International stars you didn’t know are Nigerians
There are lots Nigerians that has paved way for themselves outside of Nigeria.
Below is a list of some top stars.
Sophie Okoendo, acted in the movie Hotel Rwanda has also been nominated for a Golden Globes award for the mini series called Tsunami.
Wale, the Nigerian American has made Billboard No 1 twice. He is one rapper who is always proud of his African Culture.
Tinnie Tampah, the British/Nigerian rapper has appeared 6 times on UK no1, the most by a rapper in UK.
Angelica Nwandu, Owner of The Shaderoom, Time Magazine dubbed her the “TMZ of Instagram“. she has more than 8 million followers on Instagram and gets 100,000 daily on Instagram.
John Boyega, the British/Nigerian Actor is known for his role as Finn in Star Wars , he also acted half of a yellow sun.
Chinwetel Ejiofor, is known for his act in 12 years of a slave and was nominated by prime time Emmy for outstanding lead act.
Ayo Jay, is a United State based Nigerian singer and has a song with Fetty Wap. He is currently signed to RCA record label.
Nnamdi Asomugha, played in the NFL and was once considered as a top shot. He is currently married to Kerry Washington.
Jidenna, has featured popular rapper Kendrick Lamar in his song classic man also Janelle Monae’s yoga.
Uzo Aduba, this star needs no introduction, popularly known as crazy eyes in Orange is the new black. She won 2015 Emmy ‘s best supporting actress.