This article featured Nigerian celebrities who were born in 2000 and how they started their career before achieving fame in Nigerian entertainment industry.
Popular singer, songwriter and rapper, Divine Ikubor professionally known as Rema is a Nigerian celeb born on 1 may 2000. Rema started his career by posting his his dancing or rapping video on social media platforms. In 2018, he posted a viral freestyle on Instagram to D’Prince’s track “Gucci Gang”. The post got the attention of D’Prince and he invited him to Lagos to offer him a record deal.
After signing the record deal with D’Prince’s Jonzing World in 2019, he released his self-titled debut EP-Rema which top the list on Apple Music Nigeria. He rose to prominence with the release of the song “Iron Man”, which appeared on Barack Obama’s 2019 summer playlist. Since then, Rema has achieved more popularity in Nigerian music industry by featuring top musicians on his projects.
2. Regina Daniels
Ace Nollywood actress and a mother of one, Regina Daniels was born on 10 October, 2000. Regina is amongst the famous actresses whose acting career begun at a very young age. With the support of her mother, Rita who is also a filmmaker, Regina was able to swiftly find her way into acting at the age of 7.
The first Nollywood movie she was featured in was “Marriage Of Sorrow” and later featured in “miracle child” in 2010. She has also been featured in comedy skits by Ofego. With Regina’s acting talents as a child actor, she attracted many attentions before getting married in 2019. Regina_Daniels’ career takes another dimension after she got married to a politician, Prince Ned Nwoko which led to her appointment as Atiku Abubakar’s youth campaign coordinator in 2019.
3. Dj Dimplenipple
Dancer and disc jockey,Rachel Oluwabukola Martins commonly known as Dj Dimplenipple is a popular celebrities who was born in same year as Rema and Regina. Dj Dimple had a dejected experience before rising to fame. She was born on 10th of may 2000 and lost her mom while at the age of 15 before she started her career. The begining of her career was as a video vixen and the first music video she was featured in was “Give Me Love” by Skale and Tekno in 2017.
Dj Dimple have danced at Club DNA, G12 Beach and others. The dancer once revealed that Wizkid and Tiwa Savage used to come to watch her performance in G12 Beach and Tiwa Savage once post her video online which got actress Funke Akindele’s attention. Funke Akindele interested in Dj_Dimple’s performance which made the actress featured her in the series titled “House Help”.
In 2019, Dj Dimplenipple built her world of disk jockeying and her career took a flight when she was invited to play alongside Dj_Kaywise and Dj_Exclusive at the Crossroad Lounge in Eko Hotel.