Nollywood Yoruba industry has made considerable progress to get one of the top industries in the Nigerian movie scene and we have a vast number of actors who include normally in Yoruba movies.What’s surprising is that some of these actors and actresses are not from the Yoruba part of the country however have figured out how to exceed expectation at featuring in a decent number of Yoruba movies which regularly has caused the fans to accept they are of Yoruba origin.
Below is a rundown of Nollywood Yoruba actors who are from other part of Nigeria beside the South-West.
Liz Da Silva (Togolese)
Nollywood actress Elizabeth Omowunmi Tekovi Da-Silva otherwise called Liz Da-Silva is known for her roles in Yoruba movies. She hails from Togo as she was born in Lagos to Togolese parents.
Rose Odika (Delta State)
Nollywood actress Rose Odika is one of the prides of the Yoruba movie industry as she’s a celebrated thespian. She is from Aniocha North, Nseluku in Delta state.
Regina Chukwu (Enugu state)
Nollywood actress, Regina Chukwu has featured in a lot of Yoruba movies. Regina hails from Enugu state but born and raised in Lagos state where attended Alimosho Grammar school for her secondary education.
Kevin Ikeduba (Delta State)
Popular Nollywood actor, Kelvin Ngozi Ikeduba otherwise called Kelvin Ikeduba is originally from an Igbo speaking tribe of Delta State in the south southern part of Nigeria.However the television personality was born and brought up in Ebute-Metta, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria.
Rykado Agbor (Delta State)
Rykardo Oke Agbor famously known as Rykardo Agbor is one of the gifted Nigerian actors who acts both Yoruba and English movies.Rykardo was brought up in Lagos state however initially hails from Delta State.