Biography of Jimoh Aliu and Net worth 

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Jimoh Aliu Biography.Are you eager to know certain important facts about the popular Nigerian actorJimoh Aliu? 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; Jimoh Aliu

Popular Name; Aworo

Father’ Name; Aliu Fakoya

Mother’s Name; N/A

Date of Birth; November 11th, 1939

Family; A father, two wives,

Nationality; Nigerian

State / LGA of origin; Ekiti State/Ekiti West LGA

Nationality; Nigerian

Religious affiliation; Muslim

Professions; artiste, producer, location designer, director, make-up artist, singer,dramatist, sculptor, film writer, and playwright.

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Jimoh Aliu was born on 11th November, 1939 in Okemesi, Ekiti West local government area of Ekiti State.Into the family of Aliu Fakoya. His father was a Muslim and an Ifa priest who hailed from Oke-Imesi


Jimoh Began his educational pursuit at old St. Peter Catholic Primary School Okemesi, but only studied there for six months due to the itinerant nature of his father’s role as the Ifa priest.

He was always with his father where ever he went and as a result of that, he was exposed certain trainings on the Art of divination and the use of herbs.


In 1959, Aliu joined the Ogungbe Theatre and remained there until 1966. With Ogungbe Theatre he toured almost all towns in old Western Region now Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ondo and Ekiti. In 1966, he left Ogungbe Theatre, and formed Jimoh Aliu Concert Party. This group was based in Ikare Akoko in Ondo State.

He began his acting career in 1959, He joined the Nigerian Army in 1967, but retired in 1975 to focus on drama. He is a highly respected classical Theatre Arts practitioner with a passionate interest in the life of the community and its cultural heritage, as well as commentator on Nigeria culture abroad,

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After his determination to focus on acting, he has featured in certain movies which includes;

  • Fopomoyo
  • Yanpan yanrin
  • Ajalu
  • Arelu
  • Igbo Eleje
  • Irinkirindo
  • rukerudo

Due to his performances in the movies listed above, he earned himself some honors and awards which will be discussed in due course.


Jimoh runs a polygamous home. He was formerly married to his colleague and Orisabunmi star, Folake Aremu, before they parted ways after 20 years of marriage. He currently has two wives – Queen Bola and Folashade.

Awards and honors;

In recognition of his meritorious services on the airwaves, he has been honored with;

  • National Merit Award of Member of the Federal Republic (MFR) in December 2005.

Net worth;

The net worth of Jimoh Aliu is not available at the moment, but we will update as soon as it is made available.

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