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Who is Toke Makinwa? All You Need To Know About Nigerian On-Air Personality

Toke Makinwa has a wide range of careers in Nigeria, including that of a radio host, television host, YouTuber, lifestyle entrepreneur, actress, and novelist. She was born on November 3, 1984.

Key Facts About Toke Makinwa

  • She’s a radio personality, TV host, YouTuber, lifestyle entrepreneur, actor, and writer in Nigeria.
  • She was born on November 3, 1984.
  • Modupe Monica and Caleb Ifemayowa Makinwa are her parents.
  • Both Bayo and Ope Makinwa are her siblings.
  • She is from the Nigerian tribe of Yoruba.
  • Her wealth is estimated to be $5,000,000.

Who is Toke Makinwa?

Toke Makinwa has a wide range of careers in Nigeria, including that of a radio host, television host, YouTuber, lifestyle entrepreneur, actress, and novelist. She was born on November 3, 1984. Toke Makinwa’s YouTube vlog series Toke Moments and her employment as anchor of The Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM have contributed to her widespread fame. On Becoming, her book came out in the fall of 2016. She is regarded as one of Africa’s top five female talk show hosts.

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Toke Makinwa Early Life

Toke Makinwa’s birthdate is November 3, 1984, and she was born in Lagos, Nigeria.

Toke Makinwa Education

Toke Makinwa attended school in Lagos, Nigeria, for most of her childhood; she enrolled for high school at Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo. She attended the University of Lagos and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Literature there.

Toke Makinwa Career

Toke Makinwa first gained widespread attention in 2010 when she joined the cast of Rhythm 93.7 FM’s The Morning Drive as a co-host. She presided over the 2012 MBGN pageant; a beauty contest broadcast live across Nigeria. Toke Makinwa, Tosyn Bucknor, and Oreka Godis hosted 3 Live Chicks on Flytime TV. In late 2012, the show transitioned from its original web format to geostationary television. For the second season of Flytime TV, Toke Makinwa’s contract was not renewed, and she was replaced by her radio colleague Omalicha.

In 2012, Toke Makinwa began her popular vlog series Toke Moments on YouTube. The Nigeria Broadcasters Association recognised her as their Outstanding Female Presenter of the Year in 2013. She was shortlisted for “Radio OAP of the Year” at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards. Later that year, she became an official representative of the Nigerian United Africa Company. In January 2014, Toke Makinwa assumed the role of host for the interview and debate series Trending, published in Hip Hop World Magazine. She recently joined the cast of Moments, the most popular programme on EbonyLife TV.

Recently, Toke Makinwa has presented the Headies Awards (2014) and the Future and City People Awards (2013). Toke Makinwa will co-host the third season of The Voice Nigeria alongside actress Nancy Isime beginning in March 2021. On October 16, 2021, she became known as the host of Season 12 of Gulder Ultimate Search. In November of 2021, Toke Makinwa debuted her new talk programme on MultiChoice titled “Talk With Toke Makinwa.” In 2022, Toke Makiwa portrayed Louise in the film Glamour Girls by Bunmi Adesoye and Abimbola Craig.

At eight, Toke Makinwa lost her parents in a house fire. Her autobiography, On Becoming, was released that past November. The book details her hardships and the betrayal of her ex-husband, Maje Ayida. She did a book tour to spread the word about the novel. Nigeria, South Africa, the United States, the United Kingdom, and various parts of East Africa were all visited on this voyage. In 2017, Toke Makinwa launched a handbag collection called Toke Makinwa Luxury under her namesake label; a skincare line, Glow by TM, was also introduced in 2018 under her name.

Toke Makinwa is one of the United Africa Company of Nigeria’s 2013 ambassadors alongside Osas Ighodaro, Dare Art Alade, and Dan Foster. She also became the new face of Maggi after signing a multi-million naira contract with Nestlé Nigeria. As a brand ambassador and Mecran Cosmetics’s face since 2016, she was given the position in 2016. In November 2019, Toke Makinwa inked a contract as a brand ambassador for Oppo Mobile Telecommunications. Additionally, she represents Payporte and Ciroc as an ambassador. Toke Makinwa hosts Big Brother Naija’s The Buzz on Showmax.

Toke Makinwa Parents

Modupe Monica Makinwa and Caleb Ifemayowa Makinwa are the parents of Toke Makinwa.

Toke Makinwa Siblings

Toke Makinwa is the sister of Bayo and Ope Makinwa.

Toke Makinwa Ethnicity

Toke Makinwa was born into the Nigerian Yoruba ethnic group.

Toke Makinwa Religion

Toke Makinwa identifies with the Christian faith. The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry (MFM) is where she regularly worships.

Husband of Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa and Maje Ayida married on January 15, 2014, after dating for eight years. She divorced Ayida in 2015 after learning that he had gotten his ex-girlfriend pregnant.

Toke Makinwa Children

Toke Makinwa does not yet have any children.

Toke Makinwa Social Media

Toke Makinwa’s YouTube channel and Instagram account can be followed at @tokemakinwa. You may find her tweeting at @tokstarr. You can find her on LinkedIn as “Toke Makinwa.”

Toke Makinwa Net Worth

It is estimated that Toke Makinwa possesses a net worth of $5 million.