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Lists of Nigerian Celebrities born in September
Welcome to News Planet International, in today’s article we will be discussing about popular Nigerian celebrities born in September.
September is the ninth month of the year and many Nigerian celebrities look forward to celebrating their birthdays.
In this article we will discuss few details about these celebrities, their age,date of birth,career and achievements, state of origin, education e.t.c.
Lists of Nigerian Celebrities born in September
Aituaje Aina Vivian Ebele Iruobe,known professionally as “Waje”, which is derived from the first letters from each word from the phrase “Words Aren’t Just enough” is a Nigerian singer with a vocal range which covers three octaves.
She was born September 1st,1980, in Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria and grew up in Benin city,.
She is the first child and the first daughter of her family.
Her parents got divorced when she was young. She became famous after featuring in the remake of the artist P-Square’s “Omoge Mi”. She also featured in the duo’s 2008 hit track “Do Me”, Banky w’s “Thief My Kele” and M.I “One Naira”.
In 2016,Waje was also one of the judges in the inaugural season of “The Voice Nigeria”. She also portrayed in the final season of Africa Magic Telenovela, and Battleleground in 2018.
Oluwatoyin Aimakhu professionally known as Toyin Abraham was born on the 5th of September,1982 in Auchi, Edo State, Nigeria but spent her early life in Ibadan, Oyo State.
She attended Osun State Polytechnic, where she had her Pre- National Diploma, and National Diploma, she also procured a Higher National Diploma Certificate in Marketing from Ibadan Polytechnic.
She is a Nigerian Actress and Filmmaker who has starred in several Nigerian movies.
She was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Yoruba movie titled “Ebimi ni” during the 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards and won the 2020 African Magic Viewers Choice Award for her role in the movie “Elevator Baby”.
Mercy Nnenda Chinwo professionally known as Mercy Chinwo is a famous gospel music artist, musician,songwriter,actress, and comedian.
She was born on the 5th of September 1991 in Rivers State.
She studied at the International Business Management Institute (IBMI) where she acquired a degree in Human Resources Management.
She is married to Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa and they both live in Lagos, Nigeria.
In 2015,She released her first single titled “Testimony” and “Igwe”. In 2018 she released another single titled ‘Excess Love’ .
In 2017,she got signed with a gospel record label known as EzeeTee which is owned by Ezekiel ThankGod.
In 2023,She and her husband started a Non Governmental Organization focused on donations to the less privileged as well as youth development by the name ” Mercy is Blessed Foundation”.
She was was awarded the Best Gospel Artiste at the Climax Awards in 2018.
In 2019, at the maiden edition of the Africa Gospel Awards Festival, she was given several awards like Africa Gospel New Artiste of the Year, Africa Gospel Female Artiste of the Year, and Africa Gospel Song of the Year for her song “Excess love”.
In 2020, at the AFRIMMA Awards, she won as the Gospel Artiste of the year.
In 2022, at the CLIMA Africa Award,she won the Africa Gospel Music of the year.
She also featured with various Nigerian gospel music musicians,like Sammie Okposo, Joe Praize, Buchi, Chris Morgan, and Preye on several gospel music projects.
Eniola Badmus is a Nigerian professional film actress, script writer, entertainer and a social media influencer. She was born on the 7th of September,1983.
She went to the University of Ibadan where she studied Theatre Arts and Lagos State University where she graduated with an M.Sc degree in Economics.
She got recognition in 2008 after her role as Gbogbo Bigz Girl in the movie Jenifa. She also played the role of busty in the 2010 movie “Omo ghetto”.
Eniola is reportedly married to Seyi. However, she has kept details about her husband and kid’s away from the public.
Patience Ozorkwor also known as Mama G was born on the 14th of September 1958, she is a Nigerian musician, fashion designer, gospel singer and actress.
She was born in Enugu state,Nigeria. She attended the Institute of Management and Technology Enugu, where she acquired a degree in fine and applied arts.
She has won several awards,like the Best Supporting Actress 2012 and 2013 award at the 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards and was among 100 Nigerians honoured by the government to celebrate the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 2014.
She is widely known for the role of a wicked woman in which she plays in most of her movies.
