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Nigerian Celebrity Birthdays: Popular Naija Celebrities & Date Of Birth

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Nigerian Celebrity Birthdays: Popular Naija Celebrities, Their Date And Month Of Birth

Nigerian celebrities are undoubtedly popular and are diligent in their chosen careers. They are one of the most celebrated people in the world.

Nigerian stars have birthdays in every month of the year. Let’s discover the dates and months of our favorite celebrities.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In January

  • Cobhams Asuquo

Cobhams Asuquo is a Nigerian musician, songwriter and producer who is signed to Sony ATV London. He was born January 6, 1981 in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria.

  • 9ice

Abolore Adegbola Akande, known as 9ice, is a Nigerian musician who has won several awards for his work. He was born January 17, 1980 in Nigeria.

  • Sade Adu

Helen Folasade Ade CBE, known as Sade Adu, is a British-Nigerian songwriter, singer and actress. She was born January 16, 1959 in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria.

  • Jide Kosoko

Omoba Jide Kosoko is a Nigerian veteran actor who began his career in 1964. He was born January 12, 1954 in Lagos Island, Lagos.

  • Timi Dakolo

Timi Dakolo is a Nigerian singer who won Idols West Africa in 2007 and does soul music.  He was born January 20, 1981 in Accra, Ghana.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In February

  • Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde MFR is a Nigerian singer, former model, philanthropist and actress. She was born February 7, 1978 in Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi-Wellington is a Nigerian actress who first starred in the feature film “Knocking On Heaven’s Door” in 2014. She was born February 22, 1981 in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria.

  • Fausat Balogun

Fausat Balogun, “Madam Saje”, is a Nigerian actress prominently acts in Yoruba movies. She was born February 13, 1959 in Ifelodun, Kwara state, Nigeria.

  •      Tiwa Savage

Tiwatope Savage-Balogun is a Nigerian songwriter, singer and actress who is signed to Mavin records and Sony ATV Music Publishing. She was born February 5, 1980 in Ikeja, Lagos state, Nigeria.

  • Desmond Elliot

Desmond Elliot is a Nigerian actor, director and politician who has been featured in over two hundred television shows, soap operas and films. He was born February 4, 1974 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In March

  • Olamide

Olamide Adedeji is a Nigerian hip-hop artist who sings and raps mostly in his native tongue, Yoruba. He was born March 15, 1989 in Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Yemi Alade

Yemi Eberechi Alade is a Nigerian afropop songwriter and singer who won the Peak Talent Show in 2009 and is signed to Effyzzie Music Group. She was born March 13, 1989 in Abia state, Nigeria.

  • Lil Kesh

Keshinro Ololade, known as lil Kesh, is a Nigerian songwriter, singer and rapper who became popular for the song “Shoki”. He was born March 14, 1995 in Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria.

  • Chioma Chukwuka

Chioma Chukwuka-Akpotha is a Nigerian actress movie producer and TV star who has won numerous awards. She was born March 12, 1980 in Ekwusigo, Anambra state, Nigeria.

  • Wasiu Ayinde

Wasiu Ayinde Adewale Anifowoshe, known as K1 De Ultimate, is a Nigerian musician who sings and introduced more musical instruments to the Fuji genre. He was born March 3, 1957 in Lagos state, Nigeria.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In April

  • Mikel Obi

John Michael Nchekwube Obi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for the Nigerian national team and Middlesbrough as a midfielder. He was born April 22, 1987 in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria.

  • Aliko Dangote

Aliko Dangote GCON is a Nigerian investor and business magnate who owns the Dangote Group. He was born April 10, 1957 in Kano state, Nigeria.

  • Ebenezer Obey

Ebenezer Obey, “Chief Commander”, is a Nigerian musician in the jùjú genre who began his career in the 1950s. He was born April 3, 1942 in Idogo, Ogun state, Nigeria.

