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Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nollywood Veteran Jide Kosoko
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Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nollywood Veteran Jide Kosoko

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate renowned Nollywood actor Jide Kosoko this day January 12

Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nollywood Veteran Jide Kosoko

Nollywood film veteran Prince Jide Kosoko is one of the most respected actors in the movie industry.

Famous for his versatility and presence  in the industry, this icon stars in both Yoruba and English films.

Born into the royal Kosoko family in Lagos, Jide Kosoko studied Business Administration at the Yaba College of Technology. He started acting professionally in 1964 at age 10 at a point where Nigeria’s film industry was non existent.  He appearance was in a TV production called ‘Makanjuola’.

Birthday Shout! Celebrating Nollywood Veteran Jide Kosoko

He is married to two wives Karimat and Henrietta, he has three children who have also made a name for themselves in the Yoruba film industry.

The Nollywood veteran has starred in movies such as: The Department (2015), Gidi Up (2014),
Doctor Bello (2013), The Figurine (2009), Jenifa and others.

Jide Kosoko is one of Nigeria’s biggest and most celebrated Nigerian actors.

He turns 62 today!

Happy Birthday Jide Kosoko.