Many Celebs are seen to be people who live off their fame and the money it earns them. However there is a special breed of people who despite fame and popularity go on and earn a living with white collar jobs.
Here we take a look at five Nigerian Celebrities who took up white collar jobs after fame and success.
1. Deyemi Okanlawon
Deyemi is of of the big shots in Nollywood as he is one of the most sought after actors in the movie scene these days. He shot to fame a couple of years ago .
In a twist of events early 2020, Deyemi was given the job of the head of film distribution at the Silverbird Group with the sole aim of ensuring the distribution of movies under the group as well as increasing profit for the group.
2. Dr Sid
Popular musician, Sidney Esiri who has been known to go into different fields as he was a dentist who then ventured into the music industry, has once again expanded the scope of his vision in a different way.
Dr Sid currently works at Accelerate TV as the Head of Brand Partnership. Sid's job is to collaborate with clients on behalf of the company to ensure the fulfilment of client needs and profit generation .
3. Desmond Elliot
Popular Nollywood actor Desmond Elliot is one whose prolific nature makes him stand out in the Nollywood scene. From acting to directing and script writing, this actor seems to have done it all.
So it came as no surprise when Elliot ventured into politics by contesting in the 2015 Lagos State House of Assembly Elections. He is currently representing the surulere Constituency.
4. Banky W
Musician and Actor Banky W is not a newbie to enlarging his brand. He is also the CEO of his record label EME which has produced the likes of Wizkid and Skales amongst others.
Recently the multi talented musician made a bold move by dissolving his record label and turning it into a management company specializing in branding and marketing amongst others.
5. Darey Art-Alade
Darey as he is popularly known as is a multi talented award winning musician. Darey apart from being a musician is also a show host.
Darey is currently a director at the livespot360, an organization that is responsible for many entertainment shows in Nigeria.
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