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In this article I will be sharing with you 8 Nigerian celebrities who are twins and siblings. There is an adage that said blood is thicker than water! There are some celebrities in Nigeria who are siblings but most of us don’t know. Some are identical twins while others are just siblings. We have managed to research and compile the list of top Nigerian celebrities who are siblings and identical twins.
So in this article we bring to you 8 Nigerian celebrities who are twins and siblings.
1. Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke
Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke are famous Nollywood identical twins actress, producers, models, entrepreneurs and television personalities. They are popularly known as the Aneke twins. They were born on 6th August 1986 in Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. They are currently 32 years old. Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke completed both their primary and secondary school education in Enugu State in the south eastern part of Nigeria and obtained both their First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
After completing their primary and secondary school education, Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke proceeded to University of Nigeria Nsukka. Chidinma Aneke graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication while Chidiebere Aneke graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance.
In 1999, Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke joined the Nigerian movie industry (Nollywood) and acted in their first movie “Ebuka” a movie that gave them an advantage in Nollywood. In 2004, Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke rose to fame after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Desperate Twins” a movie that brought them to limelight and earned them a nomination for Most Promising Acts to Watch at the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke are currently identical twins sisters.
2. Peter and Paul Okoye (P-Square)
Peter and Paul Okoye popularly known by their stage name as P-Square are famous Nigerian identical twins brothers and music legend, singer, songwriter and recording artiste. They were born on 18th November 1981 in Jos, Plateau State in the northern part of Nigeria. They are currently 37 years old.
P-Square is originally from Ifite Dunu, a small village in Anambra State in the south eastern part of Nigeria. They are currently married with beautiful kids. After completing their primary school education, P-Square attended St. Murumba Secondary School, a small Catholic school in Jos, Plateau State in the northern part of Nigeria.
While still in secondary school, P-Square join their school music and drama club where they began singing, dancing and mimicking pop legend Michael Jackson. At first they wanted to become footballers but later decided to establish a career in music after admiring the American pop legend, Michael Jackson.
According to them, Michael Jackson inspired them to begin their break dancing routine. In 1999, P-Square returned to music school to develop their skills on keyboard, drums, bass and rhythm guitar. After completing their program in music school, that same year in 1999, P-Square got admitted to the University of Abuja and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Peter and Paul Okoye are currently identical twins brothers.
3. Nazim and Kalim Amokachi
Nazim and Kalim Amokachi are the twins sons to the famous Nigerian footballer Daniel Amokachi who is currently married to a Tunisian woman. Nazim and Kalim Amokachi who are currently following their father’s footsteps in becoming footballers were born on 22nd June 1996 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. They are currently 22 years old. These handsome twin brothers are currently following their father foot step in becoming professional footballers. Nazim and Kalim Amokachi currently play in a club in the United Kingdom known as JS Hercules as Right winger and forward striker, a club in which their father Daniel Amokachi is the technical director. However, during an interview and press briefing Daniel Amokachi spoke of his desire to see his twin boys Nazim and Kalim Amokachi play for Nigeria national team in the nearest future. Nazim and Kalim Amokachi are currently identical twins brothers.
4. Sandra and Christopher Okagbue
Sandra and Christopher Okagbue are siblings. They are the children of the late Monarch of Onitsha, Obi Ofala Okagbue, who was later succeeded by the current Obi of Onitsha. Sandra Okagbue is the eldest of the six children in her family. She is a model and one of the popular female entrepreneurs in Nigeria. She is currently the CEO of Borderline Business Solutions Limited.
The Miss Delta Soap beauty pageant contest helped her to become extremely popular in Nigeria. She has been in the modeling industry for more than 15 years. She is one of the babymama to Nigerian famous musician Flavour. While her brother Christopher Okagbue is a model, a Nollywood actor and former winner of the Gulder Ultimate Search Reality Show. Christopher Okagbue is the immediate younger brother to Sandra Okagbue.
Christopher and Sandra Okagbue are connected with Orange Drugs Limited. In 2010, Sandra and her brother Christopher Okagbue became the brand ambassador of Orange Drugs Limited and Passion Energy Drinks. Sandra and Christopher Okagbue have also appeared on TV commercials for multinational companies like Cadbury, Airtel, MTN, LG, GLO, amongst others. Christopher and Sandra Okagbue are currently siblings.
5. Dakore and Timini Egbuson
Dakore Egbuson is a famous Nollywood actress, model and a television personality while Timini Egbuson is a famous Nollywood actor, model and television presenter. They were born in Bayelsa State in the south southern part of Nigeria. Dakore Egbuson is the first child of her parents while Timini Egbuson is the second child of her parents. They are very cute, gifted, skillful, creative and talented. Dakore and Timini Egbuson grew up in Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria and Bauchi in the northern part of Nigeria respectively. They are originally from Bayelsa State in the south southern part of Nigeria.
