Toke Makinwa Biography, Age, Bio, Cars, Birthday, Boyfriend, Husband, Net Worth

Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian media personality, entrepreneur, vlogger, television host, lifestyle blogger, and author. She is well known as the host of the morning drive on Rhythm 93.7 FM and her YouTube vlog series “Toke Moments”. She released her first book On Becoming in November 2016. This biography post will discuss Toke Makinwa Biography and all you need to know about her.

Toke Makinwa Biography

Early Life and Education

Toke Makinwa Biography
Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa, was born on November 3, 1984, in Abuja to the family of Mr. and Mrs. Makinwa. She is from Lagos State, Nigeria and she speaks Yoruba as his dialect. She was born in Abuja. Being the second child out of four children, Toke Makinwa lost her parents in a fire accident when she was only 8 years old. She was raised by a relative Mr. and Mrs. Akinyele. She attended Federal Government Girls College, Oyo State where she obtained WAEC, and then went to the University of Lagos and bagged a BSc in English and Literature.

NameToke Makinwa
State of OriginLagos State
Net Worth$2.5 Million
Toke Makinwa Wiki Profile


Toke Makinwa
Toke Makinwa

Toke Makinwa’s career began in 2010 when she co-hosted “The Morning Drive” on Rhythm FM, it was the same year she started her late-night show. In 2012, she made her first TV appearance when she hosted The Most Beautiful Girls in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant. She co-hosted 3 Live Chicks on Flytime TV with Tosyn Bucknor and Oreka Godis. In the same year, Toke Makinwa launched her YouTube vlog series “Toke Moments”.

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In 2013, she won the Nigerian Broadcaster Award for “Best Female Presenter of the year”. In the same year, she became the ambassador of the United African Company in Nigeria.

Toke Makinwa
Toke Makinwa picture

In 2014, Makinwa was announced as the host of all their interview and talk series by Hip Hop World Magazine “Trending”. She got an ambassador deal for “Face of Mecran Cosmetics” and also for Payporte and Ciroc drinks

She released her book On Becoming in November 2016. She is also one of the top five African female show hosts.

Makinwa has presented several important events, including the Future and City People Awards in 2013 and the Headies Awards in 2014.

Personal Life

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Toke Makinwa married Maje Ayida, a fitness entrepreneur for three years before the marriage crashed. She has a website where she sells female wear.


Toke Makinwa is 40 years old, she was born on November 3, 1984.


Toke Makinwa’s birthday is every 3 November, as she was born on that date.


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Toke Makinwa is not currently married. She was previously married to Maje Ayida in 2014, but they separated in 2017. She has spoken openly about the experience and has chosen to focus on her career since then.

Toke Makinwa surgery

Toke Makinwa surgery

We all know surgery is a common thing amongst Nigerian celebrities, and Toke Makinwa isn’t excluded from the list, in 2018, speculations about her bogus figure trended, but she didn’t deny it as she came to her social media to reveal that she had a plastic surgery.

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Don Jazzy and Toke Makinwa
Don Jazzy and Toke Makinwa

In 2020 and 2021, Makinwa was romantically linked to someone called “Tuoyo,” but there haven’t been updates on their relationship. If we have any recent updates, we will update them.

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Net Worth

Toke Makinwa net worth

Toke Makinwa, a multi-talented Nigerian media personality and entrepreneur has an estimated net worth of $2.5 Million. She makes her money as an entrepreneur, vlogger, television host, lifestyle blogger and author


Toke Makinwa net worth

Toke Makinwa is a force to be reckoned with in Nigerian media. From captivating audiences on radio and TV to sharing her life through vlogging and writing, she’s a successful media personality and entrepreneur. Though her marriage ended, she’s emerged as a strong, independent woman focused on her career and inspiring others.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Is Toke Makinwa from Idanre?

A. Makinwa’s parents originated from Idanre, which makes her from Idanre

Q. Which university did Toke Makinwa attend?

A. Toke Makinwa attended the University of Lagos and has a BSc in English Language

Q. Was Toke Makinwa adopted?

A. Yes, Toke Makinwa was adopted because she had no parents.

Q. Is Toke Makinwa an orphan?

A. Yes, Toke Makinwa is an orphan, she lost her parents in a fire accident when she was tender.

Q. When did Toke Makinwa get married?

A. She got married to Maje Ayida in 2014, but they separated in 2017.

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