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