She got married at the age of 19 and has three biological children and five adopted ones, who all bear her name. She became a widow in 2000 when she lost her husband to a terminal disease.
Bright Okpocha also known as Basket mouth was born on the 14th of September 1978,in Lagos State. He hails from Abia state,Nigeria.
He is a Nigerian comedian and actor. He organized popular stand-up comedy concerts like Basketmouth Uncensored across the globe.
He attended the university of Benin,Edo state and got a degree in Sociology and Anthropology.
He discovered his drumming skill in 1991,and took up rapping in 1994.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born on the 15th of September 1977, She is a Nigerian writer. She has written several novels.
In the year 2003,she wrote the novel Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sun in 2006, Americanah in 2013, The Thing Around Your Neck in 2009,we should all be feminists in 2014.
she won several awards like the MacArthur Genius Grant in 2008, pen pinter prize in 2018, In 2003, she won the David T. Wong International Short Story Prize among several others.
Bukola Elemide professionally known as Aṣa was born on the 17th of September 1982. She is a Nigerian – French singer, songwriter, and recording artist.
She was born in Sign Virgo,Paris where parents were working and studying cinematography in France.
Her family relocated to Lagos in Nigeria when she was two years old.
She returned to paris and began her music career when she was 18.
Asa studied at the IMFP school of Jazz music. In 2007,she recorded her first music in Nigeria ‘Eye Adaba’ which means “Dove” .
She officially got signed with Naive records and worked with,Christopher Dupuoy,Cobhams and Benjamin Constant to produce her first platinum album in 2007,which was named after her, “Asa”.
She also released several albums like Beautiful Imperfection in 2010, Bed of Stone in 2014,Lucid in 2019, “V” in 2022.
Innocent Ujah Idibia professionally known as 2Baba was born on the 18th of September, 1975,in jos,plateau state, Nigeria.
He is a singer,record producer, songwriter, philanthropist, and entrepreneur.
He hails from Benue State in Southern Nigeria.
He attended the Institute of Management & Technology,(IMT), Enugu,where he acquired his preliminary National Diploma course in Business Administration and management.
He is married to an award-winning Nigerian actress,model, movie producer,and entrepreneur Annie Idibia with two girls by the name Olivia Idibia and Isabel Idibia.
He also has two kids with Sumbo Ajala and Three with Pero Adeniyi,making a total of seven children .
He became famous due to his hit song, “African Queen,” which won him several awards locally and internationally.
He also has several albums like, Face 2 Face, Grass 2 Grace, The Unstoppable, and Warriors,among others.
He is the first winner of MTV EMA Best African Act category in 2005, and also one of the most awarded Nigerian musicians in history,as he also won several awards like One World Music Award,four Channel O Music Video Awards,five Headies hip hop Awards, B.E.T. award, KORA award, MOBO award, four MTV Africa Music Awards, 3 Afrima Awards,among several nominations.
Linda Ifeoma Ikeji was born on the 19th of September,1980. She is a blogger, a writer, an entrepreneur,and an ex-model.
She hails from Nkwerre in Imo state,Nigeria. She studied English Language at the university of Lagos (UNILAG).
She began blogging as a hobby in 2006 and her blog www.lindaikejisblog.com is widely known for its latest news and entertainment reports.
In 2023,she debuted into the Nigerian movie Industry with her role in the movie Dark October.
In 2012,she was featured in Forbes’s “Africa’s 20 Most Prominent Women” list and was also interviewed by BBC on their Focus on Africa programme.
In 2018,she was also among those conferred with the Honorary Doctorate Degree from Trinity International University in Georgia for her outstanding performance in Business and Media in Africa.
In 2013,her blog won several awards, like Best Entertainment Blog of the year and Website/blog of the year.
James Ikechukwu Esomugha professionally known as Jim Iyke was born on the 25th of September,1976, in Libreville, Gabon.
He hails from Anambra State,Nigeria. He is a Nigerian actor,movie producer and a musician.
He bagged a diploma in Banking and Finance and also a BSc in philosophy from the University of Jos, Plateau State,Nigeria.
He started acting in 2001 and was one of the highest-paid actors in Nollywood .
He owns a movie and music production company by the name Untamed Productions and Untamed Records.
In 2021,he won the Net honours award for the most searched actor.
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