Jibola Dabo is a popular Nollywood actor, producer, director, script writer, television personality, entrepreneur and a rare philanthropist.
Jibola Dabo came into this life on August 12th 1942, in a poor family background in Lagos State Nigeria. He hails from ‘Owo” in Ondo in the western part of Nigeria.
He had his primary and secondary education in Lagos State Nigeria. where he obtained his first and secondary school certificates respectively.
After completing his primary scondary school education. He proceeded to University of Lagos and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts.
Jibola Dabo proceeded to Columbia State University in the United States of America and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Mass Media.
He started acting right from his primary school days when he played the role of Samson in a stage play drama. After which he played the role of a chief priest of his town in Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria.
Jibola Dabo joined the Nigerian movie industry “Nollywood” in 2006, and has acted in several movies and still counting.
Jibola Dabo has won several awards which include Best Actor of the Year at the Zuma Film Festival, Best Actor in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Award, Most Prominent Actor in Nigeria at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Best Actor in Nigeria at the Golden Icon Movie Academy Awards and Best Actor of the Year at the City People Entertainment Awards.
He is popularly known for playing the role of a King, Chief and wealthy figure in most movies. His white beards have come to stay as his trade mark, is highly creative, skillful, talented and gifted acting.
Jibola Dabo has featured in over 150 Nollywood movies which include Bloody Carnival, My Fantasy, Broken Mirror, My Game, High Blood Pressure, Changing Faces, Kingdom of Darkness, Break Away, Game Changer and Dirty Secrets.
Jibola Dabo has dated Nollywood actress Binta Ayo Mogaji and they have a child from that affair. He has also been reported to have about five children from different women. His children are grown up adults who are married with children. He also has six grandchildren.
Jibola Dabo is a famous Nollywood actor, producer, scriptwriter, director, television personality, entrepreneur and many more.
Dabo is one personality who started acting at the age of 6, in school, where he took part in stage dramas, but his official debut into the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood was in 2006.
Dabo is a Nigerian actor who won the award for Best actor of the year at the Zuma Film Festival
The veteran actor along with different women has birthed 5 children. The actor who is one great talent in the entertainment industry, has been in the movie industry for several decades.
According to AB-TC news, the actor is currently dating Nollywood Actress Binta Ayo Mogaji and is rumoured to have a child together.
He is regarded as one of the legends entertainment industry in Nigeria has been able to rise and sustain.
He loves his family so much especially his children who have stood with him all through his journey.