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6 Things You Need To Know About Jide Kosoko’s Late Wife, Henrietta Kosoko (Photos)


Mrs Henrietta Kosoko, wife of Jide Kosoko passed away on Monday Jun 6th, 2016. The news came as a shock to many and encomiums have fast been pouring in eulogizing the popular actress and mother figure. Here are six things you should know about her:

1. Henrietta was not an only wife, she married into Mr Kosoko’s polygamous home after one of his wives died. She dated Jide up until 1993 when she left to deliver twins for a previous lover and husband who was a monogamist. She admitted in a 2009 interview with Vanguard that she was Kosoko’s mistress until 1995.



Henrietta and more at his 60th birthday


2. Her early life was spent in the Mushin area of Lagos State and that was where she got the motivation to venture into acting.


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3.  She came into the limelight in 1995 after starring in movie titled, ‘Omolade’ as well as an English one named ‘Onome’.

4. She has starred in numerous Yoruba movies and even English movies.


Pasuma’s wife. Jaiye Kuti



5. Her first attempt at acting was in a church play. It was attended by a member of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts practitioners(ANTP) who was marvelled by her performance on stage and insisted that she join the movie industry.

6. The late thespian met her husband when he came to premiere one of his movies in the Mushin area of Lagos where she was living. According to her, the actor instantly fell in love with her and from there their relationship started.

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  1. amazing says

    Okay. may her gentle soul Rest in Peace

  2. Niyola jamiat says

    CNN tanx o na wen she died u poke nose into her family affairs

    1. lad says

      when you wan make dem do am

  3. koleex says


  4. Abu says

    Hmm interesting things

  5. Deji says

    Hmm really abating

    1. Ade says

      we know

  6. olan says

    So amazing

  7. renewed says

    Mmm…ripnshes also an actress

  8. mrsuced says

    that was a fullfilled life

  9. Pelumi says

    nice updates Gltrends

  10. TRHYME says

    rip mama kosoko

  11. Mustymar says

    Rest in peace

  12. Sammie says

    lovely fact…

  13. Mosabic says

    May her soul rest in perfect peace

  14. BEN10 says

    Sad loss

  15. Sharks says

    Rest in peace

  16. Ade says

    i no even sabi am

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