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Toke Makinwa: Age, Biography & Profile

Toke Makinwa: Age, Biography & Profile

Toke Makinwa: Age, Biography & Profile

Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian radio personality, tv host, vlogger, lifestyle entrepreneur, nollywood actress and author. She is popularly known for hosting The Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and for her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments. She released her book On Becoming in November 2016.

EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION

Toke Makinwa: Age, Biography & Profile

Toke Makinwa was born on 3 November 1984, in Lagos state. She attended the Federal Government Girls’ College in Oyo State. She later attended the University of Lagos, where she earned a BA degree in English and literature.

Toke lost both of her parents to a fire accident when she was 8 years old.

CAREER

Toke Makinwa: Age, Biography & Profile

In 2010, Toke made her media debut on Rhythm 93.7 FM’s The Morning Drive show as a co-host. In 2012, she made a television appearance as host of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant, which was broadcast live across Nigeria. She co-hosted Flytime TV’s 3 Live Chicks, along with Tosyn Bucknor and Oreka Godis. The show debuted as a web series before expanding to terrestrial television in late 2012. Makinwa did not renew her contract with Flytime TV for the show’s second season and was subsequently replaced by her radio colleague Omalicha. In 2012, Makinwa launched her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments.

In January 2014, Hip Hop World Magazine announced Makinwa as the host of its interview and talk series Trending. She also secured a spot on EbonyLife TV as a co-host of its flagship show Moments.

Makinwa has hosted numerous notable events, including the 2013 Future and City People Awards, as well as the 2014 Headies Awards.

She released her memoir On Becoming in November 2016. The book talks about her personal struggles and addresses the betrayal of her now ex-husband, Maje Ayida. Makinwa went on a book tour to promote the book. The tour included Nigeria, South Africa, the U.S, the U.K, and parts of East Africa.

In 2017, Makinwa launched a handbag line under her eponymous label, Toke Makinwa Luxury. She also launched a skincare product called Glow by TM in 2018.

Toke has also featured in some nollywood movies which includes;

  • Sugar Rush
  • Love is war
  • Gina

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