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Davido, Beverly Naya, And 4 Other Nigerian Celebrities You May Not Know Were Born Abroad

A lot of people may not be aware of the fact that some of their favorite Nigerian celebrities were actually born outside the country, and that's why we've come up with this list of 6 famous Nigerian celebrities who were born abroad, so without wasting time, let's begin.

6) Oge Okoye 

The award-winning Nigerian actress Oge Okoye has starred in so many movies, and she currently ranks as one of the most famous Nigerian actresses of this generation. 

The talented actress was born in London on the 16th of November, 1980, but moved back to Nigeria when she was still a child.

5) Banky

The famous Olubankole Wellington, also known as Banky W, is a talented Nigerian singer, actor, and politician who was born in the United States on March 27, 1981, and when he was five years old, he moved back to Lagos, Nigeria, where he received his primary and secondary education.

4) Osas Ighodaro 

The award-winning Nigerian actress Osas Ighodaro is on this list because she was born in Bronx, New York, United States. The talented actress also received her undergraduate and master's degrees over there. 

Osas Ighodaro returned to Nigeria in 2012 intending to spend only six months in the country, but after landing roles in popular TV shows like Tinsel, she decided to make Nigeria her permanent place of residence.

3) Beverly Naya 

The award-winning Nigerian actress Beverly Naya was born on the 17th of April 1989 in London, where she got her undergraduate degree. She moved to Nigeria, according to her, because of the rapid growth of Nollywood, and the opportunities the film industry creates for aspiring actors. 

2) Seyi Shay 

The talented singer, Seyi Shay, was born on December 21, 1985, in London, and has established herself as one of Nigeria's most famous musicians. She began visiting Nigeria at a young age and eventually moved back to Nigeria to attend Command Secondary School in Maryland, Lagos. 

1) Davido 

Davido is one of Africa's most talented musicians, and this list would be incomplete without including the gifted singer. 

The talented singer was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 21, 1992, and moved back to Nigeria at a young age before returning to the United States to study Business Administration.

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