All About Africa  

Laide Bakare Biography, Husband, Marriage and Movies

Laide Bakare Biography

Laide Bakare is a Yoruba Actress. She was born on October 7, 1980. She is an actress whose state of origin is Oyo state, in Southwest Nigeria.

She has a Degree in History and Strategic Studies from the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State, Nigeria. She also holds a Diploma in Theatre Arts from the Univeristy of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyoo State.

Her debut in the movie industry was through her father who owns a hotel where movie actors lodge. From there, she go her acting career started in earnest.

Laide Bakare

Laide Bakare

Laide Bakare Husband

The Yoruba Nollywood actress, who left her husband, Alhaji Atanda Orilowo in Nigeria following the issues he had with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over some fraudulent activities.

She married Tunde Oriowo secretly

Laide Bakare Marriage

The marriage between Laide and her ex-husband produced a lovely daughter, Simi. She is now married  to Tunde Oriowo.


She has featured mostly in Yoruba Indigenous movies among them;

  • Asiri Owo (The Secret of Wealth)
  • Okun Omo Iya (Family Ties)
  • Ore Meta (The three friends)