Toyin Abraham Biography: Age, Early Life, Education, Marriage, Career, Awards & Nominations, Controversy, Net Worth

She has produced, directed and featured in a number of Nigerian films.

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Holding many titles to her name, Toyin Abram is a  is a Nigerian film actress, filmmaker, director and a producer as well.

She has starred in a number of films in Nigeria and her prowess on the screen is nothing short of amazing. 



Toyin Abraham Age


Toyin was born on the 5th of September in 1982. She is 37 years old.

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Toyin Abraham Early Life


She was born in a town in Edo State called Auchi which is in southern Nigeria. Toyin however spent her early life in Ibadan, the capital of the Oyo State in southwestern Nigeria.

Toyin is the youngest of five children and her parents took part in a number of farming activities. Her mother is a pastor and her father worked for Ibru organization, but retired when Toyin was a child. 

Toyin Abraham Education


She began her education in Edo state and attended Oba Kenzo Nursery and Primary School, Benin.

Toyin attended Osun State Polytechnic Iree from 1999 to 2002, where she had her Pre- National Diploma, and Ordinary National Diploma. She then obtained a Higher National Diploma Certificate in Marketing from the Ibadan Polytechnic.

Shen then managed to further her education at the Olabisi Olabanjo University where she obtained a degree in Philosophical Sciences. 

Toyin Abraham Marriage


Toyin got married on July 8, 2013 to Adeniyi Johnson who also has a career in the acting industry. Sadly,, the relationship did not last long as they went their seperate ways in 2015. 

Now Toyin is married to Kolawole Ajeyemi who she adores so much. 

Toyin Abraham Awards & Nominations


In her extensive career as one of Nigeria's best actresses she has received recognition over the years. 

Here are some of the awards she's won over the years:

2013 - Best supporting actress in a film (“Ebimi ni”) 
2014 - Best Actress at the of Nollywood Awards 
2014 - Ben TV Best Nollywood Actress at the MAYA Awards 

Toyin Abraham Controversy


It's no secret that Naija veteran actresses Toyin Abraham and Lizzy Anjorin don't see eye-to-eye. Their feud goes way back and includes nasty public spats, name-calling and even accusations of witchcraft! But all the drama may be over for the screen stars - at least on Toyin's part anyway.

The mom-of-one - who insisted she's a changed woman after changing her name - posted a very telling YouTube video urging her fans to forgive their enemies, just as she has done.

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It seems she's ready to put the past behind her and move on.

Toyin Abraham has a lot of love for her fans...but just don't ask her for any favours!

One follower learnt that the hard way when she was issued a stinging clapback by the Naija actress after asking for help to pay his bills. Well it was Toyin's response that really got everyone talking.



After facing backlash from fans for her harsh tone, Toyin was forced to swallow her pride and apologise for her angry words

"Dear @SamsonB2017 I actually didn’t see the part where you asked for job for this I am genuinely sorry and I am just frustrated. Please kindly check your DM and much love from me," she tweeted after her original tweet blew up."

Looks like celebs have bad days too, but we love when they own up to their mistakes!

Toyin Abraham Business


In 2013, she started her own business — TAJ Dresses boutique, which is situated in Lagos. The following year, Toyin expanded her business ventures when she signed a multimillion contract with a huge technological company named Vas2Net.

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