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Check out 5 Nigerian Medical Graduates Who Dumped their Certificates for Entertianment (Photos)

Today's update i bring few Nigerian Popular Celebrities who had graduated from school as medical students having degree in medical study, but dumped it for Entertainment.

We all know very well that most of our Nigerian celebrities making waves in the entertainment industry are from different field of study. Most of them don't have certificates related to entertainment. But even without certificates relating to entertainment, they are doing great in the entertainment industry.

In today's piece of work, i complied list of celebs who studied in medical field and also graduated as medical students, but have become movie and music stars celebrated today all over the country.

Without wasting much time, below are list of Nigerian Celebs who studied medicine or related courses in the University. Drop your comments below.


Popular beautiful screen diva, Kate Henshaw is a top Nollywood actress who has made her fame through her splendid acting. She studied and graduated from the Popular School of Medical Lab Science, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos as she studied Medical Microbiology and had her certificate.

Although she had a brief moment in her medical field before joining the entertainment industry. Maybe things didn't work out well for her in the Medical field, so she joined her calling and really doing great in the movie industry, loved by many for her positive impact through her acting.


Beautiful Jemima is a brilliant graduate of Physiotherapy from the popular University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Till date we all are constantly in awe of how she juggles both parts of her life. She is with no doubt talented and creative as she displays professional skills in front of the Camera. She is a top talented Nigerian actress, model and also a brilliant presenter.

Pretty Jemima gained exposure and fame after playing Leila in the television series Shuga and till date, she is still making waves in the entertainment industry also loved by many.

3. DR. SID

Our famous and Talented Singer, Sidney Onoriode Esiri known with his stage name as Dr. Sid is a graduate from the prestigious University of Ibadan, Nigeria were he studied Dental Surgery.

He is 1st son of popular Nollywood icon, the late Justus Esiri. At first it was difficult for him to dump his medical certificate for entertainment, but today he is well celebrated.


With no doubt, the entrance of this beautiful lady into the entertainment industry was really suprising as she was clearly given the certificate of a medical student which confirmed her a student of medicine and surgery from popular College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria.

But today, she is a beautiful screen diva as she displays a great talent on screen and loved by her fans. Guse she has also dumped her medical certificate for entertainment.


Famous Segun Akinlolu, popularly known as Beautiful Nubia, is another certified doctor we have in the entertainment industry. He is indeed doing great in the entertainment industry as he is a known talented songwriter and singer who graduated from the popular University of Ibadan with a certified Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.

Beautiful Nubia just like Kate Henshaw, also practised his medical field for a while before venturing into music, and as God may have it, he is doing great also.

Sometimes it's not what you study or your certificate that makes you whom you are, it's all about what God has destined you to be... So always pray the WILL of God is accomplished in your life.

What do you think about the above mentioned Celebs, did they waste their days in the university to graduate as medical doctor and become something else?

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