Grace Bent Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Grace Bent Biography

Grace Folashade Makinwa- Bent is a Nigerian politician and former senator representing Adamawa South senatorial zone. She is the mother of Big Brother Naija season 6 Housemate Jackie B. Grace Bent was born on 25 October 1960.

Grace Bent Profile


Grace Bent

Real Name

Grace Folashade Makinwa-Bent

Date of Birth

25 October 1960


60 Years (2020)

State of Origin

Osun State










All Progressive Congress


Jackson Bent

Net Worth

Under Review

Educational Background

Grace Bent Education

Grace Bent obtained her SSCE certificate in 1978 from Ilesa Grammar School.

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Grace Bent holds a degree in English and Literary studies from the University of Calabar. She obtained her Masters degree in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Calabar.

Grace Bent holds a doctorate degree in public administration from the Indiana State University, United States.


Grace Bent Career

Grace Bent started her career at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). She was the Assistant Producer, NTA Kaduna.

She was the political adviser to Audu Ogbeh, the former National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the managing director of Jack Ventures Nigeria.

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Grace Bent is also an author. The authored and published the book Women in Inter Ethnic Marriages in Nigeria.

In 2007, Grace Bent was elected to represent Adamawa South under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). While in the senate , she served as the chairperson of the Nigerian Senate Committee on Environment.

In 2011, Bent picked nomination form to run for a second term in office under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but however lost in the party primaries to Ahmed Hassan Barata.

Grace Bent defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2021.

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Personal life

Grace Bent Husband

Grace Bent is of Yoruba origin but married to her husband Jackson Bent from Adamawa state. She is a christian.


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