Jide was born into the Kosoko royal family of Lagos State on January 12, 1954. He studied Business Administration at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos.
The veteran actor, has over forty years experience in the movie industry. He started his acting career as young as age ten in a Yoruba movie known as ‘Makanjuola’.
No doubt, he is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated actors as he has featured in different Yoruba and English Nollywood movies.
Some of the movies he had featured include, Nkan La, Oro Nla, Out of Luck, The Department, Gidi Up, Doctor Bello, The Meeting, Last Flight to Abuja, I’ll Take My Chances, The Figurine, Jenifa.