About Maria Okanrende

Welcome to mariaokan.com! Maria's very own personal website that allows you to keep up to date with her latest projects! mariaokan.com also offers exclusive celebrity content, freestyles, interviews, fashion, celebrity photos and most of all FUN!


Maria Okanrende was born and raised in London, England but originally hails from Ogun and Lagos states. Since her teens, Maria has always dreamt of becoming a radio and TV presenter.

After spending time in Lagos, she decided to move to Nigeria, determined to set out her own path in a growing entertainment industry. She auditioned for the Beat 99.9FM in 2012 and begun co-hosting the Morning Rush show right away.

Since then, Maria has gone onto create personal projects with MTV, Channel O, Jumia, Pandora, Hello Food and Loud N Proud Live to name a few.

Catch her every weekday, 6am - 11am, co-hosting the Morning Rush on the Beat 99.9FM.