10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Look So Much Like Their Mother

In this article I will be sharing with you 10 Nigerian celebrities who look so much like their mother. Children often take after their parents, and sometimes they can look so similar it seems they are both the child and identical twin of their parent. For these Nigerian celebrities listed below, the resemblance between them and their mothers is astounding! These Nigerian celebrities have a striking resemblance with their mothers.

However, when two famous people look alike it becomes more interesting. So therefore, after a careful study and research, I present to you 10 Nigerian celebrities who look so much like their mother.

1. Chika Ike

Chika Ike is a Nollywood actress, television personality, producer, business woman, philanthropist and former model. She was born on 8th November 1985 in Lagos and currently 34 years old. Her mum is late Evangelist Chinyere F. Ike. She died on April 15, 2016 at the age of 58 years old. Looking at this picture of Chika Ike’s mum would make you think you are looking at a throwback photo of Chika Ike. The Nollywood actress is a splitting image of her mother. Chika Ike look so much like her mother and both of them has a striking resemblance.

2. Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji is a Nollywood actress, producer, entrepreneur and a television personality. It is no longer news that Genevieve Nnaji looks just like her mother, Benedatte Nnaji. Genevieve is celebrated in Nigeria and beyond as one of the best actress in Nigeria. She was born on 3rd May, 1979 in Imo State but grew up in Lagos with her parents and siblings. She is currently 41 years old. Her father Theophilus Nnaji worked as an engineer and her mother Benedatte Nnaji worked as a nursery school teacher. She hails from Umuebi Amuzu in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. Genevieve Nnaji does not only look like her mother she also looks like her father and has a striking resemblance with her parents.

3. Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh is a Nollywood actress, musician, producer and a television personality. Tonto Dikeh is a carbon copy of her mother Mrs. Veronica Dikeh who died 30 years ago on September 9th 1989 when Tonto Dikeh was still a kid. May her soul rest in peace. Here is a photo of Tonto Dikeh and her mum. Can you spot the difference? Tonto paid a touching tribute to her late mum in a post she made last year September that read:

RIP Queen. Thanks for always protecting me, ma.. Thanks for Always been by me, ma…I’m doing well and Life couldn’t be more rosy without you. I Love you mama, we 30 years apart but you are still my confident, my closest friend, My Mother…Rest on mama. Tonto Dikeh look so much like her mother and both of them has a striking resemblance.

4. Mayorkun

Mayorkun is a Nigerian music star, singer, song writer and recording artist. He is currently signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW). Mayorkun beautiful mother is Nollywood actress Mrs. Toyin Adewale. Mayorkun mother Mrs. Toyin Adewale is a Nigerian writer and poet. She writes poetry and has worked as a literary critic for The Guardian, Post Express and The Daily Times. She writes in both English and in German. She was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. She received her Master Degree in Literature from the Obafemi Awolowo University. Mayorkun is her first child. And she is currently 50 years old. Just check out the resemblance between Mayorkun and his mother. Mayorkun look so much like his mother and has a striking resemblance with her.

5. Daniella Okeke Daniella Okeke is a Nollywood actress, producer and a television personality. She was born on 26th March 1985 in Lagos, Nigeria. She is currently 35 years old. She hails from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. The resemblance between Danielle Okeke and her mum is something else. They look like sisters! Just look at the photos below and you will see the striking resemblance. Danielle Okeke once said, seeing a smile on her mother’s face makes her happy. She took her mum on a trip of a lifetime to Dubai where they really had fun and enjoyed themselves. Daniella Okeke look so much like her mother and has a striking resemblance with her.

6. Regina Daniels

Popular Nigerian teen actress and film producer, Regina Daniels and her mother, Rita Daniels share a striking resemblance. Check them out below and you will confirm the claim. The 20-year-old Nollywood celebrity and her mom have been in the news recently over Regina Daniels wedding to her billionaire husband Ned Nwoko. Regina Daniels has achieved great success in her career. The beautiful Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has grown into a bigger woman and has become a popular figure in the Nigerian entertainment scene. In an interview, she said she always knew she wanted to be a celebrity. Though born in Lagos, she grew up in Asaba, Delta State. Regina Daniels mum, Rita Daniels had a heavy influence on the actress and together, they made Regina Daniels one of the most-talked-about actress in Nigeria and it took less than 14 years for her to succeed. Regina Daniels looks so much like her mother and has a striking resemblance with her.

7. Destiny Etiko

Destiny Etiko is a popular Nollywood actress and a television personality. The beautiful Nollywood actress popularly known for her curves has a striking resemblance with her mother. Nollywood actress Destiny Etiko surprised her mother with a new house in December 2018 in Enugu as a birthday gift. The beautiful Nollywood actress looks just like her mum. Destiny Etiko looks so much like her mother and has a striking resemblance with her.

8. Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe is a popular Nollywood actress, producer and television personality. She looks so much like her mother Abisola Grace Owodunni. The Nollywood diva and entrepreneur, Mercy Aigbe once confessed that she bought a car in school and lied to her mum that she won a beauty pageant and got the car as a tag prize. Mercy Aigbe’s mum is from Benin city, Edo State and she is a businesswoman. Their resemblance is undeniable! Mercy Aigbe looks so much like her mother and has a striking resemblance with her.

9. Burna Boy

Burna Boy is a Nigerian music star and an award winning singer. He got his great looks from his mother, Bose Ogulu. These pictures don’t lie and with these pictures you confirm the claim. Burna Boy mum was once a dancer for the Nigerian legend singer Fela Kuti. After working with the all time Legend Fela Kuti for so many years, Bose Ogulu got married and gave birth to Burna Boy who’s trying to uphold the legacy of Fela Kuti. Burna Boy’s mum speaks French, Italian, German, English and Yoruba fluently. Burna Boy looks so much like his mother and has a striking resemblance with her.

10. Adaeze Onuigbo

Adaeze  Onuigbo is a popular Nollywood teen actress, dancer, television personality and a model. She was born on the 2nd September 2005 in Asaba, Delta State, in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 14 years old. She hails from Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She had her up-bringing in Asaba, Delta State of Nigeria and started acting as a child. Adaeze Onuigbo has a striking resemblance with her mother who is also a Nollywood actress. She is always spotted with her mother and looking at the two you will confirm the striking resemblance. Adaeze Onuigbo looks so much like her mother and has a striking resemblance with her.

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