One of the major benefit of having a career in the entertainment industry, whether music or film, is that you won't get to work a 9am to 5pm job. Yet, some successful Entertainers, despite their success and status will go to their day jobs, whether for passion or out of importance. This list below will show 8 Nigerian Celebrities who still work from 9am to 5pm.
1. Ajebutter 22
Akitoye Balogun, who is popularly known as "Ajebutter22" for his very smooth soothing rap which he delivers with his unique low pitch voice.
However, if Ajebutter22 is not in the Studio keeping magic, he is working at his office, doing his daily job.
Few years ago, between February and November 2015 he worked at Gaemesole, Renaissance AMC, and Stanbic IBTC Bank. He is a graduate of Petroleum Engineering and he later went for masters on Engineering Project Management, he later spent 4 years at global IT Company, Cisco where he managed their strategic and technology partnerships with companies like behemoths, Microsoft, Orange Business e.t.c
He is currently the head of business development at Pave Investment Ltd.
2. Jemima Osunde
Jemima Osunde had a big start in her career both in Tv and Cinema, she started in MTV's Shuga, Lion Heart and The Delivery Boy which earned her a nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 15th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
Not minding her success, the graduate of Physiotherapy from the Unilag, works at the Lagos Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
3. Deyemi Okanlawon
Deyemi Okanlawon is one of the most busy Actors, and it won't take time for him to reach the list of A-list Actors. Despite his busy schedule, Deyemi still works a day job at Silverbird Group as the Head of Film Distribution.
4. Darey Art Alade
Darey Art Alade might have stop dishing out new music's for sometime now, well that might be as a result of his new focus to more behind the scenes endeavors.
Darey has ventured into the advertising and digital industry x and is currently the Chief Creative Director at Livespot360, the company that helped Cardi B in her first concert in Nigeria.
5. Sam Dede
Sam Dede is a very popular Nollywood Actor, he has lit up our screens for decades, where he starred in over 300 films, and Hus latest film 'In My Country' is currently streaming on Netflix. When Sam Dede is not acting, he is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt.
6. Dr Sid
Dr Sid is an amazing artist, and he has dished us different hit songs like Over the Moon down to Surulere. Even though he doesn't practice Full time, he is a trained Dental Surgeon from the University of Ibadan.
He is currently signed to Mavin's Records and if he is not in the Spotlight, he is the Head of Brand Partnership at Accelerate Tv, Access Bank's media platform
7. Desmond Elliott
Desmond Eliot has build a very big name for himself, he is a very creative Nigerian Actor. In 2015, he moved from Acting and Directing Movies to Politics, and he contested for the Position of Representative for Surulere Constituency at the Lagos State House of Assembly and he has maintained that position since 2015.
8. Hafiz Oyetoro
Popularly known by his fans are Simply saka, Hafiz Oyetoro has made a name for himself in the Nigerian Film industry. He has always been popular, but he became more popular when he got featured in an Mtn Advert 'I don Port'. Since then, he has appeared on big movies and shows like The Wedding Party, Taxi Driver, etc. He also have a job as a lecturer in the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Educationx Lagos. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Ibadan.
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