Toyin Abraham

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Updated: Oct 08, 2022

Her name was Olutoyin Aimakhu, but she officially changed to Toyin Abraham in 2016. According to her, the change was her family’s decision.

Toyin is an actress, filmmaker, producer, scriptwriter, director and an entrepreneur who was born on September 5, 1984 in Auchi, Edo state. She started her education in Oba Kenzo Nursery and Primary School, Benin. Her father later retired and moved the whole family to Ibadan, their original hometown.

In Ibadan, she attended St. Annes School (now Queen’s Staff School). After her secondary education she obtained a National Diploma in Business Studies from Iree Polytechnic, Osun State. She also bagged a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Marketing from The Polytechnic, Ibadan. Toyin went up the academic ladder to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophical Sciences from Olabisi Onabanjo University.

She began her acting career in 2003, when she featured in the movie ‘Dugbe Dugbe Nbo’ which was produced by Bukky Wright, another Nollywood actress. Toyin initially started out with minor roles, but she has ever since rose to become an influential actress in the Nigerian movie industry.

She officially launched her herbal medicine ‘Toyin Herbal’ a subsidiary of Toyin Abraham Company. She also launched the Female Fertility Booster (FFB), which according to her, will make conceiving and childbearing easier. She is also the CEO of CurveSlimmingTeaByToyin and bodytalkbyToyin.

Some of the movies she has featured in include; Alakada, Omo Elemosho, Love is in the Hair, Okafor’s Law, Celebrity Marriage, Tatu, Wives on Strike: The Revolution, London Fever, Disguise, Mentally, The Ghost and the Tout, Seven and a Half Dates, Two Weeks in Lagos, Bling Lagosians, The Millions, Nimbe, Kasanova, Elevator Baby, Dear Affy, Small Chops, amongst others.



2020 – Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards, Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series)

2018 – Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA), Best Supporting Actress (Tatu)

2017 – Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY), Best Actress (Alakada Reloaded)

2017 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards (NEA), The Best Female Act

2017 – Moreklue All Youths Award (MAYA), Best Actress in Nollywood

2017 – Five Continents International Film Festival, Best Supporting Actress Feature Film ‘Hakkunde’

2006 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Best Actress (Indigenous)

2014 – Ben TV Awards, Best Actress (Alakada)

2014 – Nigeria Entertainment Awards,, Best Indigenous Actress

2013 – Best of Nollywood Awards, Best Supporting Actress in a Film (Ebimi Ni)



Toyin Abraham is currently married to Kolawole Ajeyemi, a Nollywood actor, producer and movie director. The couple got married in July 2019 and they welcomed their first child in August, 2019.

She was initially married to Adeniyi Johnson, another Nollywood actor in 2013, but the marriage only lasted for two years. The marriage broke up over cases relating to infidelity.

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