Popular Celebrities From Akwa Ibom State
Today in our top celebrities from Nigerian states series, we will be discussing celebrities and popular personalities from Akwa Ibom State.
Akwa Ibom State is one of the oil rich Nigerian states.
The state is located in Southern Nigeria and is rich in human resources.
Akwa Ibom State has recorded numerous giants strides especially in development and infrastructure.
In this article, we will be talking about the good people of Akwa Ibom State.
Specifically, we will be providing our readers with top celebrities and popular personalities and entertainers from Akwa Ibom state.
The essence of this post is to celebrate Akwa Ibom youths and people who has stood out positively in their careers and fields of endeavors.
Some of these Akwa Ibom top celebrities are national figures and top Nigerian celebrities.
It is our hope that through this write ups, we will rekindle in our youths the spirit of excellence, hard-work and goal oriented plans.
So, this article will be provide a rundown of top celebrities and popular celebrities from Akwa Ibom state.
List of Celebrities From Akwa Ibom State
Akwa Ibom state celebrities list is endless as the state has numerous youths doing both Nigeria and the state proud.
However, for the purpose of this article, only top and first class celebrities from Akwa Ibom state will be discussed in this write up.
These are popular and top celebrities from Akwa Ibom state.
Also, you wouldn’t be out of line if you regard these people as most famous celebrities from Akwa Ibom State.
First on our list of famous celebrities from Akwa Ibom state is Nigeria Super Eagle and Watford FC defender, William Troost-Ekong.
The 6ft tall defender is one of the Captain of Nigeria national football team.
He is a top footballer who has played for some of the top clubs in Europe.
William Troost-Ekong was born in Netherlands to a Nigerian and Dutch parents.
He is one of the most celebrated sons of Akwa Ibom State.
Ini Edo is a top Nigerian actress and model who hails from Akwa Ibom state.
She is rated the biggest actress and female celebrity from Awka Ibom state.
Since her emergence in Nigeria film industry, Nollywood, the ever beautiful actress has graced screen of most Nigerian homes with her flawless performances.
She is among the most popular celebrities and popular personalities from Awka Ibom.
Another top rated and regarded celebrity from Akwa Ibom state is Innocent Udeme Udofot popularly known by his state name, MC Galaxy.
He is a top Nigerian singer and songwriter. He has worked with top African musicians like Davido, Tspize, Uhuru and Shizzi.
Also on the list of biggest celebrities from Akwa Ibom is “Onise Iyanu” crooner, Nathaniel Bassey.
Nate is regarded as one of the best and top gospel music singers in Nigeria currently.
He was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria.
Ime Bishop (Okon Lagos)
There is no doubt that current biggest actor and comedian from Akwa Ibom state is Ime Bishop popularly known by his stage name, Okon Lagos or Udor Yes.
He is an award winning comic actor and celebrity. He is married with kids.
Eve Esin join Ini Edo in the hall of fame of top actresses from Akwa Ibom state.
The sexy actress from Akwa Ibom is loved by Nigerians for her performances on the screen.
To certify her class, she has picked up numerous movie awards as a testament of her hardworks and dedication.
She is highly regarded in her home state, Akwa Ibom state.
Nse Ikpe-Etim makes our list of famous celebrities and entertainers from Akwa Ibom state.
The pretty actress is known for her top notch acting skills.
She has so many awards to back up her great work in the industry.
The list of famous and popular celebrities from Akwa Ibom wouldn’t be complete without mention of top Nigerian Show host and presenter, Frank Edoho.
Mr, Frank rose to fame for hosting popular television show, “who wants to be a millionaire” for eleven years.
He is rated among the best show presenters and hosts in Nigeria.
Udomboso John Saviours (Young John)
Also deserving a place in the roll call of top celebrities from Akwa Ibom state is Nigerian top music producer, Udomboso John Saviours popularly known as “Young John the Wicked Producer”.
He was born in Ibadan but hails from Akwa Ibom state.
John is a record producer and audio engineer.
He is rated top 5 music producers in Nigeria.
The renowned Nigeria music producer is fondly remembered for producing, an album titled “Story for the gods” by Olamide.
Umoren Akanimoh Felix (Sugar Boy)
Another Nigerian music artist from Akwa Ibom state is Umoren Akanimoh Felix better known by his stage name, Sugar Boy.
He is signed to top Nigeria music record label, G Worldwide Entertainment.
Sugar Boy hails from Akwa Ibom state, Ikono LGA to be precise.