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5 celebrities who are not full Nigerian



There’s a popular saying in Nigeria, that the best gift you can give your kids is dual citizenship. Make the money and you get to pick the country.

It is not an uncommon practice for parents to go give birth to their kids abroad and some of our celebrities are privileged to have being born outside Nigeria.

This list of 5 of your favorite celebrities who were born outside Nigeria.

5. Oge Okoye

Oge Okoye is a Nigerian actress with dual citizenship. She was born in London before relocating to live in Lagos with her family. This screen diva is one of the top actresses in Nollywood having featured in countless movies with numerous awards to her name.

4. Banky W

Olubankole Wellington popularly known by Banky W is a Nigerian singer, rapper, actor and politician. He was born on March 27, 1981 in New York City, New York, United States to Nigerian parents. His parents moved back to Nigeria when he was five years.

3. Zack Orji

Zachee Ama Orji is a Nigerian actor, director, producer and filmmaker. He first starred in a movie in 1991 and he has appeared in different Nollywood movies since then. He was born in Libreville, Gabon, in the 1960s. He grew up in Cameroon, Benin and Togo he speaks both English and French fluently.

2. Seyi Shay

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua also known as Seyi Shay is a Nigerian-based singer, songwriter and actress. She was born on 21, December, 1985, in Tottenham, London, United Kingdom to Nigerian parents where she was raised.

1. Jim Ike

James Ikechukwu Esomugha, popularly known as Jim Iyke, is a Nigerian actor. He was born on 25th September, 1976 in Libreville, Gabon. The only boy of a family of eight children.






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