No, they 're not Yorubas. They come from areas of the world other than the South-West. But they excelled acting in films from Yoruba.
Here’s the list of some Yoruba artistes who are not Yorubas:
1.Fathia Balogun (Delta State)
On 5 February 1969 Faithia Williams was born. She is an actress, filmmaker, director and producer.
Fathia was born in Ikeja, Lagos but from Delta state.
2.Toyin Abraham (Edo State)
Toyin Abraham is an actress in film, writer, director , and producer.
3.Mercy Aigbe (Edo State)
On 1 January 1978 Mercy Aigbe was born. She is an actress, director, and entrepreneur.
She is best known for her indigenous films about Yoruba. She was born on the state of Edo. She comes from Benin, the capital of the State of Edo.
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