Top 10 Celebrities From Imo State (2023)

Popular Celebrities From Imo State

Imo State has the highest number of celebrities in Nigeria. The state is known for producing top actors, actresses and models.

 Celebrities from imo state

It is a state blessed both in human and natural resources. From pool of numerous and hundreds of celebrities from Imo state, we have decided to present to our readers the top and most popular celebrities from Imo state.

Only top and “A” celebrities are considered for this list. This is part of our series on top celebrities from Nigerian states. Articles aimed at appreciating personalities who has done so much to keep Nigerias and Africans entertained.

List of Celebrities From Imo State

Below is the roll call of Imo state top celebrities. These are men and women who have excelled in what they do and career paths.

This is the list of celebrities from Imo state.

Genevieve Nnaji

Renowned Nigerian actress and top model, Genevieve Nnaji is the most popular celebrity from Imo state.

She is a nollywood actress and producer who has bagged numerous movies awards.

She made history when her movies “Lion Heart” became the first Nollywood film to be nominated for Oscar Awards.

Though the movies was later to be disqualified for excessive use of foreign language. Genevieve has been in the Nigerian Movie industry for over 25 years.

She is a very top celebrities and famous personality from Imo state.

Chidinma Ekile

Chidinma Ekile is Nigerian female singer who is ranked among the most popular celebrities from Imo state.

She rose to fame through winning MTN Project Fame 2010, a reality TV show aimed at breeding talented musicians in Nigeria.

She has since gone forward to do hit singles and collaborate with top Nigerian musicians such as Mr Flavour, Omawunmi etc.

She made our list of top celebrities from Imo state.

Linda Ikeji

Linda Ikeji, a Nigerian top blogger and media owner is also rated among biggest celebrities from Imo state.

The renowned media personality is regarded as the face of blogging in Nigeria. She is very successful and popular both in and outside of Imo state.

Emmanuel Ogonna Iwueke (Papa Ade)

Emmanuel Iwueke popular known by his comedy name, Papa Ade is one of Nigerian’s top comedian and YouTube Vlogger who hails from Imo state.

It was very easy to place Papa Ade on this list of top Imo state celebrities for his performance and good works in Nigeria comedy industry.

He is currently one of the most popular comedians in Nigeria.

Naetochukwu Chikwe (Naeto C)

The only MC with an MSc, Naeto C is another top celebrity from Imo state.

The renowned Nigeria rapper and song writer is still very respected in the industry for all his hit songs and great tunes.

He makes our list of celebrities from Imo state.

Okechukwu Anthony (Okey Bakassi)

Okechukwu Anthony Onyebule popularly known by his stage name Okey Bakassi is Nigerian stand up comedian and actor.

He is well deserving of a spot on our list of celebrities from Imo state. He is very popular and is rated one of best comedians from Imo state.

Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho is a highly celebrated professional footballer from Imo state who plays for Leicester City FC.

He is one of the biggest celebrities from Imo state who is very rich and wealthy.

Kanayo O Kanayo

Anayo Modestus Onyekwere also known as Kanayo O Kanayo is a nollywood veteran actor and Lawyer who is among top celebrities from Imo state.

He has picked numerous movie awards for his dedication in Nigeria film industry. He is well deserving of place in our list of celebrities from Imo state

Osita Iheme (Paw-Paw)

Osita Oheme is a notable Nollywood actor who is popular for his comedy acts. He is one of the top actors from Imo state.

Osita is a close ally to Chinedu Ikedieze with whom he mostly share roles in movies.

He makes our roll call of celebrities from Imo state.

Chioma Avril Rowland (Chef Chi)

Chioma Avril Rowland is wife of Nigeria afrobeat singer Davido.

She is a professional chef and owns a cooking TV show which has given her so much attention and popularity.

Chef Chi as popularly called is currently one of the biggest and popular celebrities from Imo state.

Mercy Eke

Mercy Eke is a celebrity from Imo state who came to lime light by winning Nigeria popular TV show Big Brother Naija season 4.

She is currently premiering her own reality tv show. She is one of the very popular and best models from Imo state.

Chief Imo

Longinus Anyaehiechukwu Anokwute popularly known as Chief Imo is a Nigerian top comedian and actor from Imo state.

He is highly rated and regarded especially in eastern Nigeria for his movie character and comedy.

He is one of the top celebrities from Imo state, Nigeria.


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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