June 28, 2018

Birthdays loading - Your favorite Nigerian Celebs born on July

Preshhinfo has arranged six(6) of your favorite Nigerian Celebrities that were born on July together with brief but vital information about them. 
See list below:

Peter Odemwingie

  • Peter Osaze Odemwingie (born 15 July 1981) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward and winger . 
  • Odemwingie was born in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union to a Nigerian father (Peter Odemwingie Sr.) and a Russian mother (Raisa), both of whom were medical students
  • he became a professional with Nigeria Premier League side Bendel Insurance, where he scored 19 goals in 53 league appearances from 2000 to 2002.

Ramsey Nouah 

  • Ramsey Tokunbo Nouah Jr. Was born on 19th December 1970.
  • Nouah was born in Edo State to an Israeli father and a Yoruba mother who hails from Owo , Ondo State . He grew up in Surulere , Lagos , where he went to Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School.
  •  He gained a diploma in mass communications at the University of Lagos , after which he pursued a career in acting.
  • Ramsey's acting career kicked off when he starred in the Nigerian TV soap opera Fortunes. He has since then appeared in numerous films starring as the lead role.

Rita Dominic 

  • Rita Uchenna Nkem Dominic Nwaturuocha was born on July 12, 1975.
  • Rita Dominic is a member of the Royal Nwaturuocha family of Aboh Mbaise local government area in Imo State. She is the youngest of four siblings.
  • She went to the University of Port Harcourt, where she graduated with a BA (Honours) Degree in Theatre Arts in 1999.
  • Her late parents were medical practitioners, her father was a medical doctor and her mother a nursing officer. 
  • In 2012 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Wole Soyinka 

  • Akinwande Oluwole Babatunde Soyinka was born on 13th July 1934. Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian playwright, poet and essayist.
  • In 1965, he seized the Western Nigeria Broadcasting Service studio and broadcast a demand for the cancellation of the Western Nigeria Regional Elections. In 1967 during the Nigerian Civil War , he was arrested by the federal government of General Yakubu Gowon and put in solitary confinement for two years.
  • During the regime of General Sani Abacha (1993–98), Soyinka escaped from Nigeria on a motorcycle via the "NADECO Route." Abacha later proclaimed a death sentence against him "in absentia.
  • In December 2017, he was awarded the Europe Theatre Prize in the "Special Prize" category.

Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD)

  • Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, born 6 July 1961, is a famous Nigerian actor and former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State.
  • He attended Midwest College, Warri and Anglican Grammar School and was a member of the Drama Club. He enrolled into the University of Benin to continue his education and studied Theatre Arts . In 1997 Mofe-Damijo returned to the university to study law at the University of Lagos and graduated in 2004.
  • After graduating from the university, Mofe-Damijo took part in a television soap opera in the late 80's called "Ripples".
  • Mofe-Damijo was married to Nigerian journalist/publisher, May Ellen-Ezekiel (MEE). After her death in 1996, Richard Mofe-Damijo married TV personality, Jumobi Adegbesan, who later left TV for the corporate world.
  • In 2005, RMD won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

Clarion Chukwura 

  • Clara Nneka Oluwatoyin Folashade Chukwurah was born on July  24, 1964.
  • She studied Acting and Speech at the Department of Dramatic Arts of Obafemi Awolowo University.
  • she began her career in acting in 1980 but became popular when she featured in a soap opera title "mirror in the Sun".
  • She was the first Nigerian to win the Best Actress category at the 1982 FESPACO film festival in Burkina Faso .
  • She is the mother of music video director Clarence Peters .



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