9 Popular Nigerian Musicians That Are Also Acting Nollywood Movies (Photos)

In Nigeria today, the Music Industry has come a long way as most of the singers are doing well for themselves and they are now recognized Internationally. Some of these musicians have decided to give acting a shot.

Here are some of the popular musicians that have starred in some Nollywood movies so far;

1. Sheyi Shay

She is known as Sheyi Shay professionally but her birth name is Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua. She is one singer who causes quite a sensation in the music industry with her unique voice.

She featured in the 2018 movie titled Lara and the Beat, where she played the role of a spoilt rich girl. It was her debut movie.

2. Omawumi Megbele

After she participated in Nigeria Idol and released some albums, she decided to try acting too.

Omawumi has featured in these movies; She Is, Oloture, Night Bus to Lagos, and Heart of Gold, where she acted with Tuface, Yvonne Nelson, and Mercy Chinwo.

3. Banky W

Bankole Wellington is a musician who became known after his song "You are the only one for me" became a hit.

He has appeared in blockbuster movies on the big screen. The likes of Sugar Rush, Up North, and The Wedding Party, which he acted with Adesua Etomi before she became his wife.

4. Falz

Folarin Falana is a lawyer and a musician in Nigeria who has ventured into acting and has worked with some of the top-notch actors.

Some of his works are; Merry Men, A Couple of Days, Muna, Chief Daddy, New Money, and Quams Money (sequel to New Money), etc.

5. Tuface

Innocent Idibia who is known as Tuface professionally is a renowned Nigerian Musician who has featured in some Nollywood movies.

6. Yemi Alade

Yemi Alade, a Nigerian musician, also made her Nollywood debut late last year in Funke Akindele's Omo Ghetto (The Saga).

7. Davido

Davido, the Nigerian superstar singer also appeared in a number of Nollywood movies including Fate of Alakada and Legend at Sixty, among others. He also featured in Coming 2 America, a Hollywood film, was his most recent appearance.

8. Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage has also featured in a number of Nollywood films, especially for her role in MTV's Shuga, as well as an episode of Jenifa's Diary.

9. Reminisce

Reminisce, a Nigerian rapper, is another singer who tried his hands in acting and ended up performing exceptionally well.

He featured In the popular 2018 film; King of Boys, where he played the villain.

They are; Heart of Gold, Make a Move, and Power of One, alongside Ramsey Noah and Alex Ekubo.

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