Jimmy Akingbola

Birth Day April 7th, 1978
Birth Place Plaistow, London, England
Age 44 Years Old

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About Jimmy Akingbola

Jimmy Akingbola is a Nigerian-British actor, who is best known for his portrayal of Antoine Malick on the television series Holby City. He has appeared in numerous films and television series including, Roger Roger, Living the Dream,  The Smoke, Rage, Out of Darkness, Mr. Invisible and etc.

Besides, Akingbola has won numerous awards for his extraordinary acting including TMA Awards, BEFFTA Awards, Nigerian Entertainment & Lifestyle Awards, and Screen Nation Film and Television Awards.

Jimmy Akingbola Parents and Nationality

Jimmy Akingbola was born in Plaistow, London, England on April 7, 1978. His birth name is James Olatokinbo Akingbola. He was born to the Yoruba tribe's Nigerian emigrant parents. His parents separated when he was very young and later on, a white Crowe family adopted him. However, there is no information regarding his parents. He has an elder brother, Sola Akingbola who is a professional percussionist.

Moreover, Akingbola holds British nationality and belongs to the West African ethnic group. His race is black. 

Talking about his educational background, Akingbola attended Wandsworth, London's Academy of like and Recorded Arts (ALRA) in 1996 and completed their three-year, full-time acting diploma.

Jimmy Akingbola Career (Television Actor)

  • Jimmy Akingbola began his stage career at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in The Nativity for Bill Alexander in 1999.
  • Since then, he has appeared in several stage performances including, Baby Doll, Naked Justice, Behzti, Prayer Room, People Next Door, Blue/Orange, The Cut, and Look Back in Anger.
  • Akingbola made his film debut in the film Anansi in 2002.
  • Then, he appeared in several short films such as The Car, Walls, Habibti, The Smoke, Rage, Out of Darkness, Mr. Invisible and etc.
  • He also appeared in several acclaimed films like Blood Cells (2014), Spectal (2016), Hero (2018), and Freegard (2022).
  • His first appearance on television was as the Witty character of Dennis  Dutton in the black BBC sitcom, The Crouches in 2003.
  • Akingbola landed his first major television role in the BBC's police drama series, HolbyBlue from 2007 to 2008.
  • Thereafter, he has been in a number of television shows including The Wright Stuff, New Tricks, Rev, The South Bank Show, Roger Roger, Holby City, Doctors, New Tricks, Living the Dream, and Most Dangerous Game.
  • Recently, Akingbola appeared as "Geoffrey", a trusted advisor to Phil and the Banks family and linked to his humble roots in the UK, on BEL-AIR, the acclaimed serialized one-hour dramatic analog to the 90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of BelAir.

Is Jimmy Akingbola married?

Jimmy Akingbola is unmarried and supposed to be single. Because there is not even a single detail available about his relationship. Ajingbola has always been secretive when it comes to his relationships and personal life. Additionally, his admirers have consistently stood up for him and the secrecy he has upheld.

Jimmy Akingbola Net Worth 2022

Jimmy Akingbola had made a decent sum of money from his career as an actor. Having his career started in 1999, Akingbola has appeared in numerous films and TV series and is even getting more roles that will have increased his earnings. As of 2022, his net worth is estimated at around $4 million.

Jimmy Akingbola Height and Weight

44-year-old, Jimmy Akingbola is a handsome guy with a well-maintained athletic body physique. He stands at a tall height of 1.77m (5 feet 10 inches) while his body weighs around 76kg (167 lbs.). His hair color is black and his eye color is also black. 

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