Ten International Celebrities That Are Yoruba


Yoruba is one of the languages widely spoken in Nigeria. That’s why it may come as a surprise that some of the top celebs we see on TV screens, on the Internet, or hear on radio, aside of having Nigerian Origin are actually from Yoruba tribe.

below is a list of international celebrities from Yoruba tribe below:

  1. Hakeem Kae-Kazim


Hollywood actor. He was born on October 1, 1962, in Lagos State to Nigerian parents from Abeokuta, Ogun State. He has featured in several hit movies such as Hotel Rwandan, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End and many TV series: 24, Lost, Law & Order, Criminal Minds amongst others.

He has also featured in blockbuster Nollywood movies like: Last Flight To Abuja, Black November, Half Of A Yellow Sun. Hakeem is a brand ambassador for telecommunications company Etisalat Nigeria.

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