Toke Makinwa is a Nigerian radio personality, television host, vlogger, and author who related her life history, her journey to ‘becoming’ in her bestseller, ‘On Becoming’ . Toke Makinwa is from Idanre in Ondo state and was born at St. Nicholas Hospital in Onikan, Lagos. She is the second out of four children, 3 girls and a boy. The media personality is all shades of hot as she shares some really lovely photos of herself. The vlogger and author who recently revealed she had gone under the knife to have her body enhanced has taken to IG to flaunt her super tiny waist. She wrote: “Out here eating Salads and French fries trying to find a balance… Outfit @harvella_#TMofLife#Babygirloflife”
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Her father,Caleb Ifemayowa Makinwa, was 35 while her mother, Modupe Monica Makinwa, died at the age of 34 in a gas explosion. After the death of her parents, Toke and her siblings moved into the house of her eldest aunt, Big Mummy, in Ikoyi, Lagos. The OAP was eight years old when her parents died. Makinwa attended Federal Government Girls’ College, Oyo. She studied in English Language at the University Of Lagos. Makinwa (along with Tosyn Bucknor and Oreka Godis) was announced as one of the hosts of 3LiveChicks, an entertainment program which was initially launched for the web community alone but was later extended to terrestrial TV stations in late 2012.
Many Nigerian celebrities such as Tiwa Savage, Tonto Dikeh and Bez have been on the show. Makinwa did not renew her contract with Flytime TV for season 2, and was subsequently replaced by her radio colleague Omalicha. In January 2014, Hip Hop World Magazine announced Makinwa as the host for its latest show Trending which debuted on Valentine’s Day. She has interviewed many celebrities, including Chiwetel Ejiofor, Eva Alordiah, Femi Kuti, OC Ukeje and Chidinma. On 21 May 2014, it was reported that Makinwa will be joining the Moments with Mo team as a guest host. She has since featured in many episodes on the EbonyLife TV Network.
In 2010, she hosted the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria beauty pageant. In 2016, she authored her autobiography which has become a bestseller, ‘On Becoming’ and has been highly recognized in and outside Nigeria. In 2012, she was nominated as On Air Personality Of The Year (Radio) by the Future Awards. In 2013, she won Nigerian Broadcasters’ Award for Outstanding Female Presenter Of The Year and was also nominated for Radio OAP Of The Year by Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
In 2014, Makinwa was nominated by Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in the category of Favorite Nigerian On Air Personality. She was nominated Entertainment Personality Of The Year & OAP of the year by Nigerian Entertainment Awards. Toke Makinwa was also nominated TV presenter of the year by ELOY Awards. In 2013, Makinwa became an ambassador of the United Africa Company of Nigeria alongside Osas Ighodaro, Dare Art Alade and Dan Foster.
She also signed a multi-million naira contract with Nestlé Nigeria to become the new face of Maggi. In 2016 she became the brand ambassador and face of Mecran Cosmetics. On 15 January 2014, Makinwa had a private wedding ceremony with her lover of eight years, Maje Ayida. They separated in 2015.
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