Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Most Handsome Nollywood Actors 2017. Nollywood – the Hollywood of Nigeria for those in the dark – has been growing at a tremendous rate in the last few years. The famous faces you regularly saw in almost all Nollywood movies such as Desmond Elliot and Nouah Ramsey are no more. The game has changed immensely and now, the new crop of actors has taken the world by storm.
Forget the traditional witchcraft-oriented movies that was once a staple on the big screens; now, the modern actors play huge roles in interesting modern movies. They not only have the talent, but also the looks to match. If you’ve been lagging behind in regards to the latest Nollywood movies, here’s a good reason why you should keep tabs.
List of The Top 10 Most Handsome Nollywood Actors 2017:
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10. Joseph Benjamin:
Benjamin is a jack of all trades; a television presenter, Nollywood actor, model and the current MTN Project Fame co-host. If you are a Nollywood movie enthusiast, you may know him from hits such as “Murder at Prime Suites,” “Mr. and Mrs.” and “Tango with me” among others. In 2012, Benjamin won the African Actor of the Year Award at the African Film Awards. As talented as he is, his look are worth writing home about too. He is the true definition of tall, dark and handsome – those ogling after him can find comfort in the fact that he is currently separated. Good Luck ladies.
9. Uti Nwachukwu:
Born on August 3rd 1982, Uti is a graduate of Computer Science and Education from Benson Idahosa University. Most of you may know him as the winner of Big Brother Africa 5 in 2010. He is also a singer, but curved his niche in acting where he’s starred in several movies such as “The Weekend Getaway” and popular drama series “Tinsel.” Uti is no stranger with the ladies thanks to his charming looks, wild personality and wicked smile. He also has a good sense of humor which is a bonus.
8. Blossom Chukwujekwu:
As hard as his name may seem to pronounce, he still blossoms in all ways possible. Born on November 4th 1983, Blossom is an award winning actor who made his mark as the lead role in “Portrait of Passion” – a soap opera that did well in the populous country. Last year, Blossom won the Best Supporting Actor Award in the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Award – a big feat in the continent. His popularity can be attributed partly to his impeccable acting skills and partly to his striking looks. He dresses the latest in fashion, rocks a well-toned body and has a personality to complement the whole package.
7. OC Ukeje:
Born Okechukwu Chukwudi Ukeje – I prefer OC – the talented Nigerian actor’s journey began when he won the Amstel Malta Box Office reality show (AMBO). He’s gone on to feature in hits such as Chimamanda’s “Half of a Yellow Sun,” besides winning awards in Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, Nigeria Entertainment Awards, Africa Movie Academy Awards, Best of Nollywood Awards and Nollywood Movies Awards. Talents aside, though, OC is quite easy on the eyes and a delight to wach always. He has the masculine beard, a solid six-pack and dreamy eyes to cap it all. OC is always decently dressed in the latest fashion too – sorry ladies, he’s married.
6. Bryan Okwara:
Born Bryan Ikenna Okwara, the Nollywood actor is a former Mr. Nigeria and Mr. World semi-finalist – that says it all, right? While he’s still relatively new in the Nollywood scene, Okwara grabs due attention in the movies he’s starred in. He is a light-skinned hottie with a great sense of fashion and personality to go with. Although he claims to be single, he’s rumored to be in a relationship with a divorcee – Juliet Ibrahim. There’s hope ladies, it’s never over until the fat lady sings or in this case, until Okwara admits to be in a relationship.
5. Alex Ekubo:
Remember Johnny in Yemi Alade’s monster hit “Johnny?” Yep, that’s him. Ekubo first came into the limelight as Mr. Nigeria’s first runner up in 2010 and since then, he’s gone on to star in a good number of Nollywood movies. The model and actor is also smart; being that he graduated with a B.Sc in Law from the University of Calabar and a Diploma in mass Communication from Calabar Polytechnic. For his acting talents, he won an award for the Best Supporting Actor at the Best of Nollywood Awards – 2013. Ekubo is well toned with sexy abs, aesthetically gifted and charming to say the least. He is one of the Top 10 Most Handsome Nollywood Actors 2017.
4. Benjamin Lugo Touitou:
One of the new faces of Nollywood, Tugo is half Israeli and half Nigerian – what a combination. As the new kid on the block, he’s been grabbing all the attention while starring in movies such as Lagos Cougars and Desperate House Girls. Lugo has been giving old talent a run for their money and for good reason. He is devilishly handsome, with sexy lips, light skin and a baby face to make up for the strikingly handsome package.
3. Mike Ezuruonye:
Born on September 21, 1983, Mike is one of the old crop actors in Nollywood, but who cares anymore if you look this good? After studying accounting at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, he realized that he had a talent in acting and followed his dream. It paid off considering that he has featured in “Critical Decision” one of Nollywood’s best selling movies. The light skinned actor has a picture perfect smile and persona to match his talents.
2. Van Vicker:
The final two actors are Ghanaians, but feature heavily in the latest Nollywood movies. Van Vicker was born on August 1st 1977 to a Liberian mother and Dutch father who resorted to living in Ghana. The strikingly handsome actor has not only starred in numerous Nollywood movies, but also featured, directed and produced his own movies under his production company. He has this amazing smile and sexy eyes that seem to keep you glued to the screen whenever he’s on.
1. Majid Michel:
Nicknamed the Shaker, Majid is an extraordinary talent and handsome actor by all standards. Born on September 22nd 1980 to a Lebanese father and Ghanaian mother, Michel made his Nollywood debut in 2009 alongside sexy actress Genevieve Nnaji in Emerald. The six-time African Movie Academy Awards nominee went on to feature in numerous Nollywoods hits, creating a name for himself in the process. Majid is super sexy – with a cute slim face, light skin and curly hair. What’s not to love about Majid?
These are the Top 10 Most Handsome Nollywood Actors 2017. The list above features only the best in Nollywood and interesting enough, the above not only rank among the most handsome, but most talented actors as well. In Nollywood, your looks count just as much as your talent.