Meet Baba Ijesha, Biography, Age, Movies, Net Worth, CCTV Viral Video, Wife, News, Rape Allegation, News

Meet Baba Ijesha: Biography, Age, Movies, Net Worth, CCTV Viral Video, Wife, News, Rape Allegation, Wikipedia, Jail

July 14, 2022 0 Posted By Sade Tolani


Olarenwaju James Omiyinka (born on October 8, 1972) is a multi-gifted Nigerian actor, content creator, and social media comedian.

He is widely known as Baba Ijesha due to his comical displays in Yoruba films including his created content.

He came into the spotlight after his job in the films, Opolo, Ololo Masun, and a vast of others.

He as of late joined the Nigerian social media space to become a renowned comedian and content creator with a massive fan base.

Baba Ijesha
Baba Ijesha: History, Bio, Photo
Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Olarenwaju James Omiyinka
Stage Name: Baba Ijesha
Born: 8 October 1972 (age 51 years old)
Birth Place: Ile-Ife
State Of Origin: Osun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Wife • Spouse: Married
Occupation: Actor • Media Personality
Net Worth: $100,000-$250,000

Early Life

Baba Ijesha was brought into the world by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Omiyinka in Ile-Ife, Osun State. He was born on the 8th of October in the year 1972. His folks additionally gave him the name, Olarenwaju.

He is a Yoruba kid who hails from Osun State. Brought up in the southwestern part of Nigeria, Baba Ijesha had a decent childhood since his parents were always there for him mentally and spiritually. They ensured he strived for a better life as a kid.

Meet Baba Ijesha, Wikipedia, Biography, Age, Movies, Net Worth, CCTV Viral Video, Wife, News, Rape Allegation, News
Meet Baba Ijesha, Wikipedia, Biography, Age, Movies, Net Worth, CCTV Viral Video, Wife, News, Rape Allegation, News

He communicates in English and Yoruba dialects smoothly. Since he was a little fellow, he had tried to be an actor. This was the reason he joined his congregation’s show group as a teen. As a component of his preparation cycle, he pursued a phase show bunch when he relocated to Lagos.


Baba Ijesha appeared in his first film when he relocated to Lagos, this was his first professional role in a movie.

He became a popular Nollywood figure after featuring in series of movies and sitcoms most especially in the Yoruba genre of movies. To expand his reach, he started content creating when discovered he is gifted in that aspect. He uses social media to the fullest and has garnered a massive fan base due to the hilarious displays in his videos.

He has longer than 10 years of experience as an expert entertainer and has worked with any semblance of has been rated as one of the key actors in the Nollywood industry.


  • Afefe Ife
  • Ololo
  • Masun

Rape Allegation

Baba Ijesha was alleged to have molested a minor 7-year-old young lady by the Nigerian actress cum entertainer, Damilola Adekoya notable as Comedienne Princess where she uncovered that she was the gatekeeper of the young lady who was supposedly assaulted.

As indicated by Premium Times, the Lagos State police order captured the entertainer for purportedly assaulting a minor.

The entertainer cum jokester had expressed unmistakably that her associate just assaulted the minor twice as gone against the 7 years guarantee by the police.

The controversy led to the release of a CCTV video that captured the scene including footage of Baba Ijesha begging to be forgiven after being caught. The allegation escalated in a short time which involved several ‘gbas gbos’ from different angles which included top celebrities like; Iyabo Ojo, Tonto Dikeh, Tunde Ednut, Davido, Yomi Fabiyi, and a vast of others.

On the 14th of July, 2022, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court found the renowned comedian guilty of the sexual offenses and sentenced him to 16 years imprisonment.

Video of Baba Ijesha admitting to the allegation

Social Media

Baba Ijesha is famous via online media. He has over 12.1k devotees on Instagram.

His Official Instagram page is @babaijesha

Personal Life

The 51-year-old Baba Ijesha is a family man. He is joyfully married to a wife; a spouse whose identity he has kept obscured. The couple got married on July 14, 2012. Their union has been blessed with a beautiful family.

Net Worth

The embattling Nigerian actor, radio, and Tv director, Baba Ijesha has amassed an estimated net worth rated at $100,000-$250,000.

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