He was born December 8th of December 1985 in Maiduguri, Borno state to the Royal family of Engineer Patrick and Mrs. Ajibade.
He attended Makurdi International School and later Mount Saint Gabriels Secondary School, both in Makurdi, Benue State.
He went further to have a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Benue State University.
Ajibade also attended a Film Workshop at Tasha Smith in New York, USA.
His Acting Career
Ajibade joined Nollywood some years now and has since starred in a popular Soap Opera Tinsel where he played a lead role, a programme that has been on since 2008 till date.
He has since acted in several movies, some of which include:
• Twisted Thorne (2011)
• The Wages (2013)
• Shattered Romance (2014)
• Gbomo Gbomo Express (2015)
• 30’s (2015) among others.
• Locked Up (2016)
• An Hour with the Shrink (2016)
• Bachelor’s Eve (2018)
• Hip Hop Holiday (2019)
• Reprisal (2019)
• ‘Shadows’ yet to be released in (2020) and many others.
Ajibade won Most Outstanding Actor/Model of the Year at the 2011 Nigerian Model Achievers Awards.
He is creative, skillful and highly talented Nollywood actor, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. He can as well accept any character assigned him and he does this very well to the delight of his numerous fans.
Ajibade is also a model and has modeled for several big companies both nationally and internationally including Arise Magazine Fashion Week in 2013, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in 2014, Runway Dubai Fashion Show in 2015 and Yomi Casual Fashion Designers Fashion Show at Atlanta, Georgia, USA in 2019 and many others.
Awards and Nominations
2018 Winner of Access Bank Marathon
2019 Diamond Special Recognition Awards
2019 Sexiest Man Alive by the Man Magazine Nigeria.
2016 Nominee for Golden Supporting Actor drama at the Golden Movie Awards.
2014 Nominee for Youth Act Movie Male at the Tush Awards.
His Personal life
He got married to his lovely wife, Osas Ighodaro, a popular Nigerian blogger, influencer and an actress and the marriage produced a lovely daughter named Azariah Tiwatope Osarugue Ajibade.
His Net Worth
Gbenro Ajibade is indeed a force to reckon with in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $1 million dollars.