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10 Nigeria Celebrities That Came From Royal Background.


Many of us enjoy watching television at our homes especially when our favorite celebrity is on the screen. But do you know that many of those celebrities we are seeing on screen are from royal backgrounds? I am Tweakmaster, and let's get down to the top 10 Nigerian celebrities with royal backgrounds.

1. Muyiwa Ademola.

The Nigerian actor who is popularly known by the stage name 'Authentic' was born to Mama Ruth Ademola and Isiah Ademola. His father is from the Royal Alake family of the Abeokuta capital of Ogun state which automatically makes in royalty.

2. Marvis Nkpornwi.

The Big Brother Naija finalist and actress, Marvis Nkpornwi came from the royal tribe which is why she considers herself a princess of Eleme. She was born into the royal family of the King of Onne community in Rivers State Nigeria.

3. Prince Jide Kosoko.

Prince Jide Kosoko is a veteran Nollywood actor who always likes to be addressed as Prince or 'Omoba in Yoruba' because he comes from the Kosoko Royal home of Lagos Island. He's currently married to two wives who both have children and grandchildren.

4. Adekunle Gold.

The Nigerian singer and songwriter whose real name is Adekunle Kosoko also came from the Kosoko royal family of Lagos Island just like prince Jide.

5. Gbemi Olateru Olabegi.

The Beat 99.9 radio personality Gbemi Olateru Olabegi came from a royal family in Owo. Her father is from the popular Olateru-Olagbegi royal family of the ancient Owo town in Ondo State, Nigeria.

6. Toolz.

Tolu Oniru, popularly known by the stage name Toolz is also a radio presenter with Beat 99 FM who came from the popular Oniru Royal Family of Lagos.

7. Tillaman.

Tillaman, whose real name is Adeyemi Adetona is a Nigerian recording artist who was born in the royal family of Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo.

8. King Sunny Ade.

King Sunny Ade whose real name is Sunday Adeniyi is a juju music star who is crowned as one of the most influential musicians of his time. He earned the Omoba title of the Yoruba people because he was born to a Nigerian Royal Family in Ondo.

9. Rita Dominic.

Beautiful Nollywood actress Rita Dominic was born to a father who is a medical doctor and a mother who is a nursing officer. Her father is a member of the royal Royal Waturuocha family of Aborh Mbaise local government area of Imo State which automatically makes her royalty.

10. Omawumi.

Many people knew Omawumi to be a singer and songwriter given the fact that she has been in the entertainment industry for over 9 years, but many don't know that she came from a royal family. She was born into a royal family of the Itsekiri people of Warri, to Late Chief Dr. Frank Megbele. Her mother, Aya Queen Megbele hails from bonny Island in Rivers State.

Do you know any other Nigerian celebrity with royal origin apart from the aforementioned? Kindly share with us in the comments.

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