Babatunde Omidina is a famous Nigerian
actor and comedian popularly known as
Full Name: Babatunde Omidina
Born: 22 August 1958
Birth place: Lagos Island
Also known as: Baba Suwe
Famous as: Actor, comedian
Years active: 1972- Present
Spouse: Omoladun Omidina (m. 1995–2009)
Children: Okiki Omidina, Junior Ominida, Halimat Omidina
He was born on August, 1958 in Inabere Street in Lagos Island where he grew up but hails from Ikorodu local government area of Lagos State, southwestern
He had his primary education at Jamaitul Islamial Primary School in Lagos and Children Boarding School, Osogbo before he proceeded to Adekanbi Commercial High School in Mile 12, Lagos state but obtained the West African School Certificate from Ifeoluwa Grammar School in Osogbo, the capital of Osun State, southwestern Nigeria.
He began acting in 1971 but came into limelight after he featured in a movie titled, Omolasan, a film produced by Obalende.
He became more popular after he featured in Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe in 1997. He had featured and produced several Nigerian movies such as Baba Jaiye jaiye, a movie that featured Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo, the son of the veteran actor
In 2011, he was alleged of cocaine trafficking by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, an allegation that was described as false and defamatory by the ruling of the lagos high court of law.
Family and personal life
Baba Suwe is married to late medinat Omidina (Omoladun kekelewu).
Baba Suwe was faced with serious illness in 2018/19 that near took his life but he later survive.