Seven Nigerian celebrities from Rivers state
Rivers state is one of the largest states in Nigeria, and it has become popular not just for its peaceful environment but also for the big names in the entertainment industry it has produced.
Top celebrities in the entertainment industry have emerged from this beautiful state that lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta.
Let’s take a look at some top celebrities who hails from Rivers state
Veteran Nollywood actress, filmmaker and philanthropist, Tonto Dikeh hails from Port Harcourt, Rivers state, and she’s one of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
Talented Nollywood actress Monalisa Chinda is another big name in the entertainment industry that hails from Rivers state. She has been consistent in featuring in top projects ever since she came on board.
Popularly known as Port Harcourt first son, Duncan Mighty has become a global brand. The talented singer and songwriter have been consistent in showing off his state.
Natasha Akide (Tacha)
Former BBNaija housemate, Natasha Akide popularly known as Tacha, has taken the title of Port Harcourt first daughter; she has grown to become a huge brand in the entertainment industry.
Born and raised in Port Harcourt, Mary Uranta is a true Rivers child. She has become a reputable personality in the industry.
Former Miss World and Nigeria, Agbani Darego is also one of the most prominent personalities to hail from the state. She has become a role model to millions of youth across the globe.
This list would be incomplete without Grammy Award winner. Burna Boy was born in Port Harcourt, Rivers state but had his childhood in the Western part of the country.
Recall that after he won the Grammy, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike organised a home coming party for his victory.