22 World Famous Celebrities You Never Knew Were Nigerians, NO 17 Won...

22 World Famous Celebrities You Never Knew Were Nigerians, NO 17 Won Grammy Award


Nigerians are known to travel worldwide. They survive not only in the country they are in, but also, in the long run, famous renown personalities of the world. In the entertainment industry, there are now famous blacks who distinguish themselves in their art. Sometimes they assume they are black Americans or other parts of Africa, but some of these are actors and musicians and are Nigerians by decent. The most popular among them is Chiwetel Ejiofor, who has played in ’12 Years A Slave ‘,’ Half of a Yellow Sun ‘,’ Deadly Travel ‘,’ Secret In Yourir ‘, among others. Chiwetel was born and raised in the U.K by his Nigerian parents of the Igbo tribe. Chiwetel Ejiofor in 12 years slave Some of the stars on this list were born in Nigeria and grew overseas, while others were born and raised in the country, but they have one or two Nigerian parents. Let us meet these famous celebrities all over the world

1. Hakeem Kae-Kazim


Actor of Hollywood, Kazeem was born in the state of Lagos and comes from the state of Ogun. He has appeared in several films such as “Hotel Rwanda”, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”, “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “at the end of the world and many television series with 24 and Criminal Minds. some Nollywood films such as “Last Flight To Abuja”, “Black November” and “Half Of A Yellow Sun.” Currently, Hakeem is a distinguished aambassador for Etisalat Nigeria.

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