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Toke Makinwa Biography
Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger, lifestyle entrepreneur, and author. She was born on the 3rd of November 1984. She is recognized for hosting The Morning Drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and for her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments. She released her first book On Becoming in November 2016.
Toke Makinwa was born in Abuja FCT and she attended the Federal Government Girls’ College in Oyo State. Toke Makinwa finished her secondary education and attended the University of Lagos, where she achieved a BA degree in English and literature.
|Real name||Toke Makinwa|
|Date of birth||3 November 1984|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|State of Origin||Lagos state|
|Source of wealth||Entrepreneur, Endorsement|
|Net worth||₦220 million|
|Husband||Maje Ayida (m. 2014–2017)|
Toke Makinwa made her major media debut in 2010 on Rhythm 93.7 FM’s The Morning Drive show as a co-host. In 2012, she made her first television appearance as host of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant, which was broadcast live across Nigeria. She also co-hosted fly time TV’s 3 Live Chicks, alongside her partners Tosyn Bucknor and Oreka Godis. The show started as a web series before expanding to terrestrial television in late 2012. Toke Makinwa did not renew her contract with fly time TV for the show’s second season and was subsequently replaced by her radio colleague Omalicha. In 2012, Toke Makinwa launched her YouTube vlog series Toke Moments.
Sometimes in January 2014, Hip Hop World Magazine announced Toke Makinwa as the host of their interview and talk series Trending. She also secured a spot on EbonyLife TV as a co-host of its flagship show Moments.
Toke Makinwa has hosted numerous and notable events, including the 2013 Future and City People Awards, and the 2014 Headies Awards as well.
Toke Makinwa’s Books and Businesses
Toke Makinwa lost both of her parents in a fire accident when she was 8 years old. She released her memoir On Becoming in November 2016, the book talks about her personal struggles and addresses the betrayal of her now ex-husband, Maje Ayida. Toke Makinwa embark on a book tour to promote the book and the tour include Nigeria, South Africa, the U.S.A U.K, and parts of East Africa. In 2017, Toke Makinwa launched her handbag line under her eponymous label, Toke Makinwa’s Luxury. She also launched a skincare product called Glow by TM in 2018.
Toke Makinwa’s personal life
On the 15th of January 2014, Toke Makinwa got married to Maje Ayida, who she had been involved with for eight years. In 2015, she separated from Ayida after she discovered that he has impregnated his ex-girlfriend. On 5 October 2017, Toke Makinwa’s marriage to Ayida was officially dissolved by a Lagos High Court on the grounds that Ayida committed adultery.
Toke Makinwa Endorsements
In 2013, Toke Makinwa was appointed an ambassador of the United Africa Company of Nigeria, alongside Osas Ighodaro, Dare Art Alade and Dan Foster. She also signed a multi-million naira contract with Nestlé Nigeria to become the new face of Maggi. In 2016, she became the brand ambassador and face of Mecran Cosmetics. Toke Makinwa has also been an ambassador for Payporte and Ciroc Nigeria.
Toke Makinwa Net worth
OAP and vloggers have numerous sources of income. She has signed several endorsement deals under her belt as well as other businesses. Toke Makinwa’s Net worth is estimated at about N220 million.
Toke Makinwa House
It has been reported that the on-air personality Author and businesswoman bought a mansion in Banana Island Lagos state Nigeria. A house that is worth N260million.
Toke Makinwa Cars
Range Rover Sport
This is her favourite car as she is seen around with it most times and snaps around it all the time. It has the following features. Keyless Entry allows you to access and lock/alarm the vehicle without taking the remote smart key out of a bag or pocket. Windsor leather seats offer 20-way heated front seats with power recline heated rear seats, together with driver and passenger memory and passenger seat away. The Range Rover P525 HSE features 21″ 6 Spoke ‘Style 6022’ alloy wheels as standard.
- Horsepower: 398 hp
- Curb weight: 4,974 to 5,515 lbs
- Dimensions: 197-207″ L x 78″ W x 73-74″ H
- Towing capacity: 5,511 to 7,716 lbs
- MPG: 19 city / 25 highway.
Bentley Continental GT
This is yet another expensive luxury car in her garage, she is known for having high test of quality and luxury. It has the following features,
clean, super formed lines and a wide, low body, evoking a sense of speed and presence. On unlocking the car, a pre-programmed sequence of exterior lighting welcomes you. To complement the car’s striking interior design, the interior mood lighting (fitted as standard) can configure to your preference. With lighting strips created to accentuate the car’s key design lines, you can choose vibrant or muted settings in seven colors, as well as backlighting the tread plates in your chosen color.
- MSRP: From N71million
- Horsepower: 542 to 626 hp
- Curb weight: 4,947 to 5,322 lbs
- Dimensions: 191″ L x 77″ W x 55″ H
- Engine: 4.0 L V8, 6.0 L V12.
Toke Makinwa has been through a lot in her life, from losing her parents at a tender age to heartbreaks and pressure from fans but she still managed to push through and carry herself to where she is today. Hope you enjoyed reading the article.