10 Most Handsome Nigerian Actors

The Nigerian film industry is filled with outstanding personalities. Each of them has a unique acting talent, but in most cases, acting skills are not the only reason for the actor’s popularity – his looks play a great role too.

Even though tastes differ, it’s safe to say that each one of today’s Nollywood stars could also be the most handsome guy in Nigeria. But who is the most handsome Yoruba actor? See the top 10 right now!


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1. Odunlade Adekola

Odunlade Adekola is undeniably good-looking, but this esteemed Nollywood actor has much more to offer to his admirers. His acting career started at a young age, and since then Odunlade, who is the richest Yoruba actor with a net worth of $1.9 million, has also achieved recognition as a writer, director, and music artist.

2. Okechukwu Ukeje

Okechukwu Ukeje, who is also known as OC Ukeje, has first achieved fame as a reality TV personality before moving on to films. He has been acting for less than a decade but has already starred in numerous box office hits in addition to winning several acting awards for his talent.

3. Bryan Okwara

Bryan Okwara has a very recognizable appearance, which has been a huge contribution to his overwhelming popularity among Nigerian movie fans. Who is a better candidate for the title of the most handsome man in Nigeria than Mr. Nigeria winner and Mr. World semi-finalist? It’s true, in addition to acting Bryan has also taken part in numerous contests.

4. Blossom Chukwujekwu

Blossom Chukwujekwu belongs to the new generation of Nollywood actors, but he already has plenty of acting accomplishments under his belt. The reason for his popularity with the ladies is the combination of classically handsome facial features and a buff physique.

5. Ramsey Nouah

Ramsey Nouah started his career as a soap opera actor but quickly transitioned to starring in critically acclaimed and award-winning movies. The secret of his attractive appearance is that Ramsey is actually a mixed race: he was born to a Yoruba mom and Israeli dad.

6. Uti Nwachukwu

Before Uti Nwachukwu made it big in the film industry, he has accomplished quite a lot in reality TV, but, unlike other aspiring actors, he never gave the reality TV up and appeared in numerous TV projects, cementing his fame as one of the top 10 most handsome Nigerian actors.

7. Desmond Elliot

Desmond Elliot surprised thousands of his fans twice: first when he became a gospel singer, and then when he revealed his political ambitions. Even after winning the Lagos State House of Assembly election, he continued to charm admirers with his good looks and bright personality.

8. Majid Michel

Majid Michel was born in Ghana, but his origin didn’t prevent him from one of the most sought after Nollywood actors. He has starred alongside iconic Nollywood stars like Genevieve Nnaji and received numerous AMAA nominations in addition to being named one of the most handsome Nigerian actors.

9. Yul Edochie

Yul Edochie, the son of the Nollywood film veteran Peter Edochie, is not only one of the best looking Nigerian stars, but also one of the most productive ones. Yul has starred in over 200 movies to date, and his choice of roles is so successful and he’s won several prestigious acting awards.

10. Gideon Okeke

No one will be surprised to learn that Gideon Okeke is not just an outstanding actor, but also a successful model, although he started out as a biochemist. Gideon rose to notoriety through Big Brother Naija and has masterfully turned his 15 minutes of fame into a fully accomplished acting career.


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