It’s no news that most Nigerian celebrities in the entertainment industry did not study entertainment-related courses, but there are some that actually went to the university, got into the medical line which many people regard as difficult, and have become movie and music stars.
Legit.ng has put together a list of 5 Nigerian celebrities who studied medicine or related courses in the University.
1. Kate Henshaw
The beautiful screen diva is what you can call beauty and brains. She studied Medical Microbiology at the School of Medical Lab Science, LUTH (Lagos University Teaching Hospital) in Lagos.
She had a brief moment in the sector before joining Nollywood.
2. Jemima Osunde
This delectable beauty oozes brains when she is in her scrubs and knows how to bring out the beautiful professional in her in front of the camera.
Jemima is a graduate of Physiotherapy from the University of Lagos, and we are constantly in awe of how she juggles both parts of her life.
3. Dr. Sid
Sidney Onoriode Esiri popularly known as Dr. Sid is the first son of Nollywood icon, the late Justus Esiri.
It was only normal for the entertainment bug to catch up with one of the Esiris. It had to be Dr. Sid whose initial plan was to become a doctor.
The entertainer studied Dental Surgery at the prestigious University of Ibadan.
4. Kiki Omeili
This is another actress whose entrance into Nollywood surprised many as she is a medical doctor.
The beautiful screen diva studied medicine and surgery at the College of Medicine, University of Lagos.
5. Beautiful Nubia
Segun Akinlolu, aka Beautiful Nubia, is another doctor we have in the entertainment industry.
The renowned songwriter and singer graduated from the University of Ibadan with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree.
He also practised for a while before venturing into music.
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