Laide Bakare is a prolific Yoruba actress. Her career began in 1999 and she hails from Ibadan, Oyo State. She studied Theatre Arts at the University of Ibadan and holds a degree in History and Strategic Studies from the University of Lagos. She got into the industry by meeting filmmakers who stayed at her father’s hotel. Some of her filmography includes Okon Omo Iya (Family Ties) , Richie Richie , and Ore Meta (The Three Friends) .