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10 Top Yoruba actors you never knew are not Yoruba by nairaway(m) : 12:16 pm On Apr 30, 2016

Many had thought that all Yoruba actors are born Yoruba but that is not the case as a couple of thespians in this make believe world are from other tribes aside Yoruba yet they have been able to prove the mettle among Yoruba born actors.

1) Fathia Balogun

Fathia Balogun

Fathia is an Urhobo lady from Delta state. She started acting Yoruba movies upon her relocating from Dublin where she was based to Lagos. She later married popular Yoruba actor Saidi Balogun.

2) Liz Da Silva

Liz Dasilva

Liz Dasilva is a Togolese who grew up on Lagos Island thus her deep knowledge of Yoruba language. She is a close friend of Iyabo Ojo.

3) Kelvin Ikeduba

Kelvin Ikeduba

He is a Delta Igbo guy bred in Ebute Meta area of Lagos. He started acting as an English actor but later dumped acting in Nigerian English movies for Yoruba. Kelvin speaks English, Yoruba and Igbo conveniently.

4) Rykardo Agbor

Rykardor Agbor

Like Kelvin Ikeduba, Rykardor is an Igbo guy from Delta state who started from Nigerian English movies but is more at home in the Yoruba movie genre.

5) Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe looking stunning in her silver dress at the #AMVCA2016

Mercy Aigbe emerged best dressed at the recently held African magic viewer’s choice awards. The banker turned Yoruba actress is from Benin, Edo state.

6) Doris Simeon

Doris Simeon

Doris Simeon is from Delta state. The mother of one started her acting career in the Yoruba genre of Nigerian movie. Doriss grew up in Lagos.

7) Toyin Aimakhu

Toyin Aimakhu

This controversial actress acts mostly in Yoruba movies. Toyin Aimakhu is from Auchi in Edo state but grew up in Ibadan, Oyo state before relocating to Lagos after she graduated from Olabisi Onabanjo University.

8) Rachael Oniga

Rachael Oniga

This veteran Nollywood actress hails from Eku in Delta state. Though Delta Igbo, Oniga features in mainly Yoruba movies and less of English. Oniga was married to a Yoruba man from Epe, Lagos state.

9) Rose Odika

Rose Odika

This Ibadan based Yoruba actress hails from Aniocha North local government of Delta state. But she grew up in Ibadan.

10) Regina Chukwu

Regina Chukwu

She hails from Enugu state but acts in Yoruba movies. Regina is a close ally of Iyabo Ojo.

Re: 10 Top Yoruba actors you never knew are not Yoruba by (m) : 5:21 pm On Jul 31, 2016


Re: 10 Top Yoruba actors you never knew are not Yoruba by OlgaFirst(m) : 9:03 am On Aug 02, 2016

I like Doris Simeon

Re: 10 Top Yoruba actors you never knew are not Yoruba by OlgaFirst(m) : 7:31 pm On Aug 03, 2016

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