Popular & Famous Celebrities From Cross River State
This article will focus on celebrities from Cross River State, Nigeria.
Cross River state is a highly entertainment state.
The state is known for many positive activities and one of which is hosting of the biggest and most popular carnival in Nigeria, the Calabar Festival.
The state is situated in southern Nigeria and has Calabar as its state capital.
The state shares boarders with west African country Cameroon and has some natural resources deposits.
In this post, we will discuss the enormous human resources in Cross River State.
Specifically, we will looking at top celebrities and famous celebrities from Cross River State.
These are Cross River State indigenes who have stood our in their fields of endeavors and so are celebrated across Nigeria snd beyond.
This part of our series of top celebrities from Nigerian states.
A series we hope that can inspire young Nigerians to achieve excellence and reach peak of their careers.
List of Celebrities From Cross River State
Below is the list of of celebrities and most popular celebrities from Cross River State.
For the purpose of this post, only top celebrities from Cross River State like musicians from Cross River State, Comedians, Actors, Actresses from Cross River State were considered for this list.
They can as well be termed Cross River state finest celebrities and popular personalities.
Award winning Nollywood actress and model, Kate Henshaw is rated top and most popular celebrity from Cross River State.
Kate is also a singer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
She is medical laboratory scientists and attended University of Calabar and Lagos state University Teaching Hospital.
Kate Henshaw who was born in 1971 has starred in over 300 Nigerian movies.
She is rated the most popular actress from Cross River State.
Andre Blaze is a popular show host, TV personality and rapper who is among the top celebrities from Cross River State.
He was born on August 14,1983. He was host to Nigeria top television show, Nigeria Got Talent.
He is one of finest Cross River State celebrities.
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk popularly known by his stage name, Iyanya is top Nigerian singer and model who is fondly remembered for his lovely dance steps and tunes.
He is the best music artist or musician from Cross River State. Iyanya rose to fame through winning a television talent hunt show, MTN Project Fame.
He has since blossom into one of the biggest Nigerian music artists.
Another top female actress from Cross River State is the ever beautiful Shan George.
The veteran actress graced television of most families in Nigeria during late 90s and 2000s.
She hails from Abi local council of Cross River state.
She makes our list of top celebrities from Cross River State.
Also in the league of Cross River state celebrities is Queeneth Agbor.
She is a top Nigerian actress and media personality.
The graduate of University of Calabar is so much loved by Nigerians and is ever beautiful.
We could say that Rykardo Agbor is currently the most popular nollywood actor from Cross River State.
He performs in both English and Yoruba movies.
He was raised in Ibadan but is a native of Cross River state.
He is one of the biggest actors from the state.
Sunny Neji, another popular RnB singer from Nigeria is one of the biggest celebrities from Cross River State.
The Nigerian veteran musician is credited to popular hit single “Oruka”.
He was raised in Lagos but hails from Cross River State.
Cecilia Ohumotu Bissong (Omotu)
The former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) Cecilia Ohumotu Bissong is among the top famous celebrities from Cross River State.
She is a top model and actress in Nigeria who is on top of her game.
Keira Hewatch is another top female film maker from Cross River State.
She was born in Calabar the state capital and is top actress who performs in blockbuster Nigerian movies.
Cross River State is one of the states with best and most beautiful actresses in Nigeria.
Another actress to make the list of popular celebrities from Cross River State is Ebbe Bassey.
She was nominated for African movie awards for her roles in movie “Maa Dede”.
She is married and is still very much alive in Nigeria film industry.