Jide Kosoko

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Jide Kosoko
Born (1954-01-12)12 January 1954
Lagos Island
Nationality Nigerian
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • director
Years active 1964-present

Prince Jide Kosoko is a veteran Nigerian actor.[1][2][3][4][5]

Early life and career[edit]

He was born on January 12, 1954 in Lagos to the Kosoko royal family of Lagos Island. He studied business administration at Yaba College of Technology.[6] He began his acting career as a child actor in 1964 in a television production Makanjuola. He has featured in several Nollywood movies of both English and Yoruba Genres.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to two wives; Karimat and Henrietta[6] with children and grandchildren.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How I survived car crash – Jide Kosoko". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "I would have been disappointed if none of my children became an actor – Jide Kosoko". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jide Kosoko reveals he has diabetes". dailypost.ng. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "My life as Jide Kosoko’s daughter—Abidemi Kosoko". tribune.com.ng. Archived from the original on 13 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dad doesn’t know how to discipline kids— Jide Kosoko’s daughter". punchng.com. Archived from the original on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Yetunde Bamidele. "Nollywood Actor, Jide Kosoko talks about life at the age of 60". Naij. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Jide Kosoko: A true actor at 60". Daily Independent. January 18, 2014. Archived from the original on February 25, 2015. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  8. ^ "'The Department' Watch Osas Ighodaro, OC Ukeje, Majid Michel in trailer". Pulse Nigeria. Chidumga Izuzu. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 

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