Birth Place Matching "Lagos, Nigeria" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Pepi Sonuga

Actress | Famous in Love

Pepi Sonuga is one to watch on both the big and small screen. The Nigerian-American actress was born in Lagos, Nigeria and moved to Los Angeles, California at the age of 10 to begin pursuing a career in entertainment. At 15 years old, she won the title of Miss Jr. Teen Los Angeles in a local ...

2. Toks Olagundoye

Actress | Castle

Born to a Norwegian mother and a Nigerian father, Toks Olagundoye is a native of Lagos, Nigeria. Educated in Nigeria, Switzerland and England for elementary, middle and high school, she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre from Smith College. Captivated by cinema from a very early age, Toks ...

3. Bolaji Badejo

Actor | Alien

Bolaji Badejo was born on August 23, 1953 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was an actor, known for Alien (1979). He died on December 22, 1992 in Ebute Metta, Lagos.

4. Tomiwa Edun

Actor | What Happened to Monday

Tomiwa Edun was born in 1984 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is known for his work on What Happened to Monday (2017), Cinderella (2015) and Bates Motel (2013).

5. Dayo Okeniyi

Actor | Run Sweetheart Run

Dayo Okeniyi (Pronounced: Die-o Okay-nii-yii) began performing on the stage in elementary school. In 2003, Okeniyi, the youngest of five siblings, moved from Nigeria with his family to the The United States. His father, now a retired customs officer and mother, a British literature teacher, were ...

6. Jane Wall

Actress | Ghost Whisperer

Television, film and theatre actress best known for her 4 seasons on Bafta award winning drama, "The Bill". British/Nigerian actress raised in London, United Kingdom. Jane trained at Mountview Theatre School and The School of the Science of Acting. Jane lives in Los Angeles with her husband and 2 ...

7. Alki David

Actor | The Bank Job

Alki David Greek was born in West Africa hi colorful experiences include a voluntary bout in the British armed forces, lab analyst for Coca Cola, as a fish farm laborer, water-ski instructor, PADI scuba instructor and radio jock.

2014 Alki owns and operated FilmOn.TV the online streaming site he ...

8. Raymond Olubawale

Actor | Resident Evil: Afterlife

Ray is a 6'7" tall professional heavyweight boxer whose boxing "alias" name is Mount Kilimanjaro. Several years ago he was crowned Heavyweight Boxing Champion of Canada.

Born in Nigeria, Ray moved to Toronto at the age of four. When Ray was a child, his life was a constant struggle. He grew up the ...

9. Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha

Actress | On Bended Knees

An actress, film producer and director, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha was born in Lagos state, Nigeria and graduated with a BSc in Banking & Finance from the Lagos State University. Born March 12 1980, the dashing damsel, wife and mother of two' hails from Anambra State in Eastern Nigeria.

With pure ...

10. James Reyne

Actor | Return to Eden

James Reyne is an extremely popular musical artist in Australia, both as a top performing solo artist and as the brilliant front-man for the band Australian Crawl. Reyne was born in Lagos, Nigeria in the late 50s, and migrated to Australia in the early 60s. His musical career skyrocketed when he ...

11. Ramsey Nouah

Actor | The Black Soul

Ramsey Nouah was born on December 19, 1970 in Lagos, Nigeria. At 20, he was starting out as an aspiring musician prior to heeding a friend's advise to take a stab on acting. At 21, he audition and instantly won the role of Jeff in an on-coming Nigerian television soap opera, Fortunes. By the age of...

12. Israel Idonije

Actor | Chicago Fire

Israel Idonije was born on November 17, 1980 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an actor, known for Chicago Fire (2012), Beats (2019) and Hot Date (2017).

13. Funke Akindele

Actress | The Return of Jenifa

Funke Akindele was born on August 24, 1976 in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria as Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde. She is an actress and writer, known for The Return of Jenifa (2011), Agbefo (2006) and 13th Day: Ojó ketàlá (2005).

14. Orlando Martins

Actor | Where No Vultures Fly

Orlando Martins was born on December 8, 1899 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was an actor, known for Ivory Hunter (1951), Simba (1955) and BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950). He died on September 25, 1985 in Lagos.

15. Sheri Hagen

Actress | Das Leben der Anderen

Sheri Hagen was born in 1968 in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an actress and director, known for The Lives of Others (2006), Auf den zweiten Blick (2012) and Stella und die Störche (2007).

16. Samuel Abiola Robinson

Actor | Desperate Housewives Africa

Samuel Robinson is an international Actor known for Nollywood and Malayalam films.

