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6.28.2020

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

 

Here we have some of the famous Nigerian celebrities born in the month of 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, lets start with Nigerian female celebrities then we move on to list the second gender.

 Female Nigerian Celebrities Born In The Month Of July

1. Kate Henshaw (Nigerian Actress)

Instagram @k8henshaw

Mini Bio of Kate Henshaw:
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.

Born: July 19, 1971 in Cross River State, Nigeria.

2. Ronke Ojo (Nigerian Actress)

source: IG @ibironkeojo-anthony

Mini Bio of Ronke Ojo:
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.

Born: July 17, 1974 in Lagos, Nigeria.

3. Folorunso Alakija (Nigerian Businesswoman)

Source: Instagram (@alakijaofficial) 

Mini Bio of Folorunso Alakija:
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.

Born: July 15, 1951 in Lagos, Nigeria.

4. Linda Ejiofo(Nigerian Actress, Model)

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Mini Bio of Linda Ejiorfor:
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.

Born: July 17, 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria.

5. Rita Dominic (Nigerian Actress)

source : instagram (@ritadominic)

Mini Bio of Rita Dominic:
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.

Born: July 12, 1975 in Imo State, Nigeria.

6. Wunmi Mosaku (Nigerian-British Actress)

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Mini Bio of Wunmi Mosaku:
Wunmi Mosaku whose fullname is Oluwunmi Olapeju Mosaku (July 31, 1986) is a Nigerian-born British actress (Zaria, Nigeria), She is well known for Loki (2021) His house (2020), Lovecraft Country (2020), Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Born: July 31, 1986 in Zaria, Nigeria

7. Emmanuella (Comedian)

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Mini Bio of Emmanuella:
Emmanuella Samuel is a young Youtube child Comedian, widely known as Emmanuella, She was born on July 22, 2010 in Portharcourt, Nigeria. Emmanuella first rose to prominence when she was only 6years old. She has a close connection with her career mentor Mark Angle who influenced her career positively. Emmanuella is currently the youngest female Nigerian celebrity. Among the popular movies she featured in are Survive or Die (2018) and Lagos Real Fake Life (2018).

Born: July 22, 2010 in Portharcourt, Nigeria.
  

8. Afro Candy (Nigerian Pornographic Actress)

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Mini Bio of Afro Candy:
Judith Chichi Okpara (born 12 July 1971), better known as Afro Candy, is a Nigerian film actress, director, producer, singer-songwriter, model and pornographic actress. She was born in Umuduruebo Ugiri-ike, Ikeduru Local government area of Imo State. She began her career as a model after she gained an associate degree in Office Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Afro Candy is the founder and CEO of Invisible Twins Productions LLC.

Born: July 12, 1917 in Imo State, Nigeria.

9. Clarion Chukwura (Nigerian Actress)

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Mini Bio of Clarion Chukwura:
Clarion Chukwura-Abiola was born as the only daughter of four on July 24, 1964 in Lagos, Nigeria as Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Chukwurah. She is an award winning Nollywood actress, well known for Midnight Love (2003), Money Power (1984) and Abuja Connection (2003).

Born: July 24, 1964 in Lagos, Nigeria.

10. Sope Aluko (Nigerian-British Actress)

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Mini Bio of Sope Aluko:
Sope Aluko (July 5, 1975) is a Nigerian-born British American actress raised in the United Kingdom, She speaks Yoruba fluently, She is well known for Black Panther (2018) Venom (2018), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), Identity Thief (2013)

Born: July 5, 1975 in Nigeria.

11. Toolz (Nigerian Radio Personality)

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Mini Bio of Toolz:
Tolu Oniru, known as Toolz, is a Nigerian radio personality, talk show host, and presenter. She is best known for hosting The Midday Show on The Beat 99.9 FM.
Tolu Oniru was born on the 6th of July, 1982 in London, the United Kingdom to the famous Oniru Royal family of Lagos State. She had her primary education at Talbot House preparatory school in Bournemouth, UK. After completing her primary education, she came back to Nigeria for her secondary education.
She further relocated back to London where she gained admission to study at the City of Westminster College. She also has a degree in Business and Mass communication from London Metropolitan University.

