Baba Ijesha Biography – Age, Early Life, Career and Net Worth

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.

Baba Ijesha Biography
Name James Olanrewaju Omiyinka
Stage Name Baba Ijesah
Nationality Nigerian
Date of Birth October 28, 1972
Place of Birth Ile-Ife
State of Origin Osun State
Marital Status Married
Children Nill
Occupation Actor, Comedian and Producer
Net Worth Unknown

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;

  • Arokan
  • Baba Masoko
  • Baba Mario
  • Gelede
  • Opolo
  • 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.

Rape Scandal

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


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