Bimbo Oshin, one of the best Nollywood actresses who have graced our screen, clocks 49 today.
In special poses posted on Instagram to mark her birthday, she looks elegant and belies her new age.
The ageless actress also thanked God for the gift of life.
She said: “I am very grateful to God for where I am today and looking
forward to a better future, God, thank you for giving me the unique
opportunity to be able to wish myself a happy birthday today in good
health and happiness.
“I pray that You will continue to bestow blessings of health and joy on my life.
“Thank you!!! My phenomenal Creator, you make every day of my life so wonderfully beautiful, as only You can do what no man can do ! Nothing is comparable to Joy, good health and wealth given by God. I will forever be grateful to the one and only awesome and mighty God. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MEEEEEE AGBEKEADE AYA OLA IBIRONKE.”
See some of her birthday pictures below:
Fans and friends have already flooded her wall with over 18,000 congratulatory messages.
Below are messages from some of her colleagues in the movie industry:
Jaiye Kuti: “I am grateful for your true love. Hope your birthday is amazing as you are darling. I wish you love, hope and everlasting joy and happiness. Thank you for being a true friend. I pray your birthday gives you many happy memories. Enjoy your special day my love.”
Bimpe Akintunde: “Ageless Beauty. An icon. Thespian. Living Legend. Performer.
Mummy B O As I fondly call you, I Adore you a lot And I celebrate the Grace of God in Your Life.”
Victoria Kolawole: “Happy birthday to the forever young mama @bimbooshin age with grace love you.”
Kunde Afod: “Happy birthday @bimbooshin. Age gracefully. More blessing. God will increase you in all ramifications. You shall be called God grace.”
Bimbo Oshin was born in Ondo, a state in southwest Nigeria.
She attended the University of Lagos where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Philosophy.
Bimbo commenced her acting career in 1996 and has remained at the top despite the battle for relevance in the Industry.
She was honoured with an Icon Category Award at the 2016 Afro-Heritage Broadcasting and Entertainment and Awards.