Full Name: Yetunde Bakare
Born: 8 July
Birth place: Abeokuta
Famous as: Actress, model
Years active: 2009-present
Spouse: Obi Asika
Award: City People Movie Award for Revelation of the Year (Yoruba)
Yetunde Bakare started her career as a model and played minor roles in stage plays before she decided to go into acting properly in 2009.
Yetunde started acting on stage in her church as a teenager but when she got into the university, she started presenting at various stage plays.
Yetunde Bakare later venture into modelling and she worked with the First Weekly magazine and some other magazines.
It was while she was at First Weekly magazine that she met Kanbi Owolabi who introduced her to some people in the acting industry.
Her meeting with Yomi Fash Lanso that really boosted her acting career. According to the actress, she used to follow him to locations to play and just watch what they were doing and learn.
Her first appearance on TV was when she featured in the movie, Awon Okunrin. It was produced by Funke Akindele and released in 2011.
Yetunde Bakare wrote the script of the movie, Ajobi and which was her first movie script. She was also the lead actor and the director of the movie. It was also her debut as a director.
Yetunde Bakare featured in another popular movie Supermoms alongside the famous actor, Odunlade Adekola.
Personal life and Awards
Yetunde Bakare was married to Obi Asika she has a son out of wedlock.
An excellence award from J-Krue Entertainment
She also won the Most Promising Actress in Yoruba movie at the City People Award.
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