14 Nigerian Celebrities Born in January

14 Nigerian Celebrities Born in January

Nigeria is home to a vibrant and thriving entertainment industry, with many talented individuals making a name for themselves both nationally and internationally.

January is a special month for the industry, as it marks the birthdays of several famous Nigerian celebrities. In this post, we will be highlighting some of the most popular Nigerian celebrities who were born in the month of January.

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Venita Akpofure

Born on January 1, 1987, Venita is a video vixen, actress, and Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate of Pepperdem edition.

Venita Akpofure

Mercy Aigbe

Born on January 1, 1978, Mercy Aigbe is a popular Nollywood actress recognized for her unique fashion sense and acting skills in the Yoruba industry. Recently, she made headlines for her cheating scandal with her ex-husband and marrying his best friend.

Rebecca Hampson Nengi

Popularly known as Nengi, this Ex-Big Brother Naija Housemate was born on January 1, 1998. She is known for her shape, flawless skin, and love drama with Ozo during the Big Brother Naija Season.


Moyo Lawal

Born on January 1, 1981, Moyo Lawal is a Yoruba actress and one of the top curvy actresses in the movie industry. She is accused of making it difficult for married men to remain faithful to their wives.

moyo lawal


Alexander Abolore Adegbola, popularly known as 9ice, was born on January 17, 1980. He is famous for his constant use of Yoruba language in his songs, particularly the hit song “Gongo Aso.”

9ice children

Jide Kosoko

Born on January 12, 1954, Jide Kosoko is a veteran Nollywood actor who recently showed support for his daughter who was bullied for being talentless.

Seun Kuti

Born on January 2, 1983, Seun Kuti is a Nigerian musician and the last son of the legendary Fela Kuti. He recently spoke out against celebrating Independence Day in Nigeria.

killing Africans for money - Seun Kuti

Bisola Aiyeola

Sugar Rush actress celebrated her birthday on January 21. She is also a songwriter and a singer.

Bisola Aiyeola

Timi Dakolo

Born on January 20, 1981, Timi Dakolo is a singer and the winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa in 2007.

Timi Dakolo

TY Bello

Born on January 14, TY Bello is an award-winning photographer, mother of twin boys, and has shot famous people like Nike Adeyemi and Fela Durotoye.

Kemi Adetiba

Born on January 8, 1980, Kemi Adetiba is a star movie director and writer of the ace film “King Of Boys.”

Dorcas Shola Fapson

Born on January 4, 1991, Dorcas Shola Fapson is a TV actress known for her appearance as Sophie on the UK’s MTV Base series Shuga. She also acquired a Range Rover sport in 2021.

Dorcas Fapson


Born on January 1, 1991, Chukuemeka Okoye is a popular Big Brother Naija housemate.

Cobhams Asuquo

Born on January 6, 1982, Cobhams Asuquo is an experienced music producer who has moved beyond the challenge of visual impairment to create groundbreaking music in Nigeria.

In conclusion, January is truly a month of celebration as it marks the birth of many talented and popular Nigerian celebrities. Happy birthday to all the January babies!”


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