Full Name: Yetunde Bakare
Birthplace: Lagos State
Home State: Ogun State
Occupation: Nigerian Lead Actress Yoruba Actress and Producer in Nollywood.
The talented personality is celebrated for having several films in her name. The beautiful ebony lady, Yetunde Bakare is also a model and businesswoman. Yetunde Bakare was born on July 8th into the family of Mr. and Mrs. Bakare. She is an Egba woman from Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. She grew up in the city of Lagos alongside her brothers. She comes from a Christian family. Her acting career started when she was still a teenager.
As a teenager, she joined her church’s theater group and participated in several theatrical performances. When she arrived at university, she signed up as a member of a theater troupe and acted in several plays.
Before Yetunde Bakare entered the Nollywood industry, she worked as a model. She has appeared for First Weekly Magazine and other major magazines across the country. While working for First Weekly Magazine, she makes friend with media personality Kanbi Owolabi, who introduced her to Nollywood stars. Shortly thereafter, she met the best Yoruba actor, Yomi Fash Lanso, and began to follow him on film sets. She was doing this to learn how to act. She made her appearance in the film ‘Awon Okunrin’, which was produced by lead actress Funke Akindele.
The project was launched in 2011 Gboku Gboku, Alani Baba Labake, Super Moms and many more. She is also a film producer and has worked on a considerable number of projects over the past ten years. Some of her works are; Sisi Caro, Ibaje, Asiyan, Atunbotan, Mariwo and Arinola. As an actress, she has worked with outstanding artists such as Fausat Balogun, Yomi Fash Lanso, Sola Kosoko, Baba Suwe, Lanko Omo Dubia, Afeez Eniola, Jide Kosoko, Odunlade Adekola, Funke Akindele, among others.
In recognition of her work as a talented actress, she received an Award of Excellence from J-Kue Entertainment. She also won the Most Promising Actress (Yoruba) award at the City People Entertainment Awards. Yetunde Bakare is also the entrepreneur and CEO of fashion brand – Lush Collections. The company operates in the sale of men and women’s clothing and accessories. They also sell hair care products.
The beautiful and talented actress, Yetunde Bakare, has amassed an estimated net worth between $100,000 and 500,000