Taiwo Hassan Biography, Net Worth, Movies & More

taiwo hassan biography

When we list some iconic figures in Nigerians Entertainment, one name that will constantly appear is Nollywood superstar Taiwo Hassan popular known and addressed as Ogogo. Taiwo is a talented actor, director and producer who his most recognition for his roles in Nollywood movies.

He is not just a gifted actor but also a desirable man of wisdom. He has become popular with a steady increasing fan base particularly because he has starred in so many movies which includes Omin, Bolode o’ku, Obinrin sowanu and so on.

Taiwo is married to two women and their union is blessed with so many lovely kids. He met his first wife in the movie industry and goes by Mrs. Ajoke Taiwo. She is also an actress and both of them were in the same theatre group.


Biography Summary of Taiwo Hassan

  • Full Names: Taiwo Hassan
  • Other Names: Alhaji Taiwo, Ogogo
  • Date of birth: 31st October 1959
  • Age: 60 years
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Father: Subair Akande Taiwo
  • Mother: Alimot Ayinke Taiwo
  • Brother: Kehinde Hassan
  • Occupation: Actor, movie producer, director
  • Net Worth: $450,000

Biography of Taiwo Hassan

Taiwo was born in Ilaro, a town in Ogun state on the 31st of October in 1959. He is the son of the late Mr. Subair Akande Taiwo and his mum’s name is Alimot Taiwo. Taiwo has a twin brother Kehinde Hassan, so do his father and grandfather.

Taiwo is one of the most intelligent actors in Nigeria; he attended and completed his primary school education at Christ Church School, Ilaro, and his secondary education at Gazikia College in Lagos. However, due to a lack of available funds and some financial constraints, Taiwo could not complete his secondary school studies. He instead went to train as an automobile mechanic at Yaba Technical School located in Lagos.

He ventured into acting at an advanced stage of his life and in 1981 he started learning how to become a professional actor under the mentorship of Awo Ademola Fagbemi.

He did not start acting officially until after his 13 years career working at Water Corporation as an auto-mechanic. He started acting full-time after resigned his government job to give acting his full concentration.

He has so far produced and starred in hundred plus blockbuster movies such as Bolode o’ku, Obinrin Sowanu, Owo Blow, and Atitebi, among others. Below are some of his top movies.


Baba Ibeji in 2019

Suspect in 2019

Ashabi Iya Eko in 2019

Heartless in 2019

Plastic Girls in 2019

Aiye Alabata in 2018

Ote in 2018

Ore Ojokan in 2018

Aye K-ooto in 2018

Idakeji Aye in 2018

Owara October in 2018

Erelu in 2018

Owara 2 in 2018

Terror in 2018

Tomorrow in 2018

Ipalemo Odu in 2017

Sunday Igboho in 2017

Enikeji in 2017

Aworawo in 2017

Eji Owuro in 2017

Eji Owuro 2 in 2017

Eji Owuro 3 in 2017

Isun Ayomi in 2017

Emi Lomo Baba Olowo in 2017

Iyawo Alalubarika in 2017

Ayekaye in 2017

Eyan ni mi in 2017

Tolani Igara in 2017

Mio Le Gba in 2017

Alaafin Oronpoto in 2016

Alaso Duduin 2016

Mahuru The Tempest in 2014

Opo in 2012


Ogiri Alapa

Omo Ologo Ni

Ogo Mi


Igba Aje

Oba Adegboyega

Iruju in 2018

Alanu Mi in 2016

Awards and Recognition of Taiwo Hassan

He won several awards as recognition for his performance in different movies. The most notable award is the City People Movie Lifetime Achievement Award. Although Taiwo is at the prime of his age, he has no plans of slowing down in his acting career.

Taiwo Hassan Net Worth 

The Veteran actor was notable for his immense contribution and unique acting style which earned much respect and recognition in the industry. He quickly rose to prominence and became an integral part of the Nollywood industry. With his fame came more acting roles and also a rise in value. Although there are no data stating how much he collects to feature in a single movie, his net worth, however, is estimated to reach a staggering $2Million. In addition, he got so lucky to have purchased a Multi-Million Naira house which is attributed to the acting job.

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