Dakore and Timini Egbuson attended Corona School in Lagos and Federal Government College in Bauchi State both in Nigeria and obtained both their First School Leaving Certificate and West African Senior School Certificate.
Timini Egbuson is a graduate of Psychology from University of Lagos while Dakore Egbuson is a graduate of Mass Communication from University of Lagos. Timini Egbuson beame popular in 2013 after he played the role of Tobi in the television series Shuga. He hosted Guaranty Trust Bank Fashion week and red carpet alongside with Sharon Ooja in 2017 while Dakore Egbuson rose to fame in 2005, after starring in the Nollywood blockbuster movie “Final Game” a movie that brought her to limelight. Dakore and Timini Egbuson are currently siblings.
6. Kehinde and Taiwo Bankole
Kehinde and Taiwo Bankole are identical twins sisters and multiple award winning Nollywood actress, model and television host known for their role in the Wale Adenuga’s production series “Super Story”. Kehinde and Taiwo Bankole made their entertainment debut in the 2003 Miss Commonwealth Nigeria beauty contest, after which they proceeded to the 2004 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageant.
In 2009, they won the Revelation of the Year Award at the 2009 Best of Nollywood Awards, two years after their first screen feature in Wale Adenuga’s Super Story. Kehinde and Taiwo Bankole studied at Tunwase Nursery, Primary and secondary School in Ikeja, Lago State in the south western part of Nigeria.
After completing their primary and secondary school education, they got admitted into Olabis Onabanjo University and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. After graduating from the university, they delved into modeling before finally settling for acting and TV hosting. Kehinde and Taiwo Bankole host daytime talkshows including “Soul Sisters” and “African Kitchen”. Kehinde and Taiwo Bankole are currently identical twins sisters.
7. D’Banj and K’Switch
D’Banj and K’Switch are siblings and famous Nigerian musicians, singer, songwriter, stage performer, model, actor, entrepreneur, investor and recording artistes. D’banj is the immediate elder brother to K’Switch. Both of them were born in Jos, Plateau State in the northern part 0f Nigeria. D’banj was born on 9th June, 1980 in Zaria, Kaduna State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is currently 37 years old. While K’Switch was born on 12th February 1985 in Jos, Plateau State in the northern part of Nigeria. He is 34 years old. K’ Switch is the immediate younger brother to D’banj. They are both music legends. K’Switch is currently signed to Greater Than Noise Production while D’banj is currently signed to Sony Music Records in the United States of America.
After completing their primary school education at the Nigerian Military School in Zaria, D’banj and K’Switch proceeded to Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Ibara, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria and obtained their West African Senior School Certificate. K’Switch was introduced into the Nigerian music industry by his immediate elder brother D’banj. While D’banj in the other hand was introduced into the Nigerian music industry by his late brother, Femi Oyebanjo, who died in a plane crash at the age of 17 years old. In 2011, D’banj won the Best-selling African Artiste of the year at BET Awards. In 2012, D’banj won the World Music Awards and in 2014, D’banj won the Evolution Awards. In 2015, D’banj won the Best African Afro-pop Artist of the Year at MTV Africa Music Awards. D’banj is more famous and successful than his younger brother K’Switch. D’banj is popular referred to as the Koko Master. D’banj and K’Switch are currently siblings.
8. Don Jazzy and D’Prince
Don Jazzy and D’Prince are famous Nigerian singer, songwriter, recording artiste, stage performer and record label owners. Don Jazzy is the immediate elder brother to Nigerian popular musician D’Prince. Don Jazzy was born on 26th November 1982 in Umuahia while D’Prince was born on 23rd October 1986 in Lagos. Don Jazzy is currently 36 years old while D’Prince is currently 32 years old. They grew up together in Ajegunle, Lagos State in the south western part of Nigeria.
Don Jazzy started singing when he was just 4 years old. At the age of 12 years old, Don Jazzy began to play the drums, bass guitar and traditional instruments while his younger brother D’Prince uses a fusion of Afrobeat and Afropop to bring his music to life in honor of his mentors. D’Prince songs are based on facts and life, with a deeper meaning which documents the struggle of a young Nigerian man trying to achieve his dreams. D’Prince performs mostly in English, Igbo, Yoruba and Pidgin English.
Don Jazzy and D’Prince completed their primary school education in Ajegunle, Lagos State, Nigeria. After which Don Jazzy attended Federal Government College and D’Prince attended King’s College both in Lagos, Nigeria. Don Jazzy had a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma while his younger brother D’Prince after his secondary school education, decided to follow his passion in music. Don Jazzy is currently the CEO of Mavins Records while D’Prince is currently the CEO of Jonzingworld Record. Don Jazzy and D’Prince are currently siblings.