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Emerging Stars of Nollywood: Africa Magic Unveils Top 10 Breakout Talents of 2023


Africa Magic has revealed its selection of the Top 10 Breakout Stars of 2023, showcasing a remarkable lineup of emerging talents making waves in Nollywood.


A Nigerian actor, model, and host, has garnered attention with stellar performances in projects like “Dark October” and the web series “Schooled.” Set to lead in “Masquerades of Aniedo,” Chuks is establishing himself as a prominent figure in the Nigerian entertainment scene.

2. Temidayo Akinboro

A skilled actor, discovered his passion at the University of Lagos and has since flourished in projects like “Colour Me” and “We Don’t Live Here Anymore.” With a Most Promising Actor award under his belt, Akinboro continues to shine in films like “Alone” and the series “Masquerades of Aniedo.”

3. Uzoamaka Onuaha

Armed with a degree in Theatre Arts and Film Studies, boasts an impressive portfolio including “Omugwo” and the psychological thriller series “Diiche.” Look out for her lead role in the upcoming series “Theory of Breakfast” on Africa Magic Showcase.

4. Adeoluwa Akintoba

An actor on the rise, gained recognition for his roles in “Prophetess” and “Sista.” His portrayal of ‘Young Edafe Umukoro’ in “Slum King” solidifies his position as a rising star in Nigerian cinema.

5, Kayode Jnr Ojuolape’s

Standout year in 2023 featured notable roles in films like “Ijogbon” and the Africa Magic Showcase series “Slum King.” With upcoming lead roles in “Onyegwu” and “Black Harvest,” Ojuolape is set to shine even brighter.

6. Wumi Tuase

A content creator and actor, the fan-favorite ‘Omosewa’ in Africa Magic’s “Itura,” is gearing up for her second series, “Unscripted,” premiering on January 3, 2024.

7. Valentine Ohu

Transitioning from Radio/TV Host to actor, left an impact in “Unmarried” and “Covenant,” becoming a fan favorite. Look for him in the upcoming film “Last Call.”

8. Halima Ganiyu

A newcomer, accelerated her progress in 2023 with roles in “Iroro Iya” and the iconic TV show “Tinsel.” Expect more milestones from this talented rising star in 2024.

9. Mofehintola Jebutu

He is known for his role as Prince Towu in Africa Magic, showcasing versatility in projects like “Awon Aladunde” and “Irora Iya.” The future looks bright for this young actor.

10. Korede Ajayi

A multi-talented skit maker, chef, and actor, gained popularity through hilarious skits and impressed in roles like Omo Oba Sijuade in “Itura.” Catch him in the new series “Unscripted” starting on January 3, 2024, on Africa Magic Showcase.

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