Laide Bakare is a popular Nigerian actress, movie producer and entrepreneur known for her brilliant roles in Yoruba movies.
She was born on October 7, 1980 in Lagos. Laide hails from Oyo state in south western Nigeria.
Laide had her primary and secondary education in Lagos respectively.
She later obtained a Bachelor’s degree in History and Strategic Studies from the University of Lagos and a Diploma in Theatre Arts from the University of Ibadan, Oyo state.
She has since remained prominent in the Yoruba movie industry.
Her Acting Career
Laide Bakare made entry into acting through her father who owns a hotel where movie actors used to lodge.
The beautiful actress made her acting debut in 1999 when she starred in a movie, “Adeyemi” produced by Muka Ray.
Laide’s exceptional performance in that movie shot her to fame and recognition in the Yoruba movie industry and got her roles in subsequent movies.
She has so far starred in several movies, majorly in Yoruba genres, some of which include:
• Ore Meta
• Asiri Owo (The Secret of Wealth)
• Idamu Ojo Kan
• Okun Omo Iya among many others
Laide Bakare is beautiful, creative and highly talented Yoruba star, known for good interpretation of roles in movies. She accepts roles liberally and fits into them properly. She has been widely acclaimed as a rare talent who has made a big name for herself and contributed immensely to the growth and development of the Yoruba movie industry.
The talented Yoruba actress is also a movie producer with a number of movies to her credit. Movies produced by Laide include Adun Ewuro, Ofoworola and others.
The actress also owns a record label named SimLine Records, a company set up to help identify, grow and support talented Nigerian youths. It has since empowered several youths to have their strong footings.
Her Personal Life
Laide Bakare got married to her lovely husband, Alhaji Atanda Orilowo after her first marriage to Olumide Okufulure which produced a daughter named Simi.
Laide’s marriage to her new husband has produced two boys.
In an interview, Laide revealed that she never got married to her supposed first husband, Olumide Okufulure.
Her Net Worth
Laide Bakare is one of the highly celebrated and most influential Yoruba actresses with an estimated net worth of about $600,000 dollars.
Laide is a social media lover with large followers. You can reach her on her Instagram: @Laidebakare