Top Nigerian Celebrities Who Look Like American Celebrities

There is a popular norm that people have many twins but they never know or get to see each other.Today, we would be looking at Nigerian Celebrities who are actually look like many foreign stars ,be it in Hollywood or any other part of the entertainment industry.

1. Taraji P Henson and Funke AkindeleTaraji P Henson and Funke Akindele

Henson was born September 11, 1970, in Southeast Washington, D.C., the girl of Bernice (née Gordon), a corporate supervisor at Woodward & Lothrop, and Boris Lawrence Henson, a janitor and metal fabricator. She has regularly talked of the impact of her maternal grandma, Patsy Ballard, who went with her at the Institute Grants the year she was nominated. She went to North Carolina Agrarian and Specialized State College, where she planning to think about electrical designing, some time recently exchanging to Howard College to consider drama. To pay for college, she worked mornings as a secretary at The Pentagon and nights as a singing-dancing server. Her look alike Funke Akindele resides in Nigeria and coincidentally she is an actor.


Akindele was born in Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria, on August 24, 1977. She is the youngest of three siblings (two girls and one boy). Her father is a former school administrator and her mother is a medical doctor. She was a student at Grace Children School in Gbagada, Lagos. She graduated from the former Ogun State Polytechnic, currently known as Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, with an (OND) in Communication Art. She graduated from the University of Lagos with a law degree.

Akindele rose to prominence after acting in the famous UNFPA-sponsored sitcom I Need to Know, which aired from 1998 to 2002. Bisi, a strange yet bright secondary school student, was played by Funke Akindele. In 2008, Funke Akindele got her big break.

2. Lil Wayne and Young 6ixLil Wayne and Young 6ix

Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. was born on September 27, 1982, in the impoverished Hollygrove section of New Orleans, Louisiana’s 17th Ward, and spent his early years there. [16] He was born to his mother, a chef, when she was 19 years old. When he was two years old, his parents split, and his father abandoned the family for good. Because of his resemblance with Nigerian rapper, Yung 6ix people think Lil Wayne might actually be his dad.

Yung 6ix(Onokohwomo) was born and raised in the Delta State town of Warri. He grew up as the oldest of five children in a household of five, and he showed an early interest in music. He participated in rap fights and formed a friendlier relationship with like-minded individuals while at FGC Warri, which led to the founding of the hip hop group G-Squad.Onokohwomo moved to western Nigeria after graduating from high school to embark on this career and registered at Oduduwa University.

3. Swae Lee and WIZKIDSwae Lee and WIZKID

Ayodeji Balogun popularly known as Wizkid is said to be lookalike with American singer Swae Lee. Wizkid, the ‘Mood’ crooner actually was born in Lagos to Mr Balogun and Mrs Balogun. He has a large number of siblings die to the fact that his dad is a Muslim and mum a Christian. He was formerly called ‘Lil Prinz’ when he started but revolutionalized to Wizkid.

To confirm their resemblance, American singer Swae Lee actually commented on one of Wizkid post as ‘My Twin’ and from then on it raises people eyebrow to know that they actually lookalike.


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