Life Story of Hilda Baci

Hilda Effiong Bassey famously known as Hilda Baci is a multi-talented Nigerian TV producer, actress, head cook at FoodbyHilda and entrepreneur who started her journey from grass to grace.

Despite starting her career as a chef just recently in 2020, she has managed to build a successful brand for herself known as @Myfoodbyhilda.

Baci embarked on a journey to break the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon, she is currently the record holder for the longest cooking marathon.


Baci was born on September 20, 1996, in Akwa Ibom State to Mr and Mrs Effiong Bassey of Nsit Ubuim, Akwa Ibom.

Her mother (Mrs. Lynda Ndukwe) is Igbo, but she married an Akwa Ibom man. She is Calabar Pot’s CEO; Where they prepare meals, as well as outdoor and indoor catering services in Abuja.

Baci is not married but she is probably in a relationship. However, there is no information about Hilda Baci’s relationship on the internet.


Baci schooled at Madonna University Okija where she studied Sociology.


Baci is the CEO and Head Chef of MyFoodbyHilda.

She began her career as a chef some years ago without any help or fame but currently, she is a multi-award chef who has built a good reputation for herself.

Balancing her academic pursuits with her culinary aspirations, she transformed her love for cooking into a vibrant career, captivating palates and hearts alike.

In May 2023, Baci embarked on a mission to break the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time.

In an attempt to break this record, the 27-year-old graduate set up a four-day ‘cook-a-thon’ at Amore Gardens, Lekki, Lagos State.

She is set to cook multiple dishes for an expected period of time to get recognition from the Guinness World Records.

The last record for the world’s longest cooking marathon was held by Lata Tondon, who completed the task in 87 hours, 45 minutes, and 00 secs in Rewa, India, in 2019.

In June 2023, Baci was confirmed as the new record holder for the world’s longest cooking marathon after cooking for 100 hours but she was awarded with a time of 93 hours 11 minutes.


Baci has an estimated net worth of $250,000, which she earned mainly from her cooking career and as a YouTuber.

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