By the time you hit 60, you would have surpassed all the major milestones in life. You celebrated your 30th birthday with a big bash and moved on with life. When you turned 40, you celebrated again as they say life begins at 40. Then came the big shocker at 50, and you invited everyone you knew, along with their children and possibly grandchildren, to celebrate the mega milestone. And now, you are 60 years old, which is a monumental blessing that not everyone gets to experience.
That is why today, we are counting down seven Nigerian celebrities who have been fortunate enough to celebrate turning 60, and hopefully, as the months roll by, more people will join this milestone achievement. It is a momentous occasion that deserves recognition, and we raise a glass to all those who have spent six decades in this world.
1. Ngozi Nwosu
Ngozi Nwosu is a renowned Nigerian actress and producer who has starred in numerous Nollywood blockbusters, including the original “Living in Bondage” and “Skinny Girl in Transit,” among others. She is a beloved figure in the Nigerian film industry, known for her exceptional acting talent and charismatic personality.
This year, on the 1st of August, Ngozi Nwosu will be celebrating a significant milestone as she turns 60 years old. Her fans and colleagues in the film industry are eagerly anticipating this momentous occasion and are looking forward to celebrating with her.
Ngozi Nwosu’s career has spanned several decades, and she has made a significant impact in the Nigerian entertainment industry. Her talent and dedication have earned her numerous accolades, including the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.
As she prepares to turn 60, Ngozi Nwosu continues to inspire and entertain audiences with her exceptional performances and contributions to the film industry. Her upcoming birthday is a testament to her resilience and dedication, and we wish her all the best as she celebrates this significant milestone.
2. Babatunde Fashola
Babatunde Fashola is a prominent Nigerian lawyer and politician who currently serves as the Federal Minister of Works and Housing in Nigeria. He is widely recognized for his outstanding contributions to the Nigerian political scene and his dedication to improving the country’s infrastructure.
This year, on the 28th of June, Babatunde Fashola will be celebrating a significant milestone as he turns 60 years old. His colleagues, friends, and family are eagerly anticipating this special occasion and are looking forward to celebrating with him.
Babatunde Fashola’s career has been marked by a strong commitment to public service, and he has held several important positions in the Nigerian government over the years. He has also been recognized for his exceptional leadership skills, and his contributions to the development of Nigeria’s infrastructure have been widely lauded.
As he prepares to turn 60, Babatunde Fashola continues to inspire and motivate Nigerians with his dedication to public service and his unwavering commitment to the country’s development. His upcoming birthday is a testament to his outstanding achievements, and we wish him all the best as he celebrates this momentous occasion.
3. Joke Muyiwa
Joke Muyiwa is a celebrated Nigerian actress who has starred in several notable productions in the Nigerian movie industry, including “The Mystic River,” “Love Castle,” and “Swallow,” among others. She is known for her exceptional talent and her ability to bring her characters to life on the screen.
On the 21st of March this year, Joke Muyiwa celebrated a significant milestone as she turned 60 years old. Her fans and colleagues in the Nigerian movie industry joined her in marking this special occasion and celebrating her achievements.
Throughout her career, Joke Muyiwa has distinguished herself as one of the leading actresses in the Nigerian movie industry. She has received numerous accolades for her outstanding performances, and her contributions to the development of the industry have been widely recognized.
As she celebrates her 60th birthday, Joke Muyiwa continues to inspire and motivate her fans with her exceptional talent and dedication to her craft. Her birthday is a testament to her resilience and unwavering commitment to her passion, and we wish her all the best as she enters this new phase of her life.
4. Paul Adefarasin
Paul Adefarasin is a renowned Nigerian pastor, televangelist, and senior pastor of House on the Rock, a popular church in Nigeria. He is widely recognized for his impactful sermons and his dedication to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Earlier this year, on the 25th of January, Paul Adefarasin celebrated his 60th birthday, marking a significant milestone in his life and ministry. His family, friends, and congregation joined him in marking this special occasion and celebrating his achievements.
Throughout his career as a pastor and televangelist, Paul Adefarasin has inspired and motivated millions of Nigerians with his powerful sermons and teachings. He has also been actively involved in philanthropic activities, with a focus on education and healthcare.
As he enters this new phase of his life, Paul Adefarasin continues to serve as an inspiration to many Nigerians and believers around the world. His birthday is a testament to his dedication to serving God and spreading his message, and we wish him all the best as he continues to impact lives through his ministry.
Afeez Oyetoro, popularly known as Saka, is a talented Nigerian actor known for his humorous roles and ability to entertain audiences with his wit and charm. He has starred in several Nollywood films, television series, and commercials, cementing his status as a household name in Nigeria’s entertainment industry.
On the 20th of August 2023, Saka will be turning 60 years old, and it will be a momentous occasion for the actor and his fans. Despite his age, Saka continues to remain relevant in the entertainment industry, and his talent and comedic skills have earned him widespread admiration and respect.
Over the years, Saka has won several awards for his outstanding performances, including the Best Actor in a Comedy Award at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards. He has also been nominated for several other awards, attesting to his prowess as an actor and entertainer.
As he approaches this significant milestone in his life, we celebrate Saka and his contributions to the entertainment industry. We wish him a happy 60th birthday in advance and hope that he will continue to entertain and inspire us for many years to come.
6. Dave Umahi
Dave Umahi is a Nigerian politician who has been the governor of Ebonyi State since May 2015. He has made significant strides in the development of the state, particularly in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture, and human capital development.
On the 25th of July 2023, Dave Umahi will be turning 60 years old, and it will be a time for him to reflect on his accomplishments and contributions to the development of Ebonyi State and Nigeria as a whole. Throughout his political career, he has been known for his dedication and commitment to public service, and his 60th birthday will be a momentous occasion for him and his loved ones.
As he enters a new decade of his life, we celebrate Dave Umahi and his contributions to Nigerian politics and governance. We wish him a happy 60th birthday in advance, and we hope that he will continue to lead and inspire his constituents and the people of Nigeria for many years to come.
7. Sola Sobowale
Sola Sobowale is a legendary Nigerian actress who has become a household name due to her remarkable talent and incredible performances. She has starred in numerous Nollywood movies, including the popular movie “King of Boys,” which has become a classic in Nigerian cinema.
Born on the 26th of December, 1963, Sola Sobowale will be turning 60 years old this year, and it is a significant milestone in her life and career. As one of Nollywood’s most beloved and iconic actresses, Sobowale has been an inspiration to many, and her impact on the Nigerian film industry cannot be overstated.
As she celebrates her 60th birthday later this year, we join her fans and well-wishers in celebrating this remarkable achievement. It is not every day that one gets to live up to 60 years, and Sobowale’s life and career are a testament to the power of hard work, dedication, and talent.
To Sola Sobowale and everyone else who is turning 60 this year, we say congratulations and welcome to this new phase of your life. May it be filled with joy, blessings, and fulfillment.