Iyabo Oko Biography, Husband, Children, Movies, Net Worth and State of Origin

 Iyabo Oko Biography, Husband, Children, Movies, Net Worth and State of Origin

Nollywood actress, Iyabo Oko’s d*ath report dominated the internet in the late hours of Wednesday January 5, 2021.

Colleague, actress, Foluke Daramola broke the news of her dem!se via her Instagram page on Wednesday.

However, as many may be hearing the name ‘Iyabo Oko’ for the first time, Olainfo has compiled a detailed biography for people curious to about the l@te veteran.

Who is Iyabo Oko

Odukanmi Kudirat Oluyemi popularly known as Iyabo Oko or Apoti Aje was a veteran Nollywood actress who starred mostly in Yoruba movies. She was mostly known for playing s3xy mama for her robust and heavily endowed physique, including comic roles

She has acted with the likes of the l@te Babasuwe, Opebe and other notable Yoruba actors over the years.

Iyabo Oko Date of Birth

According to reliable source, Iyabo Oko was born November 15, 1960. She would have attained 62 this year.

Iyabo Oko Husband

Iyabo Oko life had claimed in an interview that, her husband d!ed many years ago but failed to reveal his identity.

However, I will update on this page as more details about her l@te husband unfold.

Iyabo Oko’s Children

Tajudeen Akanmu popularly known as Koledowo who d!ed in 2008 after suffering from an illness was Iyabo Oko’s son.

Others include Bisi Aisha who is also a Nigerian soldier and Oduola Olamide who happens to be her last child.

Iyabo Oko State of Origin

Iyabo Oko hailed from Iwo Local Government Area of Osun state. She lived part of her childhood in Port Harcourt.

Iyabo Oko Educational Background

Iyabo Oko had her elementary education at Oke-Ola Primary School in Iwo, Osun state before she relocated to Port Harcourt where her father lived and served as a Nigerian soldier.

She was later enrolled at St. Andrews Secondary School, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Iyabo Oko Acting Career

According to source, Iyabo Oko ran away from home because her soldier father didn’t approve her choice to go into acting.

Her father tried to stop her then but to no avail as she kept sneaking to a theatre group.

Apoti Aje joined acting in 1973 as a teenager under Eda Onileola’s theatre platform without parental supports.

Odukanmi Kudirat Oluyemi came to limelight following her role in Oga Bello’s movie, ‘Oko’ where she her popular nickname, ‘Iyabo Oko’

Iyabo Oko Movies

Iyabo Oko has acted in many Yoruba movies like ‘Idunnu Okan’, ‘Mayowa’, ‘Adesoro’, ‘Okobo Dimeji’ among others. You can find a detailed list of Iyabo Oko movies on Google.

Iyabo Oko Awards

The City People Awards platform in 2016 awarded Iyabo Oko with a Special Recognition Award for her exceptional contributions to the growth of the Movie Industry in the country.

Iyabo Oko Net Worth

There is no verified source stating the net worth of the l@te actress, Iyabo Oko at the time of filing this report but will update it on this page as it unfolds.

Iyabo Oko son, Koledowo
Iyabo Oko daughter, Bisi Aisha
Iyabo Oko daughter, Oduola Olamide

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Nicholas Oladipupo


A Nigerian journalist and graduate of Linguistics and Communication Studies. You can reach him via olaissure@gmail.com