Alhaji Ganiu Ayinde Oyedepo popularly known as Koko Zaria, is a Nigerian actor and entrepreneur born on May 20, 1970. He is well known as the chieftain of the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW) chieftain. He has also starred in and produced numerous movies.
Early Life & Background
Koko Zaria was born on May 20, 1970 in Lagos. He originally hails from Kwara state and his father is the elder brother to the popular Nigerian pastor Bishop David Oyedepo who is the founder of Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel).
He is a Lagos based entrepreneur. He is well known as the chieftain of the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW) chieftain. His boss is Alhaji Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya who is also called MC Oluomo, is a popular Lagos socialite and politician.
He is also a politician, having being affiliated with the All Progressive Congress (APC) party.
Koko Zaria is a Nigerian actor and movie producer with numerous movies to his credit. He has starred in movies such as Kesari, Omogara, Atunida, Eyan Re and so on. He also produced the movies Omo Oshodi and Koko Zaria.
He has worked with lots of top actors in the Nollywood movie industry and some of them include; Ibrahim Yekini Itele, Femi Adebayo, Murphy Afolabi, Kelvin Ikeduba, Lateef Adedimeji and many others.
Koko Zaria is simply an all round business man. He already boast of investments in Real estate, Transport and hospitality business. He launched a five star hotel named “Zargarza Hotel and Suites” in Ilorin, Kwara State in November 2020.
Koko Zaria is said to have two wives. His first wife is Oyinda Ajoke Oyedepo and she is the mother of his two daughters, Leeyah and Oyindamola Oyedepo.
His second wife, Awele Odita also gave birth to a boy named Khalid in 2017.
He is also said to have a daughter from his previous relationship before he got married to his first wife. Her name is Kaosara Omolabake Oyedepo who is based in Canada.
Koko Zaria is a Nigerian actor and entrepreneur with an estimated net worth of $2 million.