Iya Gbonkan Biography: Age, Marriage, Husband and Children – DNB Stories Africa

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Who is Iya Gbonkan?

Iya Gbonkan is a veteran Yoruba actress and film producer. She is best known for her role as a witch in most Yoruba movies.

Early life and childhood of Iya Gbonkan

Iya Gbonkan’s real name is Margaret “Mojoyinola” Bamidele Olayinka. She was born on September 14, 1958, originally from Otu, Itesiwaju Local Government, Oyo State. As of June 2022, she is 64 years old. Iya Gbonkan’s father, a businessman in Ibadan, is reported to be the only child of her mother’s father.

The 64-year-old actress didn’t have the best childhood, as she was severely abused by her father’s relationship, which prompted her to flee from her hometown to Ibadan, where she worked as a maid with the knowledge of her father.

Iya Gbonkan’s wiki profile

real name Margaret “Mojoyoniola” Bamidele Olayinka
stage name Iya Gbonkan
date of birth September 14, 1958
age 64 years old
country of origin Oyo
marital status widowed
Profession actor, producer
tribe Yoruba
alma mater Not applicable
Instagram Not applicable

How Iya Gbonkan started her career

Iya Gbonkan has been passionate about acting since she was a child. However, she started to pursue her dreams and finally made up her mind to join the Yoruba film industry as an adult. After entering showbiz, she started out in minor roles but later took on more prominent supporting roles. As she progressed in the industry, Iya Gbonkan eventually discovered that she had a talent for playing the role of an evil mother or witch in films. Iya Gbonkan plays her witch character so well that her name is often associated with dangerous witchcraft in the media.

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Iya Gbonkan is known for her true portrayal of witches in movies.

Iya Gbonkan started her journey in the Yoruba film industry in the early 70’s after starring in the legendary TV series “Ifa Olokun” directed by Pa Yemi Elebu’bon. Afterwards, she underwent her first performing arts training under the tutelage of Douro Ladipo, performing mainly on stage.

She rose to fame by playing the role of a witch in the horrific but “real” films “Koto Orun” and “Koto Aiye” directed by the late Alhaji Ajileye, who died on October 11, 2006. The film is popular for its demonic and mystical themes.

How Iya Gbonkan got its name

Iya Gbonkan takes her stage name from one of her most popular films, in which she plays the leader of the occult and the evil mother who feeds on the blood of her children. It is because of her excellent interpretation of the character that she is nicknamed “Iya Gbonkan”.

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Marriage and Wedding of Iya Gbonkan

According to reports seen by DNB Stories Africa, Iya Gbonkan is married to Duru Ladipo’s younger brother, who also happens to be a teacher. The two met during a stage performance in Ibadan. Full details of Iya Gbonkan’s husband are not known, but the actress revealed in an interview that her husband was late.

Children of Iya Gbonkan

According to reports seen by DNB Stories Africa, Iya Gbonkan is the proud mother of two children – a boy and a girl. The actress revealed this in an interview, but did not mention details about the children. However, Iya Gbonkan’s children are known to be adults.

Is Iya Gbonkan a witch?

There is no single evidence that Iya Gbonkan is a real-life witch. The veteran actress is simply lucky to have acting talent and creative interpretations of the characters. Her face is often associated with witchcraft in the media due to her realistic portrayal of witches in the films, and some of her fans, both children and adults, have reported having nightmares and nightmares after seeing her films.

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Some fans mentioned having nightmares after watching Iya Gbonkan movies.

Her witch role in many Yoruba movies not only brought her fame but also brought her some negative experiences, one of which is that many people think she is a witch in real life. The actress revealed that she faced different challenges while filming the film “Jiangdong Oren,” and about 5 days after filming, she was attacked in a dream by the “evil spirit” who whipped her mercilessly.

According to her, she was asked how she knew how witches were behaving and was persuaded to join their witches’ society. She further revealed that she told them she wasn’t interested, and even though they insisted, she dealt with them.

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