Famous Born in nigeria
  • Wizkid

    Wizkid is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He is one of the most commercially successful music artistes from Nigeria. He started his music career at a very early age despite opposition from his family. He achieved commercial success at a very young age, and has collaborated with leading artistes and producers from Nigeria as well as Canada, USA, and the UK. He is one of the richest African stars as named by the Forbes magazine. He has also been repeatedly named one of the fastest rising stars from Africa by the media. He broke into the major league music scene in 2009 after dropping out from university, and has been on a rise ever since.


  • Mark Angel

    Comedian on YouTube with a web series called Mark Angel Comedy who has generated more than 2.6 million subscribers with his weekly content.

    Mark Angel

  • ThatBoyCollins

    ThatBoyCollins is a Nigerian internet star, best known for his comedy video clips posted on his crown-verified musical.ly account, ˜Collins O.' With more than 1.25 million fans on the app, Collins is a popular musical.ly star. Collins' strength lies in comedy, which he understands pretty well. In fact, he was named one of the top musical.ly comedians. Apart from musical.ly, Collins is also famous on Instagram, where he has more than 45,000 followers. He often posts funny pictures and parody video clips on his Instagram page. Still fairly young, ThatBoyCollins is a promising internet personality who has had a brilliant beginning to his career on social media.


  • Emanuella Samuel

    Emanuella Samuel is a young comedienne from Nigeria who has featured in tons of videos on YouTube. She mainly features in Mark Angel Comedy videos. Emanuella first rose to fame when she appeared in Mark Angel's comedy video ˜My Real Face'. Since then she has appeared in number of Angel's videos. Emanuella Samuel is one of the most repeated artists in his videos and most liked too. Their collaboration is what makes Mark Angel's videos extraordinary and likeable. The two have number of videos together and their content is different each time. Their settings, cultural background and natural acting are what makes the audience tick and come back for next video. Emanuella's innocence and unique style of acting has set her apart from other YouTubers of her generation.

    Emanuella Samuel

  • SamSpedy Entertainment

    Comedic YouTuber who pokes fun at African culture on his channel. He is extremely popular in Nigeria and he has earned fans across the world as well. His YouTube boasts to more than 800,000 subscribers. 

    SamSpedy Entertainment

  • Tiwa Savage

    Tiwa Savage is a singer, songwriter, actor, and performer, known as one of the rising stars of the Nigerian music industry. Although she began her career by singing background vocals for George Michael, the Grammy-nominated singer has since worked with many notable figures, such as Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, and Chaka Khan. Throughout her long career, spanning 22 years, Savage has shared the stage with industry leaders such as Destiny's Child, Sting, and Eminem. She has written for ˜American Idol' winner <a title='Fantasia Barrino' href='/famous/fantasia-barrino.htm'>Fantasia Barrino</a> and award-winning producer Babyface among others. She has released two studio albums and has been featured on one compilation album, as of 2018. Savage currently has a songwriting deal with ˜Sony/ATV Music Publishing' and a recording contract with Nigerian label ˜Mavin Records.' She also announced a management and publishing deal with the JAY-Z-founded ˜Sony' affiliate, ˜Roc Nation,' in 2016. Savage is bilingual, as she has spent a considerable part of her life in Nigeria, the UK, and the US. She typically sings in both English and Yoruba. She was previously married and has one child. In 2016, she announced that her marriage was over. She continues to focus on her career.

    Tiwa Savage

  • King Paul

    Former Vine sensation who became known for creating comedy videos based on familiar situations, such as "When your celebrity crush kisses someone else in a movie" and "When you're late to class and your teacher starts complaining." He went on to generate a following on Instagram as well, with over 70,000 fans to his kingpaul__ account.

    King Paul

  • Yemi Alade

    Famous for her acclaimed 2013 single "Johnny," this Nigerian Afro Pop vocalist was nominated for a 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Award and received a 2013 ELOY Award. She has earned over 350,000 Twitter followers and more than 6 million Instagram followers.

    Yemi Alade

  • Shalom Nchom

    Beauty and makeup artist on YouTube also known as Shalom Blac who inspires 1.1 million subscribers as a serious burn survivor.

    Shalom Nchom

  • Sade

    Nigerian-born English singer of "Love Is Stronger Than Pride" who was ranked #30 on VH1's 100 Greatest Women In Music list.


  • Hakeem Olajuwon

    NBA center who was named Finals MVP after leading the Houston Rockets to NBA Championships in 1994 and 1995. He was a 12-time NBA All-Star, 6-time All-NBA First Team selection, and the 1994 NBA MVP. He was inducted to both the Basketball and FIBA Halls of Fame.

    Hakeem Olajuwon

  • Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel

    Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel (born April 8, 2001), also known as Some4real, is a Nigerian gospel singer, rapper and song writer. He is known for his hit debut song titled There Is God Like No Other. He released his debut in May 2020. Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel was born in Akute, Ogun State on the 8th of April, 2001. He started his career when he released the debut single, "There Is God Like No Other," in 2020. He studied at Excel College, High School.

    Oluwaseyi Olufemi Emmanuel