Koko Zaria Biography
Alhaji Ganiu Ayinde Oyedepo, born May 20, 1970, better known as Koko Zaria, is a Nigerian entrepreneur, actor, and film producer. He is widely known as the chieftain of the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW). Koko Zaria has successfully starred in and produced several Nollywood movies.
|Alhaji Ganiu Ayinde Oyedepo
|Date of Birth:
|May 20, 1970
|Place of Birth:
|State of Origin:
|Oyindamola Olope, Kaosara Omolabake
Early Life and Education
Koko Zaria was born in Lagos, where he grew up with his family, but he originally hails from Kwara State.
He is the nephew of Bishop David Oyedepo, the General Overseer of Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel.
Having grown up in Lagos State, Koko Zaria underwent his primary and secondary education in Lagos.
Koko Zaria is a well-recognized entrepreneur who has created an impact as the chieftain of the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW).
He is regarded as one of the richest businessmen in Nigeria, judging from his wealth of experience in business.
As an actor, some of his movies include Atunida, Ryan Re, Kesari, and he Omo Oshodi, a popular Yoruba movie.
The entrepreneur has investment in the transport, real estate and hospitality business with a five star hotel.
Koko Zaria is the owner of “Zargarza Hotel and Suites“, a five-star hotel in Ilorin, Kwara State, which was founded in November 2020.
He works with Alhaji Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo, who happens to be his boss at NURTW.
Koko Zaria Net Worth
Koko Zaria is a top Nigerian entrepreneur and actor with an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Koko Zaria is married to Oyinda Ajoke Oyedepo the first wife and Awele Odita, second wife.
Koko Zaria’s first wife gave birth to two daughters, Leeyah and Oyindamola Oyedepo, while the second wife gave birth to a boy, Khalid, in 2017.
He reportedly has a daughter from his previous relationship. He married his Canada-based wife, Kaosara Omolabake.
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