Titi Oyinsan

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Titi Oyinsan
Titi Adelagun Oyinsan

(1985-08-10) August 10, 1985 (age 38)
Lagos, Nigeria
Education University of Lagos
Years active2002-present
Spouse Gbemileke Oscar

Titi Adelagun Oyinsan (born 10 August 1985), popularly known as TitiTheDynamite is a Nigerian television host, former model and Philanthropist. [1]


Early life and education

Titi Oyinsan was born on August 10, 1985, in Lagos, Nigeria. She spent her formative years in North London, England, before returning to her homeland. She developed a passion for Journalism during her time at Queen's College, Yaba, Lagos, which set the stage for her future career in media. She pursued her higher education at the University of Lagos, where she studied English Language. She also has a Pan Atlantic University Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management. The certificate in Entrepreneurial Management (CEM) was designed with the assistance of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) an initiative of International Finance Corporation (IFC). [2]



She began her career by being in the right place at the right time, at age 17 just a year after graduating high school. She accompanied a friend who had heard about a casting call in an advertising agency and got her first modelling job without even having a professional Head shot or photograph. Being continuously shortlisted over a month long casting, she was one of 5 others flown to South Africa to shoot a commercial. This job was for the very youthful Orange Soda Brand Fanta and was one of the first of its kind to fund such trip with Nigerian Based Models. She was Dubbed "Titi Fanta" by many and still bears the Nick name in some places till date, [3] After the fame of the Fanta campaign came to light She was on the top of the list for many different Advertising and Modelling agencies. She was in Campaigns for brands such as "Coca-Cola, Amstel Malta. [4] A chance meeting with Director / graphic artist Stanlee Ohikuare led to some shots being submitted to Zenith bank affiliates Visafone Network . She signed a 4 year contract with Visafone to be on the sim-card package. [4]

TV Presenter

From modelling, she went into TV sort of by default because a lot of the producers that she worked with advised her to try out TV. So, she started off working for the NTA Network, from there she worked with Soundcity where she worked alongside Denrele Edun. [5]

She is co-host of TV show Wake Up Nigeria on TVC News along with Abayomi Owope. She co-hosted the show with Yomi Owope before being joined by Mazino Appeal. She is also a Professional news anchor, Voice-over artist, Voice actor, Audiobook narrator and Diction trainer. At TVC, she was elected welfare secretary of the inaugural set of Excos of TVC Women’s Network, 2021 -2022 set. Her commitment was further recognized through her role as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Amber11 Media, underscoring her managerial prowess.

She is the host of the English language quiz show for secondary schools in Nigeria called WORD SMITH and is a spinoff of the CowbellPedia Math Competition. [6]

She is also currently the host of the KELLOGGS Superstars Quiz show designed for primary school pupils across 3 major cities in Nigeria. The show seeks to stimulate the champion in primary school pupils presenting to them the opportunity to exercise their mental and physical muscle in puzzles, games, trivia, and syllabus questions which will test their abilities. [7]


She launched a fundraising education campaign for the girl child tagged "#IAmDynamite project". The campaign has received support from several Nigerian celebrities who have signed on to the project. The likes of Alibaba, Omawumi, Dr SID, Fela Durotoye, DJ Sose, Gbenga Adeyinka, Sammy Okposo, Bikki Laoye, Kaffy, Uche Nnaji, Mochedda, Reekado Banks, Skales, Denrele, Omotola Ekeinde, Bryan, Do2dtun, Sulai Aledeh and many more. #iAmDynamite is an Online and In-Person Campaign created for Titi Oyinsan on the celebration of her 30th birthday. The birthday celebration was set to host major celebrities who endorsed the project. The Central goal is to raise funds to send 30 young girls between the ages of 5 and 12 to school; this campaign is in partnership with the StayInSchool Nigeria Initiative founded by Tricia Ikponmwonba. [8] [9]

Personal life

Titilayo Oyinsan is married to Gbemileke Oscar Oyinsan, with whom she had a set of twins, Amber and Ruby Oyinsan. [10]

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