She was born on June 12, 1985 in Kano. She hails from Kogi State.
Halima had her primary and secondary education in Kano respectively.
She later obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at Bayero University, Kano.
Her Acting Career
Halima Abubakar began acting in 2001 when she played a minor role in a movie, ‘Rejected’.
She was shot to fame and recognition in Nollywood after taking a lead role in a movie, ‘Gangster Paradise’.
Halima has so far starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Tears of a Child
• Area Mama
• Men In Love
• Okafor’s Law
• Slip of Fate
• Dangerous Ivy
• Return of White Hunters among numerous others.
Halima is highly creative and talented Nollywood star, known for her brilliant interpretation of roles in movies. Her style of acting has galvanized her to prominence in the industry as movie producers and directors prefer to use her in most movies. She has numerous fans who delight in watching her movies.
Halima is also the CEO of a Modehouse Entertainment, a music label and entertainment management company. She is presently Kogi State Youth Ambassador.
Awards and Nominations
Halima Abubakar is a recipient of several prestigious awards, notably as:
• Best Actress at the Global Leadership Awards
• Best Actress at the Afro Hollywood Awards
• Best Actress in Nigeria at the City People Entertainment Awards.
• Best Supporting Actress at the Actors Guild Icons Awards
• Best Actress at the Eminent Awards
• Best Actress at the HITV Seasoned Awards.
• Most Outstanding Actress in Nigeria at the Best of Nollywood Awards.
Her Personal Life
Halima Abubakar’s marital life is not actually known as she keeps her marital status top secret from the public.
In April 2020, she announced the birth of her baby boy on her Instagram handle.
Halima revealed that her sudden emergence as Nollywood superstar was by dint of hard work, persistence and strong passion for the profession.
Her Net Worth
Halima Abubakar is indeed a rare talent in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $650,000 dollars.