Koko Zaria, also fondly called Zargarza Koko Zaria and America Boy, has his birth name as Alhaji Ganiyu Oyedepo.
He is a popular and talented Nollywood actor, movie producer, NURTW Chieftain and astute business man based in Lagos.
He was born in Lagos State on 20th May, 1970 into a renowned family of Oyedepo in Omu Aran, Kwara State. His father, Alhaji Oyedepo is the elder brother to the popular Nigerian Pastor, Bishop David Oyedepo, founder and president of Living Faith Ministries.
Koko hails from Kwara State. His educational background is however not known.
Koko Zaria joined the transport business and union in Lagos and rose to become one of the top men of the union.
Koko Zaria is currently the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW) Chieftain and the deputy Chairman of the Lagos chapter.
Koko’s journey into acting began some years ago in Lagos and has become widely known for his exceptional roles in Nollywood movies.
He has starred in movies like Atunida, Kesari, Omogara, Eyan Re and many others.
Koko Zaria is very creative, skillful and talented, known for his brilliant delivery of roles in movies.
The Nollywood (Yoruba) actor has acted alongside top celebrities like Femi Adebayo, Adebayo Salami, Kelvin Ikeduba, Taiwo Hassan (Ogogo), Kemi Afolabi, Ibrahim Yekini, Murphy Afolabi, Peju Ogunmola, Lateef Adedimeji, Adunni Ade, Alabi Pasuma (Oga Nla) among others.
Koko Zaria doubles as a producer with a good number of movie production to his credit. Some of the movies produced include Omo Oshodi, Koko Zaria and many others.
Koko is also an entrepreneur. He has good investments in the transport business, real estate and hospitality business.
Koko is a successful businessman. In November 2020, he launched a five star hotel in the capital city of Ilorin, Kwara State. The hotel is reportedly worth over 500 million Naira.
The savvy entrepreneur also owns several properties across the country.
His Personal Life
Koko Zaria is married with two wives named Oyinda Ajoke and Oyindamola Oyedepo. They are blessed with lovely children.
He is a devout Muslim, politician and lover of good tattoos.
His Net Worth
Koko Zaria has made huge fortune from his transport, real estate businesses and acting profession with an estimated net worth of over $2 million dollars.
Koko Zaria is a social media personality with large followers of over 300,000. You can reach or follow him on his official Instagram handle: @kokozaria_americaboy