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Top Nigerian Celebrities Born In The Month Of July, See Who You Share Month With

Here we have our famous folks born in July, and that have carved a niche for themselves in various areas of their chosen careers. July is filled amazing celebrity birthdays, People across the globe are known to set aside time to celebrate these special days marking the event of their birth, every successive year, these major Nigerian-Africans are not exempted. 

1. Wizkid (Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun)

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The famous Afro-Hip Hop Nigeria singer and song writer was born on 16 July 1990. He is believed to be the greatest musician in Africa. He started recording music at the age of 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. Wizkid began recording his debut studio album Superstar in 2009. He released "Holla at Your Boy" as the album's lead single on 2 January 2010. The song nominated for Best Pop Single but earned him the Next Rated award at The Headies 2011 On 5 January 2015, Wizkid released the music video for "Ojuelegba", a song that highlights the struggles he endured in the early years of his recording career. The song's official remix features vocals from Drake and Skepta; it premiered on OVO Sound Radio in July 2015 .Wizkid established his label imprint Starboy Entertainment in March 2013.

2. Burna boy (Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu)

Source: Instagram (@burnaboygram)
Africa giant was born on July 2 1991 known professionally Nigerian singer and songwriter. He rose to prominence in 2012 after releasing the lead single "Like to Party" from his debut studio album L.I.F.E in 201 Remove 3. Damini Ogulu was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. His father managed a welding company and his mother worked as a translator. His grandfather Benson Idonije once managed Fela Kuti
In 2017, Burna Boy signed with Bad Habit/Atlantic Records in the United States and Warner Music Group internationally. 2019, he won Best International Act at the 2019 BET Awards, and was announced as an Apple Music Up Next artist. His fourth studio album African Giant was released in July 2019; it won Album of the Year at the 2019 All Africa Music Awards and was nominated for Best World Music Album at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards

3. Mr Eazi (Oluwatosin Ajibade) 

Source: Instagram (@mreazi)

Born on 19 July 1991 better known by his stage name Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. Mr Eazi was born in Port Harcourt, the capital and largest city in Rivers State, Nigeria. He grew up in an entrepreneurial home. His mother owned a small business and his father is a pilot. Mr Eazi's music has been described as having an R&B-like quality reminiscent of artists such as Beres Hammond and Gregory Isaacs. He was said to use his deep voice to "give ballad-like qualities to dance-forward
He is the pioneer of Banku music, a fusion sound he describes as a mixture of Ghanaian highlife and Nigerian chord progressions and patterns. Mr Eazi is known to be dating Temi Otedola, daughter of Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola and sister to DJ Cuppy 

4. Johnny Drille (John Ighodaro)

source: IG @johnnydrille

John Ighodaro born on July 5, 1990 professionally known as Johnny Drille, is a Nigerian singer and songwriter.Johnny Drille was born and raised in Edo State, Nigeria. His father is a school principal and clergyman. Drille began his musical career in church. He was one of the contestants on the sixth season of Project Fame West Africa in 2013. His career came into the spotlight when he released a cover of "Awww" by Di'Ja. He is currently signed to Mavin Records.

5. Yung6ix

source: IG (@billi bangz)
Onome Onokohwomo (born 8 July 1989), better known by his stage name Yung6ix, is a Nigerian hip hop recording artist. Onokohwomo was born and raised in Warri, Delta State. He grew up as the oldest child in a family of five, and took a strong interest in music at a young age.

6. Olu Jacobs


Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs, one of top 10 most amiable celebrity couples in Nigeria was born on July 11, 1942, known professionally as Olu Jacobs, is an internationally acclaimed Nigerian actor and film executive. Oludotun Baiyewu Jacobs was born to parents from Egba Alake. He spent his early childhood in Kano and attended Holy Trinity School where he was a member of the debating and drama societies. Fondly called Uncle Olu by his colleagues and teeming admirers, Olu Jacobs has made his mark in the Nigeria's movie industry.
Olu Jacobs has been hailed by many as one of the greatest and most widely respected African actors of his generation.
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7. Wole Soyinka

Source: @Wolesoyinka (instagram)

Nobel prize holder, Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka born 13 July 1934), known as Wole Soyinka, is a Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist. He was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature, the first African to be honoured in that category. Soyinka was born into a Yoruba family in Abeokuta.
In 1954, he attended Government College in Ibadan, and subsequently University College Ibadan and the University of Leeds in England. After studying in Nigeria and the UK, he worked with the Royal Court Theatre in London.

