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Baba Ijesha Net Worth, Biography, case, movies, photos, wife

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Baba Ijesha Net Worth, Biography, case, movies, photos, wife

Baba Ijesha Biography

James Olarenwaju Omiyinka Popularly known as Baba Ijesha was born on October 8, 1972.  He is originally from Ile-Ife in Osun State, Nigeria.  Baba Ijesha is a movie producer and also an award-winning Nigerian Comedian.

He is well-known for his comedic roles in Yoruba films. Baba Ijesha has been a part of the entertainment industry for many years.

baba ijesha biography

He got the name “Baba Ijesha”  because of his ability to impersonate an elderly, unintelligent man(he featured the role of an Ijesha Man). His arrival on the scene has had a significant impact on the face of comedy, particularly in the Yoruba film industry.

Baba Ijesa Profile Summary

Real Name: James Olarenwaju Omiyinka

Nick Name: Baba Ijesa

Spouse: Lanre Omiyinka

Date of Birth: October 8, 1972

Occupation(s):  Actor/Producer/Director

Religion: Christian

State Of Origin: Osun State

Nationality: Nigeria

Net Worth: $150,000-$250,000/

Years Active: 1985 Till Date

Baba Ijesha Comedy Career

James Olarenwaju aka Baba Ijesha unknowingly started his career when he was little. He started entertaining his classmates and friends when he was in primary school.  Baba Ijesha said he inherited the talent from His dad.

His Dad used to be a local champion comedian, and wherever he went, people couldn’t stop laughing.  James said his father was a jokester. He began as an actor in the early 1980s, playing comedic roles, and after relocating to Lagos, it became a professional job.

Baba Ijesha Comedy Video

Pls, watch it here.

Baba Ijesha Parents

Baba Ijesha was born in Ile-Ife, Osun state, to Mr. and Mrs. Omiyinka.

Baba Ijesha Wife

Lover of Baba Ijesha usually asks questions like is Baba Ijesha Married? The answer is YES! Baba Ijesha got married on the 14tth of July 2012 to Lanre Omiyinka, a top manager at Samsung. Lanre is also a popular actress in the Yoruba Movie Industry, she is known for her role in Oro Ana (2005).

baba ijesha marriage

He did his white wedding at the Eko FM Multi-Purpose Hall, which is housed within the premises of LTV 8 in Ikeja, Lagos.

He started acting professionally in 1085 when he moved to Lagos. Although he began his acting career on a television soap opera, he rose to fame with Saheed Balogun’s film ‘Omo Orita.’

He has remained a force to be reckoned with in the Yoruba film industry ever since. He never saw what he was doing as something that would be profitable later on.

Baba Ijesha Movies

Omo Orita’


Baba Masoko

Baba Mario

Afefe Ife

Adajo Owu



Sagba di were

Baba Kondison and lots More

Baba Ijesha Music

In 2016, he released a single titled ‘Olongbo’ as a singer.

Baba Ijesha Children

Olanrewaju Omiyinka, aka Baba Ijesha,  does not have a biological child.

Baba Ijesha Age

Baba Ijesha is 50years as of 2022.

Baba Ijesha Net Worth 

Baba Ijesha Net worth is estimated to be between $150,000 -$250,000


Baba Ijesha Rape Confession Video

Baba Ijesha was accused of sexually assaulting a minor 7-year-old girl by the Nigerian actress and entertainer Damilola Adekoya, also known as Comedienne Princess, who revealed that she was the gatekeeper for the alleged victim.

According to Premium Times, the entertainer was arrested by the Lagos State police for allegedly assaulting a minor.


The controversy led to the issuance of a video CCTV, in which a photograph of Baba Ijesha was taken and begged forgiveness. The allegations spread in a short space of time and included several gbos from various angles, such as Iyabo Ojo, Tunde Ednut, Davido,  Tonto Dike, Yomi Fabiyi, and a wide range of others.

In a nutshell, he was arrested in April 2021 and bailed on the 17th of May 2021. His Condition Includes a N500k Bail Bond, a level 10 Officer, and a Sureties represented by one of his family members.

In July 2022, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ike Domestic Violence and Sexual Offenses, Court sentenced the Nollywood Actor, Baba Ijesa to yearsof Imprisonment Over Sexual Assult. [1]

Baba Ijesha Arrests

An Interview of Baba Ijesha




1.How old is Baba Ijesha?

As of 2022 Baba Ijesha is 50 years

2. What is Bab Ijesha Real Name?

His real name is

3. Baba Ijesha Instagram

You can follow Baba Ijesha on Instagram @ babaijesha_official

4. Who is the wife of Baba Ijesha

Lanre Omiyinka

Other social media handles are:

Facebook: Baba Ijesha

YouTube: Kumokumo TV

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