You Might Not Have Known These 9 Nollywood Actors Were Bi-racial!
The Nigerian film industry is filled with talented actors who are making us proud not only in Nigeria, but around the world. Are you aware that several of these accomplished Nollywood actors are of mixed racial heritage? You could be wowed by this list of Nollywood celebs who are of mixed race.
1. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Nigerian actress, former beauty pageant and event planner, Ibinabo Fiberesima was born to a Nigerian father and an Irish mother.
2. Ramsey Nouah
This award-winning actor was born in Lagos to an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother who hails from Owo, Ondo State. He grew up in Surulere, Lagos.
3. Eku Edewor
Edewor and her twin sister Kessiana were both born in London. Their mother Juliana Edewor is a native of Delta State, Nigeria while their father, Hugh Thorley, hails from the United Kingdom.
4. Adunni Ade
Adunni Ade was born to a German-Irish mother and a Yoruba Nigerian father in Queens, New York, United States.
5. Lilian Bach
This veteran actress was born to a Yoruba mother and a Polish father in Lagos Island.
6. Sophie Alakija
Alakija is an actress known for her role in Halita and Assistant Madams. She is born to an Islamic family who are of Efik (a tribe in cross-state Calabar) and Lebanese descent.
7. Caroline Danjuma
Caroline Danjuma is another bi-racial Nollywood actress. She was born to a Nigerian mother and a Scottish father.
8. Shan George
Shan was born to a Nigerian mother and a British father in Ediba, a town in the Abi local government area of Cross River State, Nigeria.
9. Sophie Okonedo
This British-Nigerian actress was born in London to a Jewish mother and a British-Nigerian father.