If good looks and masculinity are the basis to become a Nollywood actor, then Bolanle Ninalowo ticks all the checkboxes. Nevertheless, he’s among the talented movie stars that grace our screen. It’s amazing how his acting skills have made him prominent in the movie industry, within a short time. In just seven years, Bolanle has become one of the most successful actors in Nigeria. In this post, Naijauto profiles Bolanle Ninalowo net worth, his biography, career highlights, and other things you should know about him.
1. Bolanle Ninalowo biography
Bolanle Ninalowo is a Nigerian actor, accountant, film producer, and entrepreneur. He’s one of the talented and handsome Nollywood actors in the movie industry.
Popularly known as Nino, Bolanle was born on 7 May 1980, in Ikorodu Lagos State. He clocked 41 years in 2021. Nino's parents are Alhaji Jamiu and Alhaja Rualate Ninalowo. He's the second child out of eight siblings. Bolanle came from a staunch Muslim home.
He was born Azeez; however, he converted from Islam to Christianity following a bad experience he had. He told the public he was troubled and frustrated but his parents and family members couldn't save him. He stated that he was saved by the Bible and since then, it has become his life manual.
Bolanle Ninalowo is Nollywood's Mr Hunky!
Bolanle had his primary and secondary school education in Nigeria where he spent 15 years before moving to the United States of America. There, he attended DeVry University New York and obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. He went further to do his Master's degree in Marketing at Keller Graduate School Management, USA.
2. Bolanle Ninalowo net worth
Bolanle Ninalowo is said to be worth ₦150 million. His wealth was amassed through acting, endorsement deals, and his business, being an entrepreneur. He owns a perfume brand
About his endorsements, Nino is a brand ambassador to companies like DNJ Properties/Investment ltd, Baileys, Jagaban Distillers, Adron home, and many more.
Within a space of seven years, Bolanle Ninalowo became one of Nollywood's successful actors!
3. Bolanle Ninalowo family
Bolanle Ninalowo is married to Bunmi Ninalowo. There was a time he separated from his wife but both came back together. They’ve been together for 17 years and have two children, Aliyah and Morakinyo Ninalowo.
Bolanle and his beautiful family!
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3. Bolanle Ninalowo cars and houses
Nino is one of the Nollywood stars who have acquired properties and a number of cars to their name. And he loves showing them off on social media. Let’s see his acquisitions.
Bolanle Ninalowo cars
Bolanle has an impressive fleet of cars which we've seen on display on his social media pages. He reportedly owns a Mercedes-Benz E360, Mercedes-Benz CLS550, Range Rover, and Toyota Highlander. Last year December, he received a Lexus SUV from Adron homes as part of his efforts in promoting the business online.
The hunky actor has a thing for Mercedes-Benz cars as the car brand defines class!
Bolanle and his daughter striking a pose with his car!
Bolanle Ninalowo houses
Within the short time Bolanle became a Nollywood actor, he has been able to acquire several houses. The actor built his first house in 2016.
In March 2020, the actor surprised his beautiful wife with a house he bought in Lagos. While announcing the news on his Instagram page, he said the house was his gift to his wife, Bunmi Ninalowo.
Coming to March 2021, Bolanle acquired a house in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Bolanle gifted this house to his wife Bunmi!
Bolanle announced the news of his new house to his followers!
4. Bolanle Ninalowo career highlights
After spending 15 years to complete his studies in America, Nino began to work as an accountant in General Growth Properties in Chicago USA. Upon returning home to Nigeria, he worked with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB).
Bolanle launched his career into the movie industry in 2010, with the production of his debut movie Rebirth. The movie was a tool to create awareness of HIV/AIDS and the stigmatization faced by persons living with the virus.
Rebirth was debuted in several cities in the US. The movie earned him an award dubbed Nollywood Revelation of the Year. Bolanle’s movie wasn't a hit so he fell back to music and started his record label, Diesel Music. Within three years of its establishment, the music failed and he lost all his savings. At that point, he asked for help by reaching out to his cousin Rukky Sanda who happens to be a movie director and actress. He was given his first role as an actor and from there, he started getting more movie roles. The movies brought him to the limelight in 2014.
Bolanle became a household name following his amazing performance in the movie Picture Perfect, where he played the Jobe character. Today, he has acted in many English and Yoruba movies, making him one of the most successful actors in Nollywood.
Aside from acting, Nino manages his family car dealership business which was handed over to him and his other siblings.
Bolanle acts in English and Yoruba movies!
Bolanle Ninalowo movies
- Some of the movies that Nino has featured in include:
- Ordinary People (2014)
- What's Within (2014)
- Desperate Baby Mama (2015)
- 3 is Company (2015)
- Husbands of Lagos, TV series (2015 till date)
- Spotlight (2015)
- Picture Perfect (2016)
- Wife for Rent (2016)
- Tiwa's Baggage (2017)
- American Boy (2017)
- The Other Wife (2018)
- Black Men Rock (2018)
- The Enemy I Know (2019)
One of the movies Bolanle acted in is Mr & Mrs!
5. Bolanle Ninalowo charitable activities
Nino's charity works aren't publicized. However, in 2018, the actor and some celebrities threw in their support for La Mode Magazine Disability Foundation during the celebration of international day for persons with disabilities.
For Nino, he was committed to the process of becoming a Nollywood star as seen in Bolanle Ninalowo net worth and biography. Fans will always look forward to seeing him on their screen.