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The Most Famous

CELEBRITIES from Nigeria

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This page contains a list of the greatest Nigerian Celebrities. The pantheon dataset contains 181 Celebrities, 1 of which were born in Nigeria. This makes Nigeria the birth place of the 53rd most number of Celebrities behind Botswana and Namibia.

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The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the most legendary Nigerian Celebrities of all time. This list of famous Nigerian Celebrities is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity.

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1. Agbani Darego (1982 - )

With an HPI of 27.59, Agbani Darego is the most famous Nigerian Celebrity.  Her biography has been translated into 23 different languages on wikipedia.

Chief Ibiagbanidokibubo Asenite 'Agbani' Darego, MFR (born 22 December 1982) is a Nigerian model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2001. She was the first black African to win Miss World.

Pantheon has 1 people classified as celebrities born between 1982 and 1982. Of these 1, 1 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living celebrities include Agbani Darego.

Living Celebrities

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