Halima Abubakar (born June 12th, 1985) is a multiple award-winning Nollywood actress, model, television personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She became prominent after her debut movie, titled “Sabotage.” She was a recipient of the Afro Hollywood Best Actress award in 2011.
Halima Abubakar Biography
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12 June 1985
Kano State, Nigeria
Kogi State, Nigeria
Actress, Producer, Entrepreneur
Early Life & Education
Halima was born on June 12, 1985, in Kano State, in the northern part of Nigeria. She originally hails from the Ebira ethnic group in Kogi State, Nigeria. She had her primary and secondary school in Kano State, where she attended the Ideal Primary School in Kano State. After finishing his secondary school education, she studied Sociology at Bayero University, Kano State.
In 2001, Halima Abubakar began working in the Nigerian film business and began going to auditions. After some time, she was cast in her first role, which was a small part of the film “Rejected.” Despite the fact that it was a small part, it helped her get her first significant role, which helped her become well-known, in the film “Gangster Paradise.” Halima Abubakar has been in more than 100 films since that time and has continued to be in the public eye.
Halima Abubakar, who made her acting debut in the film Mistresses, is also an executive producer in addition to being an actress. Halima Abubakar is involved in the music business as well because she owns Morehouse Entertainment, a label and talent management company.
The Halima Abubakar Foundation for the Poor, an NGO founded by the Kano-born actress, focuses on assisting those who are hungry.
She is married, which she kept private from the privy eyes of the public in 2018, and her marriage is blessed with a child, who was born in 2020. The actress once admitted that she had dated someone from Nollywood in an interview with Vanguard. She kept the lucky person’s identity a secret, though she revealed she was a virgin, until 2018. She only finds inspiration in prayer and nothing else. Halima enjoys napping and avoids smoking and nightclubs.
The actress claimed that she had experienced depression for almost seven months. In April 2018, she disclosed that in 2017, she spent a number of days in bed due to complications after a fibroid operation in India and that in March 2018, she spent three days in a coma. She claimed that although her family believed she was dead, God intervened.
Halima vs.Tonto Dikeh
Halima, who used to be a close friend to Tonto Dikeh, became war apart after a series of fights and disagreements within Nollywood and outside the movie scene. She once posted on her Instagram page where she called some of her colleagues in the industry “bullies,” but refused to mention the names of anyone. However, Tonto Dikeh reacted to the post by saying that Halima is being deceptive and not real if she refuses to mention the names of the people who she termed as bullies.
Halima vs. Apostle Suleiman
The news about a relationship scandal between Apostle Johnson Suleman and Halima Abubakar, which she did not debunk nor acknowledge. While reacting to the claim on a show called Apostle Johnson’s Secrets, which aired on January 10, 2017, over the course of their lengthy conversation, which lasted over an hour, he was able to dispel these myths. He explained to her that they were merely good friends with similar interests. He claimed that even though she called him Daddy, he thought of her as a sister since she was to him like a daughter.
Halima runs a foundation that is called “The Halima Abubakar Foundation for the Poor,” an NGO founded by the Kano-born actress that focuses on assisting those who are poor and hungry.
- Slip of Fate
- Tears of a Child
- Secret Shadows
- Gangster Paradise
- Area Mama
- Men in Love (film)
- Love Castle
- Missing Child
- Royal Battle
- King and I
- Miss Queen
- Evil Within
- Devil You Know
- Ladies Men
- Secret Evil
- Fake doctor’
- Sleeping With Enemies
Awards and Nominations
- Afro Hollywood Best Actress Award
- The Actors Guild Icons Award
- The Global Leadership Award
- The Best Actress Award at the Eminent Awards
- The Best Actress Award at the City People Entertainment Awards
- The Kogi State Youth Ambassador
Halima Abubakar Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
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