Taiwo Hassan Biography: Wives, Age, Children, Net Worth, House, Family, Twin Sister, Daughter

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Taiwo Hassan (born October 31, 1959), also known as Ogogo, is a highly esteemed Nigerian film actor, producer, and director. 

He has gained immense popularity in the Yoruba film industry and has appeared in more than 300 movies. 

Some of Taiwo Hassan‘s notable works include ElewonỌkan sosoAníkúlápóApaadi, and Omo Ghetto.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Taiwo Hassan
Stage Name: Ogogo
Born: 31 October 1959 (age 64 years old)
Place of Birth: Ilaro, Ogun, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Ogun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Gazikia College
Height: 1.70 m
Parents: Taiwo Subaru Akande, Halimat Ayinke Jenrade
Siblings: 2
Spouse: Ajoke Hassan, Taibat Hassan
Girlfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Rasheedat Ololade Taiwo, Jubril Olorunwa Taiwo, Shakirat Taiwo, Halimat Taiwo, Khalid Taiwo, Fuad Taiwo
Occupation: Actor • Filmmaker
Net Worth: $500,000

Early Life & Education

Taiwo Hassan, a renowned actor, producer, and director in Nigerian cinema, also known as Ogogo, was born on October 31, 1959, in Ilaro, Ogun State. His parents, Taiwo Subaru Akande and Halimat Ayinke Jenrade, raised him. His family has a history of twins, and he has a twin brother. 

His grandfather and father were identical twins. Taiwo Hassan received his secondary education at Lagos’ Gazikia College but could not complete it because of a financial issue. After completing his technical college coursework, he spent roughly 13 years working as an auto mechanic for the water company.


Taiwo Hassan‘s acting career started in the early 1980s when he was working as a mechanic. He appeared in the popular television drama series Yemi My Lover. Following his debut, he began to star in numerous Yoruba movies, including Owo Blow, Ija Ominira, Owo Ale, Koto Orun, Kosorogun, Ile Aiye, Kofo Tinubu, Oloju Ede and many more.

Taiwo Hassan‘s career has encompassed several motion pictures with more than 100 films in the Yoruba and English categories under his belt from Nollywood. His ability to play various characters, from a villain to a comic, demonstrates his acting flexibility. Ogogo has garnered various honours during his career to acknowledge his talent, including the coveted City People Movie Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.

Taiwo Hassan has acting skills and his work as a producer and director. His track record is outstanding; he has produced several films with great popularity, including ElewonKan SosoAnikulápóApaadi, and Omo Ghetto.

Awards & Nominations

City People Entertainment Awards

  • Best Supporting Actor (Yoruba) (nominated) – 2015, 2022

Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards

  • Best Actor in a Yoruba Movie (nominated) – 2017
  • Best Supporting Actor (nominated) – 2023

Social Media

  • Instagram: @ogogotaiwohassan 
  • Facebook: Taiwo Hassan Ogogo 
  • Twitter: @OgogoTaiwoHassan 
  • YouTube: Taiwo Hassan Ogogo 

Personal Life

Taiwo Hassan, 64, a Nigerian film actor, producer, and director, leads a private life and prefers not to disclose much about his personal affairs to the media. Nevertheless, it is common knowledge that Ogogo is a devoted Muslim and maintains a warm bond with his family. 

Taiwo Hassan is married to two wives named Ajoke Hassan and Taibat Hassan, and together, they have six children: Rasheedat Ololade TaiwoJubril Olorunwa TaiwoShakirat TaiwoHalimat TaiwoKhalid Taiwo, and Fuad Taiwo

Additionally, Ogogo contributes to various charitable causes as a philanthropist by donating funds to numerous organizations.


  • 2004 Elewon 
  • 2004 Ọkan soso
  • 2022 Aníkúlápó 
  • Apaadi 

Net Worth

Ogogo Taiwo Hassan, a successful actor, has amassed a net worth of approximately $500,000 through his career and business endeavours. 

His film production company, Ogogo Films Production, has been responsible for the creation of numerous prosperous movies in the Yoruba film industry. Additionally, he is the proprietor of multiple restaurants and hotels.

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