Jide Kosoko Biography – Age, Career, Education, Family and Net worth

Jide Kosoko Biography

The biography of the Nigerian actor and producer, Jide Kosoko. He is a versatile actor who delivers his roles in a perfect way.

The veteran actor was born on the 12th of January into a royal family. He is not only an actor but also a director and producer.

Full NamePrince Jide Kosoko
Date of birth12th January 1954 (67 years old) as at 2021
Place of birthLagos State, Nigeria.
Marital statusMarried
SpouseKarimat kosoko , Henrietta Kosoko

Jide Kosoko Biography

Jide Kosoko is a Nollywood actor and producer born on the 12th o January 1954 in Lagos State, Southwestern part of Nigeria.

Jide Kosoko Education

Prince Jide Kosoko was born on January 12, 1954, to the Kosoko royal family of Lagos Island. He grew up in Ebute Metta, Lagos and attended Yaba College of Education, Yaba where he studied Business Administration. At the age of 60, Jide attended Olabisi Onabanjo University Ago Iwoye, Ogun state where he studied Performing Arts.

Jide Koosoko Career

Kosoko began his acting career in 1964 at the age of 10. He acted in a stage play titled Makanjuola. Kosoko was invited for the audition to take up a lead role in the play and he was picked.

He later joined the Awada Kerikeri group to perform with other actors and actresses such as Lanre Hassan, Oga Bello and Sunday Omobolanle.

The actor gained fame after the release of his self-produced film known as Asiri Nla. He also starred in Ti Oluwa Ni’le part 2 and Ashewo to re Mecca.

Similarly, he has worked with prominent artists like Ini Edo, Omotola Jalade, Desmond Elliot, Sam Loco, RMD and many more.


Jide Kosoko Age

The veteran actor was born on the 12th of January, 1954. According to his date of birth, the actor is 67 years old as of 2021.

Jide Kosoko Wife


Initially, the actor had four wives. He is currently married to Nollywood actresses, Henrietta Kosoko and Alhaja Kareemat Kosoko. Jide lost his first and second wife to untimely death a few years back.

Jide Kosoko Children


The actor has 12 children. However, only six of them are known to the public. Some of Jide Kosoko children are Bidemi Kosoko, Shola Kosoko, Temilade Kosoko, Tunji Kosoko, Muyiwa Kosoko and Tunde Kosoko.

Bidemi Kosoko is one of Jide Kosoko daughters who has followed their father’s path in becoming an actor.


Jide Kosoko Sons


Nollywood actor, Jide kosoko has three known sons. The three sons are Tunji, Muyiwa, and Tunde Kosoko.

Jide Kosoko Daughters

Jide Kosoko Daughtera

Jide Kosoko’s three beautiful daughters are Shola, Bidemi and Temilade Kosoko. The trio just like their father, are in Nollywood acting in both Yoruba and English movies.

Jide Kosoko Instagram

Jide Kosoko is active on the social media platform, Instagram. The veteran actor has 251k followers as of December 2021

Jide Kosoko Net worth

Jide has accumulated a substantial sum of money through acting after being in the entertainment industry for quite some time. He has a net worth of roughly $700,000 as of 2021.

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