Bolanle Ninalowo, also known as Nino, is a Nigerian actor & film producer.
Bolanle Ninalowo Early Life
Bolanle Ninalowo was born on May 7, 1980 in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria. He was born as the second child of eight children, and spent the first 15 years of his life in Nigeria. Thereafter, he relocated to Chicago, USA and spent another 15 years.
In USA, Bolanle attended DeVry University and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Subsequently, he bagged a Master’s in Marketing at the Keller Graduate School Management, USA.
Bolanle Ninalowo Personal Life
Ninalowo is married to Bunmi. The union is blessed with two children, Aliyah and Morakinyo.
Bolanle Ninalowo Career
After school, Ninalowo worked in the banking sector. Later on, he worked as an accountant at General Growth Properties, Chicago. After some time, he returned to Nigeria and worked with Guaranty Trust Bank.
After a while, he took interest in the growing Nollywood industry and ventured into the industry by producing his debut movie, Rebirth (2010). The movie created awareness on HIV and the stigma faced by those living with the disease. Rebirth premiered in several cities in America and got him an award of Nollywood Revelation of the Year.
Following the premiere of Rebirth, Ninalowo decided to venture into other businesses because Rebirth was not a commercial success. However, luck soon shone on him, as he began receiving invitations to take up roles in 2014.
Today, he is a successful Yoruba and English films actor and have starred in What’s Within, Ordinary People, Desperate Baby Mama, Barrister Seliat, and the most popular, Picture Perfect, e.t.c..
He has also worked with some big wigs in the industry such as Sola Sobowale, Emem Isong, Regina Daniels, Jide Kosoko, Desmond Elliot, Muyiwa Ademola e.t.c
He has starred in numerous films, some of which includes;
What’s Within, 2014
Ordinary People, 2014
Desperate Baby Mama, 2015
Road to Yesterday, 2015
3 Is Company, 2015
Husbands of Lagos (TV Series, 2015-present)
Shoot to Kill, 2016
Wife for Rent, 2016
Picture Perfect, 2016
The Personal Assistant, 2017
The Patient, 2017
Tiwa’s Baggage, 2017
The Bunglers, 2017
American Boy, 2017
A Fire in the Rain, 2017
My Wife and I, 2017
Last Affair, 2017
Side Chicks, 2017
30 Years A Virgin, 2017
Purple but not Purple, 2017
Tesho: The Crossover, 2017
The Devil and The Red Sea, 2017
Tangled Web, 2017
Next Door Nuisance, 2018
Body of Evidence, 2018
Binta Kolonko, 2018
Wounded Heart of a King, 2018
Ghetto Bread, 2018
Divorce? Not Allowed, 2018
Wrong Kind of War, 2018
The Other Wife, 2018
Bipolar (Amodi), 2018
Black Men Rock, 2018
Night Bus to Lagos, 2019
Coming From Insanity, 2019
Barrister Seliat, 2019
The Enemy I Know, 2019
Awards And Recognition
Ninalowo has been nominated for many award in 2019 such as Pink Awards Actor of the Year, Africa Choice Awards e.t.c.
Some of the awards currently in his possession include;
Revelation of the Year, Best of Nollywood Award, 2010
Best Supporting Actor of the Year ‘English’, City People Movie Award, 2017
The Best Actor in a Leading Role ‘English‘ Picture Perfect’ Best of Nollywood Awards (BON), 2017
Best Actor of the Year ‘English’ City People Movie Award, 2018
Best Actor of the Year ‘English’, City People Movie Award, 2018
Bolanle Ninalowo who is a brand ambassador to a handful of brands is one of the most sought after actors in Nollywood with an estimated net worth of $41,000 (N150 million).