Baba Suwe’s Biography – Age, Career, Controversies, Death & Net Worth


Babatunde Omidina popularly known as a Baba Suwe is a Nigerian veteran actor, script writer, movie producer and comedian. He is popular for featuring in several Yoruba movies. Baba Suwe was born in 22 August 1958 in Lagos, Nigeria.


Baba Suwe was born on the 22 August 1958. He was 63 years old.



Baba Suwe started acting in 1971 but came to the limelight after he featured in the movie Omolasan, a film produced by Obalende.

In 1997, he featured in Iru Esin, produced by Olaiya Igwe.

Baba Suwe have featured in several Nollywood movies. Some of Baba Suwe’s movies are

  • Baba Jaiye jaiye
  • Oju Oloju
  • Baba Londoner
  • Ko tan si be
  • Aso Iboru
  • Obelomo
  • Elebolo
  • Larinloodu and many others

He has worked alongside popular Nollywood stars like Funke Akindele, Femi Adebayo, Iyabo Odukanmi, Kayode Odumosu, Ranti Adebaye and many others.



In 2011, Baba Suwe was arrested by the Nigerian Drug and Law Enforcements Agencies (NDLEA) for alleged drug trafficking.

Baba Suwe was accused of trafficking cocaine by the NDLEA. However, the Lagos High Court described the BBC allegation as false and defamatory.



Nollywood actor, Babatunde Omidina fondly referred to as Baba Suwe is dead.

The news of his death was confirmed but the president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin.

In an exclusive interview with The Punch, Mr Latin said, “It has been confirmed that Baba Suwe is dead. I just got off the phone with his son who confirmed that the actor is dead. I don’t have much details about his death.”


Net Worth

Baba Suwe net worth is estimated to be $2 million


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