See 5 Nigerian Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Were Born Abroad And Holds Dual Citizenship

Unlike most Nigerian celebrities especially in Nollywood who had to struggle and hustle their butt to achieve fame and become successful in the Nigeria entertainment industry, there are few who were born with silver spoon in their mouth.

Some of these fortunate celebrities were born abroad and here are five of them. Per chance of their birth countries, they automatically holds dual citizeship.

Jim Iyke

Born James Ikechukwu Esomugha is a profound Nollywood Actor and he is successful in his career too.

Jim Iyke was born in Libreville, Gabon on September 25, 1976.

He is currently living in Nigeria where his parents come from.

Oge Okoye

Oge is one of the most beautiful and talented Nolywood Actresses.

She hail from Nnewi in Anambra State of Nigeria. Oge Okoye was born in UK, London, and later moved to live in Lagos with her family. She completed her primary school in London before moving to Nigeria

She was born on November 16, 1980.

Zack Orji

One of Nollywood Actors who was hugely considered as one of the most respectful and obedient person in the industry.

Zack Orji was born in Libreville, Gabon in 1960.

He currently lives in Nigeria his motherland.

Banky W

With stage name Banky W, he is one of the most influential singer in Nigeria and to some extent Africa.

Born in USA with birth name Olubankole Wellington on 27 March 1981. .

He is happily married with his wife and currently living in Nigeria.


Born as David Adedeji Adeleke, better known as Davido. He is one of the reining musician in Africa with global recognition.

He is also a songwriter, contemporary artist, and a record producer owning DMW records.

He was born on November 21, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States