Nigerians are notorious for being in every corner of the world. From America to Switzerland to Rome to the United Kingdom all the way to China, Indonesia, Peru, there is almost no country that you will visit in this world where you won’t see a Nigerian.
We’re everywhere, and we have been everywhere for some time now. Even the ancestors that came before us were everywhere too and so during the span of their lifetime got to intermingle with and for some of them, eventually went ahead to fall in love with people from all different part of the world.
For today’s list, we will be counting down 11 Nigerian Celebrities Who You May Not Know Are Half European. The Nigerian parents of every celebrity on this list fell in love with and created a child with another person who just so happens to be European.
1. Shan George
Popular Nigerian actress Shan George was born in Ediba, a town in Abi Local Government Area, Cross Rivers State to a Nigerian mother and British father. Shan George is a British-Nigerian woman.
2. T Boss
Big Brother Naija reality star Tokunbo Idowu popularly known as T-Boss is another biracial Nigerian celebrity. The controversial reality star was born to a Nigerian father and a Romanian mother.
3. Daddy Freeze
Controversial and renowned Nigerian OAP Ifedayo Olarinde popularly known as Daddy Freeze was born in Cluj-Napoca, Romania to a Nigerian father and a Romanian mother.
4. Eku Edewor
Nigerian actress, model, socialite, and TV presenter Eku Edewor was born in London along with a twin sister named Kessiana. Eku’s mother Juliana Edewor is a Nigerian interior designer from Delta State while her father Hugh Thorley is a British man. Eku is a British-Nigerian woman.
5. Ibinabo Fiberesima
Nigerian actress and ex beauty queen Ibinabo Fiberesima was born to a Nigerian father and an Irish mother.
6. Caroline Danjuma
Beautiful Nollywood darling Caroline Danjuma was born to a Scottish father and a Nigerian mother making her a Scottish-Nigerian woman.
7. Lilian Bach
Nollywood actress Lilian Bach was born in Lagos Island to a Yoruba mother and a Polish father making her a Polish-Nigerian woman.
Renowned Nigerian singer, songwriter, and actress Nneka Egbuna popularly known simply as Nneka was born to a Nigerian father and a German mother.
9. Nengi Hampson
Big Brother Naija star Nengi Hampson in an interview with Pulse Nigeria after months of speculation confirmed that she is in fact mixed. Her father is British and her mother is Nigerian making Nengi a British-Nigerian woman.
10. Adunni Ade
Talented Nollywood star Adunni Ade was born in Queens, New York in America to a German-American mother and a Yoruba father.
Tems, full name, Temilade Openiyi is actually of British descent. Her father is British while her mother is Nigerian. Just like a lot of British people, Tems is also a huge fan of tea.