Koko Zaria Net Worth, Biography, Hotel, Wife, Father, Age, Family

Koko Zaria and Bishop Oyedepo are related. Koko Zaria is Bishop Oyedepo's nephew.
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Koko Zaria, also fondly called Zargarza Koko Zaria and America Boy, has his birth name as Alhaji Ganiyu Oyedepo.
He is a popular and talented Nollywood actor, movie producer, NURTW Chieftain and astute business man based in Lagos.

Koko Zaria Wiki

Real Name: Ganiyu Oyedepo
Other Name: Koko Zaria
Born: 20 May 1970
Birth Place: Lagos State
State Of Origin: Kwara State
Nationality: Nigerian
Wife/Spouse: Oyinda Ajoke Oyedepo, Awele Odita
Occupation: Businessman • Actor
Net Worth: $2,000,000

Koko Zaria Biography

Alhaji Ganiu Ayinde Oyedepo popularly known as Koko Zaria, is a Nigerian actor and entrepreneur born on May 20, 1970. He is well known as the chieftain of the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW) chieftain. He has also starred in and produced numerous movies.

Early Life & Background

Koko Zaria was born on May 20, 1970 in Lagos. He originally hails from Kwara state and his father is the elder brother to the popular Nigerian pastor Bishop David Oyedepo who is the founder of Living Faith Church (Winners Chapel).

Koko Zaria Age

Koko Zaria is 51 years as at 2021.

Koko Zaria Career

He is a Lagos based entrepreneur. He is well known as the chieftain of the National Union of Transport Workers (NURTW) chieftain. His boss is Alhaji Musiliu Ayinde Akinsanya who is also called MC Oluomo, is a popular Lagos socialite and politician.

He is also a politician, having being affiliated with the All Progressive Congress (APC) party.

Koko Zaria is a Nigerian actor and movie producer with numerous movies to his credit. He has starred in movies such as Kesari, Omogara, Atunida, Eyan Re and so on. He also produced the movies Omo Oshodi and Koko Zaria.

He has worked with lots of top actors in the Nollywood movie industry and some of them include; Ibrahim Yekini Itele, Femi Adebayo, Murphy Afolabi, Kelvin Ikeduba, Lateef Adedimeji and many others.

Koko Zaria is simply an all round business man. He already boast of investments in Real estate, Transport and hospitality business. He launched a five star hotel named “Zargarza Hotel and Suites” in Ilorin, Kwara State in November 2020.

Koko Zaria Wife

Koko Zaria is said to have two wives. His first wife is Oyinda Ajoke Oyedepo and she is the mother of his two daughters, Leeyah and Oyindamola Oyedepo.

His second wife, Awele Odita also gave birth to a boy named Khalid in 2017.

He is also said to have a daughter from his previous relationship before he got married to his first wife. Her name is Kaosara Omolabake Oyedepo who is based in Canada.

Family, Siblings, Parents, Father, Mother


Koko Zaria mother is dead. Koko Zaria’s parents are both dead.


Koko Zaria father is the elder brother of Bishop David Oyedepo, Winners Chapel pastor and General Overseer. Koko Zaria’s father is late.


Koko Zaria shared a video of her sister holding him while crying as they remember their late mum after he opened his hotel.

Ganiyu Ayinde Oyedepo ‘Koko Zaria’ And Bishop David Oyedepo

Is Koko Zaria related to pastor David Oyedepo? Yes, Ganiyu Ayinde Oyedepo popularly known as Koko Zaria and Bishop Oyedepo are related. Koko Zaria is Bishop Oyedepo’s nephew.

Zargarza Hotel And Suit

Koko Zaria has built a hotel which he opened on the 28th of November 2020.

Net Worth

Koko Zaria is a Nigerian actor and entrepreneur with an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Social Media Profile

Instagram: @kokozaria_americaboy


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