The entertainment industry woke up to the sudden death of one of its own, Tosyn Bucknor.
The beautiful and multi-talented media personality’s death came as a rude shock to many.
In her almost one decade as an On-Air Personality, Tosyn Bucknor stood out amongst her peers and colleagues for her effortless professionalism.
Sadly she passed away in November 2018 at the age of 37.
Here are all you need to know about Tosyn Bucknor.
Tosyn Bucknor was born on August 15, 1981, to Mr Segun Bucknor and Mrs Sola Bucknor. It may interest you to know that Tosyn was born in a cab. The media personality made this known during an interview. Tosyn Bucknor’s father, Segun Bucknor was a renowned journalist and prominent musician known for his Soul music style in the 70s.
Many might have known her for her beautiful voice on the radio waves but she was also a trained lawyer. Tosyn attended Fountain Nursery and Primary School, Queens’ College, Yaba. She then gained admission into the University of Lagos where she studied Law before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos.
3. Career and Awards
Tosyn Bucknor worked in a number of radio stations in her almost one decade in the media industry. She started off her career with Eko 89.7 Fm from where she moved to Cool FM. She later joined Top FM where she worked for seven years before joining Inspiration FM. Aside from being a radio host, Tosyn was a writer, singer, songwriter and had featured in soaps like, “Now We Are Married“, “Tinsel” and a couple of others. She has won many awards including the Nigerian Broadcaster’s award, Future Awards, Exquisite Lady of the year and others.
Tosyn Bucknor got married to her French husband, Aurélien Boyer in 2015. The couple had dated for two years prior to their wedding. After a lavish traditional wedding held in Nigeria, the couple took their white wedding to France where they had an intimate ceremony.
Monday, November 19, 2018, Tosyn Bucknor passed away at the age of 37. The news broke on Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
According to her sister and event planner, Funke Bucknor, she died due to complications from sickle cell anemia.