Partner, Football, Interview, Net Worth, and Career

Education

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He attended The Norwood School for his early education. Afterward, he pursued acting training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, graduating in 2018. These formative years provided him with the skills and experience that set the foundation for his career in the performing arts.

Career

Toheeb Jimoh was relatively new to acting when he landed the role of Anthony Walker in BBC One’s drama “Anthony.” The film imagined the life Walker might have led if he hadn’t been killed in a racist attack in 2005. 

Jimoh’s portrayal of the title role was highly praised, with critics calling his performance “utterly magnetic.” Following this breakthrough, he took on the character of Marcus in the Amazon series “The Feed.”

Toheeb Jimoh Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Married, Wikipedia, TV Shows, Movies, Nationality, Instagram, Partner, Football, Interview, Net Worth, and Career

Jimoh’s stage work includes a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Sheffield Crucible, where he played Demetrius. In 2020, he was among six performers in the Almeida Theatre’s Christmas play Nine Lessons and Carols, the first production after London’s COVID-19 lockdown.

When Jimoh auditioned for the Apple TV+ series “Ted Lasso,” the role of Sam Obisanya was originally written as a Ghanaian footballer. However, the creators changed the character’s background to Nigerian to align with Jimoh’s heritage. His performance as Sam earned him wide acclaim, with many viewers considering him the “heartbeat” of the show.

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Jimoh’s versatility extends to other projects, including the Amazon thriller series The Power, where he plays Tunde, a Nigerian journalist. He also played a small role in Wes Anderson’s film The French Dispatch.

Toheeb Jimoh Biography, Age, Wife, Height, Married, Wikipedia, TV Shows, Movies, Nationality, Instagram, Partner, Football, Interview, Net Worth, and Career

In 2023, Jimoh took on the iconic role of Romeo in the Almeida Theatre’s summer production of “Romeo and Juliet.” In 2024, he plays Hal in “Player Kings,” an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV” parts 1 and 2, directed by Robert Icke and co-starring Ian McKellen and Richard Coyle. These diverse roles reflect Jimoh’s range as an actor and his growing reputation in stage and screen productions.

Filmography

2019:   London Kills

2019:   The Feed

2020:  Anthony

2020–2023:    Ted Lasso

2021:   The French Dispatch 

2023:  The Power

2023:  Romeo and Juliet

2024:  Player Kings

Personal Life

Toheeb Jimoh has kept the identity of his love life under wraps, choosing to keep his personal life out of the spotlight.  Rumors and speculation have circulated despite his discretion, with fans curious about his relationship status. So far, Jimoh has managed to maintain his privacy, keeping his personal and professional lives separate.

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Is Toheeb Jimoh from Nigeria?

Although Toheeb Jimoh was born in Brixton, South London, he has Nigerian roots. His parents are of Nigerian descent, and he spent part of his childhood in Nigeria before returning to London at seven.

Awards

  • 2021: Critics’ Choice Television Awards – Breakthrough Award
  • 2022: Screen Actors Guild Awards – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series

Social Media

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Facebook

Twitter 

Net Worth

Toheeb Jimoh is an English actor known for his remarkable acting skills. He has been making waves in the entertainment industry and is considered one of the fastest-rising stars. According to sources, Toheeb Jimoh has a net worth of $1 million.

FAQs

How Old Is Toheeb Jimoh?

He is
27
years of age. Born on 15 April 1997.

Is Sam from Ted Lasso from Nigeria?

Toheeb Gbolabo O. Jimoh is an English actor known for his role as Sam Obisanya in the Apple TV+ series “Ted Lasso,” which aired from 2020 to 2023.

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