Top Celebrities & Personalities From Oyo State

Oyo State is home to some of the biggest celebrities in Nigeria.

Celebrities from Oyo State

The state is a Yoruba state and is situated in southwest geo political zone of Nigeria.

The ancient city of Ibadan is the capital of the state.

Celebrities and famous personalities from Oyo State cuts across different walks of life ranging from Music, Nollywood and Religion.

In this article, we have compiled the list of big celebrities from Oyo State.

Celebrities from Oyo State in this list are famous personalities with national outlook and identity.

List of Top Famous / Celebrities from Oyo State

Below is the roll call of popular celebrities from Oyo State, Nigeria.


9ice is an award winning Nigerian hip hop music artist from Oyo State.

Konga Aso crooner is a very popular musician in Nigeria and hails from Oyo State.

He sits at the top of biggest celebrities from Oyo State.

Saheed Osupa

Dr. Saheed Osupa popularly referred to as King of fuji is among the top and popular celebrities from Oyo State.

The Ibadan native is one of the richest and most popular Fuji musicians in Nigeria.

Afeez Oyetoro

Afeez Oyetoro is a renowned comic actor and model in Nigeria.

He is rated one of the most funny comic actors in Nigeria.

He is also a lecturer and has endorsed big brands like MTN.

Mr.Oyetoro is from Oyo and hails from Iseyin town of the state.

Olaniyi Afonja

Olaniyi Afonja is in the list of top celebrities from Oyo State.

He is no doubt one of the most popular and richest Yoruba actors in Nigeria.

Mr. Afonja Sense of humor has made him fans favorite.

Matthew Ashimolowo

Matthew Ashimolowo is one of the most popular personalities from Oyo State.

Though born in Kaduna State, the top clergyman hails from Ibadan, Oyo State.

He is a Senior pastor in one of the top Christian denominations in Nigeria, Kingsway International Christian Church (KICC).

Abass Akande Obesere

This is another fuji singer who made our list of most popular celebrities from Oyo State.

He is highly regarded in Yoruba land and loved by masses.

Funke Adesiyan

Funke Adesiyan is one of the biggest female actresses from Oyo State.

He is also an aide to Nigeria first Lady, Aisha Buhari.

Funke is not just a top celebrity in Oyo State but a politician.

Ayanfe Adekunle

Also making the roll call of famous celebrities from Oyo State is Ayanfe Adekunle.

The comic actor is tipped for big thing in Nollywood industry.

He is highly rated in his home land, Oyo State.

Francis wale Oke

Another clergy making the list of top and famous personalities in Oyo State is Francis wale Oke.

He is the President and founder of the Spirit Ministries International, a top Christian denomination in the state.

Taiye Currency

Another Fuji singer in celebrities from Oyo State list is Taiye Currency.

He is also an aide to current governor of Oyo State.

Saheed Balogun

Saheed Balogun is a veteran Nigerian actor, film-maker, director and producer.

He is one of the highly respected celebrity and actors from Oyo 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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