Two things; if you don’t know hunky Bolanle Ninalowo, you are probably new to Nollywood movies or you clearly don’t have access to the internet, which is false if you are reading this.
Bolanle Ninalowo is no doubt the dream man of every woman who loves them hunky, with packs of muscles. The actor’s emergence into Nollywood might be new but his popularity has soared for many obvious reasons; his physique, and the roles he plays.
In this post, we learn about the biography of Bolanle Ninalowo, his career, and net worth.
Bolanle Ninalowo Biography
Bolanle Ninalowo (born May 7th, 1980) popularly referred to as ‘Nino’, is a Nigerian actor & film producer. Bolanle Ninalowo was born to Alhaji Jamiu Ninolowo and Alhaja Rualate Ninolowo in Ikorodu, Lagos. He studied Accounting at Devry University and studied Marketing at Keller Graduate school of Management in America. Bolanle Ninalowo is a native of Ikorodu, where he was born.
Bolanle Ninalowo has 7 siblings and lived the first 15 years of his life in Nigeria where he got his primary and secondary education. He later relocated to Chicago where he spent another 15 years. He studied Accounting at Devry University and studied Marketing at Keller Graduate school of Management in America. Although he was born into a Muslim home, he is now a Christian.
Ninalowo first worked as a banker at Bank One and an accountant at General Growth Properties in Chicago after he got his degree. He came back to Nigeria in 2010 and first worked at Guarantee Trust Bank (GTBank).
He started a record label, ‘Diesel Music‘ which he shut down three years later due to unproductivity. He eventually delved into acting and production. His debut movie ‘Rebirth‘ was also his first production and he premiered it in America in 2010. The plot of the movie was woven around HIV awareness and stigmatization of people living with the disease.
He has acted in a lot of movies including ‘The Real Deal’ a Desmond Elliot produced movie and has been tagged as the new hunk of Nollywood by his fans. His cousin, Rukky Sanda, Nollywood actress/FilmMaker/Entrepreneur reportedly gave him his first role in her movie titled ‘The Search’.
According to Ninalowo, he relocated to Nigeria because he wanted to pursue my interests in the arts and reconnect with the Nigerian society.
Before his break in the Nigerian movie industry, Bolanle Ninalowo was rejected after his first movie by film producers and directors on account of his body size. He was told he was too big.
Aside from acting, he runs a car dealership company which is a family business. His father who has always been a prominent car dealer bequeathed the business to his siblings and his siblings.
Nino was married but is now divorced. He has two children from his marriage; Aliyah and Morakinyo. Speaking on his failed marriage, he said;
We were married under the American law. I have never had a wedding; my hope was to succeed here and bring her back with my kids and do the right thing. So I don’t consider myself as a married man based on that note.
Bolanle Ninalowo Net Worth
Bolanle Ninalowo who is a brand ambassador to a handful of brands is one of the most sought after actors in Nollywood with an estimated net worth of $41,000 (N150 million).