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5 Popular Nollywood Actors Who Studied Courses Not Even Related to Theatre Arts (Photos)

Several fans of Nollywood actors believe that for their favourites to be very good at playing their movie roles, they either studied Theatre Arts or a similar course during their undergraduate days.

However, that is not always the case. It wouldn't be wrong to note that the acting skills of some actors are inborn. On that note, the following are few Nollywood stars who rose to fame in the Nigerian movie industry despite the fact that they didn't study Theatre Arts.

1) Frederick Leonard

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Just like every other popular Nollywood actor mentioned in this article, Frederick Leonard didn't study Theatre Arts or any course related to it. In fact, he graduated with a B.Sc degree in Biochemistry, at Kaduna Polytechnic.

2) Alexx Ekubo



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Alexx Ekubo studied Law at the University of Calabar and also obtained a diploma in Law, at Calabar Polytechnic.

3) Osita Iheme(Pawpaw)



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Popularly referred to as Pawpaw, Osita Iheme also majored in a science course, computer science precisely. The comic actor obtained his B.Sc degree at Lagos State University, Nigeria.

4) Mike Ezuruonye



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Nollywood lover boy, Mike Ezuruonye ventured into Commerce during his undergraduate years, and studied Accounting at Nnamdi Azikiwe University. The Nollywood veteran initially worked as a banker before deciding to change his career path.

5) Nkem Owoh



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The talented Nollywood legend popularly known as Nkem Owoh graduated with a B.Sc degree at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Prior to the completion of his B.Sc degree, Nkem Owoh had started acting in Television and film productions.

As you have seen above, the listed Nollywood actors did not study Theatre Arts, but they are very good at playing their movie roles.

Which of the aforementioned Nollywood actors is your favourite?

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