Top 10 Naija Artistes Who Starred In Nollywood


Entertainment is an art and a form of amusement, little wonder that many artistes often cross from their original field and venture into acting all to various levels of success. Here are top 10 Nigerian music stars who have featured in Nollywood movies so far.
Simi: Off her successful album and girl-next-door persona, Simi has been slated for a role in Kunle Afolayan’s forth coming movie titled ‘mokalic’. It has been apparent from her videos ‘Soldier’ for example that she has some acting skills.
Peter Okoye: Even though the group has been disclosed, this man is one of our favourite twins ever, after all the years of sold out shows and albums, Peter Okoye of p-square with several albums was cast in the forthcoming movie ‘Lion Heart”, directed by top Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji who also made her directorial debut with the movie.
Falz: Is there anything Falz cannot do?
He asked himself on a song with Davido and Olamide, which other musicians do you know that won an AMVCA? Falz’s character as ‘Seye’ in Jenifa’s Diary was unforgettable, surely fans would be looking forward to seeing him again in a move.
Banky W: Fans didn’t know it at the time but Banky’s life was showcased when he played the lead character in “The Wedding party”. The move was so great that they got paid twice and then did a sequel. Obviously , he’s been taking a few lessons from Mrs W.
Chidinma: Every one’s favourtite, Chidinma Ekine also known as “Miss Kedike launched into the music industry after she emerged winner of the reality show, MTN project fame. She also made her big break to the big screen with the move ‘The Bridge’. She played the lead role along side other top Nollywood actors.
Phyno: Phyno’s career may have started as a producer, rapper and later singer, but he has made the transition into an actor in Genevieve Nnaji’s movie, Lion Heart:
Davido: In 2015, Davido got a minor role in the movie ‘John Zerebe’, but when you consider his several music videos and love for snap chat it’s clear that he’s camera ready.
Ice Prince: Ice Prince also broke into Nollywood with the movie, ‘Heart of Gold’ in 2013. He also started in an edition of MTV ‘Shuga’ recently.
Tiwa Savage: Marvin Records first Lady Tiwa Savage has also featured in the Nollywood space with the series and came appearance on J.
2Baba Idibia: Legendary Nigerain artiste, Innocent Idibia is not left out here, as the popular musician has many feathers to his cap including acting. 2 Baba featured alongside Omawunmi and Denrele in the movie “Make a Move”.