Many people in Nigeria feel that a degree from a university transcends everything, regardless of how much money you have.
It’s no surprise that several of your favorite celebrities, who have seen fame and fortune at some time in their lives, have returned to their alma mater.
We’ll look at Top 5 Nigerian Celebrities Who Went Back To School Despite Being Famous:
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You might not be mistaken if you call Davido the most famous person in this region of the world. Davido is a multimillionaire as well as a musician. He is from the Adeleke dynasty of Ede, Osun state, which is well-known and prosperous.
The truth is that Davido’s status or career would not have been damaged if he had refused to return to school after dropping out of Oakwood University in Alabama, USA.
The music star, on the other hand, returned to Babcock University to pursue a music degree. In 2015, Davido earned his diploma. He attempted to join the National Youth Service Corps, but his goal was cut short due to controversy.
Florence Otedola, well known as DJ Cuppy, graduated from Kings College in London with a degree in Business and Economics prior to entering the entertainment sector.
The gradual ascent to prominence of the millionaire heiress to the Otedola clan did not dissuade her, and in 2015 she returned to New York University to earn a Master’s degree in Music Business.
She returned to school just when we assumed the popular DJ would be enjoying in the euphoria of her celebrity. Cuppy was accepted to the famous University of Oxford in 2021 to study African Studies for a Master’s degree.
The sudden rise to notoriety of Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema, as a teenager sparked a flurry of inquiries.
Everyone was curious as to how and where the adolescent acquired his extraordinary abilities. His educational history was never discussed openly.
Surprisingly, the musician stated his intention to continue his schooling in 2022. He was admitted to the University of Lagos to study Creative Arts, according to him.
His return to school was prompted by his mother’s insistence, he noted.
Odunlade Adekola is your best bet if you’re looking for an actor who can effortlessly interpret his roles in films. Over the previous ten years, the Nollywood actor has become well-known.
He’s one of the kings of memes on social media, and he makes fans and reviewers laugh out loud in the movies.
The flamboyant actor graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in Business Administration in 2018.
The actor refuted rumors that he was an absentee student during his tenure at the university in an interview.
5.Kanayo O Kanayo
Kanayo O Kanayo is a legend in Nollywood who deserves no introduction. The movie veteran’s acting abilities have given him a reputation that many people only hope to achieve in the future.
Despite being a cinematic legend and a recipient of a national honor, the actor stunned many when he announced in 2019 that he had graduated from the University of Abuja with a law degree.
The Nigeria Law School admitted him to practice in 2020.