7 Nigerian Celebrities Who Dropped Out Of School (See List)

Education they always say is the key to success but in this 21st century, it appears schooling doesn’t guarantees the success of man as these celebrities have proved that education is not the only way to become successful.

The below celebrities are successful stars who have made it in life although they had to drop out of school at a point in their lives. Some of these successful celebrities had to drop out of the University due to certain personal reasons.

See list below….


Genevieve Nnaji although doesn’t have a university degree, is a successful actress and a movie producer and also owns a fashion line called St Genevieve which was launched in May 2008.

2. Wizkid

Wizkid is said to have dropped out of University in his second year because he wanted to go into full music. Although he also doesn’t have a degree, he is a successful songwriter and a well known singer.

3. 9ice

Popular singer and a politician born Alexander Abolore Adegbola also dropped out from his law course at Lagos state university to focus on his music career.

4. Mercy Johnson

Popular Nollywood star Mercy Johnson also disclosed she couldn’t get admission to study in the university because she failed her JAMB exams several times. However, she’s the most paid actress in the industry.

5. D’banj

Well known singer and songwriter D’banj also dropped out of school will he was in level 300 studying mechanical engineering.

6. Don Jazzy

Popular artist Don Jazzy also dropped out of Ambrose Ali University in his first year.

7. 2baba Idibia

Well known musician also dropped out of school, Institute of Management & Technology to pursue his music career.