Definitely, being educated is an important part of human life and its importance can not be overemphasized. Here is a list of popular Nigerian celebrities you didn’t know studied law.. Check them out below :
1. FEMI ADEBAYO
Actor, film producer and a proprietor of a school of art in Ibadan, Femi was born to an actor father, Otunba Adebayo Salami so for him, acting runs in his vein. But Femi did not rise to the peak of his acting career until in the 2000s. Even though Femi studied law from the University of Ilorin, Kwara and later got Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Theatre Art, he had started acting before he went to the university. After graduation Femi practiced law for some years specializing in estate and property law before acting got a better part of him.
2. RICHARD MOFE DAMIJO
Veteran Nollywood actor popularly referred to as RMD had his first degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Benin. After making an indelible impact in the make believe industry as an actor, RMD went back to the University of Lagos in 1997 to earn a degree in Law to fulfil his mother’s life long wish for her son to be a Lawyer. He was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar.
3. TARA DUROTOYE
She is the boss of House of Tara, a make-up business. Tara started her make-up business while in the Lagos State University studying Law. Tara never practiced Law but she has said that her knowledge of Law has helped her to manage her make-up and beauty business.
4. FUNKE AKINDELE
For her first it was Mass Communication, a course she abandoned after obtaining an Ordinary National Diploma in it from the Moshood Abiola Polytechnics, Ogun state. She later went to University of Lagos to study Law but before she was done in the university, entertainment has eaten deep into her.
5. LOLO-1 OF WAZOBIA FM
Populaly known as Omotunde Adebowale Davies,Lolo 1 is a graduate of Lagos state Univeristy, Ojo where she studied Law. She practiced the law profession for three years before she left her wig and gown to be an on-air-personality. She roks the airwaves as the Lolo1 on popular Pidgin English speaking radio station, Wazobia FM.
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6. OMAWUNMI MEGBELE
Omawumi graduated from the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma, Edo state where studied law in 2005. She worked briefly at her brother’s law firm, O.S Megbele and Associates before she contesting for the Idols West Africa in 2007. Omawumi embraced entertainment through her participating in West African Idols where she emerged as the first runner up and ever since she has embraced music forgetting her wigs and gown.
7. SASHA P
Nigeria female rapper, Sasha P, is a graduate of Law from the University of Lagos. She has also delved into fashion designing. She is the most decorated Nigerian female rapper in history.
For somebody like Falz many were taken aback when he abandoned Law which foe entertainment. This is because Falz, born Folarin Falana is the son of erudite lawyer and social commentator, Femi Falana. Falz studied Law in the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. After Law school Falz worked in his father’s chambers for a while before following his heart desire. Today Falzs ings and has spread his entertainment tentacle to acting.
9. LEPACIOUS BOSE
Bose Osayemi abandoned the sobriety of the law profession for the excitement of the entertainment industry. Lepacious Bose is one of the few female comedians in the country. Her stage name, Lepacious Bose is a contradiction of her stature but it has really worked for her.
That’s that on 9 Nigerian Celebrities You Didn’t Know Studied Law In College.