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5 Nigerian Celebrities With The Same Surname But Are Not Related

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By Dorcasnews | self meida writer
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The Nigerian entertainment industry today has been a hub for up and coming talents and it is known to nurture them and walk them to success combined with their handwork. Well, there are a lot of celebrities in Nigerian entertainment industry with the same surname but are not related to each other.

So after a careful research, I present to you 5 Nigerian celebrities with the same surname but are not related.

(1) Kemi Afolabi And Murphy Afolabi: Kemi Afolabi is a Nigerian actress. She was born April 26, 1978 in Lagos state, but she hails from Ogun state. Kemi first movie as an actress was tittled Alagba not long after that, she took a break from acting but she returned back in 2013,she has feautured and produced many movies ever since then. Kemi has been a great force to reckon with in the Nigerian movie industry. She has starred in various films which includes Madorisha, Olori Alagbara, Desperation and so on.

Despite the fact that they are not related Kemi Afolabi bears the same surname with Nollywood actor Murphy Afolabi.

Murphy Afolabi is a Nigerian actor, scriptwriter, movie producer and director. He was born May 5, 1974 in Osun state, Nigeria. He started his acting career at a very early age where he starred in the movie tittled Ifa Olokun under the tutelage of Dangunro. Movie is known for his impressive performance and interpretation of scripts in the Yoruba movie industry.

(2) Ini Dima-Okojie And Mercy Johnson Okojie: Ini Dima-Okojie is a Nigerian actress. She was born June 24, 1990 in Lagos but she hails from Edo state, Nigeria. Ini started her acting career with a lead role in the TV series tittied Before 30. She was brought into the limelight for her role as Hadiza in the movie tittled North East. Ini has starred in several movies which includes On The Real, Skinny Girl In Transit and so on.

Despite the fact that they are not related, Ini Dima-Okojie Okojie bears the same surname will Nollywood actress Mercy Johnson Okojie.

Mercy Johnson Okojie is a Nigerian actress. She was born August 28, 1984 in Lagos state, Nigeria. In 2003, Mercy started her acting career, she then auditioned for a movie role and she got the role of a possessed maid. Mercy impressive performance in the movie brought her to limelight. She has starred in various movies which includes Dumebi The Dirty Girl, Corporate Maid, Heart Of A Fighter and so on.

(3) Funke Akindele And Seun Akindele: Funke Akindele is a Nigerian actress and producer. She was born August 24, 1977 in Ikorudu, Lagos state, Nigeria. Funke was brought into the limelight after she feautured in the popular United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) sponsored sitcom tittled I Need To Know, which ran from 1998 to 2002. Funke Akindele has been a great force to reckon with in the Nigerian movie industry. She is a proffessional at whatever she does, infact, her peculiarities are out of this world.

Despite the fact that they are not related Funke Akindele bears the same surname with Nollywood actress Seun Akindele.

Seen Akindele is a Nigerian actor. He was born October 7 in Ekiti state, Nigeria. Seen started his acting career after participating at the Amstel Maita Box office. He has feautured in various movies which includes My Woman, Dazzling Marriage, The Antique and so on. He is really a talented actor. He is a professional at whatever he does.

(4) Rachael Okonkwo And Kenneth Okonkwo: Rachael Okonkwo is a Nollywood actress, model and singer. She was born May 26, 1987 in Nssuka, Enugu state. She joined the Nigerian movie industry in 2007. She rose to fame in 2014 after playing the lead role in the movie tittled Nkoli Nwa Nsukka. Rachael is one of the beautiful, talented and skillful actress in the Nigerian movie industry.

Despite the fact that they are not related Rachael Okonkwo bears the same surname with Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo.

Kenneth Okonkwo is a Nigerian actor. He was born November 6, 1988 in Enugu state, Nigeria. Kenneth joined the Nigerian movie industry in 1992 with a lead role in a Nollywood movie tittled Living In Bondage. Kenneth is one of the most talented and influential actor in the Nigerian movie industry.

(5) John Ighodaro And Osas Ighodaro: John Ighodaro who is popularly known with his stage name as Johnny Drille is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He was born July 5, 1990 in Edo state Nigeria. In 2013 he was one of the contestant of the sixth season of project fame west Africa. Johnny rose to fame when he released a cover of Awww by Dija.

Despite the fact that they are not related Johnny Drile bears the same surname with Nollywood actress Osas Ighodaro.

Osas Ighodaro is a Nigerian-American actress and television personality. She was born October 26, 1983 in Bronx, New York, Us. Osas started her career as a model, infact, she won the miss black USA pageant where she represented Connecticut. She normally feature in Hollywood movies while in the USA but in 2012 she returned to Nigeria to continue her acting career, Osas was brought into the limelight the minute she began her acting career in Nigeria. Osas has feautured in various movies which includes The Bling Lagos, New Money, Countdown and so on.

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