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

Just like 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, few were born with silver spoon in their mouth.


Some of these lucky celebrities were born abroad and here are five of them. Perchance of their birth countries, they automatically hold dual citizenship.

Compiled by BTL Entertainment, below are five Nigerian celebrities you didn’t know have dual citizenship.

Oge Okoye

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

She hails 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 people 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 singers in Nigeria and to some extent Africa.

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

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


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

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

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

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.

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