Nollywood is full of talented and skillful individuals and amongst them, we have twins who are actors. There are some celebrities in the Nigerian entertainmet industry who are twins but the pair aren’t actors, just one of the pair chose acting as a career but in this article, we will be looking at four pairs of twins who are actors in the Nollywood industry.
In this article I will be sharing with you 15 Nigerian celebrities who are identical twins in real life. Blood they say is thicker than water! When you look at these celebrities you will see that they have exact resemblance. There are some celebrities in Nigeria who are identical twins in real life but most of you do not know that.
So for that reason, I have managed to conduct a study and research on these celebrities and have decided to compile the list of 15 Nigerian celebrities who are identical twins in real life.
1. 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.
2. Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke
Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke are popular Nigerian identical twins sisters and Nollywood actress, movie producers, models, entrepreneurs and television personalities. They are popularly known as the Aneke twins.
They were born on 6th August 1986 in Enugu. They are currently 35 years old. Chidinma and Chidiebere Aneke attended University of Nigeria Nsukka. Chidinma Aneke is a graduate of Mass Communication while Chidiebere Aneke is a graduate in Banking and Finance. In 1999, they joined the Nollywood and acted in their first movie Ebuka.
In 2004, they 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.
3. 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 Wale Adenuga’s production series “Super Story”.
They 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. They attended 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.
4. Blair and Clinton Roberts
Blair and Clinton Roberts popularly known as DNA are Nigerian identical twins brothers, upcoming musicians, singers, models, and television hosts. They have been dubbed by many as the next P-Square. Blair and Clinton Roberts are currently signed to Mavin Records by Don Jazzy. They are also hosting a show known as Music Buzz in Africa Magic TV. Blair and Clinton Roberts are identical twins, who were born on the 16th June 1996 in Owerri, Imo state in the south eastern part of Nigeria. They are currently 25 years old. Blair and Clinton Roberts are currently identical twins brothers.
5. 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 25 years old. These handsome twin brothers are currently following their father foot step in becoming professional footballers. Nazim and Kalim Amokachi currently play for a big club in England. Nazim and Kalim Amokachi are currently identical twins brothers.
6. Hassana and Husaina Musa
Hassana and Husaina Musa Abdullahi are identical twins sisters and actress. They are Kannywood actresses that act only on Hausa movies. They were born on 20th February 1995 at Kano State in the northern part of Nigeria. Hassana and Hussaina are household names in the Hausa-cinema popularly known as Kannywood. Hassana and Husaina Musa are currently identical twins sisters
7. Eniola and Kehinde Ajao
Eniola and Kehinde Ajao are identical twins sisters. Eniola is an actress while Kehinde is a business woman. Eniola has acted in over 75 films. She is known for her versatility in acting and her ability to feature in any movie role given to her. While her twin sister Kehinde is just a business woman who is nowhere near the entertainment industry. Eniola and Kehinde Ajao are currently identical twins sisters.
8. Georgina and Kessiana Edewor
Georgina and Kessiana Edewor are Nigerian identical twins sisters and television personalities. Georgina and Kessiana Edewor are one of Nigeria’s most celebrated media personalities with years of experience in the television industry. They are not just your everyday celeb but one who has become a force to reckon with. Georgina and Kessiana Edewor were born in 1986 in London, United Kingdom to a British father and Nigerian mum. They are currently 36 years old. Georgina and Kessiana Edewor are currently identical twins sisters.
9. Taiwo and Kehinde Adesina
Taiwo and Kehinde Adesina are Nigerian identical twins brothers and actors. These handsome brothers from Abeokuta are another big shot in the Yoruba-cinema. They both won the best new actor of the year at the ENYA Awards in 2019. Taiwo and Kehinde Adesina starred only Yoruba in movies and they are very good in delivering their role. Taiwo and Kehinde Adesina are currently identical twins brothers.
10. Tracy and Treasure Daniels
Tracy and Treasure Daniels are Nigerian identical twins sisters and Nollywood actress. They are some of the most sorted after Nollywood actresses at the moment. They are popularly known as the golden girls. Apart from acting, Tracy and Treasure are beauticians, models and movie producers. Tracy and Treasure Daniels are currently identical twins sisters.
11. Joy and Joyce Mmeka
Joy and Joyce are beautiful Nollywood actresses. They are fast rising twin actresses and Considered among the most beautiful Nigerian celebrities. Although they haven’t spent much time in the industry, they carved a niche for themselves. Joy and Joyce are doing great in the entertainment field and are quite often seen with the same outfits.
12. Nwachukwu and Nwaeze Shire
Nwachukwu and Nwaeze are another lovely set of twins in the Nigerian entertainment industry. They are hardworking and share a striking resemblance with each other.
Nwachukwu and Nwaeze are blessed with multiple talents, they act, produce, and direct movies. They also own a movie production company called Twins Production.