Today, let’s look at Famous Nollywood stars who quit their bank jobs to pursue a career in Nollywood…
It is not simple to become a Nollywood celebrity because it demands complete dedication, which is why these Nollywood Stars abandoned their jobs as bankers to begin acting in the Nigerian Movie Industry, and it appears that they took the right path because they are definitely making it.
1. Esin Eve
Eve Esin was born on October 17, 1981. She is a prominent Nollywood star who has captured the hearts of many of her admirers. She is incredibly gifted and has received numerous awards.
She was a banker before becoming an actress, but she quit her banking career to pursue her genuine passion, and she made the right decision because she has appeared in several movies and is very talented.
2. Mike Ezuruonye
Mike Ezuruonye is a well-known Nollywood actor who has received numerous accolades and nominations throughout the course of his career.
He was a banker before he began acting, but he abandoned his job to seek a career in the Nollywood industry, and he has since become very famous. He has appeared in numerous films and received numerous honours. He is currently married to Nkechi Nnorom, with whom he has a son.
3. Bolanle Ninalowo
Bolanle Ninalowo is a model, actor, and brand ambassador. He left his finance job to follow his acting dream. He previously worked as an accountant for Guaranty Trust Bank in Nigeria and General Growth Properties in Chicago.
4. Ebele Okaro
Ebele Okari Onyiuke is an actress and film producer. She rose to prominence after producing and starring in Musical Whispers, a film about loving and caring for children with autism. Ebele worked as a banker before joining the film industry.
5. Dima Ini Okojie
Ini Dima, a beautiful and brilliant actress, rose to prominence after acting in the comedic romantic film Namaste Wahala. She was an investment banker before entering the entertainment world.
6. Makinwa, Toke
Toke Makinwa, a renowned media personality, blogger, actress, and brand influencer, was previously a banker.
During her interview with Chude, she discussed her early days working at Silverbird Bank before leaving to pursue a career as an on-air TV personality.