He was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria on the 30th of June 1998.

His career as an Actor began in 2013. He has appeared in several major productions in Africa such as Walt Disney's Desperate Housewives Africa, M-Net's...

17. Oluchi Onweagba

Actress | After the Sunset

Oluchi Onweagba-Orlandi is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret lingerie model and a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model. She appeared in six Victoria's Secret Fashion shows in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007. She appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue four times from 2005 ...

18. Robin Halstead

Actor | Anne of Green Gables

Robin Halstead was born on February 20, 1951 in Lagos, Nigeria as Robin Bernard Halstead. He is an actor, known for Anne of Green Gables (1972), Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980) and Tom Brown's Schooldays (1971). He was previously married to Nyree Dawn Porter.

19. Clarion Chukwura-Abiola

Actress | Midnight Love

Clarion Chukwura-Abiola was born on July 24, 1964 in Lagos, Nigeria as Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Chukwurah. She is an actress, known for Midnight Love (2003), Money Power (1984) and Abuja Connection (2003).

20. Yul Edochie

Director | Secret Pain

Yul Edochie was born on January 7, 1982 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an actor and director, known for Secret Pain (2007), The Laptop 2 (2008) and Poka Messiah (2016). He has been married to Mary Aligwe since 2004.

21. Toochukwu T.C. Anyachonkeya

Actor | Iron Man Three

Born in Nigeria and raised in North Carolina. He is an actor and model. T.C. served in the United States Marine Corps, while going to college where he began modeling for fashion shows on campus. He has a bachelors in Art and a published poetry book.

22. Tunde Kelani

Director | The Narrow Path

Tunde Kelani holds a Diploma in the Art and Technique of Filmmaking from the London International Film School, London. After many years in the Nigerian Film Industry as a Cinematographer, he now manages Mainframe Film & Television Productions, an outfit formed to document Nigeria's rich culture.


23. Jumoke Debayo

Actress | The National Health

Jumoke Debayo was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an actress, known for The National Health (1973), BBC Play of the Month (1965) and Softly Softly (1966).

24. Marwan Naji

Actor | Rogue Warfare

Marwan Naji is a Lebanese - American actor and director known for Camp X-Ray (2014), Touch (2012). and most notably portraying on stage one of the most popular figures in history, Lebanese Artist, Poet and Writer, Kahlil Gibran. Marwan performed the play, Rest Upon The Wind, in English and Arabic. ...

25. Hakeem Olajuwon

Actor | Heaven Is a Playground

Hakeem Olajuwon was born on January 21, 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria as Akeem Abdul Olajuwon. He is an actor, known for Heaven Is a Playground (1991), All Pro Sports Basketball: Hakeem Olajuwon - Dream Center (1998) and Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters (2017). He has been married to Dalia Asafi since August ...

26. Tiwa Savage

Composer | Fifty

Tiwa Savage was born on February 5, 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria as Tiwatope Savage. She is an actress and composer, known for Fifty (2015), Shuga (2009) and DJ Spinall Feat. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage: Dis Love (2019). She has been married to Tunji Balogun since November 23, 2013.

27. Michael Olowokandi

Actor | Van Wilder

Michael Olowokandi, who only played basketball recreationally before enrolling at the University of Pacific in 1995...He was the Clippers' starting center for most of his rookie season..The 7-1, 265-pound Olowokandi was born in Lagos, Nigeria... First Pick in the 1998 NBA draft. Earned a degree in ...

28. Nicholas Monu

Actor | Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien

Nicholas Monu was born on March 25, 1965 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an actor, known for Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien (2005), The Glass (2001) and Tatort (1970).

29. Ilario Bisi-Pedro

Actor | Kinky Boots

Ilario Bisi-Pedro was born in 1939 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was an actor, known for Kinky Boots (2005), Children of Men (2006) and Doctor Who (1963). He died on May 28, 2013 in Barnes, London, England.

30. Dotun Adebayo

Actor | Krig och kärlek

Dotun Adebayo was born on August 25, 1960 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an actor, known for Krig och kärlek (1981) and Artsnight (1994).

31. Joy Lemoine

Actress | Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense

Joy Lemoine was born on June 15, 1954 in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an actress, known for Fox Mystery Theater (1984), Half Moon Street (1986) and Maybury (1981).

32. Willie Payne

Actor | The Larkins

Willie Payne was born in September 1922 in Lagos, Nigeria as William Ishola Payne. He was an actor, known for The Larkins (1958), Great Moments in Aviation (1994) and Secret Agent (1964). He died in 2017.

