Here are 10 Unknown Facts About Birthday Boy Gbenro Ajibade

Tall, Dark and Handsome Gbenro Ajibade is one of the most famous small screen actors in Africa. Lovers of the popular Tv series, ‘Tinsel‘ would have come across this model, who you will love in an instance because of his physic, unique style and his character interpretation on set.

However, do you really know this ‘Tinsel’ star that well? We guess not. To celebrity his birthday today, December 8, 2015, here are 10 things you should know about Gbenro Ajibade.


*He was born Gbenro Emmanuel Ajibade decades ago in the North-eastern state of Borno.

*Gbenro obtained an Education degree in Biology from the Benue State University.

*While in school, he had this clique of friends called CMS, which is ‘Correct Men Syndrome.’

*He discovered is love for modeling when he won Mr. Campus contest while studying at Benue State University.

*He started out as a model before getting a role in Tinsel which has so far made him one of the most recognised faces across the continent and beyond.


*He plays the character Soji Bankole on Africa’s biggest soap opera, ‘Tinsel.’

*Ajibade started growing his dreads in Lagos in late 2005. In 2015, he decided to let it go – just days before his white wedding in New York.

*Gbenro Ajibade has also featured in other movies including Gbomo Gbomo Express, The Wages and Shattered Romance.

*He is married to fellow Tinsel star, Osas Ighodaro and their wedding has been described as one of the biggest celebs weddings of 2015.


*As one of the most stylish actor in Africa, Gbenro recently said “it is my mood that dictates my style.”
From team #OSG and our readers, we say Happy birthday Gbenro!

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