The name Okuneye Idris Olanrewaju may not ring a bell but Bobrisky most likely does. Bobrisky is a highly controversial Nigerian internet personality. This post will tell you all you need to know about this controversial personality who identifies as a transgender woman in Nigeria. Nigeria is a conservative country and gay associations remain illegal in the country.
Idris Okuneye Olanrewaju popularly known as Bobrisky was born on 31st August 1992 into a polygamous family. She was born in Ebute Metta, Lagos although she hails from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State. Her father’s name is Alhaji Musibau Okuneye while the identity of her mother remains uncertain. Bobriksy claims her mother is dead while some internet sources claim the woman is alive, hale and hearty. As stated earlier, Bobrisky comes from a polygamous background as her father has 3 wives and his mother is the youngest wife.
Bobrisky is the youngest child in her family. Her mother only gave birth to 2 children for her father, she and her late brother. Bobrisky grew up in Ebute Metta area of Lagos. As a child, she loved dressing and doing things often associated with the opposite sex. According to her, her mother reprimanded her severally for such acts but she didn’t stop. Bobrisky claimed her mother died in 2008 while on a holy pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. This marked a turning point in her life as she became an entrepreneur at the age of 16 to make some money.
Often, questions are asked about Bobrisky’s family like Who is the father of Bobrisky? Who is Bobrisky mother? Does Bobrisky have a twin sister? All of these questions will be answered here.
For those asking who is the father of Bobrisky? His father’s name is Alhaji Musibau Okuneye. He lives at Ejigbo in Lagos State. Recently, he celebrated his birthday with Bobrisky in attendance. She attended the party as a male which surprised many. When quizzed about why she attended the party dressed as a male, she said she did it out of respect for her family.
There is a bit of controversy about who Bobrisky’s mother is. Bobrisky claims her mother died in 2008 during a holy pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Some dispute her story. Enquirer Magazine reported in 2019 that Bobrisky’s mother is very much alive. They claimed she lives in Magodo where she owns and runs a provision store and that her name is Alhaja Bollington. The address of her store was given as No 47, Abdulquadri Street, opposite MRA office, Magodo, Shangisha, Lagos.
For those wondering who is Bobrisky twin sister, well Bobrisky doesn’t actually have a twin sister. There is a lady who goes by the name Oluwa on social media that claims to be Bobrisky’s twin sister. Bobrisky only had a brother who died from HIV/AIDS but she has step-siblings. You already know that Bobrisky is from a polygamous family.
How Old is Bobrisky?
Bobrisky is 28 years old currently as she was born in August 1992.
Recently Bobrisky cleared the air regarding her preferred pronouns after receiving several mis-gendered comments on her Instagram. She posted a video on her Instagram to clarify that her preferred pronouns are her and she. Hence, they have been used to refer to her in this post. In the video, she claims to be a beautiful girl and wants to be addressed as such.
Bobrisky had all her education in Lagos. She had her secondary education at King’s College, Lagos. For her tertiary education, she attended the University of Lagos where she bagged a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Bobrisky Before and After
Many people are amazed at the transformation of Bobrisky from dark-skinned to almost snow white. This she credits to her bleaching cream. Bobrisky deals in skincare products and what better way to market your products than to use it yourself. Her transformation she claims is simply a business strategy and to be frank, it’s working. This transformation has earned her both admirers and haters.
Here are some Bobrisky before and after pictures.
How Did Bobrisky Become Famous
Bobriksy quickly understood the potentials of social media and leveraged it. She started out posting pictures and videos on Snapchat. She mastered the use of Snapchat filters quickly and this helped her a lot. That was how she was able to draw attention to herself. Soon she became a topic of discussion as several stories began circulating online regarding her sexuality.
Bobrisky is still very visible on social media with Instagram now her preferred choice. You can catch up with her on the platform through her handle. Bobrisky Instagram handle is
Bobrisky is not one to shy away from controversies and she has been involved in several. Her online personality is built on controversies. Her sexual orientation is constantly questioned based on her antics. Bobrisky in 2017 claimed to be gay and this is believed to have led to her arrest by the Lagos State Police Command. Although Bobrisky later debunked that was why she was arrested. She claimed it was a petition by fellow entrepreneur Toyin Lawani that got her arrested.
Bobrisky constantly talks about her secret bae who she claims is the 4th richest man in Africa. She claimed the man once offered her #7 million and a Benz. She later took pictures of the said money and posted online. She also claimed her bae plans to buy her a mansion close to Linda Ikeji’s house in Banana Island.
In 2019, She had a brush with the DG of the National Council of Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runsewe. Runsewe had in an interview said that Bobrisky would be dealt with if caught on the streets of the country. Bobrisky replied cheekily by saying that she rolls with Runsewe’s bosses. This led to a raid on the 28th birthday party of Bobrisky. 5 of her guests were arrested on charges of breach of public peace and indecency. Bobrisky herself managed to evade arrest because she was late to her party. She later lamented that over #19 million was wasted as a result of the raid on her party.
Who did Bobrisky Marry?
Bobrisky isn’t married but in February of this year, she asked for Tonto Dike’s hand in marriage. Tonto Dike and Bobrisky have been friends for some time now. She said she wanted to marry Tonto so that they can make history together. She said they would be the first lesbian couple to have a wedding ceremony in Nigeria if the wedding happened.
Later in June, Bobrisky claimed that her grandmother asked her to bring her husband home.
A lot of people are not aware that Bobrisky is an entrepreneur and a lot of her antics is to boost sales. She is currently best known for her skin-lightening cream. She has in the past sold things like watches, make-up materials, clothes and so on.
Bobrisky made her acting debut in the movie Ojuloge after which she toured the U.S. She was paid to attend a plethora of events in the U.S.
Bobrisky Net worth
So many people are asking the question of how much is Bobrisky worth? Well, she is currently estimated to be worth $3.1 billion. She makes money from her businesses and of course, she has a rich mystery bae. Her bae is the 4th richest man in Africa according to her.
Conclusion (Bobrisky Before and Now)
Now you have seen some Bobrisky before and now pictures as well as learnt some things about this highly controversial figure. Expect more controversies around Bobrisky in the future as she thrives on these to remain relevant in the public space. The publicity from controversies helps her to market her business.