Toheeb Jimoh Biography
Toheeb Jimoh is an English actor who is recognized for his appearances as Sam Obisanya in Ted Lasso and Anthony Walker in the BBC One TV movie Anthony. As of 2023, he will be seen in the lead role in Reed Morano’s highlight starring in a series called” The Power”.
Jimoh was born in the United Kingdom to parents of Nigerian descent. He grew up in Nigeria and the United Kingdom. Later, he attended Norwood School where he studied. Afterward, Jimoh went to training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he graduated in 2018.
Jimoh started acting by playing Anthony Walker, the victim of a 2005 racist attack, in BBC One’s Anthony, which imagines Walker’s life not to have been killed. He then portrayed Marcus in the Amazon series The Feed. After that, he appeared in the stage production where he was seen in the series A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Sheffield Crucible a well in 2020, one of six performers in the Almeida Theatre’s Christmas Play Nine Lessons and Carols, before the outbreak of COVID-19 lockdown.
Furthermore, Jimoh has starred as a Nigerian character where he plays the role of a journalist Tunde, in the upcoming Amazon thriller series The Power, based on Naomi Alderman’s novel. Prior, he also appeared in the Wes Anderson film The French Dispatch. At the time Jimoh auditioned for Ted Lasso, the character of Sam Obisanya was written in Ghanaian, so it had to change to Nigerian to feature Jimoh’s character. His performance has received praise, and positive views from the audience.
Moreover, he was nominated for an I Talk Telly Best Breakthrough Award in 2020. He was nominated alongside his Ted Lasso castmates for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble Cast in a Comedy Series at the 2021 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2022.
Toheeb Jimoh Age
Toheeb is 25 years old as of 2023. He was born on April 15, 1997, in the United Kingdom. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on April 15 every year.
Toheeb Jimoh Height/ Weight
Jimoh stands at an approximate height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1,85m). He weighs 70 kilograms.
Toheeb Jimoh Wife
Toheeb is currently single and seems to be focused on his career. Furthermore, He has not disclosed his previous relationships or dating. He has managed to keep his private life hidden from the limelight.
Toheeb Jimoh Family
Jimoh was born in the United Kingdom, to parents of Nigerian descent. He lived in Nigeria for a few years and returned to the UK when he was seven years old. However, information about his parents and their occupation has not been disclosed to the public.
Toheeb Jimoh Movies and TV shows
- London Kills( 2019) as Leshae Hobbs.
- The Feed(2019) as Anthony ( 2020) as Anthony Walker,
- Ted Lasso (2020) as Sam Obisanya
- The French Dispatch(2021) as cat
Toheeb Jimoh’s Net Worth
Jimoh has an estimated net worth of around $ 1 million to 2 million dollars which he has acquired from his career as an actor.