Bisi Alimi is a Nigerian gay rights activist, public speaker, blog writer, and HIV/LGBT advocate who gained international attention when he became the first Nigerian to come out on television. Here’s his Biography, Age, Net worth, Early Life, Family, Gay dreams, and Background.
Who is Bisi Alimi?
Alimi was born in the Mushin district of Lagos to his father Raski Ipadeola Balogun Alimi and Mother Idiatu Alake Alimi. He was raised in Lagos, where he attended primary and secondary school. He was the third in a family of five children from his mother, and the sixth from a family of ten children from his father. He later changed his name to Adebisi Alimi.
Full name: Ademola Iyandade Ojo Kazeem Alimi
Stage name: Bisi Alimi
Date of birth: 17 January 1975
State of origin: Lagos State
Education: University of Lagos, Eko Boys’ High School, Birkbeck College
Occupation: Gay Activist
Parents: Raski Ipadeola Balogun & Idiatu Alake AlimI
Net worth: $1.5 Million
Alimi is a recipient of and nominee for several awards. He has also been included in the “Independent on Sunday” Pink List of most influential LGBT people in Britain in 2011, 2012, and 2013, peaking at number 90 in 2012.
He was listed third on the 100 most influential Non-White Atheists and Freethinkers in Britain and Northern Ireland.
On New Year’s Day, 2014, he was added to The Gay UK LGBT 2014 Honour List in recognition of his exemplary work for ‘Education in the LGBT Community and he has been nominated for the “Out In The City” magazine’s Diversity Champion of the Year Award. The Out In The City award is known as the “UK LGBT Oscar”.
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