Folake Coker Biography: Age, Husband, Net Worth, Marriage & More

Folake Coker Biography: Age, Husband, Net Worth, Marriage & More

Folarin Folake Coker is a Nigerian fashion designer who became known as the founder and creative director of the African brand, Tiffany Amber. She’s one of the fashion designer to make the Forbes Power Women list. She’s already credited with several fashion fashion shows across African and Europe.

Here’s more to know about the fashion icon Folake Coker below:

Profile

  • Real Name: Folake Folarin Coker
  • Date of Birth: March 10, 1974
  • Place of Birth: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Nationality: Nigerian
  • Occupation: Fashion Designer
  • Parents: Bode Akindele (late)
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Partner: Folorunsho Coker (Divorced)
  • Net Worth: Not Estimated

Early Life

Folake Coker was born on March 10, 1974 in Lagos, Nigeria. Her father, late Chief Bode Akindele, was known as the owner of Mondondola Group of Companies, an indigenous  conglomerate in Nigeria and fairgate group, a top international real estate company.

She had her early education in Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and earned a postgraduate degree in Petroleum Law. She came back to Nigeria and pursued her interest in fashion.

Career

Folake Coker unveiled her fashion brand, Tiffany Amber in November 1998, which became the first ready-to-wear label in Nigeria. The brand boast of four stores and boutiques in both Abuja and Lagos.

She became the first African based fashion designer to stage a show twice at the New York Fashion Week. She also unveiled her Nirvana summer collections at DOII designs launch.

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Personal Life

Folake Coker was married to Folorunsho Coker before they parted ways. Their marriage produced three children. Her ex husband was a managing director of the number plate production authority of the State of Lagos, and later became a business advisor to the Governor of Lagos State.

Awards & Recognitions

Coker has been recognized for her effort in the fashion industry. She received the Designer of the Year Award at the African Fashion Week in Johannesburg (2009), Fashion Brand of the Year at the ARISE Magazine Fashion Week in 2011, and Enterprise Award at the 2013 Women, Inspiration and Enterprise (WIE) Symposium.

Social Media

Folake Coker is active on social media. She is on Instagram @folake_c

Net worth

Folake Coker earned her career as a fashion designer. Her net worth has not been estimated.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the frequently asked questions and answers related to Folake Coker:

  • What is Folake Coker known for? She is a Nigerian fashion designer
  • Where is Folake Coker from? She was born in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • What is Folake Coker age? She was born in 1974.
  • Is Folake Coker married? She was married to Folorunsho Coker before they divorced
  • What is Folake Coker educational background? She has a postgraduate degree in Petroleum Law.
  • When did dhe launch her brand Tiffany Amber? She unveiled her brand Tiffany Amber in November 1998.

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