Halima Abubakar’s bio: parents, husband, age, child, movies

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Halima Abubakar’s bio: parents, husband, age, child, movies

Halima Abubakar is a popular Nigerian actress who has made a name for herself in the movie industry.

She, however, sparked reactions on social media recently after she threatened to name some bullies in the entertainment industry.

Reacting to Halima Abubakar’s post on social media, Nigerian movie star and philanthropist Tonto Dikeh went on to tell her to expose the bullies in the movie industry with her full chest instead of giving out half-baked information.

Tonto Dikeh went on to debunk the reports that she and Halima are now friends. According to Tonto Dikeh, Halima is her ex-friend who is always fighting herself.

As at the time of this article, Halima Abubakar is yet to respond to Tonto Dikeh’s claim, but she is likely to fire back soon.

This article is, however, focused on what you should know about Halima Abubakar, continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Full nameHalima Abubakar
Date of birth12 June, 1985
Age36 years old in 2021
Place of birthKano State
State of OriginKogi State
ProfessionActress, entrepreneur

Halima Abubakar’s biography

Halima Abubakar was born on the 12th of June 1985 in Kano state, there are no details of who her parents are, but they are natives of Kogi state.

She is the third child in her family and had her childhood in the northern part of Nigeria. Halima Abubakar is a Nigerian by birth and celebrated her 36th birthday in June 2021.


Halima Abubakar had her primary education at Ideal primary school in Kano and her secondary school education, after which she proceeded to Bayero University, Kano, where she bagged a degree in sociology.


Halima Abubakar joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2001 and started attending auditions that same year.

After a while, she landed her first role, which was a minor cast in a movie titled “Rejected.” Despite the fact that it was a minor role, it paved the way for her to land her first major role in the movie “Gangster Paradise,” which brought her to the limelight.

Ever since then, Halima Abubakar has remained in the spotlight and has acted in more than 100 movies. See some of the movies she has acted in below;

  • Slip of Fate
  • Tears of a Child
  • Secret Shadows
  • Gangster Paradise
  • Area Mama
  • Men in Love (film)
  • Love Castle


Some of the awards to Halima Abubakar’s name include Afro Hollywood Best Actress Award, Actors Guild Icons Award, Global Leadership Award, Best Actress Award at the Eminent Awards, Best Actress Award at City People Entertainment Awards, Kogi state Youth Ambassador.

Aside from acting, Halima Abubakar is also an executive producer and made her debut in the movie, Mistresses.

Halima Abubakar is also into the music industry as she own a firm known as Morehouse Entertainment, which is a music label and talent management firm.

The Kano born actress also has an NGO named ‘Halima Abubakar Foundation for the Poor’, with the focus on helping people who lack food.

Personal Life

Halima Abubakar, in 2017 had a major fibroid surgery in India. She was in a coma for three days in March 2018 and used to be a close friend of popular actress Tonto Dikeh.

The Kano born actress has a man in her life but has chose to keep him away from the media, she has a daughter who was born in 2020.

Net worth

Halima Abubakar is reportedly worth between $1-5 million.

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