Toke Makinwa Biography: Child, House, Net Worth, Husband, Age, Instagram, Wikipedia, Boyfriend, Before, Luxury

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Toke Makinwa (born November 3, 1985), a versatile Nigerian media personality, has solidified her position as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. 

Whether hosting The Late Morning Show on Rhythm 93.7 FM or engaging audiences through her widely followed YouTube vlog series, Toke Moments, she consistently demonstrates her versatility and charisma.

Beyond her successful broadcasting career, Toke Makinwa expanded into writing, releasing her book, On Becoming, in November 2016. Her notable accomplishments have rightfully earned Toke Makinwa a well-deserved place among the top five African female show hosts.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Toke Makinwa
Stage Name: Tokstarr
Born: 3 November 1984 (age 39 years old)
Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Ogun State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Lagos
Height: 1.67 m
Parents: Modupe Monica Makinwa, Caleb Ifemayowa Makinwa
Siblings: Busayo Makinwa, Ope Makinwa
Spouse: Maje Ayida (m. 2014–2017)
Boyfriend • Partner: Hope (rum.), Just Tuoyo (rum.)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Host • Media Personality
Net Worth: $3 million to $5 million (USD)

Professionally tended to by her genuine name Toke Makinwa, is a 39 years of old Nigerian business person, radio host, and media character.

She’s known to be one of the most disputable Nigerian online characters which warrant several call-outs and web-based social networking hauling; One of which is her popular her bo*ty enhancing surgery.

Early Life & Education

Toke Makinwa, a Nigerian media personality, was born in Lagos State on November 3, 1985. She was fortunate to have been raised by her loving parents, Caleb Ifemayowa Makinwa and Modupe Monica Makinwa.

Throughout her upbringing, Toke Makinwa enjoyed sharing her life with two sisters, Busayo Makinwa and Ope Makinwa.

Toke Makinwa attended the prestigious Federal Government Girls’ College in Oyo State in her early years. She pursued a BA in English and literature at the renowned University of Lagos as she continued her education. 

Toke Makinwa conceived November 3, 1984, in Lagos, Nigeria hit the open board facilitating Rhythm 93.7 FM’s The Morning Drive and YouTube program Toke Moments.


In 2010, Toke Makinwa embarked on her media journey by joining The Morning Drive show on Rhythm 93.7 FM as a co-host. Two years later, she had the honor of hosting the nationally televised Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant. Makinwa‘s presence expanded to television, where she co-hosted the popular show 3 Live Chicks on Flytime TV alongside Tosyn Bucknor and Oreka Godis.

Toke Makinwa courageously ventured into diverse hosting opportunities, showcasing her talent on shows like 3 Live ChicksTrending, and Moments. Her co-hosting role at the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant further solidified her standing in the entertainment industry.

In 2016, Toke Makinwa made a significant literary debut with her book, On Becoming. This bestselling work delves into her journey, navigating challenges and triumphs, especially after a widely publicized marriage dissolution. On Becoming resonates deeply with readers, establishing Toke Makinwa as a role model and a source of inspiration.

Adapting to the digital era, Toke Makinwa embraced the online space by launching her well-received YouTube vlog series, Toke Moments. She connects with her audience through this platform, sharing insights into her life, thoughts, and experiences.

Toke Makinwa started her radio facilitating career in 2010 when she became co-hosted the Rhythm Fm’s The Morning Drive. While her career was fast-growing, she was opportune to host the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) beauty pageant.

Aside from the feet, Toke Makinwa co-hosted several other programs. She launched her own YouTube channel program “Toke Moments

In November 2016, Toke Makinwa launched her book “Becoming;” a book that highlight her struggle to fame and gave us a tip about her ex-husband Maje Ayida and the betrayal.

Toke Makinwa runs Toke Makinwa Luxury; which deals with handbags and also Skincare Product line Glow By TM.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2013: Nigeria Broadcasters Award for Outstanding Female Presenter of the Year
  • 2012: City People Music Award for Female On-Air Personality of the Year
  • 2012: Future Awards for On-Air Personality of the Year
  • 2012: Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Sexiest On-Air Personality (Female)
  • 2013: Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Best OAP
  • 2013: Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Award for Nigerian Broadcaster of the Year (Female)
  • 2014: Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards (Africa) for Favorite TV Personality – Nigeria
  • 2017: Glitz Style Awards for Style Influencer of the Year
  • 2024: Silverbird Most Influential Influencer (current nomination)

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Toke Makinwa (@tokemakinwa)
  • Facebook handle: Toke Makinwa
  • Twitter handle: Toke Makinwa (@tokstarr)
  • Tiktok handle: Toke Makinwa (@tokemakinwa) Official

Personal Life

Toke Makinwa, a well-known personality at 39, was previously married to Maje Ayida, a fitness entrepreneur, for three years, from 2014 to 2017. Unfortunately, their marriage ended due to Ayida‘s infidelity.

Following reports of a recent heartbreak and a brief social media hiatus, Toke Makinwa revealed her new anthem. Cutie Julls, an Instagram blogger, alleged that Toke had been dumped by her lover, Hope, who supposedly served her hot breakfast.

After a four-day break from social media, Toke Makinwa returned, hinting at dealing with heartbreak. In 2021, she seemingly found love again, introducing her London-based boyfriend, Just Tuoyo, on Instagram. The couple is currently enjoying quality time in Chelsea, London.

Toke had teased her followers with glimpses of Tuoyo‘s hand and leg, but this marked the first full photo of them together. Formerly married to Maje Ayida, their marriage dissolved in 2017 due to Ayida’s adultery.

TuoyoToke Makinwa‘s new love interest, is described as an Itsekiri fitness expert and businessman based in London and Nigeria. While Toke openly expresses her willingness to embark on a new journey of love, her focus is currently on her career and personal development. Currently, she has no children, and there is no public information about her current marital status or engagement.

Toke Makinwa was married to her 3 years lover Maje Ayida on the 15th of January 2014. However, a Lagos High Court granted the marriage to be dissolved on a count that his husband committed adultery; which happens to be impregnating her ex-girlfriend on the fifth of October 2017.

Toke Makinwa’s marriage to Maje Ayida lasted for 3 years but no record of childbearing.


  • Makate Must Sell
  • Glamour Girls
  • Blood Sisters
  • Love Is War
  • Sugar Rush
  • Therapy (comedy web series)

Net Worth

Toke Makinwa, a dynamic and brilliant individual, has established herself in Nigeria’s media business. Her diverse positions as a media personality, television host, radio personality, YouTuber, lifestyle entrepreneur, and author have captivated audiences with her charisma and competence. 

Toke Makinwa‘s hard work and accomplishments have resulted in an estimated net worth of around $3 million to $5 million.

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