Nigeria is a country blessed with very intellectual minds in different spheres of life. There is usually a common belief that getting a first class degree is as hard as anything and, all entertainers are school dropouts so as to pursue their dream.
Surprisingly, there are some Celebrities who have refused to be part of this narrative and who have dared to be different. They did not just go to school to fufill all righteousness, they actually put in work and came out with a first class degree.
Here is a list of Top Celebrities in the Nigerian entertainment industry that came out with flying colors in their academics.
1. Adesuwa Etomi Wellington.
The super talented and well established actress who is married to famous music icon and politician, Banky W is a first class degree holder of Drama and Performing Arts from the University of Wolverhampton. Little wonder, she is such a talented actress.
2. Naira Marley.
Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley (Marlins president), asides his controversial lyrics and songs, has a first class degree to his name from one of the best Universities in England. The singer furthered his studies after secondary school at Peckham Academy, England, where he graduated with first-class honors in Business.
3. Korede Bello.
The music superstar known for his exceptional musical talent which has earned him numerous awards both locally and internationally, also has an outstanding first-class honours to his accomplishments.
The amazing singer graduated alongside 1,340 students from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, and he turned out to be among the seven who graduated with distinction in his set.
The Big Brother Naija Former housemate, Ozoemena Ozo Chukwu, popularly known as “Ozo” is from a family who takes education seriously. This is not surprising as the reality star makes his family proud by bagging a first class degree from Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics University (one of the oldest technical Universities in Ukraine that focuses on IT and engineering education), where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Cybernetics.
5. Enioluwa Adeoluwa.
“The lip gloss boy” is also one of Nigeria’s entertainers to bag a first-class honours at a very young age of 19.
He graduated with a first class degree at Ekiti State University in B.A Media and Theater Arts.