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Jide Kosoko

Date of Birth | January 12, 1954 (66 years)

Actor

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Jide Kosoko was born on January 12, 1954, to the Kosoko royal family of Lagos State. He studied Business Administration at Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos. Kosoko began his career as a child actor in 1964, and rose to prominence in both English and Yoruba film Industries of Nigeria. He is notable for ''Deadly Affair'' (1995), ''Caretaker'' (1995), ''Dirty Game'' (1998), ''Endtime'' (1999), ''Hatred'' (2001), ''Valentino'' (2002), ''First Love'' (2002), ''Alani Kanselo'' (2002), ''The Outsider'' (2003), ''150 Million'' (2003), ''Family Crisis'' (2003), ''Perosoko'' (2003), ''Arewa Okunrin'' (2003), ''Olorire'' (2003), ''Koroba Koroba'' (2003), ''Oba Mewa'' (2003), ''Love Oh ! Love'' (2003), ''Ori'' (2004), ''Agbeke'' (2004), ''Ogidan'' (2004), ''The Champ'' (2004), ''Omo Britiko'' (2004), ''Kadara Mi'' (2004), ''Okun Ife'' (2004), ''Perfect Murder'' (2004), ''Temi Ni, Tie Ko'' (2004), ''Gbankogbi Laye'' (2004), ''Durodola'' (2005), ''Akeeke'' (2005), ''Destiny's Challenge'' (2005), ''Olufunmi'' (2005), ''Yankee lowo Kan'' (2005), ''Idajo Mi Tide'' (2005), ''Orejomi'' (2005), ''Eru Ife'' (2005), ''Campus Queen'' (2004), ''Without Apology'' (2006), ''Abeni'' (2006), ''Eje Adegbenro'' (2006), Idajo Iboji'' (2006), ''Serious Issue'' (2006), ''Ile Aje'' (2006), ''Ologbon Meji'' (2006), ''Aimasiko Eda'' (2006), ''Edunjobi'' (2007), ''Ile Itura'' (2007), ''Posi Alaye'' (2007), ''Jenifa'' (2008), Ana S'ana'' (2008), ''Nkan Agbara'' (2008), ''Farayola'' (2009), ''Jenifa 2'' (2009), ''Elewon'' (2009), ''Eekan Soso'' (2009), ''Omo Iya Meta Leyi'' (2009), ''Baba Insurance'' (2009), ''Bolode O'ku'' (2009), ''Figurine'' (2009), ''Disoriented Generation'' (2009), ''I'll Take My Chances'' (2011), ''The Meeting'' (2012), ''Last Flight to Abuja'' (2012), ''Secret Room'' (2013), ''Doctor Bello'' (2013), ''Gidi Up'' (TV and Web Series, 2014), ''Out of Luck'' (2015), ''The Department'' (2015), ''Thy Will Be Done'' (2015), ''Fool's Paradise 2'' (2015), ''Stolen Lives'' (2015), ''Child Not Bride'' (2016), ''Lotanna'' (2017), ''Pretty Little Thing'' (2017), ''Gone to America'' (2017), ''Alter Ego'' (2017), ''The Vendor'' (2018), ''Yankee Hustle'' (TV Series, 2018), ''Just Before I Do'' (2018), ''The Conductor'' (2018), ''Bipolar: Amodi'' (2018), ''Voiceless Scream'' (2018), ''Ghetto Bred'' (2018), ''Funke'' (2018), ''Power of 1'' (2018), ''Merry Men: The Real Yoruba Demon'' (2018), ''Kasala'' (2018), and ''King of Boys'' (2018).

Kosoko is a polygamist, and was married to Late Yoruba actress, Henrietta Kosoko until her death on June 6, 2016. He is the father of Yoruba actresses, Sola and Bidemi Kosoko.
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Instagram: @jidekosoko