Nollywood actress, Bimbo Akintola has remained a sensation despite being in the movie industry for over two decades. Despite the influx of new and young actresses, she has stood her ground and her talent obviously made her remain an icon.
She is talented, an enigma and definitely beautiful.
Here are some things to know about her:
1. Akintola was born on May 5, 1970 to a father from Oyo State and a mother from Edo State.
2. She had her primary education at Maryland Convent Private School, Maryland, Lagos State. She proceeded to Command Day Secondary School, Lagos. She earned a degree in Theater Arts from the University Of Ibadan.
3. Akintola made her acting debut in 1995 in the movie “Owo Blow.” She came into limelight after her performance in “Out of Bonds.”
4. While in school, the actress used to perform every weekend at a place called Divine on Allen Avenue, alongside the late Jaiye Aboderin.
5. She produced, directed and starred in the TV soap, “Circle of Three,” which aired on TV for two years.
6. Akintola won the best actress award for “Heaven’s Hell,” at the 2015 Eko International Film Festival (EKOIFF).
7. She was also nominated for Best Actress in a Leading role at the 2013 Nollywood Movies Awards.