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See Some American And Hollywood Celebrities Who Are Of Igbo Origin

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1) FOREST WHITAKER: Forest Whiter is popular American actor, director and producer,you can remember him for playing the role of Idi Amin Dada of Uganda in the movie " The last King of Scotland". He traced his ancestry to the Igbo tribe in Nigeria, specifically from the village of Nwekere. He went to visit the land of his ancestors, where he recieved the honorary tittle of Chief " Nwannedinamba de Nwekere" meaning " A brother in a foreign land".

2) DANNY GLOVER: Danny is an American actor, director and a political activist. His ancestors came from Nigeria, Danny visits Nigeria three times a year.

3) CHIWETEL EJIOFOR: Chiwetel was born and raised up in the United Kingdom by his Nigerian parents from the Igbo tribe. Some of the movies Chiwetel has featured also includes: 12 years a slave, Half of a yellow sun, Deadly voyage and the secrets in their eyes.

4) ASHLEY MADAKWE: British actress Ashley Madakwe was born in to a Nigerian father and a British mother. She starred in movie series like Revenge and Salem.

5) TRACY IFEACHOR: Tracy is a British and Nigerian actress. She starred in movies like: Dr who christmas special and End time. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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View pictures in App save up to 80% data. 6) UZOR ADUBA: She is an American actress born on February 10 1981 in Boston Massachusetts. She is known for her role in the series " Orange is the new black". Her parents are Nigerians of Igbo origin.

7) TINIE TEMPAH: Real names Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, best known by his stage name Tinie Tempah. He is an English rapper, singer, songwriter and a record producer. He was born in London on November 7, 1988 to Nigerian parents of Igbo Origin.

8) CAROLINE CHIKEZIE: She is a British actress born in London on 19 February 1974. Her parents are Nigerians from the Igbo tribe.

9) NNONSO ANOZIE: Nnonso is an English actor born on May 28, 1979. His parents are Nigerian. He is famous for his role in the movie series: Game Of Thrones and Dracula.

10) JIDENNA: Full names Jidenna Theodore Mobisson, he is a Nigerian-American, His father is Nigerian from the Igbo tribe. Jidenna grew up partly in Nigeria, His father was a professor of computer science at the Enugu State University. His name " Jidenna" in Igbo language means " Embrace the father".

11) T.D JAKES: He is a well known American personality and the head of the churc" The porters house". He traced his ancestry back to the Igbo people in southeast Nigeria.

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GUEST_G9YzyKQJE · 07/2/2020
Danny Glover not a Nigeria

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