The Nigerian film industry also known as Nollywood recently has been churning out classic and entertaining movies with many young stars breaking into the international space. The industry remains the largest film industries in Africa and third in the world after India Bollywood and above American Hollywood. These young stars are a beacon of hope in the industry stressing the fact that the future of Nollywood is in safe hands. So therefore, in this article I will be sharing with you 8 Nollywood celebrities that are below 30 years.
1. Chinenye Nnebe
Chinenye Nnebe is a Nigerian actress, model, and television personality. She began her acting career as a Nollywood child actress. She is the daughter of Nollywood costumier and movie producer Uche Nancy. Chinenye Nnebe was born on 5th April 1997 in Benin, Edo state in South Southern part of Nigeria, but hails from Anambra state in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 26 years old as of 2023. She has starred in movies like Show Me Love, Misdeed, Unroyal, Stitches, What A Weekend and many more.
2. Somadina Adinma
Somadina Adinma is a Nigerian actor, model and a television personality. He started his acting career in 2003 as a child actor. He is best known for his roles in the Nollywood films Ordinary Fellows, Breath of Anger, and Forest of Promises. Somadina Adinma was born on 8th May 1999 in Lagos, but hails from Anambra state in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 24 years old as of 2023.
3. Regina Daniels
Regina Daniels is a Nigerian actress, model, and television personality. She started her acting career in 2007 as a child actress. Her mother introduced into the industry. She was born on 10th October, 2000 in Asaba, Delta state in the south southern part of Nigeria. She is currently 23 years old as of 2023. She attended Hollywood Intenational School and later graduated from Igbinedion University with a degree in Mass Communication.
4. Olumide Oworu
Olumide Oworu is a Nigerian actor, model and a television personality. He graduated from Babcock University in June 2017. Olumide commenced his acting career at the age of six with the television series ‘Everyday People.’ He is also known for his role as ‘Tari’ in the Africa Magic Series ‘The Johnsons’. He was born on 11th December, 1994 in Lagos. She is currently 28 years old as of 2023.
5. Uzodima Esther
Uzodima Esther is a Nigerian actress, model, content creator and television personality. She was born on 15th March 2002 in Lagos, but hails from Imo State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. She is currently 21 years old as of 2023. She is popularly known for her role as Angela in the television series “My Siblings And I” which earned her the nomination for Most Promising Actress at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
6. Tomiwa Tegbe
Tomiwa Tegbe is an award-winning Nigerian actor, model and a television personality. He was born on 10th March 1998 in Lagos and currently 25 years old as of 2023. He started his acting career as a child actor and rose to fame after starring in the popular television series “My Siblings and I”. The young actor has an onscreen career spanning over 10 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Management and Toxicology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.
7. Jessica Orishane
Jessica Orishane is a Nigerian actress, model, and a television personality. She was born on 20th November 1999 in Lagos and currently 24 years old as of 2023. She hails from Isoko-South, Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria. She began acting as an extra-curricular activity in school and church. She is popularly known for her role as Nnenna in the television series ‘My Siblings and I’.
8. Chikamso Ejiofor
Chikamso Ejiofor is a Nigerian actor, comedian and a television personality. He was born on 6th March 1994 in Anambra and current 29 years old as of 2023. His small size figure makes him a unique actor in Nollywood. His hilarious role in movies has made him one of the most sought after actor in Nigeria. He has starred in movies like Troubled Paradise, Nwa Eze Nidara, Disco Dancer, Problem Child, Billionaire Gang, Sunny Boy and many more.
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