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Here are 10 Nigerian Celebrities Who Started as A Child Actors

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Ten children's icons that grow up to be big boys and girls in the late 1990s and early 20s can hardly recall them. If we have it at this time, some kids have served us well in the entertainment world in the mid-1990s and early 20s. This would be well because they grew into bigger boys and girls, some still follow the entertainment path and others are looking for something else.

Azeez Ijajuade

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He played the role of Ola in the 1994 highly successful classical film with his father, Waheed Ijaduade, and Ebun Oloyede. He's all grown up now, making his films himself.

William Uchemba:

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View pictures in App save up to 80% data. One of Nollywood's most popular kid stars in the 1990s was William who started his very young career. He is blessed with a tremendous talent that translates into great sentiments as he can create a sad scene of a film that makes you scream. He is the UN Youth Representative for Africa at the moment. Following a long time away from Nollyholod he made a huge comeback (not to the film industry) and he was able to win everyone's hearts with his funny Instagram skits (probably because he must have been growing up).

Shanko Rasheed

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How do you not remember the phenomenon of Fuji children's music that hit many hits in the 1990s? After many years Shanko returned to school and studied business administration at Ilaro, the German Federal Polytechnic. Shanko Rasheed is going to be remembered for his smash hit song, Agreement released in Olasco records.

Tosin Jegede

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The 80s kid star singer and hit song 'Parents listen to your baby' was Tosin Jegede, who began her career in music in the 1980s, at four, and has released three albums. She is now a graduate of Bristol University , UK, for Strategic Decision and Assessment.

Khabirat Kafidipe:

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Her career began in 1999 when Khabirat performed in her first step as Araparegangan in the iconic Yoruba cinema 'Saworide.' She has since developed and worked in many other movies and became Nollywood's director and producer.

Benita Okojie

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A mention of 'Osemudiamen' will fill your mind with images of this lovely all-grown children's star.

The little girl Benita was singing 'Osamudiamen' a song which is still alive today in the hearts of many people. Benita is now a graduate of the University of Redemptorism's English language and still sings. It's confirmed she's married to a lovely friend.

Somadina Adinma

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In Nollywood 's films, Somadina was a very regular star. All who has grown up today, Somadina is a UNIZIK student of theater and always wants to perform.

ISharon Ezeamaka:

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Sharon was a child star who is known for playing a genuinely inquisite daughter in the "Dear Mother" TV drama show. In 'Doris My Love,' she also starred.

Samuel Olasehinde:

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Kayode Olasehinde, the son of a famous comedian from Nollywood, popularly known as Ajirebi, Samuel started a childhood career, and he has been fired for several film roles where he must play the stubborn boy known for making people crazy.

Opemipo Bamigbopa:

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She began her stage career at an early age and she was featured on the soap opera of 'One Love' fans. Opemipo became famous when she starred in 'Maradona' and 'Bororo' and became one of the best-known children's actresses in Nollywood.

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Regina made her first Nollywood debut in 2010 at the age of 9. In Miracle Boy, where she starred, she became sensational. In over 150 Nollywood films, she appeared in her name.

If you have power, what kind of child character would you love to bring back?

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