Kehinde Bankole Biography
Kehinde Bankole who was born on March 27, 1985, is a Nigerian actress, model, and television host.
She started her career in the entertainment industry by participating in Miss Commonwealth Nigeria 2003 and later in MBGN 2004.
In 2009, she received the Revelation of the Year award at the Best of Nollywood Awards for her performance in Wale Adenuga’s Super Story, which was her first appearance on screen.
Kehinde Wikipedia Profile
|Date of Birth:
|March 27, 1985
|Place of Birth:
|State of Origin:
|Olabisi Onabanjo Univesity- Mass communication
Bankole was born in Ogun State and she is the fourth child out of six siblings.
Her father is an architect named Babatunde Bankole, and her mother, Titilayo Bankole, works as an administrative secretary.
She has a twin sister named Taiwo, who also acts sometimes.
Bankole attended Tunwase Nursery and Primary School in Ikeja for her primary education.
Later, she enrolled in Olabisi Onabanjo University to study Mass Communication.
However, in 2004, she decided to take a break from her studies to focus more on her modeling career.
Husband – Baby Daddy
As of May 2023, Kehinde Bankole is not married and does not have a husband.
She is also not known to be engaged or has a boyfriend that is publicly known.
At one point, there were rumors circulating that Kehinde Bankole was engaged to Wole Ojo.
Later, another rumor surfaced claiming that she had a child with one of her fans, whose name was never revealed.
However, the actress never addressed any of these rumors, nor did she show any signs of paying attention to them.
Who Is Taiwo Bankole?
Kehinde Bankole and her twin sister, Taiwo Bankole, were born together.
They look somewhat alike in terms of their faces and having a gap between their teeth, but they are not identical twins.
Taiwo is not as well-known as her sister, but she also had a career in acting.
In fact, she started acting before Kehinde and even encouraged her sister to try out for a role.
Kehinde’s twin sister appeared in a show called Super Story, where Sola Sobowale played the role of her stepmother.
After her acting career, Taiwo moved on to become a successful event planner, businesswoman, and brand influencer.
She is the founder of a company called Strictly Events, which offers event planning and consultation services.
She also established a business called Drink ‘r’ Us, which provides mobile bar cocktails and desserts. Additionally, Taiwo is in charge of Chapmanners Cocktails.
Bankole’s first taste of the entertainment industry came in 2003 when she tried out as a contestant in the Miss Commonwealth Nigeria pageant.
Even though she didn’t win, she was satisfied with the exposure she gained from making it to the top 10.
She also participated in the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria competition, but unfortunately, she didn’t make it into the top five.
In 2007, when Genevieve Nnaji’s contract as a Lux ambassador ended, Kehinde Bankole, along with Sylvia Udeogu and Olaide Olaogun, was chosen to be the new face of Lux.
Bankole started her acting career while she was the Lux ambassador.
She made her debut in the family drama series called Super Story “Everything it Takes” where she played the character Caro.
She also appeared in other productions by Wale Adenuga, such as Papa Ajasco and This Life.
One of her notable roles on television was playing the character Kiki Obi, a housewife, in Desperate Housewives Africa, which is the Nigerian version of the popular American series.
She also had a role in the movie Prophetess, where she starred alongside Toyin Abraham.
Kehinde is also a host of daytime talk shows like “Soul Sisters” and “African Kitchen.”
- Perfect church
- Two Brides and a Baby
- The meeting
- October 1
- Housewives Africa
- Blood Sisters and a lot more.
Awards and Nominations
|TV Actress of the Year
|2020 Best of Nollywood Award
|Best Actress in a Lead role –English
|Abuja International Film Festival
|Outstanding Female Actor
|Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards
|Best Actress in a Drama
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Kehinde Bankole still married?
No, Kehinde is not married.
How old is Kehinde Bankole?
Since she was born on March 27, 1985, she is 38 years old at the time of writing this post.
Who is Kehinde Bankole twin sister?
Her twin sister goes by the name Taiwo Bankole an entrepreneur.
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