Top 10 Celebrities From Edo State (2023)

Most Popular Celebrities From Edo State

Edo State is renowned for breeding top and popular celebrities in Nigeria.

Celebrities from Edo State

Some of the finest music artists, sports athletes and film makers hails from Edo State.

So, in this write up, most popular top celebrities from Edo State will be discussed.

Edo State which has Benin City as its capital is in southern Nigeria.

The state is also home to some of the biggest universities in Nigeria like University of Benin and Igbinedion University, Okada.

Edo State has been battling with human trafficking for decades yet most youths of the state are very industrious and are good at what they do.

There are numerous Edo State people who have stood out in their fields of endeavor and are being celebrated all over the country.

These are the type of people we want to promote through this article.

This post is part of our series on celebrities from Nigerian state.

Series aimed at promoting and encouraging hardwork and dedication among Nigerian youths.

So, in this post, we will be discussing the biggest celebrities from Edo State,you can put the most popular celebrities from Edo state and you do still be in order.

List of Celebrities From Edo State

There are many celebrities from Edo state, but only the top ones will be considered for this post.

In this write up, our readers will be meeting some of the biggest and renowned celebrities from Edo state.

Some of you will be amazed to realize that some of your favorite musician, actors, actress, footballer is from Edo State.

Here is the roll call of top popular personalities from Edo state.


Divine Ikubor popularly known by his stage name, Rema is top Nigeria hip hop music artist from Edo state.

The young musician who was born in the year 2000 is signed to one of Nigerian’s top music record label, Mavin records owned by popular Nigeria music producer, Don Jazzy.

Rema is currently one of the biggest musicians from Edo State and is credited to some of the biggest music hits of 2023.

DJ Neptune

Imohiosen patrick whose stage name is DJ Neptune is currently one of Nigerian’s best disc jockey from Edo state.

He is no doubt among one of the biggest and top celebrities from Edo State.

Dj Neptune is also Nigeria top music producer and has worked with likes of Davido, Patoranking. He remain most popular DJ from Edo state.


Not so many persons are aware that Waje, top female Nigeria music artist is from Edo state.

The music queen whose real name is Aituaje iruobe who born in Ondo state but hails from Edo state.

Waje is the biggest female music artist from Edo state.

Charles Inojie

Charles Inojie is a renowned Nollywood actor and director from Edo state.

The Edo state movie actor was born on March 4th, 1970.

He hails from Urowa, Edo state. He is no doubt the biggest actor from Edo state currently.

Victor Oshimen

Super Eagles and SSC Napoli forward, Victor Oshimen is among top celebrities and popular personalities from Edo state.

The Nigerian striker currently plays for one of the biggest football clubs in Italian Serie A.

He is the biggest and one of top footballers from Edo State, Nigeria.

Sydney Talker

Sydney Talker was born Sydney Egere and hails from Edo State Nigeria.

He one of Nigerian’s top social media comedian from Edo state.

He was born in the year 1995 and was raised in Lagos, Nigeria.

Sydney is currently the richest and most popular comedian from Edo state.

Toyin Aimakhu

Olowatoyin Aimakhu is top Nollywood actress from Edo state.

The Edo beautiful actress has Yoruba mother and Edo father.

Hence she has Yourba names and also acts in Yourba films.

Toyin is one of the biggest actress from Edo state.

She is renowned for her acting prowess and flawless beauty.

She is one of the top actresses and celebrities from Edo.

Joe Pariz

Joe Praiz is Nigerian renowned gospel singer who is from Edo state Nigeria.

His name is Joseph Omo Ebhodaghe. He is credited to some of current Christian and worship songs in Nigeria.

Mercy Aigbe

Mercy Aigbe is top actress from Edo state. She is not just an actress but also Nigerian female film producer and directors.

She is born to a Yoruba mother and Edo father. Mercy is more active in Yourba movies and was born in Benin City, capital of Edo state.

Odion Ighalo

Former Manchester United and super eagles striker, Odion Ighalo is among top celebrities and footballers from Edo State.

The football forward who currently plays his trade in Saudi Arabia made stint with Watford and Manchester united.

He is among the most celebrated people from Edo state.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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