8. Folorunso Alakija

Source: Instagram (@alakijaofficial) 

The richest woman in Nigeria, Folorunso Alakija born 15 July 1951 is a Nigerian billionaire businesswoman. She is involved in the fashion, oil, real estate and printing industries.
She is the group managing director of The Rose of Sharon Group which consists of The Rose of Sharon Prints & Promotions Limited, Digital Reality Prints Limited and the executive vice-chairman of Famfa Oil Limited.

9. Kate Henshaw

Instagram @k8henshaw

Kate Henshaw, also credited as Kate Henshaw-Nuttall (born 19 July 1971), is a Nigerian actress. Henshaw was born in Cross River State, the oldest of four children. she completed her primary and secondary school in Lagos and Calabar. In 2008 she won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and has starred in over 45 Nollywood movies.

10. Ronke Ojo (Ibironke Ojo-Anthony)

source: IG @ibironkeojo-anthony

Ronke Ojo (born July 17, 1974) popularly known as Ronke Oshodi Oke is a Nigerian film actress, musician, director and producer. Ronke is a descent of Ondo State but was born in Oworonshoki, Lagos State Southwestern Nigeria, where she completed her primary and secondary education. She began her acting career with a drama group called Star Parade under the leadership of Fadeyi, a Nigerian actor but became an household name in the year 2000 when she featured in a movie titled Oshodi Oke, from which she got her stage name.

11. OC Ukeje

source: twitter (@octhegreatukeje)

Okechukwu Ukeje, known as OC Ukeje is Nigerian actor, model and musician.
He came into prominence after winning the Amstel Malta Box Office (AMBO) reality show. He has received several awards including Africa Movie Academy Awards, Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Nollywood Movies Awards, Best of Nollywood Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards and Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards. He has featured in several award winning films including Two Brides and a Baby, Hoodrush, Alan Poza, Confusion Na Wa and Half of a Yellow Sun

12. Rita Dominic

source : instagram (@ritadominic)

Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha (born July 12, 1975) is a Nigerian actress.
Dominic started performing as a child, appearing in school plays and children's television shows in Imo State. 
In 2017 she won Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards for Best Actress - Drama/TV Series. See photo gallery of Rita Dominic's 44th birthday party here

13. Linda Ejiofor

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Linda Ejiofor born on 17 July 1989, she is a Nigerian actress and model known for her role as Bimpe Adekoya in M-Net's TV series Tinsel. A native of Isuikwuato, Ejiofor was born in Lagos, Nigeria. She is the second of five children. she announced her engagement to Tinsel actor Ibrahim Suleiman and married him four days after. She was nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards for her role in the film The Meeting, 2012.
Tony Ogaga Erhariefe of The Sun Nigeria listed her as one of the 10 fastest rising Nollywood stars of 2013.

14. Frank Edwards (gospel musician)


Frank Ugochukwu Edwards (born July 22, 1989) is an Igbo Nigerian contemporary gospel singer-songwriter and recording artist from Enugu, Enugu State.
He is the founder and owner of the record label Rocktown Records, which is home to recording artists such as Edwards himself, Gil, Divine, King BAS, Nkay, David, Dudu, Micah Heavens and among others.

15. Selebobo


Udoka Chigozie Oku (born July 29, 1992), better known by his stage name Selebobo, is a Nigerian singer and a songwriter, He is currently signed to Made Men Music Group. Selebobo is most known for his singles, "Yoyo', "Selfie", and "Waka Waka".
He has also collaborated with Flavour N'abania, Yemi Alade, Tekno Miles, Emma Nyra, and Iyanya. He was also a nominee of the Producer of the Year category at 2018 The Headies.

16. John Momoh

John Momoh (born 1 July 1957) is a Nigerian broadcast journalist and the Chairman and CEO of Channels TV, an independent and multiple award-winning 24-hour news and media television channel based in Lagos.
He is widely recognized in Nigeria as a transformative industry pioneer with the 37-year-long career in news television broadcasting.According to The Sun, the story of John Momoh and Channels TV is chronicled as a chapter in a new book by Mike Awoyinfa and Dimgba Igwe titled: 50 WORLD EDITORS—Conversations with Journalism Masters on Trends and Best Practices. He delivered the maiden edition of Distinguished Lecture Series of the University of Lagos Mass Communication Alumni Association entitled "The Mass Media: Setting the Nigerian Agenda."

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