Tobi Bakre Biography

Tobi Bakre Biography

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Tobiloba Bakre, Popularly known as Tobi Bakre, is a talented Nigerian actor, banker, model, analyst, MC/TV host, and photographer. Born in June 1994 in Lagos state, Nigeria, he hails from Ogun State, Nigeria. Tobi's rise to fame came through his participation as a finalist in the Big Brother Naija (season 3) reality TV show in 2018. With his captivating charm and extraordinary skills, he quickly won over the hearts of the audience, making him a much-loved icon in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

 

 

Tobi Bakre

Tobi Bakre

Name Tobiloba Bakre
Date of Birth June 1, 1994
State of Origin Ogun State
Occupation(s) Actor, Banker, Model, Analyst, MC/TV host, and Photographer
Marital Status Married
Age 29 years old (2023)
Children 2 children
Wife Name Anu Oladosu
Parents Mr and Mrs Bakre
Siblings 3 siblings
Known Name Tobi Bakre
Net Worth $200,000

 

 

 

 

Early Life And Education 

 

 

 

Tobi Bakre was born into a family with four children, including his older brother, Femi Bakre, who is the CEO of Kraks TV, and two sisters. He pursued his higher education at the University of Lagos, where he successfully completed a Bachelor's degree in Banking and Finance, graduating with a Second Class Honours Upper Division.

 

 

 

 

Career 

 

 

 

Before becoming a housemate on the popular Nigerian reality TV show, Big Brother Naija (season 3), Tobi Bakre worked in the banking industry. He held various positions, including working as a protocol officer at the General Accountant of the Federation in Abuja from April 2013 to February 2014.

 

 

During his banking career, Tobi worked as a Relationship Manager for Financial Institutions and Treasuries. He later transitioned to a retail role. 

 

 

Participating in Big Brother Naija provided Tobi with fame and a platform to promote himself and his personal brand. Since then, he has been successful in his career.

 

 

 

 

Parents And Siblings 

 

 

Tobi Bakre is a prominent figure born into a family of four children. His parents, Femi and Funke Bakre, have been seen with him in many photos, showing their close-knit relationship.

 

 

Tobi's father, Femi Bakre, is a significant figure in his life. He shares a special bond with his father, much like his siblings. Tobi has shared his father's inspiring journey from being a beans hawker to becoming a successful individual who has greatly impacted his family's life. In one of his birthday messages to his father in 2020, Tobi praised him for being a mentor and role model to many. He commended his father's hard work and transformation, stating, "From a village beans hawker to where you are now!!! I mean what are the odds. Babake you too try. The boys are forever loyal to your ministry.”

 

 

His mother, Funke Bakre, is an equally important figure in Tobi's life. They share a strong mother-son bond, and Funke often appears in photos with Tobi, depicting their warm relationship. Tobi frequently celebrates his mother on social media, and Funke has been known to advocate for unity in marriages.

 

 

Tobi's older brother, Femi Bakre, is the CEO of the popular entertainment platform, Kraks TV. He is married to renowned content creator Mariam Okunola, also known as Mory Coco, and they have two children together. The brothers share a strong bond, often pictured together, demonstrating their close relationship.

 

 

 

 

Wife And Children 

 

 

 

Tobi Bakre is happily married to Anu Oladosu. Although the details of how they met and the duration of their courtship are not publicly available, it is evident that the couple shares a deep and affectionate bond. In March 2021, Tobi announced their engagement on social media, and since then, he has posted pictures of them together, showcasing their love for one another.

 

 

In August 2021, Tobi and Anu celebrated their union with a traditional marriage ceremony. The event was attended by their close friends, family members, and notable Nigerian celebrities. On December 30, 2021, the couple joyfully welcomed their first child, a son named Malik Bakre. Tobi shared the exciting news on social media, expressing his happiness and extending well wishes to his fans for the new year.

 

 

 

Anu Oladosu, like Tobi, is a graduate of the University of Lagos. She participated in the Miss UNILAG pageant in 2013. Tobi and Anu frequently display their affection for each other on social media, further affirming their love and commitment.

 

 

Tobi and Anu recently celebrated the addition of a new member to their family, a baby girl named Kamila Bakre, on September 19, 2023. Tobi shared this delightful news in an Instagram post, expressing his joy of becoming a father of two and specifically, a "girl dad." He also praised his wife for her strength during the pregnancy and thanked her for giving him a daughter.

 

 

Tobi thanked God for the miracle of life, referring to his daughter as a miracle. He expressed his feelings about becoming a "girl dad" and considered it a significant blessing and a new life mission. 

 

 

 

Tobi and Anu, both University of Lagos alumni, often share snippets of their life together on social media, portraying a picture of a closely-knit and loving family

 

 

 

 

 

Movies

 

 

Tobi Bakre, the talented Nigerian actor, has made a notable impact in the film industry. With his captivating presence and acting prowess, he has graced the screens in several remarkable movies. Some of his movies include 

 

 

1. "Fix Us" (2019) - Starring Yvonne Nelson and Yvonne Okoro.

2. "Sugar Rush" (2019) - Starring Adesua Etomi, Bimbo Ademoye, and Bisola Aiyeola.

3. "Mokalik" (2018) - Starring Simi, directed by Kunle Afolayan.

4. "The Blood Covenant" (2021) - 

5. "Brotherhood" (2022) - Starring OC Ukeje and Falz, directed by Jade Osiberu.

6. "Gangs of Lagos" (2023) - Starring Adesua Etomi, Bimbo Ademoye, and Chike, directed by Jade Osiberu.

 

 

 

 

Television Shows

 

 

Hustle 

Big Brother Naija 

Jenifa's Diary 

Phases 

Lara of Lagos. 

 

 

 

 

Awards And Nominations