The biography of James Olanrewaju Omiyinka popularly known as Baba Ijesha. He is a Nigerian comic actor, producer, filmmaker, and director.
Baba Ijesha was born on the 28th of October, 1972, and hails from Ile-Ife in Osun State, Southwestern part of Nigeria.
|Name||James Olanrewaju Omiyinka|
|Stage Name||Baba Ijesah|
|Date of Birth||October 28, 1972|
|Place of Birth||Ile-Ife|
|State of Origin||Osun State|
|Occupation||Actor, Comedian and Producer|
Baba Ijesha Biography
James Olanrewaju Omiyinka popularly known as Baba Ijesha is a Nigerian comic actor and producer born in Ile-Ife in Osun State, Soutwetsrern part of Nigeria.
Baba Ijesha Early Life
Baba Ijesha was born and grew up in the Ile-Ife town of Osun State. The actor hails from the same Ile-Ife where he grew up.
Baba Ijesha Education
Baba Ijesha had his primary education in Osun and Lagos. In 2019, he started studying Theatre Arts at the University of Lagos.
Baba Ijesha Career
In 1985, Baba Ijesha started acting professional acting after moving to Lagos. Although he had started his acting career on a television soap opera, he came into the limelight when he featured in Saheed Balogun’s movie ‘Omo Orita’.
Baba Ijesha Movies
Baba Ijesha has released several movies since he started acting. Some of them include;
- Baba Masoko
- Baba Mario
- Sagba di were
- Baba Kondison amongst others
Baba ijesha Marriage
Baba Ijesha is happily married but not much is known about his wife and children. But there are speculations that he got married to a top manager at Samsung in 2012.
Baba Ijesha Children
Does Baba Ijseha has a child? Baba Ijesha does not have a child. This was confirmed by Nigeria comedienne, princess during the rape scandal involving Baba Ijesha and her foster daughter.
In 2021, Baba Ijesha was alleged to have raped a foster daughter of Nigerian comedienne, Damilola Adekoya well known as Comedienne Princess.
Princess alleged that Baba Ijesha molested her foster child and he reported him to the Police which led to his arrest but he was later granted bail by the court.
According to the Police, Baba Ijesha while in detention confessed to the crime and was also captured by a CCTV camera in the house of the complainant.
The case is still ongoing, with the defendant being granted bail for health reasons.
Baba Ijesha Social Media Handle
Baba Ijesha is active on Facebook and Instagram. He does short comedy skits on social media platforms.
- Instagram – His handle on Istagram is @babaIjesha
- Facebook – His handle on Facebook is @babaIjesha
Baba Ijesha Net Worth
Baba Ijesha is net worth is unkown