In this article I will be sharing with you the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023. These Nollywood guys are very handsome to the extent that so many women are crushing on them. Nollywood is the brand name for the Nigerian movie industry and it is no longer news that Nollywood is blessed with some of the most handsome men in Nigeria. When it comes to good looks, Nigerian men are famous for being tall, fair, dark, chocolate, romantically appealing, sexy and very handsome.
Unfortunately for the single ladies out there, some of this handsome Nollywood guys are married while some are still single. Please do not crucify me for making this list, if you don’t like this list you are free to make your own list on the comment box below. Like I said beauty is in the eyes of the beholders. So therefore after a careful study and research I present to you the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023.
10. Desmond Elliot
Making the number 10 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Desmond Elliot. He was born on 4th February 1974 in Lagos, Nigeria to a Yoruba father and an Igbo mother. He is currently 48 years old. His father is a Yoruba man from Lagos Island, Lagos State while his mother is an Igbo woman from Oshimili North, Delta State. He received his primary school education at Air Force Primary School and later attended St John’s College, both in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. After his secondary school education, Desmond Elliot proceeded to Lagos State University where he studied Economics and graduated in 2003.
9. Jim Iyke
Making the number 9 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Jim Iyke. He was born on 25th September 1976 in Libreville, Gabon. He is currently 46 years old. He is referred to as Nollywood Bad-boi because of the criminal role he plays in movies. He is originally from Enugu Agidi town in Anambra State. He is the only boy in a family of eight children. He studied at the University of Jos, Plateau State and obtains a diploma in Banking and Finance and then a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy. Jim Iyke is currently single but has had romantic relationship with Ghanaian actress Nadia Buari and Jamaican model Keturah Hamilton.
8. Bryan Okwara
Making the number 8 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Bryan Okwara. He was born on 9th November 1985 in Imo State and currently 37 years old. In 2007, he contested as a model and won the title of Mr. Nigeria and reached the semi-finals in Mr World 2007. After his breakthrough in modeling industry, Bryan Okwara made an entrance into the Nigerian movie industry popularly known as Nollywood in 2008. He is always known for starring in romantic movies. In 2021, he won the Best Male Actor at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
7. Ken Erics
Making the number 7 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Ken Erics. He was born on 28th February 1980 in Kano, Nigeria. He is currently 40 years old. He is from Enugu-Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra, Nigeria. He is currently the sixth child in the family. He had the passion for acting at a very tender age and started acting from his local church. He is a graduate of Theatre Arts from Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria. While growing up Ken Erics has done many stage plays, drama and has acted in several movies. He is a member of many theatre and drama clubs and was attending auditions right from his undergraduate days.
6. Yul Edochie
Making the number 6 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Yul Edochie. He was born on 7th January 1982 In Enugu, Nigeria. He is currently 40 years old. He was born into a well grounded Christian family made up of six children. He is the last born of the six children of veteran Nollywood actor Pete Edochie. He is currently married with lovely kids. Yul Edochie grew up in Lagos and Enugu, where he had a very sound basic education. He is originally from Anambra State but grew up both in Enugu and Lagos respectively. He had the passion for acting which took him to study Theatre Arts at the University of Port Harcourt and graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.
5. Michael Godson
Making the number 5 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Michael Godson. He was born on 10th October 1985 in Kano, Nigeria. He is currently 35 years old. He is originally from Imo State. After his primary and secondary school education, Michael Godson got admitted into University of Jos in Plateau State, Nigeria and graduated four years later with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre and Communication Arts. In 2010, Michael Godson joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and rose to fame after acting in the blockbuster movie “7 Books of Moses” produced by Richrock Productions and directed by Nonso Emeka Ekwe. Michael Godson is currently single and has never being married. He has acted in movies like Secret Of Riches, Sincerely Mine, Kingdom of Darkness, 7 Book Of Moses, Wave of Madness, The Prince and the Slave, and many more.
4. Alex Ekubo
Making the number 4 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Alex Ekubo. He was born on 10th April 1986 in Port Harcourt, River State. He is currently 35 years old. He was the first runner up at the 2010 Mr. Nigeria contest. He won the Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the 2013 Best of Nollywood Awards for his role in the movie Weekend Getaway. After completing his primary and secondary school education, Alex Ekubo proceeded to University of Calabar and graduated with a Diploma in Mass Communication and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. He has also won Nigerian Teen Choice Award for Outstanding TV Personality. Alex Ekubo is a native of Arochukwu in Abia State, Nigeria.
3. Ramsey Nouah
Making the number 3 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Ramsey Nouah. He was born on 19th December 1970 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is currently 52 years old. His father is from Israel while his mother is from Yoruba land of Owo, Ondo State in the South Western part of Nigeria. He grew up in Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria where he attended Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School, Lagos. After which he obtained a diploma in Theatre Arts from the University of Lagos. After which he pursued a career in acting. He kicked off his acting career when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera “Fortunes” at the age of 23. He is often called “Lover-Boi” for his roles in romantic film. In 2002, he got married to Emelia Philips-Nouah and they are blessed with two sons and a daughter.
2. Somadina Adinma
Making the number 2 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Somadina Adinma. He was the former boyfriend to Nollywood actress Regina Daniels before she got married to Nigerian billionaire Prince Ned Nwoko. He was born and bred in Lagos State, Nigeria. He started his acting career as a child actor in 2006. Somadina Adinma is originally from Neni, a small town in Nnewi Local Government Area of Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. After completing his primary and secondary school education in Lagos, Somadina Adinma proceeded to Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts.
1. Fredrick Leonard
Making the number 1 on our list of the top 10 most handsome actors in Nigeria in 2023 is Fredrick Leonard. He was born on 1st May 1976 in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. He is currently 46 years old. Fredrick Leonard has been described by many media outlet as one of the most handsome actors in Nigeria but many have wondered why he is still single till date, well the good news is that he recently got married to Nollywood actress Peggy Ovire. The handsome Nollywood actor is a graduate of Biochemistry. He rose to fame in 2008 after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Indian Doctor” and the hit TV series “Disclosure” in 2009. In 2014, he won the award for Best Supporting Actor in a movie at the Golden Icons Movie Academy Awards. Fredrick Leonard is currently the most handsome actor in Nigeria in 2023.
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