Famous People From Nigeria
Michael BoulosMichael Boulos
 
Tiffany Trump’s Boyfriend
Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon
21 January 1963
Basketball Player

Rick FamuyiwaRick Famuyiwa
18 June 1973
Film Director

DavidoDavido
21 November 1992
Singer-Songwriter

Fela KutiFela Kuti
15 October 1938
Multi-instrumentalist

Muhammadu BuhariMuhammadu Buhari
17 December 1942
Politician
Chinua AchebeChinua Achebe
16 November 1930
Nigerian novelist

Ime UdokaIme Udoka
09 August 1977
American-Nigerian Basketball Player

Wole SoyinkaWole Soyinka
13 July 1934
Author, Poet, Playwright
Olusegun ObasanjoOlusegun Obasanjo
05 March 1937
Former President of Nigeria

Osi UmenyioraOsi Umenyiora
16 November 1981
American Football Player
T. B. JoshuaT. B. Joshua
12 June 1963
Televangelist and Faith Healer

JidennaJidenna
04 May 1985
Rapper

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe
16 November 1904
First President of Nigeria

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
06 March 1909
Political Leader

Enoch AdeboyeEnoch Adeboye
02 March 1942
Pastor
Shola AmeobiShola Ameobi
12 October 1981
Footballer

WizkidWizkid
16 July 1990
Singer-songwriter

Korede BelloKorede Bello
29 February 1996
Singer-Songwriter

Ayo JayAyo Jay
09 August 1989
Singer
Israel AdesanyaIsrael Adesanya
22 July 1989
Mixed martial artist

Kamaru UsmanKamaru Usman
11 May 1987
Mixed martial artist
Burna BoyBurna Boy
02 July 1991
Singer

Osita IhemeOsita Iheme
20 February 1982
Actor

Jay-Jay OkochaJay-Jay Okocha
14 August 1973
Footballer
Keiynan LonsdaleKeiynan Lonsdale
19 December 1991
Actor

John Obi MikelJohn Obi Mikel
22 April 1987
Nigerian footballer
Bola TinubuBola Tinubu
29 March 1952
Accountant, Politician

Obafemi MartinsObafemi Martins
28 October 1984
Footballer

Chinedu IkediezeChinedu Ikedieze
12 December 1977
Nigerian actor
Yakubu AiyegbeniYakubu Aiyegbeni
22 November 1982
Nigerian footballer

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Nwankwo KanuNwankwo Kanu
01 August 1976
Footballer
Kelechi IheanachoKelechi Iheanacho
03 October 1996
Nigerian footballer

Mohammed YusufMohammed Yusuf
29 January 1970
Preacher

Sani AbachaSani Abacha
20 September 1943
Military personnel

Umar Farouk AbdulmutallabUmar Farouk Abdulmutallab
22 December 1986
Underwear Bomber
Yakubu GowonYakubu Gowon
19 October 1934
Politician, Military personnel
Ken Saro-WiwaKen Saro-Wiwa
10 October 1941
Writer, Poet, Screenwriter

Ibrahim BabangidaIbrahim Babangida
17 August 1941
Politician, Military

Bartholomew OgbecheBartholomew Ogbeche
01 October 1984
Football player

Emmanuel OgbahEmmanuel Ogbah
06 November 1993
American Football player
Samuel PeterSamuel Peter
06 September 1980
Boxer

Henry OnyekuruHenry Onyekuru
05 June 1997
Nigerian footballer

Usman dan FodioUsman dan Fodio
15 December 1754
Teacher

Akbar Gbaja-BiamilaAkbar Gbaja-Biamila
06 May 1979
American football player

Femi KutiFemi Kuti
16 June 1962
Musician
Abubakar Tafawa BalewaAbubakar Tafawa Balewa
01 October 1912
Former Prime Minister of Nigeria

Atiku AbubakarAtiku Abubakar
25 November 1946
Custom officer, Politician
Umaru Musa Yar'AduaUmaru Musa Yar'Adua
16 August 1951
President

Dr. AlbanDr. Alban
26 August 1957
Musician

C. Odumegwu OjukwuC. Odumegwu Ojukwu
04 November 1933
Military Officer
Pete EdochiePete Edochie
07 March 1947
Actor

Johnson Aguiyi-IronsiJohnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
03 March 1924
Politician
Adetomiwa EdunAdetomiwa Edun
04 March 1984
Actor

Ahmadu BelloAhmadu Bello
12 June 1910
Politician

Moshood Kashimawo Olawale AbiolaMoshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola
24 August 1937
Politician

Shehu ShagariShehu Shagari
25 February 1925
Politician

Amobi OkoyeAmobi Okoye
10 June 1987
American football player
Herbert MacaulayHerbert Macaulay
14 November 1864
Politician

Rashidi YekiniRashidi Yekini
23 October 1963
Footballer

TimayaTimaya
15 August 1980
Nigerian singer

Sanusi Lamido SanusiSanusi Lamido Sanusi
31 July 1961
Banker
AṣaAṣa
17 September 1982
Singer-songwriter

Abdulsalami AbubakarAbdulsalami Abubakar
13 June 1942
Politician, Military personnel
Samuel Ajayi CrowtherSamuel Ajayi Crowther
1809 AD
Linguist

William OnyeaborWilliam Onyeabor
26 March 1946
Musician

Taye Ismaila TaiwoTaye Ismaila Taiwo
16 April 1985
Footballer
Joseph YoboJoseph Yobo
06 September 1980
Footballer

King Sunny AdeKing Sunny Ade
22 September 1946
Singer
Dick TigerDick Tiger
14 August 1929
Boxer

Bukola SarakiBukola Saraki
19 December 1962
Politician

Nkem OwohNkem Owoh
07 February 1958
Actor
Babatunde OlatunjiBabatunde Olatunji
07 April 1927
Musician, Percussionist

Isaac SuccessIsaac Success
07 January 1996
Nigerian footballer
Francis ArinzeFrancis Arinze
01 November 1932
Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest

Chukwuma OkoraforChukwuma Okorafor
08 August 1997
Football player

Ben OkriBen Okri
15 March 1959
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Author, Poet

Uzodinma IwealaUzodinma Iweala
05 November 1982
Writer
Samson EbukamSamson Ebukam
09 May 1995
Football player
Ernest ShonekanErnest Shonekan
09 May 1934
politician, lawyer

David OnyemataDavid Onyemata
13 November 1992
American Football player

Prince Tega WanoghoPrince Tega Wanogho
22 November 1997
Football player

Mike EzuruonyeMike Ezuruonye
21 September 1982
Actor
BombinoBombino
01 January 1980
Singer

Gabriel OkaraGabriel Okara
24 April 1921
Poet

Chibuike AmaechiChibuike Amaechi
27 May 1965
 

Shehu Musa Yar'AduaShehu Musa Yar'Adua
05 March 1943
Army Major General

Victor Nsofor ObinnaVictor Nsofor Obinna
25 March 1987
Footballer
Abba KyariAbba Kyari
23 September 1952
Businessperson

Chris NgigeChris Ngige
08 August 1952
Politician
George Taubman GoldieGeorge Taubman Goldie
20 May 1846
Administrator

Ogbonnia OkoronkwoOgbonnia Okoronkwo
24 April 1995
American Football player
Kayode FayemiKayode Fayemi
09 February 1965
Politician
OvonramwenOvonramwen
1857 AD
King of Benin