7. Chimanda Ngozi adichie
The popular writer who is one of the best writers to have evolved from Nigeria, and comes at No 7 on the top Nigeria celebrities who studied abroad or overseas. She was the brain behind the popular book and movie “half of a yellow sun. Chimanda was born on the 15th of September 1977. Although chimamnda spent a year and half studying medicine and pharmacy at the university of Nigeria, she did not Finish and left at the age of 17. She finally completed her studies in the USA graduating from communication and political science at Drexel university in Philadelphia. She also completed her Masters degree I’m creative writing at john Hopkins University. In 2008, she was awarded with Masters degree in African studies.