Tosyn Bucknor Biography, Age, Profile, History, and Family
Actual Name: Oluwatosin Bucknor
Nick Name: Tosyn Bucknor
Date of Birth: 15 August 1981
Date of Death: 19 November 2018
19 November 2018
Spouse: Aurélien Boyer
Siblings: Funke Bucknor
Parents: Segun Bucknor
Movies: Dazzling Mirage
Oluwatosin Bucknor also known as Tosyn Bucknor was a Nigerian OAP, Writer, and actress.
She was born to the family of Mr. Segun Bucknor and Mrs. Sola Bucknor. Her parent had her and her sister Funke Bucknor, who is the CEO of Zapphaire Events.
Tosyn Bucknor was schooled at Fountain Nursery and Primary School in Lagos. She attended Queens’ College, Yaba before going to the University of Lagos for her tertiary education where she got her degree in Law and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.
Tosyn served at Port Harcourt during her National Youth Service Corps days.
Bucknor started her radio with Tee-A on Eko 89.7fm after which she interned at Cool 96.9fm where she hosted the Fun Hour Show on Saturdays.
after her youth service in 2009, she started hosting a morning show at Top Radio 90.9f m. She was the only female radio host handling the morning belt by herself at that time.
Bucknor hosted ‘Tosyns Buzz Live’ on Pulse TV every Friday.
Her television and acting credits include:
- A judge on Boost Freestyle Reality Show Season 2
- Mentor on Project Fame West Africa Season 2
- Mentor on Project Fame West Africa Season 5
- Co-host 3Live Chicks (a TV and YouTube show)
- Television Correspondent for EbonyLife Television
- Guest judge on Naija Sings Season 1
- Guest judge on Project Fame West Africa Season 5
- And many more others
Bucknor contributed to several websites, including her own blogs, and wrote for television.
Her writing credits include (but not limited to):
- Series writer, ‘5ve’ television series, ‘Apprentice Africa’, ‘Xtraconnect Gameshow’
- Columnist for the Guardian on Sundays for the column, ‘Strictly for the Young’
- Columnist for Wedding Planner Magazine,
- Columnist for Exquisite Magazine
- Series writer and Content Producer, ‘Nigeria’s Got Talent’ Season 1
- Series contributor, “My Mum and I”
- Series contributor, “Citi Sistas”
- Series contributor, “About to Wed”
- Writer Amstel Malta Box Office (seasons 2 to 5) and Voice Over narrator for Season 5
- Website writer for Gulder Ultimate Search Season 3
Bucknor was a singer-songwriter with one album (‘Pop Rock Soul and Jara’) out.
Two of her songs have been used as soundtracks for the short film. “Ireti” and she hoped more will be used for television and movies, and also used by other artists.
Bucknor wrote, sang, recorded and performed music as CON.tra.diction.
As a recording artist and singer-songwriter, she worked with artists like Skales, Rooftop MCs and Eva, as well as producers like Sess, Tintin, Coldflames, Dj Klem, Knighthouse, Micworx and Cobhams.
Tosyn also ran ONE MIC NAIJA with two partners. One Mic Naija is a concert dedicated to getting new and established acts on the same stage.
Recognitions and awards
- Winner, Best of Nollywood Awards, Radio Host of the Year
- Winner, Tweet Rave Awards, Most Innovative Tweets
- Winner, Jeans 4 Genes II, Best charity/cause-related event at Nigerian Events Award
- Winner, Nigerian Broadcasters Awards: Most Popular Radio Presenter
- As CON.tra.diction, Tosyn was nominated at the NMVA Awards 2010 in the Best Rock Video category
- Tosyn was inducted into the Humanitarian Hall of Fame by Charity Lounge, Lagos for her ‘Act of Kindness’ 2012