Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts

5 Nigerian Celebrities That Dropped Out Of School

Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts

We all readily and Quickly celebrate our Celebrities. I mean, that’s what they are!

But what if I told you that some of these celebrities didn’t complete their university years. Others didn’t even go through it for some obvious reasons.

Here Are Five Top Celebrities That Dropped Out of School


Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts


Genevieve Nnaji

Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts

So, Genevieve’s father worked as an engineer and her mother a nursery school teacher. She attended Kemeesther Nursery and Primary school, Surulere, Aguda. Before moving to Methodist Girls College, Yaba, Lagos She  gained admission into the University of Lagos and dropped out after getting her first role in acting.

She has since gone on to be one of the best Nigerian actress’ and has been referred to as the Julia Roberts of Africa.


Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts

Yoruba Indigenous singer, 9ice attended Abule Okuta Primary School and CMS Grammar School. He was studying law at the Lagos State University but for some reason dropped out to concentrate on music.

Funny enough, 9ice has added politics to his long lists of achievements.

Don Jazzy

Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts

Michael Collins Ajere aka Don Jazzy is a don in the Nigerian music industry.

The prolific music producer and C.E.O of Mavin Records dropped out of Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma in his first year. No chill right? The university is not for everyone.

But it looks like things are working out for him regardless.

Ramsey Nouah

Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts

Nouah grew up in Surulere, Lagos, where he attended Atara Primary School and Community Grammar School. He didn’t get a university degree.

so where did all that phoné come from?

Ramsey obtained a diploma at the University of Lagos, after which he pursued a career in acting.


Nigerian Celebrity Dropouts

Wizkid started singing at 11 years as Lil Prinz, he released a track album entitled “Lil Prinz” in 2001. However, he started his music career fully with Banky W’s music group, Empire Mates Entertainment (EME) in 2009.

He once cited Naeto C and OJB Jezreel as one of the people who mentored and coached him when he was 15 years old.

You would have thought with all that going the ‘Ojuelegba‘ crooner would pursue an education in music. Rather, he dropped out of Lead City University in his second year.

Anyways, he is making the money and making good music.

So do You Know other celebrities who dropped out?

Kindly use the comment section to let us know.


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