Everyone has a story to tell. For the vast majority of people, success doesn’t happen overnight. Even some of our rich celebrities began their success stories by doing odd and regular jobs to help pay their bills.
In this article, we would be taking a look at 3 Nigerian celebrities who once did odd jobs before they became famous.
1. Zlatan Ibile
Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, who popularly known as Zlatan Ibile had a rough start during his early years, as he Nigerian hip hop star once worked in a cold room where he allegedly earned N10,000 monthly. He also worked as a taxi driver using a car he won during a campus tour.
According to Zlatan, he did the taxi driver job to feed himself and also gather funds for his music career, which later made him successful.
2. Ibrahim Yekini
Another Nigerian celebrity that once did odd jobs before he became famous is Ibrahim Yekini, aka Itele d Icon. According to the popular Yoruba Nollywood actor, he once worked as a bricklayer to gather funds for his movie project after one of the equipment got damaged.
Nigerian singer Timaya, who is fond of calling himself "the plantain boy," is one of the Nigerian celebrities who also had a rough start during his early days. Before the "Bam Bam" crooner came to the limelight, he once sold plantain and picked up other menial jobs to promote his music career.
This article is from the motivational stories of some of our top Nigerian celebrities, and it's for you to know that no matter the challenges you are facing today, there is a brighter future ahead of you.
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