|Full Name:||Bimbo Manuel|
|Date of Birth:||October 30, 1958|
|Place of Birth:||Lagos State|
|State of Origin:||Lagos|
Early Life and Education
Bimbo Manuel, originally from Lagos State, initiated his career journey after earning a degree in Theater Arts from the University of Port Harcourt.
In 1985, he ventured into television as a broadcaster at the Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC) and later transitioned to Ogun State Television (OGTV). In 1986, he set out on his acting career.
After graduating with honors, Bimbo Manuel initially aspired to become a DJ due to his profound love for music. He delved into the entertainment scene by frequenting nightclubs and eventually getting married.
However, a friend’s suggestion led him to explore a career in broadcasting, and in 1985, he commenced his professional journey as a broadcaster at Ogun State Broadcasting Corporation (OGBC).
Later, in 1986, he transitioned to Ogun State Television (OGTV) before making his mark in acting.
Bimbo Manuel’s path crossed with Ola Rotimi, as they both pursued Arts in Theatre at the same school. In his first three months, he made his debut in “The gods are not to blame” and “Hopes of the Living Dead.”
Bimbo was part of the second troupe to ever perform in “Hopes of the Living Dead” after its world premiere, alongside Daniel Wilson, Hilda Dokubo, and Gogo.
A veteran in the Nigerian film industry, Bimbo Manuel has been a presence since before the emergence of Nollywood.
He continues to shine in the modern-day movie industry, amassing multiple awards and nominations. Recently, he graced the popular TV series, “King of Boys.”
Bimbo Manuel is not only a renowned actor but also an industry activist who actively addresses challenges within the movie sector.
Awards and Recognitions
Throughout his career journey, Bimbo Manuel has garnered widespread recognition and was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 2013 Nollywood Movie Awards.
Bimbo Manuel Net Worth
Bimbo Manuel is considered one of the wealthiest and most influential figures, with an estimated net worth of around $500,000.
In 1998, he tied the knot with Mojisola Manuel, and their union has been blessed with four children. Among them, his daughter, Temitope Manuel, follows in his footsteps as a writer.