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List of Popular Nigerian Actors and Actresses

Nigerian Actors and Actresses are definitely the best in their fields of endeavours.

However, not all of them do last. Some are popular while the others aren’t

Below is the list of popular Nigerian actors and actresses

Popular Nigerian Actors

  • Jim Iyke
  • Odunlade Adekola
  • Jide Kosoko
  • Emeka Ike
  • Richard Mofe Damijo
  • Segun Arinze
  • Ramsey Nouah
  • Olu Jacobs
  • Chidi Mokeme
  • Yemi Blaq
  • Sunday Omobolanle
  • Desmond Elliot
  • Nonso Diobi
  • Mike Enzuruonye
  • Osita Iheme aka Pawpaw
  • Chinedu Ikedieze aka aki

Popular Nigerian Actresses

  • Joke Silva
  • Eucharia Anunobi
  • Ngozi Ezeonu
  • Sola Sobowale
  • Fathia Balogun
  • Oge Okoye
  • Genevieve Nnaji
  • Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
  • Patience Ozokwor aka Mama G
  • Idowu Phillips alias Mama Rainbow
  • Franca Brown
  • Stella Damasus
  • Funke Akindele
  • Ini Edo
  • Mercy Johnson
  • Kate Henshaw
  • Stella Damasus

Above are the well known Nigerian Actors and Actresses of all times.

If you happen to know one not on this list please kindly add it in the comment below.



  1. Domparagon

    March 4, 2012 at 1:49 PM

    In Nigeria popular Actors, pete edochie, Aki & pawpaw, john okafor aka Mr Ibu, mike & Nonso, Segun Arize shud also b considered. While Actress such as Halima Abubakar, Mercy Johnson, Tonto Dike, chioma chuku, & chika ike shud also b listed

  2. Gilbert Gladys

    March 5, 2012 at 6:45 AM

    U people lied. Then wat happened to Mercy Johnson, Chioma chukwuka, Pete Edochie, Rita Edochie, RIta Dominic, John Okafor etc

  3. delphine

    March 5, 2012 at 7:36 AM

    Wat happened to Desmond elliot,nonso diobi,kunle afolayon,adebayo,liars

  4. Oge pat

    March 12, 2012 at 10:54 PM

    Wer Mma mma g, Nkem owoh, Pete Edochie, Mercy Johnson, wer em go? Abeg dat list neva complit

  5. Jocelyn

    March 24, 2012 at 8:54 PM

    Abeg add Kate henshaw,uche jumbo,mercy Johnson desmond Elliot,nonso diobi,mike ezeronye… 2 complete d list

    • Belinda Njoloza

      November 9, 2012 at 2:45 PM

      Really!!!!! so many popular names are left out…instead wrote Stella’s name 2ce.

  6. Daniela

    July 17, 2012 at 7:22 AM

    Wat abt LIZ BENSON???????????????

  7. Omijie ofure

    September 21, 2012 at 6:43 AM

    This is absolutly amazing.

  8. Pweety Hormohdarrah Adedire

    September 30, 2012 at 5:29 PM

    Toyin Aimaku

    • Ogunleke Austine

      October 3, 2012 at 9:49 AM

      Worth knowing

  9. millius

    October 22, 2012 at 2:01 PM

    Rita Dominic, Osita Iheme

  10. Anonymous

    October 30, 2012 at 1:55 AM

    where u guys left Pete Edochie, Saint Obie, Pat Atta.

  11. Mabel NY Esse

    November 9, 2012 at 9:52 AM

    Pete Edochie

  12. Edegbe Efosa

    November 14, 2012 at 4:48 AM

    love u all.

  13. Abang Valentine

    November 18, 2012 at 5:01 PM

    what about Yui edoche.infact i love you all

  14. Uko Dickson

    November 20, 2012 at 10:01 AM

    What is hapening to peter edoche.

  15. Modong Florence

    December 5, 2012 at 8:51 AM

    osita & chinedu are missing from the list of the actors.

  16. emem

    March 5, 2013 at 8:44 PM

    abeg put mike,mercy johnson,ini edo,yui edochie,for dat unna list
    wat of mike, ini edo,mercy johnson,chika ike and many ordas abeg complete dat list

  17. cecelia

    May 12, 2013 at 7:13 PM

    Where is Tonto Dike

  18. Mike

    June 12, 2013 at 6:59 PM

    Pete Edochie should be in the list of popular Nigerian actor cos he’s one of the best actors in the industry.

  19. Zingalo

    July 22, 2013 at 5:34 PM

    Where did u include pete eneh john okafor and late sam loco efe

  20. Horlly

    August 23, 2014 at 4:45 PM

    Wat abt omotola jalade,ramson noah, toyin aimaku, tonto dike n desmond elioth.

  21. rita

    January 1, 2016 at 10:52 AM

    hmmm olu jacobs is left out too? pls you guys should pls complete that list…

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