Born: July 6, 1982 in London, United Kingdom.

12. Emma Nyra (Nigerian Singer)

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Mini Bio of Emma Nyra:
Emma Chukwugoziam Obi known by her stage name Emma Nyra has become a mainstream force within the African entertainment industry. Emma is a Nigerian-American Afro pop singer, song writer, actress and model. She was born on July 18, 1988 in Tyler, Texas.

Born: July 18, 1988 in Tyler, Texas, United state.

13. Idia Aisien (Nigerian Model)

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Mini Bio of Idia Aisien:
Idia Aisien is a Nigerian model, Tv presenter, and philanthropist.She was born on 4, July 1991 in Lagos state, Idia Aisien is half Nigerian and half Cameroonian.
Idia as she’s popularly known among her friends hails from Edo State, Nigeria. She is the last child in a family of twelve children. Idia Aisien is well known for Nneka the Pretty Serpent (2020) and Off the Menu (2019)

Born: July 4, 1991 in Lagos, Nigeria.

14. Weird MC (Nigerian Rapper)

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Mini Bio of Weird MC:
Adesola Adesimbo Idowu, popularly known as Weird MC, is a Nigerian rapper and songwriter is a native of Ogun State who was born on 9, July 1970, in the United Kingdom. She is popular for her hit songs ‘Ijoya’.

Born: July 9, 1970 in United Kingdom.


Male Nigerian Celebrities Born In The Month Of July

1. Wizkid (Nigerian Singer)

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Mini Bio of Wizkid:
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.

Born: July 16, 1990 in Lagos, Nigeria.

2. Burna boy (Nigerian Singer)

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Source: Instagram (@burnaboygram)

Mini Bio of Burna Boy:
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; he 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 and more.
 

Born: July 2, 1991 in Portharcourt, Nigeria.

3. Mr Eazi (Nigerian Singer) 

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Source: Instagram (@mreazi)
Mini Bio of Mr Eazi:
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.

Born: July 19, 1991 in Portharcourt, Nigeria.

4. Johnny Drille (Nigerian Singer)

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source: IG @johnnydrille

Mini Bio of Johnny Drille:
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.

Born: July 5, 1990 in Edo, Nigeria. 

5. Yung6ix(Nigerian Hip-hop Artist)

source: IG (@billi bangz)

Mini Bio of Yung6ix:
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.

Born: July 8, 1989 in Warri, Nigeria.

6. Olu Jacobs (Nigerian Actor)

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Mini Bio of Olu Jacob:
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.

Born: July 11, 1942 in Abeokuta, Nigeria.

7. Wole Soyinka(Nigerian Playwright)

Source: @Wolesoyinka (instagram)

Mini Bio of Wole Soyinka:
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.

Born: July 13, 1934 in Abeokuta, Nigeria. 

8. OC Ukeje(Nigerian Actor)

source: twitter (@octhegreatukeje)

Mini Bio of OC Ukeje:
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.

Born: July 15, 1981 in Lagos, Nigeria.

9. Frank Edwards (Nigerian Gospel Musician)


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Mini Bio of Frank Edwards:
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.

Born: July 22, 1989 in Enugu, Nigeria.

10. Selebobo(Nigerian Musical Artist)


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Mini Bio of 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.

Born: July 29, 1992 in Enugu, Nigeria. 

11. John Momoh(Nigerian Broadcast Journalist)

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Mini Bio of 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."

Born: July 1, 1957 in Lagos, Nigeria.

12. Jacob Banks (Nigerian-British Singer)

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Source: The Guardian

Mini Bio of Jacob Banks:
Jacob Akintayo Akinoso popularly known as Jacob Banks was born in Nigeria (July 24, 1991) and raised in England, He is a singer/songwriter. Jacob Banks won the 2012 MOBO UnSung regional competition in Birmingham and the Adidas "Are You In" music competition. His music is influenced by a range of genres including soul, R&B and hip hop. Banks is currently signed with American label Interscope Records.


