Top 14 Nigerian Celebrities born in January

Deborah Dan-Awoh

Aha! It's the new year eve. Welcome to 2022 people.

Top 14 Nigerian celebrities born in January

While everyone is receiving congratulatory messages on the arrival of the year. 

Some of your favorite Nigerian celebrities blow their birthday candles.

And for others, the countdown has begun for the arrival of a new birthday year.

Take a look at famous Nigerian celebs who were born in January.

Mercy Aigbe.

1. Mercy Aigbe

Popular Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe turns 44 today. She was born on the 1st of January 1978.

The beautiful actress is recognized for her unique fashion sense and acting prowess in the industry.

The 44year old is a mother of 2 and is separated from her husband. Hailing from Edo state, Aigbe has proved exceptional at her craft. Wishing her long life and prosperity as she enters her new year.


2. Nengi

Delectable-BBB Naija housemate, Nengi joins the list of Nigerian celebrities born in January.

Rebecca Hampson Nengi was born on January 1st, 1998.

The pretty reality TV star turns 24 today.

She was popularly known for her flawless skin, killer body, and love drama with Ozo in the pepper dem season. Nengi was gifted a Range Rover for her last birthday by her Ninja fans.

Ex BBN housemate, Frodd.

3. Frodd

Chukwuemeka Okoye is-Big Brother Naija, a housemate of Pepperdem edition.

He was born on 1st January 1991. The reality TV star turns 31 today

Venita Akpofure.

4. Venita

 Venita Akpofure was born on January 1st, 1987.

Venita is an actress, video vixen, and ex-Bigg Brother Naija housemate of Pepperdem edition.

Moyo Lawal.

5. Moyo Lawal

Yoruba Actress Moyo Lawal was born on January 1st, 1981.

The curvy actress turns 41 today.

During her last birthday celebration, Moyo Lawal shared stunning photos of herself and wrote that New year babies don’t age.

Other famous celebs born in the first month of 2022 are ranked in order of their birthday dates below.

Dorcas Shola Fapson

6. Dorcas Shola Fapson

The TV actress, was born on January 4, 1991 in United Kingdom. She is best known for her appearance as Sophie on the UK’s MTV Base series Shuga.


7.Cobhams Asuquo

Talented visually impaired music star Cobhams was born January 6, 1982.

An experienced music producer, Cobhams has moved beyond the challenge of visual impairment to create ground breaking music in Nigeria eg Catch Cold, Ordinary People etc

He turned 40 last year with a sweet message from his wife Ojuolape Asuquo.

Kemi Adetiba.

8. Kemi Adetiba

Star movie director and award-winning writer of the ace film "King of Boys" Kemi Adetiba also counts down to her birthday on the 8th of January.

Kemi Adetiba was born in 1980.

Makida Moka

9. Makida Moka

Famous model Makida will mark her birthday anniversary on the 12th.

Born in Cairo, Egypt to a Nigerian mother and father of Nigerian descent from Jamaica, in 1992.

Makida hits the big 30 mark this year.

T Y Bello

10. TY Bello

Award-winning photographer and mother of twin boys TY Bello was born on the 14th of January.

The talented photographer has shot top famous people like Tara Fela Durotoye, Morayo Afolabi Brown, NikeAdeyemim, etc.


11. 9ice

Alexander Abolore Adegbola Akande was born on January 17, 1980.

Popularly known as 9ice, the Gongo Aso singer is famous for his constant use of the your a language in his songs.

Lola Rae

12. Lola Rae

Rachel Akosua Funmilola Garton was born in January 1991.

Professionally known as Lola Rae, the mother of one and baby mama of Tekno Miles clicked 30 last year.

The British Nigerian singer will celebrate her birthday on the 20th of January.

Timi Dakolo

13. Timi Dakolo

The 2007 winner of the inaugural season of Idols West Africa Timi Dakolo was born January 20th 1981.

Last year, the "Iyawo mi" singer turned 40. Expressing his excitement the dexterous singer shared charming photos.

Bisola Aiyeola

14. Bisola Aiyeola

Witty, Sugar Rush actress Bisola Aiyeola will also be celebrating her birthday on the 21st of January.

Last year, the beautiful actress shook the internet by sharing jaw-dropping pictures on the gram.

The post sparked heartwarming reactions from well wishes and friends.

Bisola is also a singer and songwriter.