She was born on July 8 in Abeokuta in Ogun State, her place of origin. Year of her birth is however not known.
Yetunde holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts.
Her Acting Career
Yetunde Bakare began her acting career dated back to her days in her local church when she used to acts stage plays and drama taking minor Christian character roles.
Yetunde started professionally as a model modeling for Weekly Magazines and other magazines before she was introduced to acting by Kanbi Owolabi in 2009.
Yetunde made her first television appearance in the movie, ‘Awon Okunrin’, a Yoruba movie produced by Funke Akindele and released in 2011 which eventually paved the way for subsequent roles in movies.
She has since starred in several Nollywood movies, majorly in Yoruba genres of movie, some of which are:
• Alani Baba Labake
• Omo Olodo
• Awa Okunrin
• Awolu goes to School
• Iyawo Teacher
• Sunday Gboku Gboku
• The Circle among numerous others.
Yetunde is beautiful, creative and exceptionally talented Yoruba actress known for good interpretation of movie roles. She can as take any character assigned her and she does it brilliantly to the admiration of her numerous fans who delight in watching her movies.
Yetunde Bakare is also a movie producer. She has successfully produced a number of movies like Ibaje, Modi Yi Wonlata, Atunbotan, Asiyan, Mariwo, Arinola and others.
One of her productions, Asiyan had the cast of top Nollywood Yoruba stars like Afeez Eniola, Odunlade Adekola, Madam Saje and others.
Yetunde also revealed that in the course of her acting profession, Asiyan remained one of the most challenging movies because it was emotionally laden and she had to cry a lot.
Her Role Models
Yetunde cited Mercy Johnson and Funke Akindele as her role models because of their exceptional roles in movies.
Awards and Nominations
Yetunde Bakare has so far earned a number of awards notably as:
• An Excellence Award from J-Krue Entertainment
• Most Promising Actress in Yoruba movie at the City People Awards.
Her Personal Life
Yetunde is still single. She said she loves people with integrity and principles as they are likely to be trustworthy.
Yetunde is a single mother and revealed that the best thing that has ever happened to her is having a son and expressed joy of motherhood.
Her Net Worth
Yetunde Bakare is a regular face in Nollywood Yoruba movie industry, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $300,000 dollars.