Famous People Born In Lagos

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 1 
Israel Adesanya
(Mixed martial artist)

Israel Adesanya
48
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 
Hakeem Olajuwon
(Basketball player)

Hakeem Olajuwon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 3 
Alex Iwobi
(Footballer)

Alex Iwobi
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 3, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 
Tiwa Savage
(Singer-songwriter)

Tiwa Savage
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1996, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 5 
Wizkid
(Singer-songwriter)

Wizkid
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 6 
Michael Boulos
(Tiffany Trump’s Boyfriend)

Michael Boulos
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000 AD

 7 
Obafemi Martins
(Footballer)

Obafemi Martins
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
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 8 
Nelson Agholor
(American Football player)

Nelson Agholor
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 
Michael Olowokandi
(Basketball Player)

Michael Olowokandi
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 10 

Toks Olagundoye
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Birthdate: September 16, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 
Arnaut Danjuma
(Footballer winger)

Arnaut Danjuma
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 12 

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde
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Birthdate: February 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 13 
Adetomiwa Edun
(Actor best known for his roles as Sir Elyan in the television show Merlin)

Adetomiwa Edun
1
Birthdate: March 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 
Josh Okogie
(Basketball player)

Josh Okogie
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 15 
Cait O'Riordan
(She played bass guitar for the Irish punk/folk band the Pogues from 1983 to 1986)

Cait O'Riordan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 16 
Cait O'Riordan
(She played bass guitar for the Irish punk/folk band the Pogues from 1983 to 1986)

Cait O'Riordan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 17 
Omos
(Professional wrestler and former college basketball player.)

Omos
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 18 
Taye Ismaila Taiwo
(Footballer)

Taye Ismaila Taiwo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries

 19 
Emmanuel Ogbah
(American Football player)

Emmanuel Ogbah
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 
Akim Aliu
(Former Ice hockey right winger)

Akim Aliu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 21 
Michael Ojo
(Basketball player)

Michael Ojo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 7, 2020
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)

 22 
Joke Silva
(Nigerian actress)

Joke Silva
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Birthdate: September 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra

 23 
Mo Abudu
(Talk Show Host, Media Proprietor)

Mo Abudu
2
Birthdate: September 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo

 24 
Ernest Shonekan
(9th Head of State of Nigeria)

Ernest Shonekan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 11, 2022

 25 
Oluchi Onweagba
(Fashion Model)

Oluchi Onweagba
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 26 
Nathaniel Bassey
(Trumpeter, Pastor)

Nathaniel Bassey
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

 27 

Mike Ezuruonye
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Birthdate: September 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo

 28 
Chiedozie Ogbene
(Football player - Winger)

Chiedozie Ogbene
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus

 29 
Romeo Okwara
(Football player)

Romeo Okwara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 30 
Joseph Ossai
(American football player)

Joseph Ossai
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 
Nicole Moudaber
(Disc jockey)

Nicole Moudaber
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 32 
Gilbert Chagoury
(Billionaire Businessman)

Gilbert Chagoury
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 8, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 33 
Lola Rae
(Singer, Dancer)

Lola Rae
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 34 
Antonio Deinde Fernandez
(Businessperson, Diplomat)

Antonio Deinde Fernandez
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 1, 2015

 35 
Israel Idonije
(Football player)

Israel Idonije
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 36 
Innocent Emeghara
(Football Striker)

Innocent Emeghara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 37 
Joshua Kayode
(Footballer forward)

Joshua Kayode
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 38 
Ademola Okulaja
(Basketball player)

Ademola Okulaja
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 39 
Moses Ashikodi
(Football player Striker)

Moses Ashikodi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 40 
Festus Baise
(Football player - Centre-back)

Festus Baise
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 41 
Caleb Benenoch
(Football player)

Caleb Benenoch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 
Razak Omotoyossi
(Football Striker)

Razak Omotoyossi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 
Simeon Akinola
(Footballer winger or forward position)

Simeon Akinola
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
(Underwear Bomber)

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
5
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 45 
David Onyemata
(American Football player)

David Onyemata
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 46 
Jaycee John Okwunwanne
(Football player)

Jaycee John Okwunwanne
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 47 
Samuel Akinbinu
(Football player - Forward)

Samuel Akinbinu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 
Femi Pedro
(12th Deputy Governor of Lagos State)

Femi Pedro
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 29, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 49 
Nikki Laoye
(Singer)

Nikki Laoye
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

 50 
Duro Olowu
(Fashion designer best known for his innovative combinations of patterns and textiles that draw inspiration from his international background)

Duro Olowu
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 0000 AD