The Wierd Jobs Some Nigerian Celebrities Used to do Before they became Famous

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Taking a look at the attractive lifestyles superstars live, One would even think that they had never lived by menial jobs. That backstory is generally unknown and untold.

From NET collections we present you ten Nigerian celebrities as well as the weird careers they did prior to fame.

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1 . Mr Ibu was a Butcher and a Hair stylist

Mr Ibu was a butcher and a hair stylist

David Okafor was not always a comic book that made everybody giggle. At a place in his life he offered firewood to make a living. Afterwards, he bending his hustle- becoming a butcher and a hair stylist.

2 . Joseph Benjamin was a Bus Conductor

Joseph Benjamin was once a Bus Conductor

The dashing actor and model once worked hung on a bus and shouted ‘Ojuelegba, Ojuelegba! ’ he said during an interview ‘I moved coming from being a bus conductor, to being a g, a waitress, worked within a Bakery, marketed shoes in Balogun after which moved into THIS before i began my personal career because an acting professional. ’

3. Harrysong was A Fish Seller

Harrysong was once A Fish Seller

The vocalist and composer told NET TV that he once sold fish with his grandma in the town.

4. Timaya was a ‘plantain boy’

Timaya was once a ‘plantain boy’

Inetimi Odom was at one time a plantain seller- when he told in the song ‘Plantain Boy’.

5. Sanyeri was A Shoe Cobbler

Sanyeri used to be A Shoe Cobbler

The Yoruba comic once said within an interview that he every shoe cobbler, who use the proceeds from his bustle to attend drama auditions.

6. Small Doctor was a big time Okadaman

Small Doctor used to be a big time Okadaman

The singer was at one time a motorcyclist (okadaman) and told NET that seeing that he had his big rest, he’s just ridden a motorcycle once. Oh and he likewise dabbled right into a little pilfering. But having been caught and beaten up. He by no means stole again.

7. Tonto Dike used to beg for food in University

Tonto Dike used to beg for food in University

Regardless of her family’s wealth, the Nollywood celebrity claimed she was once a beggar. Relating to her, university or college life was so hard on her that the girl used to plead from co-students and unknown people just to give food to her.

8. Banky W was A Sales Boy

Banky W was once A Sales Boy

To raise cash for studio room time as a college student inside the United States, Mr Banky was a product sales boy for a departmental store.

9. Patoranking used to sell Rat Poison

Patoranking used to sell Rat Poison

As Patoranking took home the award for Next Rated in the 2014 Headies, he said that only a couple of years before; he was selling rat poison on the roads of Lagos.

10. Mercy Johnson was a Housemaid

Mercy Johnson was once a Housemaid

Prior to becoming an  movie star, Mercy Johnson had a difficult background- she was a housemaid in a family that occupied an uncompleted building.


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