10 World Famous Celebrities Originally From Nigeria

World Famous Celebrities

5. Hakeem Law Kazim

The Hollywood actor “known as the man with the beautiful smile”, was born in Lagos state, Nigeria and is originally from Ogun state. He is known for his classical portrayal of George in Oscar Nominated movie Hotel
Rwanda, helping him gain international recognition.

He has featured in popular movies “pirates of the Caribbean” (at worlds end), playing captain jocardy, and in the X–men origins ( wolverine). He has featured in TV series Criminal Minds, lost, 24 etc. His has deep root in Nigeria and has featured in Millwood movies “black November “, “last flight to Abuja ” and also Half of a yellow sun.

6. Nonso Anozie

Nonso was born on November 17th 1978 in Lincoln, England and is of the Nigerian igbo descent. How has starred in the popular TV series Game of thrones playing the role of Xhoan daxos.

He has appeared in series of other movies including 2014 blockbuster Dracula and 2011 Conan the babarian. He comes at no6 on our list of top Nigerian World Famous Celebrities.

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