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Toke Makinwa Biography, Marriage, Wedding, Husband, Book and Bleaching

Toke Makinwa Biography

Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger, and bestselling author. She was born on 3 November 1984. She is known for co-hosting The Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments.

Toke Makinwa Career

Flytime TV 3LiveChicks

Makinwa (along with Tosyn Bucknor and Oreka Godis) was announced as one of the hosts of 3LiveChicks, an entertainment program which was initially launched for the web community alone but was later extended to terrestrial TV stations in late 2012. Many Nigerian celebrities such as Tiwa Savage, Tonto Dikeh and Bez have been on the show. Makinwa did not renew her contract with Flytime TV for season 2, and was subsequently replaced by her radio colleague Omalicha.

Toke Makinwa

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Trending on HipTV

In January 2014, Hip Hop World Magazine announced Makinwa as the host for its latest show Trending which debuted on Valentine’s Day. She has interviewed many celebrities, including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Eva Alordiah, Femi Kuti, OC Ukeje and Chidinma.

Moments with Mo on EbonyLife TV

On 21 May 2014, it was reported that Makinwa will be joining the Moments with Mo team as a guest host. She has since featured in many episodes on the EbonyLife TV Network.

Event host

In 2010, she hosted the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant.

Toke Makinwa Wedding – Toke Makinwa Husband

On 15 January 2014, Makinwa had a private wedding ceremony with her lover of eight years, Maje Ayida.

Toke Makinwa Marriage – Toke Makinwa Husband

In 2015, she separated from her husband following a scandal revealing he had impregnated his ex-girlfriend.

Toke Makinwa Book

She is the author of the book, On Becoming

Toke Makinwa Bleaching

In part of an interview, She had this to say about her bleaching, “Anita (her husband’s ex-girlfriend) had been the standard I had to live up to. I had lightened my skin at some point – Anita was half Lebanese and half Ibibio, and Maje made me feel like he (Maje Ayida) preferred her lighter skin.”


2013 – Nigeria Broadcasters Awards – Outstanding Female Presenter of the Year

Toke Makinwa On Becoming Video