As part of my naija Education, this thread will list people you know, but didn’t know that they are of Nigerian lineage and heritage #TeamNaija #GetJollofed #Cookoff
1. Taio Cruz- musician, born Adetayo Ayowale Onile-ere to a Nigerian dad and a Brazilian mum in London
2. Uzo Aduba. Actress, she is the lady in “ orange is the new black”
3. John Boyega . Actor. Full name John Adedayo Bamidele Adegboyega. You know him from the Star Wars trilogy
4. Wale . Rapper! Born Olubowale Victor Akintimehin to Nigerian parents in the US. Y’all know him with rick Ross Maybach music
5. Skepta. Rapper! Born ; Joseph Junior Adenuga. Born in Britain,. A famous British rapper
6. Tyler the creator: rapper. Born; Tyler Gregory Okonma to a Nigerian father and an American mum in the states
7. Rotimi. Rapper and actor. Born Olurotimi Akinosho to Nigerian parents in the US. Y’all know him as the night piping Ghost wife in power and also for his music
8. Chamillionaire . Rapper. Born Hakeem Seriki to Nigerian parents in the states, y’all know him for his smash hit “ they see me rolling they hating”😂😂
9. Jidenna. Singer.. born Jidenna Theodore Mobisson to Nigerian parents in the states, y’all know him for his classic man and Bambi
10. Chiwetel Ejiofor: actor, y’all know him from 12 years a slave
11. David Oyelowo. Actor, this should interest my Botswana people because he acted as Seretse Khama in the movie “ a United Kingdom “
12. Sade Adu : singer , born Folasade Adu in Nigerian then moved to England when she was 11, best known for “ sweetest Taboo”
13. Israel Adesanya. MMA fighter. Born in Nigeria and grew up in New Zealand
14. Anthony Joshua. Boxer. Born in England to Nigerian parents
15. I will list footballers of Nigerian heritage playing for other nations. David Alaba, Dele Alli, Emmanuel Adebayor, Angelo Ogbonna, Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori,

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