The Nollywood film industry consist of celebrity who bear the same surname, which make some Nollywood fan assume that they are related.
However that is not the case as a few of our favorite Nollywood celebritiy bear the same surname but they are not related, the fact that they bear the same surname is just a mere coincidence.
Below are some Nollywood celebrity who bear the same surname but are not related.
Emeka Ike and Chika Ike: Emeka is a Nigerian actor who has starred in several Nollywood movies, he was well known in the Nollywood film industry in early 2000. Chika Ike on the other hand is also a Nigerian actress, television personality, and a former model. She has being active in the Nollywood film industry from 2005 till the present.
Emeka and Chika bear the same surname but are in no way related to each other, there is no Kinship between both pair. They were born in different region and the fact that they bear the same surname is just a mere coincidence. Although they have both starred in a movie titled "You don't trust my love"
Funke Akindele and Seun Akindele: Funke is a Nigerian actress and film producer she has being active in the Nollywood film industry since 1998 and she has starred in several movies, while Seun is also a Nigeria actor who started his acting career back in 2005 after participating at the Amstel Malta box office.
Both Funke and Seun bear the same surname but they are not related in any way like some people may assume. Funke was born in Lagos Ikorodu, while Seun is a native of Ekiti state. However, they have both starred in movies like "My first Love" and "Double Trouble"
Olu Jacob and Femi Jacob: The majority of Nollywood fan thought Femi is the son of veteran Nollywood actor Olu Jacob because they bear the same surname but they are in no way related to each other.
Olu Jacob is a veteran Nollywood actor and film executive who has made his mark in the Nollywood film industry with more than 40 years of experience and he is seen as the bridge between the old and new breed of actors.
Femi Jacob on the other hand is also a Nigerian actor, speaker and singer he came into the limelight when he portray the role of Makinde Esho in the film "The Meeting".
John Okafor and Charles Okafor: John Okafor, who is popularly known as Mr. Ibu in the Nollywood film industry is a Nigerian actor and comedian, he is considered to be one of Nigeria's most talented and highly paid comic character.
Charles Okafor is a Nigerian actor and director, who has now focus on his pastoral calling. He was active in the Nollywood film industry in early 2000, he starred in several Nollywood movies which include "Computer Girls"
John and Charles bear the same surname but they are not related.
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