Bimbo Oshin Biography
Bimbo Oshin is a Nigerian film actress, film-maker, director and producer. She was born on July 24, 1971 in Ondo State southwestern Nigeria.
Bimbo commenced her acting career in 1996 but rose to prominence after starring in a 2012 Yoruba film titled Omo Elemosho. In 2016, she was honored with an Icon Category Award at the 2016 Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment and Awards.
In 2014, Bimbo Oshin was said to have been evicted from her house in Dolphin Estate, Lagos Island which allegedly led to her relocating to Ibadan to join her husband. In 2015, the actress bagged a Lux campaign deal with Unilever alongside some of her colleagues.
The actress was nominated in the YMAA Best Actress in a Lead Role in 2014 and also at the Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment and Awards (AHBEA) in 2016. She attended the University of Lagos where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Philosophy.
Bimbo Oshin Age
Oshin was born on July 24, 1971 in Nigeria. She is 47 years old as of 2018.
Bimbo Oshin Husband
She was married to Ola Ibironke, Dudu Heritage’s boss. Their marriage was short lived and their separation is one of the best kept secrets of the actress. For more on their story, read our article to the end.
Bimbo Oshin and her ex-husband, Ola Ibironke have two kids; a boy and girl.
♦ 2014 – Yoruba Movies Academy Awards – Best Actress in a Leading Role
♦ 2014 – City People Entertainment Awards – Best Actress of the Year (Yoruba)
♦ 2015 – ZAFAA African Film Academy Awards – Best Female Indigenous Actor
♦ Òwú ìyá (2004)
♦ Òwú ìyá 2 (2005)
♦ Omo oku òrun (2004)
Bimbo Oshin Interview
Here is the interview Excerpt; by with David Ajiboye.
How did you get your way into the movie industry?
Bimbo Oshin: I was introduced into acting by a friend, Ronke.
How did you meet Ola Ibironke?
Bimbo Oshin: I met him on the Island in Lagos, at Ikoyi to be precise. We dated for three years before we agreed to settle down.
Can you tell us how you felt when you discovered you were pregnant for Dudu Heritage?
Bimbo Oshin: Every woman will feel great and happy to know that she is pregnant for the person she loves. So, it was not about being pregnant for Dudu Heritage, it was about being happy and fulfilled as a woman.
How many movies have you produced?
Bimbo Oshin: I have produced three; Eji Owuro, Owu Iya and Temi Yemi.
What’s your lowest moment in life?
I don’t have any.
If you have the opportunity of meeting God what will you ask from Him?
Bimbo Oshin: To bring back my late father to spend more years on earth, so that he can keep my mother’s company the more, and they can both leave when they are above 100 years old. I love them a lot.
What’s your daily beauty routine?
I take two glasses of water and four spoons of pure honey.
What turns you on in people?
Honesty and cleanliness are the two basic elements that turn me on in people.
What turns you off?
I hate people who are dishonest.
Mention the names of three people that mean so much to you in life.
They are my parents, my husband and my son.
Were you ever harassed sexually as an upcoming actress?
No. I was not and nobody can harass me in any form.
Which movie brought you to limelight?
Do you have any regret marrying Dudu Heritage?
No regret whatsoever.
How would you describe your marriage to Dudu Heritage?
Who is your best friend?
Obviously, my husband.
Bimbo Oshin News
How Bimbo Oshin Marriage To Dudu Heritage Crashed..Actress Accused Of Bringing Bad Luck To Ex-Husband Family
Updated: Feb 23, 2018
One of the best kept secret of Nollywood actress Bimbo Oshin is her short lived marriage to Dudu Heritage boss Ola Ibironke.
The actress whose union to the popular promoter crashed long time ago was accused of bringing bad luck to her husband after his career took a downward trend in the early 2004.
Though it never made it to the pages of newspaper, we learnt that Bimbo Oshin later moved out of her matrimonial home before she later returned after much persuasion.
The marriage which produced two beautiful kids crashed years after the law of Karma caught up with Dudu Heritage who allegedly jilted his US-based wife, Iya Ibeji prior to his marriage to Bimbo.
Dudu Heritage who suffered the consequences of his action allegedly put the blame on Bimbo, accusing her of bringing bad luck to him.
In 2014, the actress was ejected from her rented apartment in Dolphin estate while still heavily pregnant with her second child after Dudu Heritage could no longer afford to pay the rent.
According to sources in the know, Bimbo Oshin reportedly moved on with one Ibadan Young millionaire called Kunle.