Singer, Omawumi was born of a father with an
itshekiri chiefdom title on the 13th of April 1982. The
songstress has been active in music for 9 years and
we’re still counting. She’s also ventured into acting
with a minor role in the 2009 edition of the V-
Monolugues, a play that reflects the negative issues
affecting women in Nigeria, Inale, a Hollywood/
Nollywood Bongos-Ikwe production, starring Hakeem
Kae Kazeem, Dede Mabiaku, and Ini Edo She also
starred in the musical play Olurombi.
She’s starred in Funke Akindele’s Return of Jenifa and
Yvonne Nelson’s House of Gold (2013) alongside
Majid Michel and Ice Prince.
2. King Sunny Ade
Classed as one of the most influential musicians of
his time, the Juju music Icon, King Adé aged 69 was
born to a Nigerian royal family in Ondo, earning him
the royal title of an ‘Omoba’ of the Yoruba people.
Active in music for 56 years, means he started his
career at of 13… All hail the Omoba. The musician
has 2 Grammy nominations making him the first
African to be nominated twice for a Grammy.
3. Rita Dominic
Actress, Rita Dominic was born on the July 12, 1975
(age 40). A member of the Royal Waturuocha family
of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State
and the youngest of 4 siblings. With 18 years of
experience in acting she’s starred in over 100
Nigerian movies. She’s also won series of awards the
most recent in 2014 (AMVCA) for best actress in a
At 33 and recently married, the MVP lady has shown
that you can have anything you want even royalty.
Tolu Oniru, popularly known as Toolz, has bagged 6
awards excluding a nomination for Favorite OAP for
the ‘Nikelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards between
2010-2014. A Nigerian radio personality, talk show
host, and presenter, she’s best known for hosting The
Midday Show on The Beat 99.9 FM. Her royalty roots
comes from the famous Oniru Royal family of Lagos
5. Gbemi Olateru
Born on the 18th of July 1984 into the Olagbegi royal
family of Owo a city situated in the eastern Yoruba
State of Ondo, Gbemi Olateru-Olagbegi is a Nigerian
broadcaster and presenter, especially known for
presenting programmes on radio station Cool FM
and on The Beat 99.9 FM. Her hard work has earned
her 5 awards in the industry. She’s also related to Sir
Olateru Olagbegi II, Olowo of Owo (born August 1910
– 1998) the then King (Olowo) of Owo.
It’s not every day you see the son of HRH Oba Lamidi
Olayiwola Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo serenade
an audience but this is no ordinary prince. Prince
Adetona Adeyemi, popularly known as the singer,
Tillaman is a truly a 1st class Prince. Even though he
has every reason not to work, the 32 years old is into
music and bagged himself an award in 2013 for “Best
Come Artist for 2012” at the PRODIGIE Awards.
.7. Christopher Okagbue
Christopher Okagbue emerged the winner of Gulder
ultimate Search 8. He was born on June 23, 1987 into
the royal family of former Obi of Onitsha, H.R.H Obi
Ofala Okechukwu Okagbue and Ogechukwu Clara
Okagbue of Onitsha Kingdom, Anambra state.Why
can’t these people just enjoy their statuses? No they
want to work. If I were in their shoes, I’d lay in a
bathtub filled with fresh goats milk, nibble on grapes
and strawberries. Well besides his win, the prince
has a career in modelling with 5 awards from the
industry. Kudos lad.
I think I need to go trace my roots, who knows, I
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might just be royalty too.
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