Nollywood is one of the most rewarding movie industries in all of Africa.
South African movie industry might be its only rival in terms of monies made from acting because it is rewarding to actors, a lot of them used this opportunity to charge skyrocketing fees in order to feature in movies.
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This led to some of them being sidelined for actors who charged reasonably by movie producers. Here are seven of such actors who were sidelined because of their costly fees.
Although schooling is highly regarded as the gateway to success, it has not worked for everybody and these Nigerian celebrities have proven the fact that you can succeed in this world without even a university degree.
Below is a list of successful celebrities who are still making progress without educational qualifications;
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Nigeria’s own starboy, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun is definitely a part of this list. The internationally recognized musician reportedly dropped out of Lead City University in his second year so that he can focus on his music career.
2. Genevie Nnaji
The Nollywood giant who is undoubtedly one of the most successful actresses in Nigeria did not acquire a university degree but has been making steady progress in life so far.
The popular indigenous singer turned politician attended Abule Okuta Primary School and CMS Grammar School but eventually dropped out from his Law course at the Lagos State University because of his music passion.
4. Mercy Johnson
Mercy is one of the highest-paid actresses in Nollywood but has not acquired a university degree because she failed the university entrance exams (JAMB) several times.
5. Don Jazzy
The mega music producer and CEO of Mavin Records is another testimony that you don’t really need school to be successful. Don Jazzy dropped out of Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma in his first year.
The popular music icon whose real name is Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo found success in the music sector without any educational qualifications. He reportedly dropped out of school when he was in Level 300 studying Mechanical Engineering.
7. 2face Idibia
The famous music star 2Baba is also a dropout. He initially enrolled at Institute of Management & Technology, Enugu (IMT) to pursue a National Diploma course in Business Administration and Management but he eventually dropped out to focus on music.
The former presidential aide Reno Omokri has taken to Twitter account to give out a valuable piece of advice to the general public.
Sharing an insightful thought on his social media page, Reno advised individuals to first help their families when they become successful. He went on to explain that one’s friends may not help their family in case of their death.