  • Ini Edo

Ini Edo is a Nigerian actress who began her career in 2000 and has starred in more than 100 movies. She was born August 23, 1982 in Akwa-Ibom state, Nigeria.

  • Stella Damasus

Stella Damasus is a Nigerian actress and singer who has starred in several movies. She was born April 24, 1978 in Asaba, Delta state, Nigeria.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In May

  • Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is a Nigerian actress, movie director and producer who has won numerous awards. She was born May 3, 1979 in Mbaise, Imo state, Nigeria.

  • Emmanuel Emenike

Emmanuel Chinenye Emenike is a Nigerian professional footballer who played for Greek club Olympiacos as a striker. He was born May 10, 1987 in Otuocha, Anambra state, Nigeria.

  • Chidinma

Chidinma Ekile is a Nigerian songwriter and singer who won Project Fame West Africa in 2010. She was born May 2, 1991 in Kosofe, Lagos state, Nigeria.

  • Patoranking

Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, known as Patoranking, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter in the reggae-dancehall genre. He was born May 27, 1990 in Ijegun, Lagos.

  • Sir Shina Peters

Sir Shina Peters is a prolific Nigerian musician in the Afro-jùjú genre. He was born May 30, 1958 in Ogun state, Nigeria.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In June

  • Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh is a Nigerian actress, philanthropist and singer who acted in countless number of movies. She was born June 9, 1985 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

  • Femi Kuti

Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti, known as Femi Kuti, is a Nigerian musician who is the eldest son of the legendary Fela Kuti. She was born June 9, 1962 in London, United Kingdom.

  • D’banj

Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, known as D’banj, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, musician, entrepreneur, rapper and TV personality. He was born June 9, 1980 in Zaria, Kaduna state, Nigeria.

  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is an economist and international development expert who was also a former Finance Minister of Nigeria. She was born June 13, 1954 in Ogwashi-Ukwu, Delta state, Nigeria.

  • Babatunde Fashola

Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN is a Nigerian politician who served as a former Lagos Governor and is the Minister of Power, Works and Housing. He was born June 28, 1963 in Lagos state, Nigeria.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In July

  • Richard Mofe-Damijo

Richard Mofe-Damijo, “RMD”, is a Nigerian actor who was a former commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta state. He was born July 6, 1961 in Aladja, Delta state, Nigeria.

  • Rita Dominic

Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha is a Nigerian actress who has starred in numerous movies. She was born July 12, 1975 in Mbaise, Imo state, Nigeria.

  • Clarion Chukwura

Chief Clarion Chukwura is a Nigerian veteran actress and humanitarian who has won several awards. She is the mother of Nigerian music video director, Clarence Peters. She was born July 24, 1964 in Lagos state, Nigeria.

  • Wole Soyinka

Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka is a Nigerian poet, playwright and essayist who won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature. He was born July 13, 1934 in Abeokuta, Nigeria.

  • Peter Odemwingie

Peter Osaze Odemwingie is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for Madura United as a forward. He was born July 15, 1981 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In August

  • Vincent Enyeama

Vincent Enyeama is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. He was born August 29, 1982 in Kaduna state, Nigeria.

  • Jay Jay Okocha

Augustine Azuka “Jay-Jay” Okocha is a former Nigerian professional footballer who played as a midfielder. He was born August 14, 1973 in Enugu state, Nigeria.

  • Kanu Nwankwo

Nwankwo Kanu OON is a Nigerian retired footballer who played as a forward for the Nigerian national team. He was born August 1, 1976 in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria.

  • Funke Akindele

Akindele Olufunke Ayotunde is a Nigerian actress and movie producer who starred in the “I Need To Know” sitcom from 1998 to 2002. She was born August 24, 1977 in Ikorodu, Lagos state, Nigeria.

  • MKO Abiola

Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola GCFR was a Nigerian businessman, politician, publisher and aristocrat. He was born August 24, 1937 in Abeokuta, Nigeria and died July 7, 1998.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In September

  • 2face Idibia

Innocent Ujah Idibia, known as 2face, is a Nigerian songwriter, singer, producer and entrepreneur. He was born September 18, 1975 in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria.

