She was born on the 12th of June 1985 in Kano state. Halima hails from Kogo state.
Halima had her primary and secondary education in Kano where she obtained her first and secondary school certificates respectively.
She then studied Sociology at Bayero University, Kano.
Her Acting Career
Halima Abubakar made her entry into Nollywood in 2001. After having series of auditions, she was picked for a minor role in a movie, “Rejected”.
Halima was shot to fame and recognition in Nollywood after playing a lead role in a movie “Gangster Paradise”.
Halima has since starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Area Mama
• Men In Love
• Okafor’s Law
• Tears of a Child
• Secret shadows
• Return of White Hunters
• Dangerous Ivy
• Slip of Fate among others.
Halima is beautiful, creative and highly talented Nollywood actress, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She can fit into any character assigned her in movies.
She revealed that she rose from grass to grace in the movie industry by dint of hard work, determination and perseverance.
In 2011, Halima won the Afro Hollywood Best Actress award. She is currently Kogi State Youth Ambassador.
Halima Abubakar is the Chief Executive Officer of Modehouse Entertainment, a music label and entertainment management company.
Awards and Nominations
Halima Abubakar is a recipient of several awards and nominations. They include:
• Best actress at the Global Leadership Awards.
• Best actress at the HITV seasoned Awards.
• Best actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best actress at the Eminent Awards
• Most Outstanding actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
• Best actress at the Afro Holywood Awards.
• Nominee for Best Rising Star at the Nollywood Awards.
Her Personal life
Halima Abubakar was reported to have announced her virginity was still intact in 2018. In April 2020, she announced the birth of her baby boy on her Instagram handle.
Her Net Worth
Halima Abubakar is indeed one of the highly respected Nollywood celebrities, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $600,000 dollars.