When we talk about royal bloods, you will be surprised that we have these special people in the entertainment industry too. Royal families are those families that are often bestowed the power to rule the people of their native land, and oftentimes perform the necessary rituals to keep their homeland safe.
Royalty and entertainment seem to be two parallel lines that can never meet, but this is untrue especially when we talk about entertainers who have royal blood flowing in their veins. In this article, we will be looking at the popular Nigerian Celebrities who are from royal families in Nigeria.
1. Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye
He is popularly known as King Sunny Ade, and he is one of the best guitarists, instrumentalists in Nigeria. Even from the name of this talented singer, you would already know that he is from a royal family.
Photo credit: King Sunny Ade.
According to the information gathered about Sunny Ade, his mother, Maria Adegeye, was the only person related to the Adesida royal family. It is known that Maria's father, the Oba Adesida 1 ruled Akure for 60 years before his demise.
2. Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha.
Many of us simply know her as Rita Dominic, and she was one of the popular actresses who made names back in the years when she was still very active in Nollywood.
As we all may not know, this 46 years old actress was born into the Nwaturuocha royal family of Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo state.
Photo credit: Rita Dominic.
3. Adekunle Kosoko.
He is popularly known as Adekunle Gold, and just like King Sunny Ade, Adekunle's name easily gave it away that he is from a royal family. This 34 years old singer was into the Kosoko royal family of Lagos state and according to history, king Kosoko ruled Lagos back in the 1800s, however the royal family has not really been active on the throne for some time now.
Photo credit: Adekunle Gold.
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