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6 young actors making waves in Nollywood today


A new generation of talented and hot Nollywood actors has been gracing our screens recently. This week, Weekend Magazine takes a look at a few of them.

1. Daniel K Daniel
One of the hottest Nollywood actors at the moment, Daniel has already bagged himself a number of awards while still in his 20s. His works include ‘76’, ‘Talking Dolls’ and ‘Scorned’.

2. Bimbo Ademoye
Another young promising actor is Bimbo Ademoye who has featured in Nollywood movies such as ‘The Backup Wife’, ‘Diary of a Crazy Nigerian Woman’ and ‘Desperate House girls’. With many acting credits in her kitty, she is a talent to look out for.

3. Zainab Balogun
Young and vibrant, Zainab Balogun is a memorable face in Nollywood although she only recently became a household name. Her more notable appearances include ‘The Wedding Party’, ‘The Royal Hibiscus Hotel’ and ‘Ojukokoro’ which has garnered her critical acclaim.

4. Kenneth Okolie
Kenneth Okolie rose to prominence in 2010 after winning the Mr. Nigeria competition and coming out third in Mr. World. Since then, his acting career has blossomed enormously, with him featuring in a number of blockbuster movies such as ‘Stormy Hearts’ and ‘Mystified’.

5. Alex Ekubo
Alex also found fame by emerging as the first runner up in the 2010 edition of Mr. World. A little while after, he delved into acting where he starred in movies likes ‘Weekend Getaway’ and ‘GbomoGbomo Express’. He also enjoys a successful career in modeling.

6. Enyinna Nwigwe
His performance in Black November further cemented Enyinna’s status in Nollywood as a young star to be reckoned with. Before pursuing a career in acting, he had made a name in modeling. Since carving a niche for himself in Nollywood, Nwigwe hasn’t looked back.


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