33. Isaac George

Actor | I ragazzi della 3 C

Isaac George was born on June 21, 1957 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an actor and composer, known for I ragazzi della 3 C (1987), Amarsi un po'... (1984) and Le gorille (1990).

34. Tony Allen

Soundtrack | The Last King of Scotland

Tony Allen was born on August 12, 1940 in Lagos, Nigeria.

35. Dare Olaitan

Director | Knock Out Blessing

Born in Lagos, Dare Olaitan studied in Economics and Business Management in his undergraduate studies in Illinois Wesleyan College. He decided that the biggest area for growth in the African Market was located in FIlm Production and then took a Film Directing/Screen Writing Degree at the Colorado ...

36. Francis Agu

Director | Take Me to Jesus

Francis Agu was born on February 18, 1965 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was an actor and director, known for Take Me to Jesus (2008), Take Me to Jesus 2 (2008) and Circle of Doom (1993). He died on March 20, 2007 in Lagos.

37. Jamiu Adebiyi

Actor | Being Othello

Jamiu Adebiyi was born on August 18, 1972 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was an actor, known for Being Othello (2009), The Street (2006) and The Time of Your Life (2007). He died on January 20, 2011 in London, England.

38. Maria DeCoste

Actress | Tsunambee: The Wrath Cometh

Maria DeCoste was born on December 9, 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria as Maria Onisemo. She is an actress, known for Tsunambee (2015).

39. Edward Stourton

Self | University Challenge

Edward Stourton was born on November 24, 1957 in Lagos, Nigeria as Edward John Ivo Stourton. He has been married to Fiona Murch since 2002. He was previously married to Margaret McEwen.

40. Lola Maja-Okojevoh

Make Up Department | The Figurine

Lola Maja-Okojevoh has been in the industry for over 25 years and has won several awards along the way including the AMVCA 2015 for Best Makeup Artist and was honored as one of the 100 Most Inspirational Women in Nigeria 2017.

Lola is a multi talented Professional Makeup Artist and Qualified Beauty ...

41. Anita Hogan

Actress | Just One Blood

Anita Hogan was born on May 28, 1975 in Lagos, Nigeria. She is an actress, known for Just One Blood (2018), I Want My Money (2005) and Runs! (2002).

42. Michael Adegoke

Actor | Only You & Me

Michael Adegoke is a very humble and modest man who has accomplished many of his lifetime dreams. He is hailed and distinguished as the only African holding Five United States of America Regional Professional Ballroom Showdance Championships and a Fifth Place World Showdance Finalist position. ...

43. Michael Ojake

Actor | Heart Bargain

Michael Ojake was born in 1961 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an actor and writer, known for Heart Bargain (2015), Traffic Affairs (2004) and Liberated Zone (2003).

44. Babatunde Olatunji

Soundtrack | CHIPS

Babatunde Olatunji was born on April 7, 1927 in Ajido, Lagos State, Nigeria as Michael Babatunde Olatunji. He was married to Amy Belle Bush. He died on April 6, 2003 in Salinas, California, USA.

45. Adebayo Salami

Director | The Monkey Men

Adebayo Salami was born on May 9, 1953 in Lagos, Nigeria as Adebayo Aremu Salami. He is an actor and director, known for The Monkey Men, Atanpako meta (2008) and Ishola oba-orin (2005).

46. Victor Ubogu

Actor | Melissa

Victor Ubogu was born on September 8, 1964 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is an actor, known for Melissa (1997), They Think It's All Over (1995) and Blankety Blank (1979).

47. Branwen Okpako

Director | Die Geschichte der Auma Obama

Branwen Okpako was born on February 25, 1969 in Lagos, Nigeria. She is a director and writer, known for The Education of Auma Obama (2011), Dirt for Dinner (2000) and Landing (1995).

48. Morolake Akinosun

Self | Rio 2016: Games of the XXXI Olympiad

Morolake Akinosun was born on May 17, 1994 in Lagos, Nigeria.

49. Willy Sholanke

Actor | Simba

Willy Sholanke was born in Lagos, Nigeria as Billy Olu Sholanke. He is an actor, known for Simba (1955).

50. Ambrose Campbell

Self | JJ Cale in Session

Ambrose Campbell was born on August 19, 1919 in Lagos, Nigeria as Oladipupo Adekoya Campbell. He was married to Antoinette and Elizabeth Jane Graham-Smith. He died on June 22, 2006 in Plymouth, Devon, England.

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