Born: July 24, 1991 in Nigeria.

13. Israel Adesanya (New Zealand Mixed Martial Artist)

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Mini Bio of Israel Adesanya:
Israel Mobolaji Temitayo Odunayo Oluwafemi Owolabi Adesanya (born July 22, 1989) is a professional mixed martial artist, a former boxer, and kickboxer who is Nigerian-born but based in New Zealand.Israel Adesanya is also known by his nickname "The Last Stylebender", Israel Adesanya is one of the growing numbers of Nigerians in Mixed Martial Arts who are making the country proud.

Born: July 22, 1989 in Lagos, Nigeria.

14. Ebuka Obi-Uchendu (Nigerian Lawyer)

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Mini Bio of Ebuka:
Ebuka Obi-Uchendu is a known Nigerian Lawyer, TV personality and host, who is partly popular for his impeccable dress sense and ability to pull off some of the most daring and revolutionary fashion styles.
He is known for hosting the reality show Big Brother Naija, the long running Rubbin' Minds talk show on Channels TV as well as co-hosting The Spot and Men's Corner on Ebonylife Television.
Obi-Uchendu has received several award nominations and won the award for Outstanding TV Presenter of the Year at the Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards for his work on Rubbin' Minds. Ebuka was born July 14, 1982 in Benin City, Edo state, Nigeria to a banker father and a mother who is a nurse.


Born: July 14, 1982 in Benin City, Nigeria.

15. Richard Mofe-Damijo(Nigerian Actor) 

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Mini Bio of Richard Mofe-Damijo:
Richard Mofe-Damijo was born on July 6, 1961, in Aldja, Udu LGA, Delta State. He is a Nigerian actor and politician. In 2005 he won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Since January 2009 he is the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, Nigeria. He attended Midwest College, Warri, and Anglican Grammar School. He further moved to the University of Benin, where he studied Theatre Arts and graduated in 1983. Later on, he attended the University of Lagos where he studied Law, graduated in 2004, and was called to the Nigerian bar in 2005.


Born: July 6, 1961 in Delta State, Nigeria.

16. Kiddominant(Nigeria Record Producer)

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Mini Bio of Kiddominant:
Ayoola Oladapo Agboola popularly know as Kiddominant was born on July 13, 1992, in Lagos State, Nigeria, to a multi-instrumentalist father. He is a music producer and DJ who goes by the stage name Kiddominant.He schooled in Lagos and Ogun state, and graduated from Redeemer’s University in 2009.
Kiddominant is best known for producing Afrobeats longest charting billboard single "Fall" by Davido, In 2019, he was featured alongside Davido in Chris Brown's album tilted "Indigo Extended". Kiddominant has also worked with Cynthia Morgan, Wizkid and Patoranking.

Born: July 13, 1992 in Lagos, Nigeria.


17. Ikenna Azuike (Nigerian Lawyer)

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Mini Bio of Ikenna Azuike:
Azuike is a Nigerian-British Lawyer turned broadcaster, he was born in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria (July 8, 1979). His mother is half German and half Ukrainian and his father Nigerian. He moved UK with his parents when he was 8 years old. He currently live in Amsterdam, Netherlands with his Dutch girlfriend and two beautiful daughters.

Born: July 8, 1979 in Lagos, Nigeria.

18. CKay(Nigerian Musical Artist)

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Mini Bio of CKay:
Chocolate City Music recording artist, Chukwuka Ekwean a.k.a Ckay is a Nigerian music artist born in Kaduna to Dr. & Mrs. Ekweani on July 16, 1995. Ckay found his love for music at a very tender age way back as at 7 through his father who was a choir coordinator at the church. He began producing & writing music at age 13. In August 2016, Ckay was officially signed as an artist with Chocolate City music. His first official single titled ‘Nkechi Turn Up’ was also released that same year, the rest is story.

Born: July 16, 1995 Kaduna, Nigeria.


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