  • King Sunny Ade

Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye MFR, known as King Sunny Ade, is a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter in the jùjú music genre. He was born September 22, 1946 in Ondo state, Nigeria.

  • Chimamanda Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian short story writer and novelist who wrote Half of a Yellow Sun, Purple Hibiscus and Americanah. She was born September 15, 1977 in Enugu state, Nigeria.

  • Joseph Yobo

Joseph Philip Yobo is a Nigerian former professional footballer who captained the Nigeria national team till he retired in 2014. He was born September 6, 1980 in Kono, Rivers state, Nigeria.

  • Sunday Oliseh

Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh is a Nigerian former footballer who is currently a football manager. He was born September 14, 1974 in Port Harcourt.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In October

  • John Okafor

John Okafor. “Mr. Ibu”, is a Nigerian   comedian and actor who is a very talented Nollywood comic actor. He was born October 17, 1961 in Nkanu west, Enugu state, Nigeria.

  • Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays for the Nigeria national team and for Al-Nassr FC as a forward. He was born October 14, 1992 in Jos state, Nigeria.

  • Obafemi Martins

Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins is a Nigerian footballer who played as a forward for Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC. He was born October 28, 1984 in Lagos state, Nigeria.

  • Fela Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti was a Nigerian musician, composer, human rights activist and multi-instrumentalist who pioneered the Afrobeat genre. He was born October 15, 1938 in Abeokuta, Nigeria and died August 2, 1997.

  • Da Grin

Oladapo Olaitan Olaonipekun, known as Da Grin, was a Nigerian rapper. He was born October 25, 1987 in Ogun state, Nigeria and died April 22, 2010.

Nigerian Celebrities Born In November

  • Jim Ovia

Jim James Ovia is an Nigerian business who founded Zenith bank in 1990 and is one of Nigeria’s most successful entrepreneurs. He was born November 4, 1951 in Agbor, Delta state, Nigeria.

  • Femi Otedola

Femi Otedola is a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist who is the chairman of Forte Oil PLC. and a host of other successful businesses. He was born November 4, 1962 in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria.

  • P-square

P-square were a Nigerian R&B duo of twin brothers Peter and Paul Okoye. They were born November 18, 1981 in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria.

  • Davido

David Adedeji Adeleke is a Nigerian songwriter, singer and record producer. He was born November 21, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

  • Don Jazzy

Michael Collins Ajereh, Known as Don Jazzy, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur. He was born November 26, 1982 in Umuahia, Abia state, Nigeria.

November Celebrities Born In December

  • Uche Jombo

Uche Jombo Rodriguez is a Nigerian screenwriter, actress and film producer who has starred in countless Nollywood movies. She was born December 28, 1979 in Enugu state, Nigeria.

  • Agbani Darego

Agbani Darego MFR is a Nigerian beauty queen and model who won Miss World in 2001. He was born December 22, 1982 in Abonnema, Rivers state, Nigeria.

  • Sheyi Shay

Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua is a Nigerian songwriter, singer and actress. She was born December 21, 1985 in Tottenham, London, United Kingdom.

  • Ramsey Nouah

Ramsey Nouah is a Nigerian actor who prominently acts in romantic Nollywood movies. He was born December 19, 1970 in Edo state, Nigeria.

  • Reekado Banks

Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon, known as Reekado Banks, is a Nigerian songwriter and singer. He was born December 6, 1993 in Lagos state, Nigeria.

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3 Comments

3 Comments

  1. Fifelomo

    April 1, 2019 at 5:54 AM

    Good… Thumbs up @ ng.

  2. iron bar

    April 1, 2019 at 11:36 AM

    sept rocks!

  3. Rosy

    April 9, 2019 at 3:45 PM

    Wow, i am born in march. march born are great people.

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