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Nigerian actors in Hollywood who are very successful

Nigerian actors in Hollywood have made a name fore themselves in Hollywood by producing, acting, singing, dancing and writing. While some actors like John Boyega and Hakeen Kea-Kazim have taken on several high-profile roles. Some of these Nigerian actors in Hollywood like Okieriete Onaodowan and Chike Okonkwo are making waves with roles in reputable television series like Grey’s Anatomy’s Station 19 produced by award-winning producer Shonda Rhimes and Being Mary Jane, produced by Gabrielle Union.

Eight prominent Nigerian actors in Hollywood 

  1. Susan Kelechi Watson
  2. John Boyega
  3. Hakeen Kea-Kazim
  4. Chike Okonkwo
  5. Okieriete Onaodowa
  6. Sam Adegoke
  7. Yvone Orji
  8. Jidenna

Nigerian actress in Hollywood Susan Kelechi Watson

Susan Kelechi Watson, Nigerian actors in Hollywood

Susan Kelechi Watson is a Nigerian actress in Hollywood; she is popular for her role in the award-winning television series “This is us.”

Chike Okonkwo

The British Nigerian actor, Chike Okonkwo, is famous for his role in the recently concluded NBC TV series, La Brea. The British Nigerian actor launched his career in Hollywood with the role in Gabrielle Union, Being Mary Jane and the Sci-Fi movie Genesis. Hollywood movie staring Chike Okonkwo, include

  • The Birth Of A Nation.
  • Holby City
  • Silent Witness
  • New Tricks
  • Doctors
  • M.I.T.: Murder Investigation Team

Sam Adegoke

The Nigerian actor is a fashionable US-born Nigerian actor is famous for his role as the tech billionaire in dynasty. Sam Adegoke is the love interest turned cousin of the heiress leading Lady Fallon Carrington, Jeff Colby, in the reboot of the dynasty. 

Hakeen Kea-Kazim

Nigerian actors in Hollywood

Born and raised in Lagos State, Nigeria Hakeen Kea-Kazim gained international recognition through for his skills . Hakeen joggles his career between the Hollywood and Nollywood scenes by featuring in movies like X-Men: origin wolverine and Nollywood Movies like Last flight to Abuja and Inale.

Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orjiis a notable Nigerian actors in Hollywood

The popular author, TV Host and Nigerian actor in Hollywood were born in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Yvonne Orji earned popularity and awards for her outstanding performance in her movies. One of her most notable performances is in the critically acclaimed HBO series Insecure, which also stars Issa Rea. Yvonne Orji has also featured in several other movies, including Night School with Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish.

John Boyega

He is one of the Nigerian actors in Hollywood. John Boyega is a British-Nigerian actor who has been a powerful voice for social justice and racism. 

Okieriete Onaodowan

The Hamminton actor, Okieriete Onaodowan is the most popular for his role in Shonda Rhimes’s station 19. He was born in new jersey and started his Hollywood career in 2005. Okieriete Onaodowan

made his debut in the … movie in … Some of Okieriete Onaodowan’s most outstanding roles and most popular roles include the police officer in the award-winning movie series, “A quiet place,” and an appearance in Billions. 

Nigerian actor, Jidenna is famous in Hollywood for his music and fashion.

Jidenna is famous in Hollywood for his music and fashion.

He may have a rocky start with his fans in Nigeria after less than flattery posts on social media. After much effort from him, a good lambasting from the scary Nigerian Twitter, all has been forgiven.

Jidenna is a musician and model; he started his career in the USA. He is famous for his looks and his music.

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