20 World Famous Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Nigerians!

You know how Nigerians love to hear that their own is doing good?

We have some of the finest international superstars. There’s the rapper Wale who we wrote about here, Chiwetel Ejiofor from 12 Years a Slave, Tinie Tempah who we featured here, John Boyega from Star Wars, Uzo Aduba from Orange is the New Black, Seal the ‘Kiss from a Rose’ singer and David Oyelowo from Selma.

These are the ones we are very sure of their Nigerian root. But here are a few we know you didn’t know were Nigerian!

22. Tracy Ifeachor


Tracy is a British Nigerian television and theatre actress best known for playing the role of Abigail Naismith in both parts of the Doctor Who Christmas special, The End of Time.

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