Biography of Babatunde Omidina and Net Worth

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Babatunde Omidina Biography…Are you eager to know certain important facts about the popular Nigerian actor, writer, poet and CEO Chuma Mmeka? If yes, we have brought them here for your perusal. This article brings you information on the birth and parentage, education, profession, family as well as social life of

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Full Name; BabatundeOmidina

Popular Name; Baba Suwe

Date of birth; 22th August, 1958

Father’s name; N/A

Mother’s name; N/A

Nationality; Nigerian

Professions; Actor, producer.

State / LGA of Origin;Lagos/Ikorodu


BabatundeOmidina popularly known as baba Suwe is a popular actor who specializes in Yoruba movies. He is intelligent, talented and above all ready to use his talent for the growth and betterment of the industry.

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Baba Suwe was born on 22th August, 1958 in Lagos into an extremely polygamous family of three step mothers as the only child of his mother. He was raised in Lagos but an indigene of gbgogbo, Ikorodu.


As someone who knew the need for education in his time, Baba Suwestarted and completed his primary education at JamaitulIslamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo respectively. He started his secondary education at Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos but later completed it at Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, Osun State.


As an actor; he started his acting career at the early age of 18 years, according to him he developed the passion when Baba Mero and his group came to Children boarding school in Osogbo to act. After watching them, I got drums and other musical instrument, picked some guys in my street like MufitauIlumoka, Sola Taiwo and a host of others and formed a theater group. And that was what metamorphosed into the brand ‘Baba Suwe’ today.

he started off professionally in 1972 when he featured in the TV soap opera titled ” Erin Keke” Ba o ku.

This movie did not earn him the prominence he needed until he featured in a movie titled “OmoLasan” as produced by Mr Obalende.

Baba Suwe has featured in several movies a list of which includes;

  • OjuOloju
  • Baba Londoner
  • Ko tan si be
  • AsoIbora
  • Obelomo
  • elebolo”

As a producer, Baba Suwe has produced his own movies. He produced his maiden movie in “Ba Oku” in the 90’s became more popular after starring in the movie “IruEsin” produced by OlaiyaIgwe in 1997.

He has also produced and acted some other movies like “Baba JaiyeJaiye” which featured award winning popular Yoruba artistsFunkeAkindele and Femi Adebayo


Baba Suwe was married to Mrs MonsuratOmidina, a popular comedian and actress popularly known as OmoladunKenkelewu from 1995 until her death in 2009. He has three children – Junior Ominida, HalimatOmidina, and OkikiOmidina. After the death of his first wife, he remarried.

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Awards/ honors/ Achievements;

His awards and nominations in the industry are still yet to be disclosed.

As a producer, he has succeeded in producing his own movies, and still making plans to produce more.


In 2011, he was said to have been involved in drug trafficking in Nigeria. He was apprehended by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), arrested and detained. He denied getting involved in such an illegal act and was later released.

In 2017, the veteran actor suffered stroke and has been unable to move around since then. He blamed his health challenges to his detainment bythe National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Net Worth;

As a Yoruba actor who is still growing in the field, details about his net worth are not available at the moment, but we hope to have it soon.

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