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See Pictures of 12 Nollywood Actors You Probably Do Not Know Their Real Names

I bet you do not know the real names of some of your favourite Nollywood actors. You know them by their 'on-screen names' and possibly think that's their real name. Well, here are 12 Nollywood actors you probably do not know their real names.

1. Jim Iyke

His full name is James Ikechukwu Esomugha. He is currently 43 years old and has featured in movies like Merry Men and Sharon Stone 2.

2. Rita Dominic

45-year old Rita Dominic has starred in movies like Iyore and Light in the Dark. Her full name is Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha.

3. Saint Obi

One of the action guys in Nollywood back then. His re name is Obinna Nwafor and he is famous for films like State of Emergency, More than a Woman and Squad 23.

4. Kanayo O Kanayo

Kanayo O Kanayo is currently 58 years old. He is popular for his 'ritual roles' in movies. His full name is Anayo Modestus Onyekwere.

5. Ken Erics

Nollywood actor Ken Erics is a graduate of Theatre Arts from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. His full name is Ekenedilichukwu Ugochukwu Eric Nwenweh.

6. Segun Arinze

He was born Segun Padonou Aina in the year 1965, but he gained fame with the name Segun Arinze. He has featured in films like Anini and Silent Night.

7. Yemi Blaq

Known for movoea like Iyore, actor Yemi Blaq is currently 42 years old. His full name is Folayemi Olatunji.

8. Sam Dede

Nollywood 'hard man' Sam Dede will turn 55 in November this year. His full name is Samuel Dedetoku.

9. Femi Branch

Actor Femi Branch is currently 50 years of age. His full name is David Babafemi Mauton Osunkoya.

10. Muma Gee

41-year old Muma Gee is a singer and actress, famous for her movie Secret Code. Her real name is Gift Iyumame Eke.

11. Okey Bakassi

Okey Bakassi is a Nigerian actor and comedian known for movies like Festival of Madness and Price of Deceit. His full name is Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule.

12. Dede One Day

Peter Onwuzurike Onyehidelam

Late Dede One Day was a Nollywood actor and comedian. His full name was Peter Onwuzurike Onyehidelam.

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