We were young with celebrities as parents can imply auto-tutoring how to play and play celebrities, as well as for the most part, these people usually obtain the necessary support from their parents to start out a profession in the entertainment industry.
Meet 6 Nigerian celebs whose parents are also celebrities:
1. Femi and Seun Kuti
Femi and Seun Anikulapo Kuti are Nigerian music artists born to the grandchildren of Afrobeats pioneer Fela Anikulapo Kuti and feminist activist Funmilayo Ransome Kuti. Femi and Seun Kuti follow Fela Kuti, considered one of the greatest anti-government music artists. Femi and Seun, like Fela, have devoted their musical careers to interpersonal and political causes.
2. Dr. Sid and Justus Esiri
Sidney Onoriode Esiri, better known by her stage name, Dr. Sid is a singer authorized to Mavin Records. His father was the late legendary actor Justus Esiri, who died of kidney failure in 2013. Justus Esiri was one of Nollywood's greatest veteran actors before his death. He starred in many blockbusters and received several awards during his time.
3. Yul Edochie and Pete Edochie
Yul Edochie is a Nollywood actor and son of Nollywood story Pete Edochie. Aside from the father-son resemblance, Yul also speaks exactly like his father, so no-one can refuse the truth that he is Pete Eddoch's real son.
Yul is also a movie director and an active voice on the political scene. In 2017, this individual ran for governor of Anambra condition, but lost to his opponent Willy Obiano.
4. Clarence Peters and Shina Peters
Clarence Peters is a songs video director and cinematographer. Dr. murphy is the founder and CEO of Capital Dream Pictures, a production company focused on the performing arts, movie and video sectors. He is also the son of Afro-Juju legend Friend Shina Peters and Nollywood actress Clarion Chukwura.
5. Fermi Adebayo and Salami Adebayo
These popular acting partners need no serious introduction, as their associations on set and in real life are enviable. Adebayo Salami, also known as Oga Bello, is a Yorubano Hollywood veteran who has several films to his name. He made his first film "Ogun Adjaye" in 85, which launched his son's career in Nollywood.
6. Mayorkun and Toyin Adewale
Mayowa Adewale aka Mayorkun is a musician who was uncovered by Davido after he posted a cover of one of Davido's songs on Tweets, and since then he has made his way to the top with his talent and the support of his family and friends. Whilst not many people know this, Mayorkun has a famous mom, a Nollywood actress called Toyin Adewale. The actress, that has mainly starred in Yoruba Aboriginal films, is the darling of her celebrity child.
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